Zbigniew Preisner (b. 1955) is one of Poland's leading film score composers, best known for his work with film director Krzysztof Kieślowski. Preisner was born on 20th May 1955 in Bielsko-Biała. He studied history and philosophy in Kraków; never having received formal music lessons, he taught himself about music by listening and transcribing parts from records. His compositional style represents a distinctively spare form of tonal neo-Romanticism.
Forgotten Tomb is a black metal band formed in Piacenza, Italy in 1999 by Ferdinando "Herr Morbid" Marchisio. The band is well-known for being among the pioneers of the so-called depressive black metal subgenre. They have modified their style over the years by adding classic rock influences to the typical eerie sound. The lyrical themes of the early albums revolve mostly around depression and suicide, while the recent albums lyrics deal with negativity and nihilism.
Absent Without Leave is the solo project of George Mastrokostas, based in Athens, Greece.
Recording everything himself or sometimes with assistance from some good friends, he produces a sound that has at times been described as a mix of shoegaze, post-rock, ambient and electronica.
To date, he has released his music on labels such as Distant Noise Records (uk), Unlabel (uk), Chat Blanc Records (canada), Awkward Silence Recordings (uk), Thisquietarmy Records (canada)...
There are mutliple artists with this name: 1. Concept is an American Hip Hop Artist from Philadelphia, PA (arguably the most popular artist under the name) born Daniel Byelich, on August 15th, 1989.
His break through to the hip hop world, came in 2009, when he released an all instrumental EP titled "The Pitchfork Product EP". Since he has joined two other Hip Hop acts, Sideshow Mob, and Bio Organic Weaponry (B.O.W. for short)
Our new band is called "Classics of Love." The members consist of Jesse Michaels on Guitar and Vocals, Mike Huguenor on guitar, Morgan Herrell on bass and Max Feshbach on drums. Jesse is a veteran of Opivy and Common Rider. Mike, Morgan and Max play in a band called Hard Girls. Our sound is basically high energy mid-tempo rock/ punk. We like The Who, The Clash, Bob Mould, Husker Du, The Hold Steady, Rites of Spring, Nation of Ulysses, Fugazi, The Wipers, Guided by Voices, The Kinks, and a lot of other stuff but don't really sound like any of those bands exactly.
Sceptic is a Polish death metal band founded in 1994 by Jacek Hiro (ex-Decapitated, Dies Irae, Virgin Snatch). Marcin Urba? (one of the fastest 200 meter sprinters) handled the vocal duties for the first and the third album (Blind Existence, Unbeliever's Script), but is currently a session member due to his sport career. Weronika Zbieg (Totem, Doctrine X) handled the lead vocal duty on the latest album, Internal Complexity. FB: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sceptic/113605028705418
Necrophagia is an american death metal band assembled in Wellsville, Ohio in 1983. They were one of the first death metal bands and were a popular group in the underground "tape trading" scene of the early-to-mid-1980s. Featuring hard-driving metal and growling vocals, Necrophagia became a pioneer in the fledgling extreme metal genre. Their first full-length album, Season of the Dead, was recorded and released in 1987.
Using classical production techniques alongside influences in post-dubstep, indie, underground and garage, there is an emptiness of space integral to the minimalism of the work. 'With artifice devalued; pure, raw emotion is characteristic'. ''Uncovering a bareness is key to this instinctive mode of music making. Every song is a failed attempt to remember. The lyrics, are usually written minutes before recording, the titles to each song seem irrelevant, I use whichever word repeats itself the most.''