1988 to 2009
York, Pennsylvania, United States
US alt rock band
Live (, often typeset as LĪVE or +LĪVE+) is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, consisting of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, primary songwriter), Chad Taylor (lead guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums). Kowalczyk left the band in 2009 and was replaced by Chris Shinn, but rejoined in December 2016. Live achieved worldwide success with their 1994 album Throwing Copper, which has sold eight million copies in the U.S.