1) * (Correction to the previous posting!) HELLEN was formed in 2004 by sisters Mindy and Desiree' DuPonte. Corrie "joined" HELLEN in late 2007 and was not a part of HELLEN'S formation . Mindy DuPonte is the lead vocalist, drummer and main writer of HELLEN's music. Mindy has a long history of song-writing. In June of 2009 Corrie decided to leave HELLEN.*** Update: As of August 2009 Mindy has a new guitarist "Ryan Abel" and bassist "Andrew Heath"! Both new members are familiar with HELLEN's legacy and have been major contributors to HELLEN's new material in the latter part of 2009.