1.) Dutch Death Metal band XENOMORPH was founded in 1992 emerging from the underground scene in The Netherlands. Their most steady line-up became: DeTombe (vocals), Coert Zwart (guitar), Kreft (guitar), JRA (bass) and Marc Bomber (drums). They most likely got their name from the "scientific" predicate given to the aliens starring in the Aliens movie series. Their lyrics are mostly about evil, Satan, and other dark and occult stuff more than once inspired by the work of artists like H.R. Giger and Sir Ridley Scott.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1.) New Yorkians Antarctica transcend the realm of consciousness into a world entirely their own. They build upon the dark overtones and the gloomy pop sensibility of The Cure and Slowdive while taking epic steps in new aesthetics. Their albums gesture to Antarctica's ability to blend melancholy and joy in epic structure. Vocalist Eric Richter once also fronted the influential emo band Christie Front Drive and has gone on to be in The 101 and Golden City.
Hailing from the familiarly disconsolate surroundings of an East Lancashire mining town UK, Roy Bright (vocals/guitars), Adam Stephenson (guitars), Phil Ireland (bass guitar/vocals) & Peat “Crazy Texas” Hicks (drums/vocals) finalised a line-up during late July 07 that allowed each band member to collectively write and perform music that gives them the same great feeling they get when listening to music created by their favourite artists.
Aliases is a 5 piece tech / progressive metal band based in Manchester, UK. Band members are Pin - Guitar, Leah Woodward - Guitar, Darren Pugh - Drums, Joe - Bass, Aaron
Swafford - Vocals They have recently been signed to the UK Metal Label called Basick Records. A 6-track EP will probably be released in 2011 on Basick Records.
Andy James is an electric guitarist from Norfolk, UK. He is perhaps best known as a regular contributor to "Lick Library", a dealer of guitar tuition videos, books and cds, where James specialises in teaching lead techniques for heavy rock and metal. Aside from this, James has also recorded solo albums In the Wake of Chaos, Machine and Andy James and is a member of the band Sacred Mother Tongue. In his solo recordings Andy exhibits a predominant influence of Joe Satriani as well as other comparable guitar legends.
Scamp was originally the brainchild of guitarist Mads Christensen and drummer Morten Christensen. After releasing their first critically acclaimed EP, "The New Groove Complex", an additional guitarist, Kristian Bruun, and vocalist Mikael Rise was added to the line up, their creative sparring resulting in the EP, "re-draft" which was recorded at Jacob Hansen Studios (Hatesphere, Mnemic, Mercenary) and mixed at ZigZound by Ziggy (Illdisposed, Mercenary, Hatesphere) Released in 2005, it further improved Scamp's position as one of the most respected unsigned bands in the Danish metal scene.
Skyharbor is a djent/progressive metal band formed in New Delhi that started out as a simple bedroom studio project by guitarist Keshav Dhar. The band received a lot of buzz surrounding the band's first ever performance at the Bacardi NH7 Festival in Pune, India, where they played to over 1,000 people and were one of the weekend’s highlights. They released their debut album, Blinding White Noise : Illusion and Chaos, in 2012...
Alarum: (uh-lar-uhm, uh-lahr-) –noun. “A mechanism that produces awareness”. The Melbourne 4 piece progressive metal band have been just that since forming in 1992, and have been expanding that awareness ever since. But it would be unfair to simply lump them into the vague progressive metal genre, as they blend all forms of metal alongside rock, jazz, latin and fusion. After some early line up chan...