The Poles hail from Asheville, NC. They are fronted by Todd Lemiesz
(ex-h.Chinaski). Their debut EP for doubleplusgood, As Above, So Below was released in April 2006 to critical praise. The band released it's first full-length Twelve Winds in April 2009. Since it's release, Matt Gentling, who played bass on Twelve Winds has since left the band and they've scaled down to a 3 piece with founding drummer, Jon McDuffie, rejoining the band after a two year absence. The band called it quits in 2010.