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boysetsfire was a post-hardcore band from Delaware that formed in October 1994. Boysetsfire was composed of guitarists Chad Istvan and Josh Latshaw, bassist Robert Ehrenbrand, drummer Matt Krupanski, and vocalist Nathan Gray.
boysetsfire released its first demo albums in late 1994 and early 1995. In 1996 the band released its first EP, This Crying, This Screaming, My Voice Is Being Born. It has released records through Initial Records, Victory Records, Wind-up Records, and Equal Vision Records/Burning Heart Records. They have released split EPs with Coalesce, Shai Hulud, and Snapcase.
In 2005 the band signed to the independent record labels Burning Heart Records for worldwide distribution and Equal Vision Records for North American distribution. It released The Misery Index: Notes from the Plague Years in March 2006.
On July 31, 2006, the band informed the fans about its retirement through their official website. There was to be a farewell European tour; however, guitarist Josh Latshaw severely injured himself. As a result, a final United States date and three or four extra European dates had been postponed until Latshaw had recovered.
The band's final performance took place on June 9th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
On February 12, 2007, lead vocalist Nathan Gray announced that he was forming a new band by the name of thecastingout. While the band includes several former members of boysetsfire, Gray informed fans that it would not be another political band.