As Blood Runs Black is an American deathcore band from Los Angeles, California formed in 2003. They are signed to Mediaskare Records on which they released their debut album, Allegiance on June 6, 2006 . Their album along with extensive touring in the United States brought considerable success making the band a well-known act. Their influences range from Melodic Death Metal to Metalcore. During 2007's The Summer Slaughter Tour, drummer Lech was kicked out the band due to personal differences with the other members.