Alerant (formerly Thread) is an Orlando FL based Grunge, Post Grunge and Alternative band, formed in 2011. After several attempts at getting a band together, and problems finding a vocalist, steady lead guitarist and drummer, Andy and Joe opted to ask their friend in Boston for help recording its first album. On 2012, Edwin relocated from Boston to Fort Lauderdale, Robert joined the band on drums and former guitarist Victor returned to the band. On June 2012, the band changed it's name from Thread to Alerant and continued the writing/recording process with new members and a new attitude. On October 2012, Edwin left the band and Jorge "Holly" Cintron joined as vocalist.