They're both from Lancaster. Roughly twenty minutes away from each other. TIJ have been playing and seeing ABR since they were 14. They're all straight out of high school. Give them a few years to at least mature a little. ABR has been able to do that because they've gone through two or three different vocalists and only have two original members left.
I will. They have the chops for sure I just haven't heard anything that I've loved. However, ABR has been the same band since 2006 and despite having 3 different vocalists I think it was their current that made them who they are and become popular. But the actual band has been the same since 2003 (minus a bass player change in 2006).