Inter Arma formed in 2007 in Richmond, VA. Playing many basements around the area and writing many songs, they released their debut, Sundown, in May 2010 via Forcefield Records. "Richmond's INTER ARMA totally floored me at The Charleston with their furious mix of black metal, southern stoner style and NEUROSIS-style imperial riffage." – BBG // BrooklynVegan "Further blurring the lines between what constitutes pure Norwegian black metal, Scandinavian blackened death metal and their influences Stateside, Richmond, VA's INTER ARMA unveil one intense demon of an album with Sundown.
Hailing from Long Island/Brooklyn New York, UNEARTHLY TRANCE formed in 2000. Founding members Ryan (Rion) Lipynsky and Jay Newman started with the idea of a 'Metaphysical Funeral Pyre'. Like a Phoenix Undead, UNEARTHLY TRANCE instantly gained attention due to the heavy atmospheric riffs laced with viciously attacking vocals. After hearing UT's original demo tape "SonicBurialHymns", Southern Lord Recording’s Greg Anderson quickly released the debut 7" ep "Lord Humanless Awakens" for the 7" of Doom series.
Zatokrev is a Doom/Death Metal band that formed in Basel, Switzerland in 1992, they have been active since then, and are currently signed to Code:Breaker Records. Their lyrics are in Czech, Slovak and English Language, since Frederyk Rotter, who does vocals/guitar, is Czech-born. The band name can be translated as "Blood For This".
There are at least 4 bands named Below 1. a doom/sludge metal band from Kentucky, USA. They released "St. Anthony's Fire" in 2010. 2. A metal hardcore band from Manchester UK feat. members of Broken Teeth and Survival.
Demo '13 out now on Atonement records:
Buy/Download HERE 3. The third Below comes from Pennsylvania. 4. The fourth Below comes from North Dakota.
ULTRAPHALLUS : Phil Maggi : Vocals, Noise, Samples --- Julien Bockiau : Drums, Bass --- Xavier Dubois : Guitars, Bass --- Ivan Del Castillo : Bass --- Ultraphallus exists since 2002. Created in Liège, Belgium by Phil Maggi and Gabriel Marguerie, during sessions of dark-ambient combo EVE AND THE SICKNESS. “Band’s name ULTRAPHALLUS is a homage and the real name given to Michael Jackson’s father, Joe Jackson, who raped and educated his children hardly...Joe Jackson is the Ultimate Father...For All, he IS the Ultraphallus.”
Old Mayor are a two-piece band from Brighton, UK. They formed in 2005 and since then have shared the stage with the likes of Boris, Russian Circles and Orange Goblin. http://www.myspace.com/oldmayor
There is more than one artist with this name. 1) Callisto is a Finnish experimental metal band (Turku, Finland 2001-present). Trying to fit the post-metal outfit Callisto into one single category hardly does the band justice. Founded in 2001, the sextet play a timeless, downbeat yet melancholic style of music that is rich in nuances, draws from numerous sources and doesn't really have any obvious fellow creatures or points of comparisons.
At least two bands call themselves Mare: one was a progressive sludge band from Oakville/Burlington, Canada, the other is a black metal band from Trondheim, Norway. 1) Mare from Oakville/Burlington was a band orchestrated primarily by frontman Tyler Semrick-Palmateer, previously on vocal duty for tech-metal outfit The End. In a unique mixture of sludge, doom metal and and other textures that defy immediate genres or categorization...
Coffins are a Japanese death-doom metal band, formed in 1996 by guitarist and vocalist Uchino. Having gone through several lineup changes in the past, they now consist of Uchino, Ryo (drums) and Koreeda (bass). Their sound is influenced by old school '80s and '90s doom metal, death metal and thrash metal. After several demos they released their 1st full-length album "Mortuary In Darkness" in 2005.
There are six bands called Dirge : 1. Dirge is a French band formed in 1994 in Paris, France. From the industrial metal genre that exploded in the first part of the 90s, the band slowly evolved toward a more atmospheric and progressive form of metal, related to post-metal bands such as Neurosis, Isis, and Cult of Luna. The original band members were Marc T. (guitars, programming) and Laurent P. (vocals, programming). In the industrial genre of bands like Godflesh and Pitchshifter, the duo's music was a hybrid of corrosive guitars, robotic hammerings, and scratching samples.