The Almost is a Alternative rock band, from Tampa Bay, Florida , most notable for being the side project of Underoath drummer/vocalist Aaron Gillespie. The debut record, Southern Weather, was released on April 3, 2007. Aaron recorded every instrument on the album, except for bass on a couple of tracks, with which Kenny Vasoli from The Starting Line helped. Alex is joined by Jay Vilardi (guitar), Dusty Redmon (guitar), Alex Aponte (bass) and Kenny Bozich (drums).
Since The Almost has formed, the band has reached over 7,000,000 plays on their MySpace music page and the band´s song "Say This Sooner" has reached number one most played on all of PureVolume.