Hey Violet is a rock band which formed in Los Angeles, California, United States in 2008. The band currently consists of Rena Lovelis (vocals), Miranda Miller (guitar, keyboards), Casey Moreta (guitar), Iain Shipp (bass) and Nia Lovelis (drums). The band was originally called Cherri Bomb, and released an album - "This Is the End of Control" - under that name in 2012. In 2013, the band's original lead vocalist Julia Pierce left the band. The band changed their name to Hey Violet in 2015, with bassist Rena Lovelis assuming lead vocals. The band has subequently released an two EPs and four singles under their new name.