First formed back in the 1990s, UK based artist "Macrocosm" (Mike Letchford) started life producing ambient music, but moved into experimental "intelligent" dance music and a period of drum and bass. Featured as "demo of the month" in April 1996 edition of Future Music magazine (with the song "Choral Reefer", he joined the label Protean Vision Quest in 1997 (along with artists like Gnomadic) supplying music for the "Ancient Alien" video, and regularly performing in Brighton and as part of a UK "Ambisonix 3D Sound" tour (along with the band Quanta).
Formerly called Jodi Moore as a tribute to an acquaintance who didn't want the honour of seeing her name in the street press, The Stabs acquired their new name not long after starting to play irregular gigs at small Melbourne venues around 2003. They have the honour of clearing the 'Airport Lounge' at Monash Uni faster than any other lunchtime act, with only three diehards ending up braving the wall of noise for the whole set.
Sons Of Otis are a Stoner Doom Metal band, hailing from Toronto, Canada. They formed in 1992 as Otis, which they took from a character in the movie Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer. After their debut EP called Paid To Suffer in 1994, they changed their name to Sons Of Otis. They were signed to The Music Cartel, which ceased its activities in 2005. They are known for their trance-like neuron-firing live performances which included spinning lights and smoke machines. After a lengthy hiatus in April 2007, Sons of Otis released a split with Queen Elephantine on Concrete Lo-Fi Records.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) VAN is a Hungarian genre overlapping folk-rock band formed in 2008. Members: Andr
Drawing deep from the well of Southern rock and hard rock in general, Dixie Witch is, fittingly, from Denton, TX. Trinidad Leal (drums and vocals), JT (guitar 2009) - formerly Clayton Mills (guitar 1999-2009), and Curt Christensen (bass) have been playing together since 1999. The trio's first record, Into the Sun, was produced by the band for Texas-based Brainticket Records and released in the summer of 2001.
Central Scotland based drone/ambient/folk/noise/avant-garde collective. Founding members agreed to solidify the notion after debuting material at a family fun day mini-festival in the middle of a half-flooded rugby ground in the mini-city of Stirling circa June 2006. They currently have Four limited Edition CDr-EPs; EP1, EP2, The Dust of Exploded Beliefs May Make a Fine Sunset and the most recently released - No Tears for Silver Healers.
The Lumberjack Feedback is a sludge/doom band from Lille (France) since april 2008. The first idea was to be a stoner band but the band decided to take another direction with dark and slow ambiances, without forgetting the rock n’roll. The line-up is instrumental and is composed of four guys, two guitar players, a bass player and a drummer. The first demo of the band is going to be in progress and the support may be a 7” LP to release in the end of 2008.
Monster Magnet is an American stoner metal/stoner rock band, often cited as one of the most successful and influential in the genre. Hailing from Red Bank, New Jersey, the group was founded by Dave Wyndorf (vocals and guitar), John McBain (guitar), Tom Diello (drums), and Tim Cronin (vocals and bass). The band first went under the name "Dog of Mystery" and later "Airport 75", before finally settling on "Monster Magnet".
There are two bands with the name Bionic 1) The first is a Montreal based punk rock band spearheaded by guitarist Jonathan Cummins after he left legendary A&M recording artists The Doughboys. Bionic released their self-titled debut co-produced by Glen Robinson (The Ramones, Voivod) to critical acclaim. After years of touring across Canada, Europe and the States alongside such artists as Tricky Woo, Priestess, Nashville Pussy, Danko Jones and even KISS, Bionic released their second album Deliverance to even greater praise.