South London Bass ambassador Neil Keating aka DJ Controlled Weirdness has been rocking the decks and rinsing the rough beats for a few years now. As a young kid the Streetsounds Electro series and early eighties pirate radio stations like LWR started his obsession with nasty electronic music, breakbeats and hard edged funk. Saturday afternoons were spent in Groove records in Soho buying obscure Electro Imports that now go for high sums on Ebay and attending Spats in Oxford street, a Saturday afternoon club where Tim Westwood would play all the new electro/hip hop coming out of the States.
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).
Adelaide, Australia Screamo/Grindcore/Experimental myspace.com/satellitesleep "wu-tang fucking forever"
Hailing from the musical city of Bristol, 5 men with the joined idea of creating something new have come together and fused their influences old and new to bring you what they call VALIS ABLAZE. A contortion of Metal and Progressive sounds, they have achieved a deep sound which can only come from these 5 titans writing together. Debuting in the upcoming summer period, VALIS ABLAZE will put on a show while sparing no energy.
Wish For Wings are a hardcore band hailing from Brisbane, Australia. The band has toured consistantly throughout their existance. They havesupported local heavyweights Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction and Confession amongst many others as well as numerous international acts. The band is set to release their second album "Echoes" in late Novemember, 2010. Releases
From the Past to the Grave (2005)
As Darkness Falls Tour EP (2007)
There is more than one artist by the name of Anodyne:
1) American Metalcore band.
2) Alias of electronic producer Colin Cloughley. 1) Anodyne formed during the summer of 1997 in Boston, MA. The original members were Thos Niles (drums), Mike Hill (guitar/vocals), Mike Davis (bass) and Ayal Naor (guitar/vocals). The early music was defined by long, noisy improvisational jams punctuated by intense metal/hardcore songs.
Tomasso Marra (Tommyknocker) was born in Italy on january the 20th 1977.
Tommyknocker starts his career in 1994 when he begins performing in some 'illegal' parties which are organized in Rome.
From '95 to '97 he collaborates with the “Virus staff” of Freddy K, and he is Resident Dj of a few discotheques like "06" and after "Oxygen" (the first hardcore club of Rome).
He even takes part to a radio show called "Hardcore Play" where he works as director together with Freddy. From '97 to '99 he plays in the biggest hardcore parties of Rome.
There are at least seven artists with this name:
1. A thrash metal band from Chicago Illinois, United States
2. A symphonic metal band from Sweden
3. A math rock band from Mexico
4. A speed metal band from Arizona, United States
5. A darkcore group from Australia
6. A heavy metal band from the United Kingdom
7. A Trash metal band from Indonesia
8. A metalcore band from Sydney, Australia
coldrain is a rock band from Nagoya, Japan formed in 2007. The band consists of five members, of which two are half American. In 2009, the song "8AM" was used as the ending for the anime series Hajime no Ippo: The Fighting! New Challenger. In 2010, the song "We're not alone" was used as the opening theme for the anime series RAINBOW: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin. Members
Guitar: Y.K.C (Yokochi)
Guitar & Backup Vocals: Sugi (Kazuya)
Bass & Backup Vocals: RxYxO (Ryo)
Just as the Hunt Of The Unicorn was considered by many to be the high point in Medieval tapestry manufacture, so will history recognize the bearded magical animal metal of Wollongong's latest fantastical four headed Chimera, Totally Unicorn be considered to be the watermark for musicians that are both hirsute and technically gifted when it comes to bringing a party that is part wall of crushing noise, part pithy word play and all monstrously enjoyable.