In Extremo is one of the most famous folk metal bands, originating from Berlin, Germany in 1995. The band's musical style combines heavy metal with medieval traditional songs, blending the sound of the standard metal instruments with traditional instruments such as the bagpipes, harp, hurdy-gurdy and shawm. Versions of well-known traditional/medieval ballads make up the main part of their repertoire, though over the years the band has also begun to write some original material using the German language.
Not to be confused with the 80's minimal synth band called Anti-Matter. 1) Antimatter, a UK dark gothic acoustic electro rock band, is currently the project of long time member Mick Moss. The project was formed in 1998 by Duncan Patterson (former bassist/songwriter of Anathema) and Mick Moss. The pair released three albums together - "Saviour", "Lights Out" and "Planetary Confinement". Shortly after the completion of "Planetary Confinement" Patterson left to start another band called Íon.
There is more than one band with this name. 1. Lowlife was a Scottish post-punk/dream pop band, active from 1985 to 1997. Although never obtaining mainstream popularity, they developed a cult following that continues to this day. Early years: Pre-Lowlife Dead Neighbours was an early-1980s psychobilly band from Grangemouth, Scotland, originally consisting of Craig Lorentson (vocals), David Steel (bass), Ronnie Buchanan (guitar) , and Grant McDowall (drums).
GOTHIKA (EUTHANASIE) is a Japanese industrial/new wave band formed in 2001. Their influences include Rammstein, Bauhaus and Orchestral manouvers in the dark. They currently have 3 albums ("Savage Messiah", "Gloomy Sunday" and "Queer Chronicle" and a DVD (I hate myself NOW!!!.) out and, in November 2006, embarked on their first European Tour, 'Delusions A go go'. The members are andro (vocals) and n@o (guitar). #449 (keyboard & programming) joined in 2003. In the same year the band released their first album Savage Messiah.
There is more than One band with this name (1) Raised by a pack of wolves in the slums of Ballarat, Dark Arts are a four piece post-punk band that stupidly write songs about girls. Members:
Gabriel Strachan - Keys/Vocals
Samuel Sedgwick - Drums/Percussion
Oliver Nicholls - Guitar/Percussion
David Kent - Bass Guitar Gabriel's older brother, Galen plays keys in Ballarat band Hunting Grounds (previously Howl).
Darkwave/Gothic Rock band formed in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1993 by Johannes Berthold. Scarcely another band among the German-speaking Alternative /(Dark)Wave-scene has polarized media and audience within the last eighteen years as much as ILLUMINATE. Either praised up to the skies or torn apart as „Schlager“ (a German derogatory term for bad pop songs) – be that as it may, for the last decade, Jo-hannes Berthold and his band have left their mark on the Dark scene...
Moonsorrow is a pagan metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland, in 1995. Musically, the band incorporates elements of black metal and folk metal in their sound. The band call their sound "epic heathen metal" and try to distance themselves from the term "viking metal". The group's earliest formation consisted of cousins Ville Sorvali (vocals and bass) and Henri Sorvali (guitar and keyboards; also keyboards for Finntroll, Barathrum, and session member of Ensiferum) who released various demos that were much more characteristic of melodic black metal than future releases.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Atrocity is a German Death/industrial/gothic metal band formed in Ludwigsburg. ___________ 2) Atrocity are a Death Metal/Grindcore band from Torrington, Connecticut.
___________ 3) Atrocity/b] were a punk band in the 80's from Berkeley, California who were featured on Aaron Cometbus' "Lest We Forget" compilation tape. ___________ 4) Atrocity were a danish post punk band from Albertslund/Brøndby, The band were inspired by Joy division.
The Crüxshadows (pronounced as IPA: /ˈkru:ʃædoʊz/) is an independent music group from Florida.
Their sound is made up of a combination of moody male vocals, electric violin, guitar, and synth.
Centered around vocalist and songwriter Rogue, the Crüxshadows blends 1980s inspired synth-pop and modern rock with poetic and introspective lyrics. The band has enjoyed global popularity, releasing CDs worldwide and touring extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For most of the band's career, they have been signed with Dancing Ferret Discs, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.