Miss May I are an american metalcore band from Troy, Ohio they formed in 2006 and signed to the notorious metalcore recored label Rise Records in 2008. They released the first album Apologies Are For The Weak through the label. Original members are Levi Benton, Justin Aufdemkampe, BJ Stead, Ryan Neff (who left in late 2007 to join Cincinnati band, Rose Funeral and was then replaced by Josh Gillespie), and Jerod Boyd. their first release was a 5-track EP titled Vows for a Massacre and followed it up with a demo in 2008, which was self-released. The band released the next album Monument in 2010.