High on Fire is a stoner metal band originally formed from the remnants of the legendary stoner band Sleep. Matt Pike, from Sleep, sings and plays guitar in High on Fire and founded the band with George Rice (bass) and Des Kensel (drums). High on Fire's sound is extremely heavy, drawing influences from the aforementioned Sleep, Motörhead, and even hardcore punk. The Oakland, California band formed in 1998 and released 'The Art of Self Defense' on Man's Ruin Records, in March 2000.
There are several artists with this name: 1) Game Over is a heavy metal band from Sweden. It was formed in 1998 by guitarist Wire McQuaid (the stage name of Elisabeth Pezouvanis). Game Over's songs are arrangements of video game music, primarily that of games for the Nintendo Entertainment System such as The Legend of Zelda and Mega Man 2. Game Over has produced two demo albums: Nintendo Metal (2002) and NESperado (2006). Some of their songs are available free of charge at OverClocked ReMix.
A Texas Hardcore band from Austin. Started in late 2009. They played the 2010 SXSW punk/hardcore blowout show that featured the following bands: Ruiner, Donnybrook, Nothing to Nothing, Power Trip, Title Fight, RZL DZL, Touche Amore, Expire, War Hungry, Alpha & Omega and many more. Some of their influences include: Merauder, Cold as Life, Integrity, Stigmata, Obituary, Biohazard and Hatebreed. Check out their myspace: <a href="http://www.myspace.com/losinggriptx" rel="nofollow">www.myspace.com/losinggriptx</a>
There are at least three bands called Brutus: - 1, a butterfingered, groovy and psychedelic hard rock from Norway After countless evenings and nights in front of, and around, the bar counter. After long, fiery discussions about the first Sabbath-album, endless arguments over what the best work of Hendrix is, and how everything just sounded so much better before - these guys felt the time was right to take matters into their own hands.
Lostprophets is an alternative rock band formed in Pontypridd, Wales in 1997. It was founded by current vocalist Ian Watkins and guitarist Mike Lewis. Initially, Watkins played drums for the band, although its success only began when he transferred over to lead vocals. They have released several demos, none of which have been produced commercially, four studio albums, and thirteen singles. Their latest single "For He's a Jolly Good Felon" was released on the 12th of April. Their 4th studio album "The Betrayed" was released on the 19th of January.
Darker Half play METAL: drawing on the roots of classic heavy metal, they have been inspired by thrash, power, death, speed and more to build a unique style all their own. Darker Half come from Sydney Australia. The band is based around the dual guitars of Vo Simpson and Brad Dickson. The guitar harmonies of Vo and Brad intertwine searing lead breaks with Vo's screaming power vocals and brutal doom growl across the solid yet adventurous bass and drums of Simon Hamilton and Dom Simpson.
With a versatile combination of lyrical prowess and a powerful delivery, Brisk successfully blends a traditional hip-hop mentality and flow with soulful insight into himself and his community. More than just a musician, Brisk seeks to be a voice for that community and hopes his music can be a tool for change and progress. However, he does not forget to have some fun along the way. His high energy performances and lyrical content bridge genres and appeal to fans of all ages.
Jeff Hatrix aka Jeffrey Nothing's Solo Project which features members of Mushroomhead Steve "Skinny" Felton and ex bassist Joe "Murdernickle" Kilcoyne also Ryan Farrell on guitar. For Live shows it has been said that both Steve and Joe will play select shows then JJ (Haaz) and drummer Doug Nickson will take over on tour.
Forming in 2004, Beyond Terror Beyond Grace play a unique blend of Scandinavian influenced- grindcore, black metal, ambient and atmospheric death metal. Since their formation the band has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the metal world including Carcass, Obituary, The Black Dahlia Murder and Pig Destroyer, played shows across Australia on multiple occasions including an Australian tour in February 2010 with New Zealand’s Ulcerate and released two albums; Extinction|Salvation in 2007, and Our Ashes Built Mountains in March 2010.
Murderdolls are a horror punk/glam metal band fronted by Wednesday 13, formerly of Frankenstein Drag Queens From Planet 13. One of their primary influences is the Glam Metal genre. The band were originally promoted as the "other band" of Joey Jordison, the drummer of Slipknot, or a "collaboration" between Jordison and Tripp Eisen, created after the disbandment of The Rejects. The band are often described as "Mötley Crüe meets The Misfits" by critics and fans alike. Strangely, bassist Eric Griffin bears a considerable resemblance to the Motley Crue bassist; Nikki Sixx