Lead singer of White Arrows, Mickey Schiff was born blind. At the age of 11 after years of gradual eye exercises and otherworldly determination, he regained his sight. Someone who has experienced and achieved this is undoubtedly going to be profoundly effected and perhaps understandably, a degree in Business Studies was not ever going to be an option for Schiff when he came to select his subject for college: he chose Ritualistic Shamanism.
There are several bands with that name: 1. Minneapolis outfit Salamander began as a duo in the summer of 1992 featuring Erik Wivinus and Sean Connaughty on guitars and vocals. They played mostly mellow drone-based instrumentals that in retrospect sounded much like contemporaries Labradford or Low. Doug Morman joined on bass in early 1993. They recorded and played gigs as a drummer-less trio until Bryce Kastning joined on drums and keyboards in early 1994.
Warpaint is a jammy, psychedelic dreamy riffage indie all-girl quartet from Los Angeles. The group has gone through many line-up changes, including actress Shannyn Sossamon and Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. The group currently consists of Jenny Lee Lindberg (vocals / bass), Emily Kokal (vocals / guitar), Theresa Wayman (vocals / guitar) and Stella Mozgawa (drums). The band weaves intricate guitar lines, hypnotic vocals, and driving post-punk rhythms into gorgeous, sprawling songs that skirt the line between the soundscapes of psychedelia and intimacy.
There are several artists with the name Mist: 1) Synth based group comprised of John Elliot (Emeralds) and Sam Goldberg. 2) Atmospheric Black Metal from Netherlands who released a split with Förtvivlan in 2010 . 3) Polish thrash/death metal band from Olkusz. 4) Band from Amsterdam who released "We Should Have Been Stars" and "Bye Bye" and "Period". 5) UK based techno artist <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Max+Duley" class="bbcode_artist">Max Duley</a>'s alias for releases on the Lost-affiliated Cosmic Records label. 6) Swedish pop band from Gothenburg
1) Band from Denver, CO, USA, active in the 1960's. See http://techwebsound.com/playlistdetail.cfm?artist=434 2) Australian Heavy Metal band, originally called The Poor Boys in 1992, the changed their name to The Poor when they discovery a similar band with the same name. With the release of the album Who Cares in 1994, they toured the US with The Scorpions and with "Honest" James Young's uncles Angus Young and Malcolm Young from AC/DC on their 1996 US tour. The Poor:
"RV" Julian Grynglas (guitar);
There are three bands with the name 'Total Eclipse'. #1) Total Eclipse is a psytrance/goa band originally formed in 1992 in France by Loïc Van Poucke, Serge Souque and Stephane Holweck.
Their first tracks appeared on a few compilations in 1990, and by 1994 they had a few singles out with Dragonfly Records and T.I.P. Records. Their first full length album Delta Aquarids and the double CD Violent Relaxation were released in 1995 and 1996 respectively, both with Blue Room Released. They also had a single song, Psychedelic Terrorist, on the album Tsunami, released in 1999.
Hawkwind is an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups. The band was formed by ex busker and blues man Dave Brock in Ladbroke Grove, England, who intended to marry simple three-chord rock with experimental electronic music. He cites his influences for the band at the time as The Moody Blues, Steve Miller Band and the krautrock scene of Kraftwerk, Neu! and particularly Can.
The band was formed in 1969 by visionary Dave Brock and although it has
been subject to numerous line-up changes it is still led by him. The early
Pink Mountaintops is Black Mountain frontman Stephen McBean’s side project. The music resembles the style of Black Mountain but has a more psychedelic and experimental side with mellow tunes and complicated lyrics. Pink Mountaintops removed the “The” from its name on its second album, Axis of Evol.
Band members are: * Stephen McBean
* Amber Webber
* CC Rose
* Lyndsay Sung
* Jonah Fortune
* Steve Balogh
* Cory Gangnes
* Brad MacKinnon
* Joshua Wells
* Matt Camirand
Forming in late 2005 this New Zealand six piece has created a sound that combines Eastern traditional instruments and psychedelic leanings with experimentation and musical liberation. Instrumental, thoughtful songs created by guitars, drums, sitars, violins, a Persian long necked lute, tabla, daabuka, piano and percussion found from various reaches of the universe. An Emerald City have gathered an excellent following in their home country and have spent much of late 2007 and 2008 playing shows...
1) In Tongues were a post-hardcore/screamo outfit out of Louisville, Kentucky featuring two members from Kodan Armada and formed immediately after the aforementioned bands demise. They only released two records before they split (a demo and a split 7" with lords). They were most active from 2005-2006 and finally anounced their breakup in early 2008. The guitarist is now in Prideswallower which other previous kodan armada members are in as well.