We Made God are the latest Icelandic band to step up to the mark and their debut album delivers soaring, epic, driving rock of the highest calibre. The fourpiece are early 20-something’s Maggi (vocals, guitars), Arnór (guitars), Stuni (bass) and Biggi (drums). From the gentle introspection to brutal noise of album opener Gizmo to the pyschedlic riffing of the Deftones-esque “Bathwater” and the gentle floating guitars of “The Color”, “As We Sleep” was entirely produced by We Made God and shows a band at the height of their powers.
There are mutliple artists to this name: 1) Irma Vep is a 1996 film by Olivier Assayas starring Maggie Cheung and Jean-Pierre Léaud. 2) Irma Vep is a dog's back leg. Welsh born, Manchester based musician/dancer Edwin Stevens records and performs his solo guff under the pseudonym Irma Vep along with sometime collaborator Dylan 'DBO' Hughes who both play in the popular nu-reggae group Klaus Kinski
iamthemorning is a neo-classical vocal indie band from Russia. Full band consists of piano, vocals, guitar, bass-guitar, drums and string quartet and sounds like prog-rock with arrangements, influenced by Russian Classical Music heritage and various ethnic motifs. The sound may vary, as the band can play both acoustic sets (grand piano, vocals, string quartet) - and then it turns to fragile neo-classical (thought, rather gloomy) collective, and prog-rockish sets when fragility of neo-classical concept is being empowered by sophisticated rhythm section and jazzy guitar.
Absent Without Leave is the solo project of George Mastrokostas, based in Athens, Greece.
Recording everything himself or sometimes with assistance from some good friends, he produces a sound that has at times been described as a mix of shoegaze, post-rock, ambient and electronica.
To date, he has released his music on labels such as Distant Noise Records (uk), Unlabel (uk), Chat Blanc Records (canada), Awkward Silence Recordings (uk), Thisquietarmy Records (canada)...
Dead Letter Office are an alternative/progressive rock group from Kidderminster near Birmingham in the UK. Influences of the band cover a wide genre of music; however some of their main influences include Radiohead, Joy Division, Pink Floyd, Jeff Buckley, Sonic Youth, The Pixies, Mogwai, My Bloody Valentine, Galaxie 500, Movietone, Muse, The Cure and much more. Formed in the summer of 2004, they found their current line-up early in 2005.
There are six different artist with same name: 1) Pyramids (Denton, Texas) An experimental band combining elements of black metal, shoegaze, industrial, ambient and noise.
They released their debut album in 2008, followed by cooperative releases with Nadja, Horseback and Wraiths and the box-set WVNDRKMMER, a collaboration with 52 different artists.
Due to their highly collaborative nature, they have yet worked with artists like Jesu, Blut aus Nord, lovesliescrushing, Ulver, Lustmord, This Will Destroy You...
June Paik are an emotive hardcore band from Donauwörth in Germany. They've released a selftitled 7" (React With Protest), a selftitled 12" (React With Protest/Parade of Spectres), the latter of which drew their already dark and intense style more towards epic build ups and heavy droning passages much in the vein of mid-90's Canadian hardcore bands such as Union of Uranus and One-Eyed God Prophecy, a Split 12" with Titan (React with Protest), a selftitled 10" (React with Protest) and a Split 7" with Battle Of Wolf 359 (React with Protest/Adagio830).
Years of Rice and Salt is a 5-piece instrumental rock / folk band based in London, United Kingdom. They were formed in Summer '08 and released their debut EP entitled Service Bell EP on 31st January 2009. The EP is a themed collection of songs navigating the timeline of a shipwreck through music.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1.) New Yorkians Antarctica transcend the realm of consciousness into a world entirely their own. They build upon the dark overtones and the gloomy pop sensibility of The Cure and Slowdive while taking epic steps in new aesthetics. Their albums gesture to Antarctica's ability to blend melancholy and joy in epic structure. Vocalist Eric Richter once also fronted the influential emo band Christie Front Drive and has gone on to be in The 101 and Golden City.