The Convalescence was founded in Spring 2011 in Toledo, OH and within weeks released a 5 song EP titled "Memories". The band grew faster than anyone expected, some of the first shows were festivals around the midwest including Northwest Ohio Metalfest, Bludgeonfest, and Northern Wisconsin Metalfest also being involved in multiple dates on "The Lone Wolves Tour" with Lifeforce Records recording artist, Winterus. September 2011 was the first full tour for the band, the tour lasted 2 weeks and included the Northern Wisconsin Metalfest, Alcoholacaust, and a stop on "The Ignitour" with Ice Nine Kills, Like Moths Too Flames, and An Early Ending. The Convalescence joined The Black Order on 5 dates of "The Winter Wipe Out Tour" then straight into Metro 37 Studios in Rochester Hills,MI with producer Kevin Sharpe to complete work on "Unmasking The Betrayer". The band came out with some big shows leading up to another 2 week tour including an appearance on the "This Is Where It Ends Tour" with All Shall Perish, Carnifex, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Conducting From The Grave, and The Contortionist. Alcoholacaust 2, and headlining "Toledo Deathfest". The Convalescence is now gearing up for the longest tour in band history Nov.21st - Dec.21st covering the U.S.