Vassafor is a Black Metal band from New Zealand. Members also are active in other NZ bands Diocletian, Malevolence, Skuldom and Ulcerate. Incorporating various forms of extreme dark music in particular doom as evidenced on self titled MCD/MLP "Vassafor". The 2 song tape from 2010 "Promo MMX" was reissued via Canadian label Serpents Head Reprisal in Jan MMXI. Debut full length "Obsidian Codex" is due for release on double LP and tape early MMXII via Parasitic Records. To the fuckin death... MEMBERS:
Stan Roto Walker (born 23 October 1990), is an Australian born New Zealand R&B/soul recording artist who rose to fame in 2009 as a contestant on Australian Idol, becoming the winner of that season. Walker's debut single, "Black Box" was available for digital download immediately following his win on Idol, on 22 November 2009. The single peaked at number 2 on the ARIA Charts, and on 5 December 2009 debuted at number 5 on the RIANZ Charts in New Zealand, climbing to number 1 the next week.
These Four Walls are a Hard Rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand. The Band currently consists of four members, but has previously perfomed as a five-piece. The current line-up features Lead Vocalist Steve Gibb also taking on the Rhythm Guitar duties, with Gray Vickers on Lead Guitar, Chris Treeby playing Bass and Brad Vickers playing Drums. The band has released three singles to radio and television in New Zealand, each recieving significant airplay on the major radio stations and TV channels in the country.
Download the EP #1 for free or pay-as-you-like from: http://lenolovecraft.bandcamp.com Leno Lovecraft is a super sexy disco producer. His “songs tastefully reference everything from the italo disco of Cerrone and the driving funk of Ladies Choice to the vocodered synthpop a la Casco and BWH, plus no small amount of falsetto and pleasantly creative weirdness a la Sparks. Some songs even have the wailing, harmonized shred guitars (not to mention the crazy false ending thing). All of it is well produced, clever and colorful and all the more impressive in that it was crafted by a teenager.
Ladi6 is one of New Zealand's premier vocalists and MCs. Starting her musical career in Christchurch, Ladi6 was part of the all-girl hip-hop group Sheelahroc. Sheelahroc had the hit track "If I Gave You The Mic" and Ladi6 was nominated for Best Vocalist/MC at the 2003 bNet music awards. Ladi6 then moved to Auckland with her band Verse Two who quickly gained a reputation as a top New Zealand live soul/hip-hop group. They won the bNet best new act award in 2004, toured New Zealand with packed shows and supported international acts such as The Roots and De La Soul.
Sawing and demolishing laptops and making music on a sculpted oversized powerbook installation, YobKiss born in Ashburton, New Zealand was conceived in 2006 as a performance piece for the Rotterdam based art collective Antistrot. Working in his studio in The Hague, Paul B
Craig "Mad-Dog" Elliott was born in the small town of Tokoroa where he spent most of his days flying kites. Tokoroa isn't known for it's fantastic weather, but that never stopped Craig. One day, he was flying his kite and his mother told him to come inside for dinner (mince on toast) Craig told her to hold on and kept flying his kite. The kite was struck by lightning and so was Craig. His face is now permanently in a 'smiling' position and he lost alot of his vision, sadly. He still makes some good music though, and he's as honest as a buffalo; even with these debilitating disabilities.
New Zealand’s The Ruby Suns formed in Auckland in 2004, under the somewhat longer and inarguably more rhyming name Ryan McPhun and The Ruby Suns. The band is now shortly, sweetly and simply called The Ruby Suns, and principal Ruby Sun Ryan McPhun is currently and ably abetted by Amee Robinson. Although New Zealand is somewhat isolated in the southern most part of the Pacific Ocean, Ryan has remained true to his buccaneer instinct.
Based in Luton/Dunstable Fate of a Stranger 5 friends who share a passion for music who have come together to bring thier own self styled brand of post-hardcore rock to the music scene. "Tonight Fate of a Stranger, a Luton/Dunstable based five-piece melodic rock act that has impressed in its first few months gigging. Tonight the band relishes the bigger stage, and with a crisper sound than usual it's safe to say thatmore fans will be dragged onboard.." - Alex Hambleton - DTA "