There are at least 6 bands of this name: 1) Avenger is a Czech black/death band from Volyně (Czech Republic) formed in 1992 by Petr Rámus Mecák. They were formerly known as Astaroth and currently have a side-project called Black Rain. They released 2 demos (Minster Of Madness; The Black Zone), 4 full length albums (Shadows Of The Damned (1998); Fall Of Devotion, Wrath and Blasphemy(1999); Godless(2003);Feast of Anger - Joy of Despair(2009)), one compilation (Minster Of Madness/The Black Zone(2009), and one live album (Live at Open Hell Fest 2003).
Hailing from Campbelltown, Resist The Thought is a 5-piece metalcore/death metal band. With influences ranging from All Shall Perish and As Blood Runs Black to Parkway Drive and August Burns Red, Resist The Thought are continually striving to make the band all that it can be. The Band originally formed in 2003 consisting of Rick on Guitar, Jake on drums and Matt on bass and then later on vocals as well. They started off mucking around and playing music just for the fun of it and played a few shows at the ages of 11 and 14.
There are two different artists under the name Minamo: An electro-acoustic rock group and a Free Jazz/Classical Duo. 1. In 1999, the electro-acoustic group Minamo was formed by Keiichi Sugimoto and Tetsuro Yasunaga. In 2000, minamo's self-released CD-R "wakka" was reissued by the New York label Quakebasket. This release was selected by Matmos as one of best sounds in 2001 in The Wire magazine.
In 2001 two new members joined, Yuiichiro Iwashita (guitar) and Namiko Sasamoto (sax, organ), to make the band a quartet. In 2002, first CD album ".kgs" has released by the Tokyo label 360 records.
There are several artists named Kodiak: 1) German drone/doom metal band, in action 2008-2012
2) London electronic duo
3) Northern Irish rock band
4) Pennsylvania band
5) US emo band active in the 1990s
6) Glasgow band formed in 2004
7) Canadian world music group 1) Kodiak were a 3 piece Funeral Drone/Doom Metal band. In may 2008 they released their first 2 song cdr via Denovali Records, which was sold out in 2 months.