EF is a five-piece band from Gothenburg, Sweden. It all started in May 2003, and soon they stood in a small basement and created quite heavy music. It didn't take long for them to find that melodies, emotions and explosions were more interesting. During the first 3 years they recorded and released 4 CD-R demos and began playing in various locations around Sweden. In the summer of 2005 they were contacted by US label Raise The Red Flag. They decided to co-op, and a full length album was released during 2006.
There seem to be more than 1 artists that go by the name of Morrigan 1. A German Black Metal band, formed by ex-members of Mayhemic Truth. See here for the band's biography.
2. A Japanese solo artist who works with the "WAVE" doujin circle. Mainly produces touhou arranges.
3. A German (Fulda, Hesse) Melodic Power Metal band formed in 1997,now split-up.(http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=1667)
4. A vocal trio from Seattle specializing in nautical songs.
Epic Liverpool / Wirral based sound collective. The Fall Of Kings (TFOK) are quickly establishing their mark on their local music scene, word is spreading and the word is Very Good! Based in and around Liverpool TFOK sound nothing like the 'scouse rock' bands that are so well known to the city. Instead they are creating a unique flavor for each song whilst hopefully building a recognisable sound all of their own.They have this to say for themselves: "we tried creating something different, something better. Then we just gave up and started playing some F***ing good tunes"
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.
Crush 40, previously known as Sons of Angels, was originally formed as a project band to record music for Sega's arcade racing game NASCAR Rubbin' Racing, or EA Sports NASCAR Arcade in the west. The core of the group is hard rock guitarist Jun Senoue and melodic rock vocal legend Johnny Gioeli. As of late, the band comprises of the following members:
* Vocals: Johnny Gioeli
* Guitars: Jun Senoue
* Bass: Takeshi Taneda
* Drums: Katsuji
SHATTERED SKIES is a melodic groove metal band from Wicklow, Ireland. The band consists of vocalist Sean Murphy, bassist James Dunne, drummer Ross McMahon and guitarist and keyboardist Ian Rockett. The band's music is an attempt to combine heavy, groove metal riffs with powerful melodies and a lush atmosphere, influenced by anything from film scores to dance/trance music. Shattered Skies are attempting to genuinely offer something unique and interesting to the table. Groove metal with atmosphere, melody and good musicianship and songwriting.
mourning becomes electra (mbe) are a 4 piece band from Coventry U.K Drawing influence from artists such as the Verve, Explosions in the Sky, Godspeed You Black Emperor & soundtrack composer John Murphy (28 days later), mbe deliver powerful, dark, melodic music that can have you captivated from start to finish. martin orton - vocals
dan evans - guitar
leigh robinson - bass
Ben Mochrie - drums www.myspace.com/mbemusic
Carach Angren is a symphonic black metal band from the Netherlands, formed by two members of Vaultage. Their style is characterised by prominent use of orchestral arrangements. All of their studio albums are concept albums with lyrics based on famous ghost stories, such as the Flying Dutchman. The name means "Iron Jaws" in the language of Sindarin, and is the name of a fortified pass into North-Western Mordor in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
Emperor is an influential Norwegian black metal band that represents a synth laden, progressive yet brutally aggressive and chaotic part of the genre, something quite different from the minimalism of other originators of the Norwegian black metal sound (e.g. Darkthrone). The band was formed around the core members Samoth (Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen) and Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) of the death metal band Thou Shalt Suffer and bass player Mortiis (Håvard Ellefsen) in Notodden, Norway, 1992.