Coffins are a Japanese death-doom metal band, formed in 1996 by guitarist and vocalist Uchino. Having gone through several lineup changes in the past, they now consist of Uchino, Ryo (drums) and Koreeda (bass). Their sound is influenced by old school '80s and '90s doom metal, death metal and thrash metal. After several demos they released their 1st full-length album "Mortuary In Darkness" in 2005.
1) The band is based in Kungsbacka, south of Gothenburg, Sweden. It was formerly known as Northern Shadow, but the name was changed to Nightshade in January 1996. After some serious line-up changes (in fact, the only remaining member is vocalist Daniel Kvist), the first official demo, ‘The Benighted’, was recorded in ART Studio June 1997. A couple of bassplayers later the preparation of the second demo resulted in recruiting a keyboard player.
Hailing from Canberra, Australia, Futility are a four piece death/doom band formed in mid 2007. Their first, self-titled album was released in 2009. Their latest offering 'The View From Here' was released in early 2012. Brendan deBear - Bass/Vocals
Nathan Youngberg - Guitar/Backup Vocals
Kurt Neist - Guitar
Duncan Beard - Drums