This sparked an interest from Century Media Records, and a worldwide record deal followed.
Rob "Blasko" Nicholson, the bassist for Ozzy Osbourne became the band's manager after discovering them through My Space.During Uproar in 2012, Maria brought her up on stage so that her boyfriend Dan could propose to her in front of the entire crowd. Avisia also helps to run Marias fan club, Maria Brinks Wonderland.In This Moment is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed by singer Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth in 2005.She often does custom paintings for her Wonderland site. Maria is a self-proclaimed vegetarian and is active with the PETA campaign. At one point in her life, Marias mother was a drug addict.Maria eventually helped her mother to get checked into rehab and she is now clean. The first band Maria was ever in, was when she was 18. They opened local shows for bands such as Coal Chamber and Sevendust, but they eventually broke up. Soon after her first bands break-up, she was convinced she would be more successful in LA. For the In This Moment song , Maria took a completely organic approach.Unhappy with where the band was headed, they decided to take on a new musical direction.By mid-2005, the lineup included Brink, Howorth, Fabb, guitarist Blake Bunzel, and bassist Josh Newell. As a young child, Maria was sexually abused by her father.He soon after completely abandoned her and her mother.Their fifth album titled Black Widow was released in November 2014 and debuted at number 8, their highest position in the charts to date.Ritual, their sixth, was released in the summer of 2017 and debuted at number 23. Landry was replaced by Kyle Konkiel in 2009 and Konkiel was replaced by Travis Johnson in 2010.