Lostprophets is an alternative rock
band formed in Pontypridd, Wales in 1997. It was founded by current vocalist Ian Watkins
and guitarist Mike Lewis
. Initially, Watkins played drums for the band, although its success only began when he transferred over to lead vocals. They have released several demos, none of which have been produced commercially, five studio albums, and fourteen singles. Their fifth studio album is titled Weapons, released on the 2nd of April 2012.