Theres no such thing as a band born to greatness. To succeed in the world of music theres a whole energy-sapping storm of hard work to plough through. Floridas Trivium has surely earned the major contender status that has been afforded them by the international media. Triviums sophomore release (and Roadrunner debut) Ascendancy (now certified Gold in the U.K.) made them a hit with discerning music fans everywhere, The album garnered a large number of frothing, ultra-positive reviews throughout the music press around the world, including Metal Hammer, Rock Sound and Kerrang , who declared Ascendancy album of the year. Trivium soon graced the covers of a lot of these magazines and picked up a fistful of coveted awards, including Best International Newcomer at the 2005 Kerrang! Awards ceremony and several Metal Hammer Golden God statuettes.