Dear Ephesus was an American Christian Emo music group from Orlando, Florida. They were voted third-favorite new group of 1997 by HM Magazine readers, and went on to release two albums. The band broke up at the end of the 1990s.
Several members reformed as Tenderfoot, hoping to fill their Bulletproof Records contract and reach the secular market. They had one release under this name, The Devil And Rock And Roll, in 2000.
Trivia The band was notable for their incredibly intense live performances.The hidden track on the album The Consolation Of Pianissimo is not titled Sutton Blaze (as is often cited), but actually Sutton Place, a reference to an apartment complex where a friend lived and band members often hung out.Aaron Weiderspahn is now a writer and director. His first film is The Sensation of Sight (2006), starring David Strathairn and Ian Somerhalder from Lost.Brett Levsen and Edgardo Lamoso are currently playing in The Vanity Plan.Louis Defabrizio Currently fronts the band Gasoline Heart along with Jeff Irizarry and John Forston from Squad 5-0.