The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is one of the most popular music-comedy acts to come out of New Zealand in years. As well as impeccable musical skills, heavenly harmonies and a canny choice of covers, the dozen-strong strummers have sold-out audiences rolling in the aisles with their on-stage antics. Featuring eleven ukuleles anchored by a double bass, the band
Black Bomb A comes originally from France. They specialized their music style on metalcore and their first release was Straight in Vein in 1999. Before this EP came out, they had have a lot of guest features on various samplers. Human Bomb started in 2001 and was their first LP. Followed in 2004 a second album Speech of Freedom, then Illicite Stuff Live, a live recorded in Saint-Nazaire (with former-singer Djag as guest).
Spawn of Possession is a technical death metal band from Sweden, which consists of Dennis R
Faris Badwan, frontman for UK indie rockers The Horrors, has a new project: Cat's Eyes, a duo with the Canadian opera soprano and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Zeffira. The group specializes in a glassy, symphonic take on girl-group pop, and they played their first show in December in a pretty unusual place: St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, during an afternoon mass "attended by seven high-ranking cardinals," according to a press release. Webpage: http://www.catseyesmusic.com/
Tomáš Dvořák (*78) aka Floex - clarinetist, composer, producer and multimedia artist from Prague (Czech Republic). While Tomáš solo works are released under his Floex moniker, the soundtracks are released under his own name Tomáš Dvořák. From childhood he has been learning clarinet which later becomes the key instrument for his music - not only as "instrumental signature" but also as way of his compositional approach.
The Throne is a stoner metal band that was established in March 2008 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as a completely D.I.Y. project in the very core of Hochelaga. After only 3 weeks of legendary drunkenness and sacred bong worship, Dopethrone already composed 4 songs and was talking about an album concept... A year later, the new album: "DEMONSMOKE" was materialized. In the spirit of "Do-It-Yourself", The Logo and concept was created by Vincent (guitar - vocals), the recording by Thomas (drummer) and the CD was produced by Vyk (bassist).
Death metal band with various influences formed in 2001 in Bressuire, France. Their first album, Through the Absurd, produced by Gojira's Joe Duplantier, was released in 2004. In February 2006 they released their second album, Alchemik Clockwork Of Disorder which is more groovy, jazzy and melodic than their previous debut album. http://www.myspace.com/trepal
Alarum: (uh-lar-uhm, uh-lahr-) –noun. “A mechanism that produces awareness”. The Melbourne 4 piece progressive metal band have been just that since forming in 1992, and have been expanding that awareness ever since. But it would be unfair to simply lump them into the vague progressive metal genre, as they blend all forms of metal alongside rock, jazz, latin and fusion. After some early line up chan...
1) Sadist is an Italian metal band.
2) Sadist is a Japanese doujin music producer who is affiliated with the Strawhat label. The beginning of SADIST takes us back to 1991, when guitarist and keyboards player Tommy and drummer Peso start auditioning musicians for a brand new project. These auditions lead to the first band
Tribal Tech is a progressive fusion band, originally formed in 1984 by guitarist Scott Henderson and bass player Gary Willis. The band includes Scott Kinsey on keyboard and Kirk Covington on drums, and has produced nine CDs that stretch the borders between blues, jazz, and rock. The band is widely regarded for the prodigious talents of its individual members and for its importance to the modern fusion music scene, but has informally dissolved following the release of 2000's Rocket Science, with the various members pursuing solo careers.