Soen is a progressive metal supergroup consisting of various high-profile extreme metal musicians. Their debut album Cognitive was released on February 15, 2012. On May 28, 2010, the formation of Soen was announced, its lineup consisting of former Opeth drummer Martin Lopez, ex-Death, Testament and Sadus bassist Steve DiGiorgio, Willowtree vocalist Joel Ekel
The story of Le Butcherettes starts in 2008 with: KISS & KILL EP conceived in a homemade way thing that rapidly attracted the media and hundreds of people that became hardcore fans of this group. A year later the independent/underground industry of Mexico acknowledged their work awarding them the tittles of
El Caco is a stoner rock band from Lillestrøm, Norway. The members, Øyvind Osa (vocals and bass guitar), Thomas Fredriksen (drums) and Anders Gjersti (guitar), began working together in 1998. Fredrik Wallumrød joined the band in 2008. About El Caco (MySpace)
One listen to the masters of the road El Caco and the smell of hot leather and burning rubber will return with vengeance. These Norwegian road bandits have the ability to grasp the finer elements of their influences and mould them into their own diverse sound.
Spawned from the vernal heat of the Florida swamps amidst swirling
patterns of pine orchards and pre-Columbian artifacts, Prince Rama was
whispered into the ears of Taraka Larson, Nimai Larson,
and Michael Collins in the summer of 2007 by the clanging of prayer
bells and goat-skin drums. They left the Hare Krishna farm where they
were staying to go to art school and form a creative nucleus in
Boston. There, their engaging and often unpredictable ritualistic live
shows attracted a rapid cult following, replete with collective
Burned In Blizzard is a Latvian heavy metal band formed in Rīga, Latvia in January 2011, by its former name Blizzard. Founded by Kārlis Kalvišs (guitar, vocals), Matīss Klaviniuss (guitar, back vocals) on guitars and Roberts Cešeiko on drums, in April joined by Rolands Ignatjevs (bass guitar, back vocals) on bass. The band is known for its melodic, thrashy and heavy sound supported by dual solos and three mixed vocals. They released the debut album Whiteout in December 2011.
Melbourne band mnttaB play loud, fast, thrashy noise that snarls its way down into your cerebral vortex and lays malignant eggs there. Shiny Stones And Miracles EP , released in July 2010 is a very short visceral burst of depraved energy.
LA Vampires is a new project from Pocahaunted
Of Finnish descent, but born and raised in California, TIN MAN now has a home in Vienna, a town perfectly suited to his deep and moody productions. TIN MAN launched his Global A label project in 2005. The first two releases, 'Places' and 'Acid Acid', weighed in at three pieces of vinyl each, and showcased his two major musical passions: fragile deep electronica and acid house. TIN MAN has acclaimed releases on the Finnish record label Sähkö / Keys of Life, Cheap Records from Vienna, and continues with new releases on his own imprint, Global A .
Daemonia Nymphe (Δαιμόνια Νύμφη) is a greek folk band established in Athens in 1994 by Spyros Giasafaki and Evi Stergiou. The band's music is modeled after ancient greek music and is often categorized as ethereal, neoclassical, neofolk or gothic.
Daemonia Nymphe uses authentic instruments, including lyra, varvitos, krotala, pandoura and double flute, which are made by the Greek master Nicholas Brass. Their shows are very theatrical, with members wearing masks and ancient dress. Their lyrics are drawn from Orphic and Omeric hymns and Sappho's poems for Zeus and Hekate.
There are at least 4 bands known as Loomer: 1.A shoegaze outfit from Brazil that was formed in august 2008 (http://www.myspace.com/loomerband)
2. The Toronto, Canada alt/country band formed in 1999
3. The Brisbane, Australia indie/shoegaze band that was formed in 2008.
4. US, San Francisco shoegaze band Loomer (http://www.myspace.com/loomersf) with album World Tipped Blue 1998 (Evil Eye Records) Current Members: Lynda Mandolyn, Hugh Caley, Serge Vladimiroff
The band are Stefano Fell (guitar, vocal), Liege Milk (bass, vocal), Richard La Rosa (guitar) and Guilherme F. (drums).