Solstheim is a folk/black metal band from Glasgow, Scotland. Solstheim is the solo project of Christopher Heinmiller (Varden Fall, Dhumavati) from Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Musically Solstheim creates melodic ambient/acoustic/neo classical music with strong fantasy and emotional sentiments present. http://www.myspace.com/solstheim5
Rose Tattoo is an Australian blues/hard rock band, led by Angry Anderson and slide guitarist Peter Wells. Among their best known songs are "We Can't Be Beaten", "Scarred for Life" and "Bad Boy for Love" (co-written by Ian Rilen.) Their first four albums were produced by Harry Vanda and George Young who also worked with AC/DC. Along with AC/DC and The Angels, Rose Tattoo helped establish an Australian rock sound in the 1970s that was copied around the world.
Channel Zero is a Belgian metal band. Franky DSVD (current project: Skitsoy), Xavier Carion (current project: Sons of Jonathas), Tino DeMartino and Phil B. came together in Brussels (Belgium) in 1990. They started 'Channel Zero', inspired on the 'Public Enemy' song 'She Watch Channel Zero'. In August 1997 Channel Zero anounced the split of the band. Meanwhile they had produced five albums: Channel Zero (1992), Stigmatized... (1993), Unsafe (1994), Black Fuel (1997) and a live album Channel Zero Live (1997) which contained a recording of their gig at Marktrock Leuven in 1997.
Dicepeople is a musical project created by Matt Brock. Dicepeople was originally set up in London, UK in the mid-90s as an electronic side project when Brock was more heavily involved with industrial acts Noise Union and Replikator. In 2008, however, Brock transformed Dicepeople into his primary musical project and, with it, aimed to go beyond pure electronic music. The tagline for Dicepeople is 'dark electronica for the body and mind' because Brock's aim is to create music that combines driving beats with evocative and emotionally engaging harmonies and melodies.
The mid-eighties, Madrid. The Spanish capital is teeming under the grip of a musical explosion the likes of which has never been seen before. In the midst of that rabid swirl, a teenager, unknown and unassuming, enters a record shop to blow his savings on an album, Standing on a Beach, by The Cure. Little did he know that this was to be his first step on the long and difficult path to becoming one of the country
Sulpher are: Monti: Drums, Programming
Rob Holliday: Guitars, Vocals
Mud: Live Bass Monti and Rob used to play together in a band called Curve around 2000. That’s the start of it all. The musical interests and influences seemed to fit - so they came together as Sulpher. The first album, Spray, was launched on 2002. Since then Rob Holliday has gone on to perform and record with the likes of Gary Numan, Marilyn Manson and The Prodigy. Now they are working in the upcoming album "Delete".
The quintet -- Ted Poley (vocals), Andy Timmons (guitar), Bruno Ravel (bass), Steve West (drums), and Kasey Smith (keyboards) Landed a deal with Epic in 1989. The same year saw the release of the group's self-titled debut, spawning the single/video "Naughty Naughty," which enjoyed a few airings on MTV's Headbanger's Ball program. The album failed to break the group through to the big time, but the group stuck to their guns and issued further albums: 1992's Screw It, 1995's Dawn, 1998's Four the Hard Way, and 2000's Return of the Great Gildersleeves.
There are at least 5 Astorias. (1.)-----------------------
Astoria (Orange, Ca) Formed in 2001 and released their only EP "Start Again." Its original memebers have gone on to form such bands as The Color Turning, Jamison Parker, and now lead singer Alex Hovis is fronting Paper Models. He joined up with ex-JamisonParker members Ted Vega and Jarrod Alexander and ex-Home Grown guitarist Dan Hammond to form Paper Models in 2005. (2.)------------------------