Shihad are a four-piece band from New Zealand, comprising Jon Toogood (guitar/vocals), Tom Larkin (drums), Karl Kippenberger (bass) and Phil Knight (guitar). Their style is best described as "hard rock", although they were described as "metal" in their formative years. Shihad were formed in 1988 in Wellington, New Zealand. They were briefly known between 2002-2004 as "Pacifier". During this time the band was attempting to break into the US market and it was decided that Shihad sounded too much like the arabic word 'jihad', thus the name change. Their major albums and EPs include:
Splitting influences from the early 90s iconic Aussie groundbreakers such as GOD, Bored! & early Magic Dirt to the likes of post grunge US indie rockers Built To Spill and Archers of Loaf and the iconic Dinosaur Jnr, Kill Teen Angst write and play urgent and compelling alt rock.
Purveyors of existential Nonbelief, the ominous SANGUINARY MISANTHROPIA channel the Great External Chaos and the Sinister Acausal Energy to create Traditional Satanic Black Metal. Their inspired musical creations are presented in the guise of extreme, militant Black Metal, performed with a conviction and a passion that frequently transcends the mundane realm to lurk upon the threshold of Gnosis. Hir who has ears to hear ought to listen...
The Unrecorded make warm, broken music that is sometimes distant and quiet, and sometimes really quite loud. They are from the UK. The new EP by The Unrecorded will be released in early 2008. The Unrecorded may be found at Seatunes:
and their own website:
http://unrecorded.org/ Or on Virb:
CFCF is the stage name of Canadian electronic musician Michael Silver. Based in Montreal, Silver took the name CFCF from the call sign of the city's CFCF-TV. CFCF's debut LP, Continent, was an impressive collage of vintage electronic textures evoking grandiose landscapes worthy of a Michael Mann film. The River, an EP based partly on Werner Herzog's classic film Fitzcarraldo, deepened a growing obsession with conjuring far-away landscapes and voyages through a style which is at times melancholy, propulsive and ecstatic.
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There are multiple artists that go by the name The Innocent:
1) A metal band from California
2) An indie rock band from Chicago led by singer-songwriter Michael Hardey.
3) Derrick L. Carter, an electronic artist also know as DJ Bang, Oneiro, Tone Theory
4). Malaysian Punk band, found on the "Play It Loud!! 3-way Split" Compilation 1.) As grinding death metal reemerges, thrash metal makes an exciting comeback and the trendy also-rans of the last few years deservedly fall out of favor, it's time for skillful fretwork...
Read more about The Innocent on Last.fm.
King solomon refers to at least three artists: 1. Reggae DJ in the 1980's
2. A rapper
3. A reggae group out of the Madison, Wisconsin area.
4. A soul artist
5. Blues Artist from Mississippi Louisiana Blues and Hot Lick Guitar, blues that tell stories of heartbreak, desperation, and renders a painting of real life that everyone can relate to.
Genre: Blues: Blues Vocals
Release Date: 2004
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ksolomon/from/scottp KING SOLOMON-BLUES TAKE ONE This is the debut album for Johny B. Willis, aka, King Solomon.
Talkshow Boy describes his music as "Hyperactive Glitch Pop", and you couldn't think of a better name for it. Listening to one of his albums is like watching a bunch of rats on speed eat their way through a wall of fairy floss, or riding on the back of a killer whale 2,000 feet below the surface. The only thing surpassing his recordings in sheer energy levels are his live performances, in which he walks about the entire venue interacting with the audience, when he's not rolling around on the floor or dancing like a madman.
Technology and imperfection. The raw and the processed. Curator and curated. Solo explorer and gregarious collaborator. The life and work of Taylor Deupree are less a study in contradictions than a portrait of the multidisciplinary artist in a still-young century. Deupree is an accomplished sound artist whose recordings, rich with abstract atmospherics, have appeared on numerous record labels, and well as in site-specific installations at such institutions as the ICC (Tokyo, Japan) and the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (Yamaguchi, Japan).