There are five bands using this name: 1) A thrash metal/symphonic black metal one man band from Malta. Sauron composes all of the music for Apotheosis. Although the band was formed in autumn of 1993, it wasn't until 2002 that Sauron released a full length, the four track epic Farthest From The Sun. 2) A two piece doom band from Toledo, Ohio. Their first album, 'Husk', was self-released in 2011 and they are currently (9/12) completing their second release, 'Bane'.
From the medieval and postmodern corners of Brussels come BRNS, a mesmerizing experiment in dusk, dance, and the fullness of sound. Like the dark-yet-vibrant images of Brussels artist Yardz, this quartet of talented multi-instrumentalists weaves together tunes that are mystical, moody and insatiably catchy. From the visceral and danceable 'Mexico', to the choir echoes turned pulsating anthem of 'Here Dead He Lies', BRNS is ceaseless in their ability to unfold haunting ambience into chest-pounding beats, and then back again.
Terence Fixmer, born in Lille (north of France at the Belgium border) in 1972, discovered the EBM (ELECTRONIC BODY MUSIC) when he was 15 and became a NITZER EBB-, FRONT 242-, KLINIK-, - AND DAF- fan. At the beginning of the 89-90's he was a party freaker and his interest for the electronic sound increased with the apparition of the New-Beat and Techno in Belgium. At this time he started to buy records and " flashed" on VORTREX from FINAL EXPOSURE(+8). In 1992, he decided to produce his own music and he started to throw parties called "Cosmos" and "Space" in a club called PYRAMIDE.
"...There are 15 tracks on this CD and at least six of them would make excellent singles.
They have the nerve to sound like bloody Pink Floyd at times and ape The Beatles blatantly too.
... these guys are big on melody. Indeed they are, but there’s also excellent (English) lyrics, a drummer (or drum-machine, sometimes) thumping out everything from heavy rock to techno beats, harmonies to make you wee-wee your trousers..."
UP-FRONT Magazine : review by Tony Mallett.
Girls in Hawaii is a belgian indie pop band. Antoine and Lionel started to record their songs on their Dream Machine (an old 8 track-recorder). «We were friends an a bit bored. We had time and wanted to use it. I wrote a song, says Lionel, singer, composer and guitarist, and made it listen to Antoine (singer). I challenged him. Then he wrote another song back, and so on, we had several tracks. It started like that. We discovered that together, our songs had a coherence between them (...
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There are at least two bands with the name True Colors: 1. Summer 2004: former JUSTICE-guitarplayer Dunk had been without a band for a while when things started to itch, so he started a Straight Edge band that would sound like YOUTH OF TODAY’s ‘Break down the Walls’ and the TURNING POINT demo, with maybe a small hint of IN MY EYES… Dunk remembered Packo from his days of fronting BUILDING and figured the guy had everything this newfound band needed: a strong Edge, band-experience, outspokenness and most important of all: too much energy! Packo was down right away...
ELYSIAN is Didier Colsoul (vocals/guitar), David Lefevre (guitar), Maxim Willems (drums), Sven Beyrus (bass) and signed to a Belgian record company: Green L.F.Ant records. They recorded their first album 'From Here Till Now' with producer David Poltrock (Hooverphonic, Monza).
The first 2 singles 'True Signs' and 'These are the days' made it straight to national radio. Studio Brussels and Radio21 took up the songs in their daily play list.
Who the hell said rock’n roll was dead? No, no, my friends, rock is very much alive and hard kickin’ in Dilbeek / Belgium. The Black Box Revelation are a surprise package of nothing more than two very young guys producing a wall of sound to blow you out of your socks. Jan and Dries offer a mix of dirty garage rock and melodic riffs with drums, guitar and voice as their only tools. They play the stage as if they’ve been doing it for ages.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Mint is a Belgian band, founded in 1999. The band currently consist of Erwin Marcisz (vocals, guitar), Steve Janssens (guitar), Phil Marcisz (bass guitar), Kim Windmolders (keyboard) and Tim Claes (drums). Typical for their style is simplicity and attention for melody. (more below) 2) MINT is an alias of electronic artist Murray Fisher, co-owner of independent UK label Boltfish Recordings.
Leng Tch'e aka death by a thousand cuts, is an ancient Chinese torture ritual where the victim is being doped up and cut into bits. The victim doesn't feel any of this procedure until it is far too late and death is unavoidable. Leng Tch'e the band formed in early 2001, basing their own hybrid of grindcore on bands such as Regurgitate, Hemdale, Nasum and Blood Duster and mixing it all up with some stoner / rock / hardcore influences, the band baptized their own unique style, now known as 'razorgrind'.