Dr. Acula is a grindcore band from Long Island, New York. The band's name comes from a joke written by stand-up comedian Mitch Hedberg. All of their songs are named after books in R.L. Stine's GOOSEBUMPS series. Dr. Acula formed in September 2005 and quickly accumulated a following thanks to non-stop DIY touring, energetic performances, and not taking themselves too seriously. They self-released their first recording, the Chillogy EP, in 2006.
There are two bands with the name Gyroscope. The first is a pop punk/alternative rock band from Perth, Western Australia formed in 1997 by Daniel Sanders (vocals, guitar), Zoran Trivic (guitar), Brad Campbell (bass), and Rob Nassif (drums). They recorded their first demo cassette, First, as Gyroscope Sunday in 1998, and took up playing regularly on the Perth live circuit whilst also finding time for work and school commitments. The second is a psychedelic jazz outfit from Quebec, Canada.
The Earwigs formed in 1978 in Los Angeles and played venues with friends and mentors The Last and The Urinals. The band broke up in 1981 after contributing tracks to "Keats Rides A Harley" and "Warfrat Tales". A partial reunion (minus guitarist Kevin Kerns who passed away in '03) took place in '05 at the CD release party of the aforementioned compilations.
Fuck... I’m Dead is an Australian goregrind / grindcore band formed in May of 2000, with Tom Raetz on bass, Dave Hill on Guitar and drum programming, and Jay Jones on vocals. In July 2000 Fuck... I’m Dead recorded and released a self titled demo tape, and managed to capture the interest of Germany’s Sanity's Dawn which led to the release of the Fuck... I’m Dead/Sanitys Dawn split 7" in early 2001 on No Escape Records.
Sacramento 4-piece outfit whose blistering sounds are considered to be influential in the development of the post-hardcore scene. The band started off with a ferocious self-titled EP (which was re-released posthumously), and following that the band made 3 quality albums, 'El Diablo', 'WHVN' and 'Carpe Diem'. The title track of the latter was the only single to have a video made which featured Deftones singer Chino Moreno. A live DVD, 'Foreign Films', is also available, which features the last gig the band did before the original split, at Capitol Garage, Sacramento in February 2003.
Noisecore band from Melbourne, Australia. Featuring members of Cut Sick!, Collapsed Toilet Vietnam, 731.
The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza is an American technical hardcore band, based out of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The group signed with Corrosive Recording in 2005 after self-releasing their debut album. Their most recent release, Danza II: Electric Boogaloo, was issued in 2007 on Black Market Activities. The album's name is a parody of the Danzig album, Danzig II: Lucifuge, as well as the 1980s film Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo.
See You Next Tuesday is a four-piece band from Bay City, Michigan. They formed in 2005 and are currently signed to Ferret Music, an independent record label based in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The band originally started out as a joke, but when the group found their early live performances went well, they began to take their music seriously. They have recently released their first full-length, Parasite, on Ferret Music.
There are at least six bands called Orchid:
1. A hardcore band from Amherst, Massachusetts
2. A doom metal band from San Francisco, California
3. An indie-pop band Poznan, Poland
4. A rock band from Halifax, Nova Scotia
5. an alias of Alexander Tooth
6. a "post-prog" band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
1. Active from 1998 to 2002, Orchid was first and foremost a hardcore band. Orchid combined a post-modern aesthetic with hardcore punk...