In Extremo is one of the most famous folk metal bands, originating from Berlin, Germany in 1995. The band's musical style combines heavy metal with medieval traditional songs, blending the sound of the standard metal instruments with traditional instruments such as the bagpipes, harp, hurdy-gurdy and shawm. Versions of well-known traditional/medieval ballads make up the main part of their repertoire, though over the years the band has also begun to write some original material using the German language.
1. New Zealand metalcore band. The band changed their name in 2008 to Antagonist A.D. to avoid to confusion with other bands holding the same name.
2. Antagonist are a metalcore band from Whittier, California in the United States. In the rapidly changing and evolving world of heavy music, bands come and go faster than you can get a value meal at a fast food restaurant. Finding bands who are still slugging it out after a decade is a rare occurrence. What’s even more uncommon is finding a band who have recorded their most intense and career defining album 12 years into their career.
Söhne Mannheims ("The sons of Mannheim") is a german music band, which was founded in Mannheim in 1995. The group consists of 14 musicians, 7 of which were founding members. Members of the group are:
Solist/Rap: Marlon B., Metaphysics, Michael Klimas, Tino Oac, Xavier Naidoo
Keyboards: Michael Herberger, Florian Sitzmann
Guitar: Andreas Bayless, Kosho
DJ: Billy Davis
Drums: Ralf Gustke, Bernd Herrmann
Bass: Robbee Mariano Links:
official website: http://www.soehne-mannheims.de
There are at least 8 bands that use the name Deadlock: 1. Deadlock are a German melodic death metal band that combine metal with the harsh atmospheric nature of today’s modern sounds. Founded in the later half of 1997, Deadlock took their time to find a solid line-up and the right attitude towards cultivating a sound all their own. After their first self-titled 7 Inch was released, the band gained further attention with their MCD "I’ll Wake You When Spring Awakes". The quintet started to include keyboards and clean female vocals to their songs during the period of their release “The Arrival.
Silbermond is a German rock band from Bautzen. The band originally formed in 1998 under the name Jast, which comes from the first letters of the band members' names (Johannes, Andreas, Stefanie, Thomas). In 2001, they changed their name to Silbermond ("Silver moon"). As opening act for Jeanette Biedermann, they became increasingly popular in Germany and Austria. They released their first album "Verschwende deine Zeit" ("Waste your time") in 2004. In late 2004 they went on tour, publishing their first concert DVD "Verschwende Deine Zeit - Live" in April 2005, which reached gold status.
Alex Gaudino begins his adventure in 1993 in the music business at the famous Flying Records and UMM;
In 1998 with the support of Giacomo Maiolini, owner of Time Records, Alex founds Rise Records, which soon becomes one of the most respected European labels, signing hit records like The Tamperer and Black Legend (Alex is the only Italian A&R who had two # 1 in the UK sales chart ) and the super -hit of Robbie Rivera “Bang”, which allowed him in 2000 to get the nomination as best European A&R at the European Music Awards in London.
Numerous artists share the name Miles. 1) Miles Whittaker is one half of Demdike Stare and Pendle Coven and has recorded in the past under the aliases Millie and MLZ. After almost 15 years writing music, "Facets" is the first release Miles is putting out under his own name and marks a turning point of sorts in his production style, or rather, in its sequencing. It brings together different ends of his production style...
Marlon Knauer (born August 19, 1987 in Berlin) is a German singer, identified on album covers, concert advertisements, and other media only by his first name. At the age of 14 he was "discovered" by Rolf Brendel, formerly the drummer for Nena. In 2002 his second single, "Lieber Gott", made in collaboration with Peter Maffay, Nena, Udo Lindenberg, Herbert Dreilich, Joachim Witt and Rolf Stahlhofen, was a breakthrough, reaching number 6 on the German charts.
Among many other artists who used "Twin" as a moniker, Twin are: 1) rock duo Betsy Kwo and Rachel Carns. They released a split-EP with Mikaela's Fiend on S.A.F. Records in 2007. 2) experimental electronic trio Brendan Murray, Howard Stelzer and Jason Talbot 3) house trio Fredrik Eriksson, Joachim Persson and Niclas Molinder. In 1999 they released "Star Wars Theme (The Force)" on Detective Records. However, among the majority of filesharing users it is known as an Aphex Twin hoax.
Old School Hardcore / Youth Crew from Wegberg, Germany