Formed in 2002, originally hailing from Phoenix, AZ and now residing in Oakland, California, Graves at Sea play a very droney, slow, painful sounding type of sludge. With members coming from previous bands and one member having knowledge in sound engineering their first demo went extremely well and immediately caught some attention in the doom metal subculture, promptly causing the band to get signed and start producing legit material and in turn, gaining even more praise in the metal scene.
There are more than one artist named Beni:
1. Beni, a DJ from Australia
2. BENI is a Japanese pop singer, currenly signed to the Universal Music Japan record label. She made her debut as a member of the defunct supergroup Bishoujo Club 31, and was the first member of the group to pursue a solo career while being an active member. In 2004, she debuted on the avex trax record label as Arashiro Beni (安良城紅).
There are at least four bands using the name "The Dead": *American; rock, jamband genres: The Dead, also known as the Other Ones, are a North American rock band composed of former members of the Grateful Dead. After the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann formed a band called The Other Ones. They performed concert tours in 1998, 2000, and 2002, and released one album, The Strange Remain. In 2003, they changed their name to The Dead.
A dark, melodic death metal band from Melbourne, Be'lakor has quickly come to be regarded as one of Australia's most promising and creative metal acts. The band's international reputation has grown rapidly since the release of their 2007 debut, "The Frail Tide," its 2009 follow-up, "Stone's Reach," and most recently, the band's third album, "Of Breath and Bone." 2012 will see Be'lakor return to Europe to play at Germany's Summer Breeze Festival and the Czech Republic's Brutal Assault Festival.
Featuring two members of notorious death metal band Portal, Impetuous Ritual (formed in 2009 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) are destined to carve their name into the echelons of true underground death metal as they will make an impression with their brutally atmospheric and blasphemous debut album
Evoken is a funeral doom metal band from Lyndhurst, New Jersey, USA, one of the earliest U.S. doom/death metal bands that are still active today along with Novembers Doom and Rigor Sardonicous. Evoken are highly inspired by the Australian band Disembowelment. The band name Evoken is taken from the Thergothon song found on Fhtagn-nagh Yog-Sothoth. The band was founded by guitarist Nick Orlando and bassist Rob Robichaud under the name Funereus in April of 1992 and released a demo which sonds like extremely slow, dark brutal death metal with super deep growls.
Woe, Is Me is an American rock band from Atlanta, Georgia. Formed in 2009, the group is currently signed to Rise Records and its subsidiary, Velocity Records. Their debut album, Number[ s], was released on August 31, 2010 and charted at number 16 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers. Current members:
Hance Alligood - clean vocals (since 2011)
Kevin Hanson - rhythm guitar (since 2009)
Austin Thornton - drums, programming (since 2009)
Andrew Paiano - lead guitar (since 2011) Former members Tim Sherrill - lead guitar (2009–2010)
Tyrannic is a doom/thrash metal band from Sydney, Australia. The band was formed in 2011, followed by the release of their debut self-titled demo at the end of 2012, now supported with shows amongst New South Wales.
* New album out now: 'The clouds are burning' * Available at: http://www.van-records.de/products/de/Vn-Releases/Faal-The-Clouds-Are-Burning-12-LP.html?XTCsid=f32hlot6m0e2ks5si085hletm1 Faal was founded in 2005 by Alex (guitar), Pascal (guitar) and Ward (drums). After a long period of searching for the right bandmembers, eventually the band has formed a steady line-up with Yara (synths), Harrie (bass) and William (vocals) in 2010.
Endor was a 5 piece post-hardcore band hailing from southern california. The most notable of their members was lead vocalist matt barcalow, younger brother of nate barcalow who was the vocalist for Drive-thru/Geffen records band Finch. Endor is also the name of a 4 piece band from Glasgow. Signed to Say Dirty records, their first single 'Hold On' was released early 2006. A follow-up single, 'We Live In Doors' is due for release around June 2007.
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