“Maria Diane Brink (born December 17, 1977) is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the frontwoman of American metalcore band In This Moment.
Brink has been awarded “Rock Goddess of the Year” in the 3rd (2013) and 5th (2015) Annual Loudwire Music Awards, “Hottest Chick in Metal” in 2010, one of eleven women in heavy metal who matter by Yell! Magazine in 2012, and was recognized by Revolver Magazine as one of the “25 Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock & Metal”.
She was born in New York State, and her father left the family when she was young. When she was 15, she got pregnant and had to support herself and her son; she also helped her mother to overcome her drug addiction.
2002, when she was 25, she moved to Las Vegas to find a band to work with; it took two years to find her now-band member Chris Howorth.
Maria is a vegetarian and is active with the PETA campaign.
The first band Maria was ever in was an Albany-based band called Pulse, before moving to California.
Brink is also an aspiring artist/painter going by the alias of ‘Maria Brink’s Wonderland’. Brink has a son, Davion Brink, born 1992.“