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Years active  2004 - 2011
Active until  2011
Past members  Tony Saputo
Record label  Black Market Activities
Lye By Mistake wwwprogarchivescomprogressiverockdiscography
Labels  Black Market Activities
Website  www.myspace.com/lyebymistake
Members  Ben Whailin Drew Button Bob-e Rite Johnnie Truesdale
Origin  St. Louis, Missouri, United States (2004)
Albums  Arrangements for Fulminating Vective, Fea Jur
Genres  Progressive metal, Mathcore, Jazz fusion
Similar  Psyopus, Psychofagist, Canvas Solaris, Into the Moat, The Tony Danza Tapdanc

Lye By Mistake were an experimental metal band from St. Louis, Missouri that formed in 2004. They released their most recent album, Fea Jur, on October 13, 2009. They blend many genres into their music, including Progressive rock, Jazz fusion, and Mathcore. After 7 years as a musical project the members went their separate ways in 2011 and by late 2012 it was confirmed by former vocalist Tony Saputo as well as former drummer Drew Button that the band was no longer active. No official breakup announcement was ever made.


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After they formed, they self produced and released a five track EP, "The Fabulous" in 2004.

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In May 2006, they released their debut album "Arrangements For Fulminating Vective" on Lambgoat Records. The album was mixed by Eric Rachel and mastered by Alan Douches.

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In June 2008, vocalist Tony Saputo left the band. The band intended to find another vocalist, but decided to continue for their second album as an instrumental band. In October 2009, "Fea Jur" was released as their sophomore effort on the record label Black Market Activities.

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The band's name comes from Edward Gorey's book of the illustrated alphabet, in which J is for James who took lye by mistake.


  • Josh Bauman - guitar
  • Drew Button - drums/percussion
  • Bob-e Rite - guitar
  • Johnnie Truesdale - bass
  • Former members

  • Tony Saputo - vocals
  • Albums

  • Arrangements for Fulminating Vective (Lambgoat Records, 2006)
  • Fea Jur (Black Market Activities, 2009)
  • EPs

  • The Fabulous (Independent, 2004)

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    Ostrich Feathers and Apple PieArrangements for Fulminating Vective · 2006
    Dream as I May - I Feel It - and It's So WrongArrangements for Fulminating Vective · 2006
    Silence - the GirlArrangements for Fulminating Vective · 2006


    Lye By Mistake Wikipedia

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