Not each band is destined (or meant to) have a large, prolonged profession. Typically they exist for a couple of years, put out some nice music that we’ll take heed to for years to return, after which fade away. Typically they arrive again, generally they do not. Try these 18 comparatively short-lived initiatives, whose members all produce other notable bands that occupy their time, however nonetheless put out data which can be nonetheless price spinning right now. Take pleasure in!
Arcadea is Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor, Zruda guitarist Core Atoms, and guitarist Raheem Amlani. Arcadea launched their self-titled album in 2017 and, as of 2020 proper at the start went to hell, was promising new music.
Asphalt Graves is vocalist Jason Netherton (Distress Index, ex-Dying Fetus), guitarist Adam Faris (ex-Conflict Torn), bassist Brent Purgason (Gwar, ex-Hashish Corpse), and drummer Shannon Lucas (Serpentine Dominion, ex-All That Stays, ex-The Black Dahlia Homicide). Asphalt Graves put out The New Primitive in 2016 and did a tape urgent in 2019, however aside from that – nothing.
Conquering Dystopia is guitarists Jeff Loomis (Arch Enemy, ex-Nevermore) and Keith Merrow (Nightmarer), bassist Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse, Blotted Science), and drummer Alex Rudinger (ex-The Faceless, Good Tiger). The band launched their self-titled album in 2014 and, as of 2019, was chipping away at a follow-up file.
Dunsmuir is vocalist Neil Fallon (Clutch, The Firm Band), guitarist Dave Bone (The Firm Band), bassist Brad Davis (Fu Manchu, The Firm Band, ex-Fireball Ministry), and drummer Vinny Appice (Final In Line, ex-Black Sabbath, ex-Dio). The band launched 4 7″ singles main as much as their 2016 debut album, however have not stated something since 2017.
Expulsion recorded their debut (and solely) EP Nightmare Future in 2017 as vocalist Matt Harvey (Exhumed, Grotesque, Pounder), guitarist Matt Olivo (Cryptic Slaughter, Repulsion), bassist Menno Verbaten (Behold! The Monolith, Cryptic Slaughter), and drummer Danny Walker (Phobia). Exterior some posts from 2017 selling the EP, Expulsion has remained lifeless quiet.
Fleshwrought is vocalist Jonny Davy (Job For A Cowboy, Serpent Of Gnosis) and multi-instrumentalist Navene Koperweis (Job For A Cowboy, Entheos). The band put out one file Dementia / Dyslexia in 2010 and, regardless of some teases and even saying a bassist in 2014, by no means adopted it up.
Ghost Ship Octavius
Ghost Ship Octavius ended as drummer Van Williams (ex-Ashes Of Ares, ex-Nevermore) and guitarist Matt Wicklund (ex-God Forbid, ex-Himsa). Vocalist Adon Fanion left in 2020, and the band’s authentic formation in 2013 contained (however by no means lasted with) bassist Sara Claudius (ex-The Obsessed) and guitarist Christopher Amott (Darkish Tranquillity, ex-Arch Enemy). Ghost Ship Octavius had two albums between 2015 and 2018, and as of 2020 was auditioning bassists and vocalists.
John Frum is vocalist Derek Rydquist (The Zenith Passage, Bereft, ex-The Faceless), guitarist Matt Hollenberg (Cetus, Cleric), bassist Liam Wilson (Azusa, ex-The Dillinger Escape Plan), and drummer Eli Litwin (Deveykus, Intensus). The band launched A Stirring In The Noos in 2017 and as of 2020, stated “we recognize your persistence whereas we fastidiously sow the seeds for brand new materials.”
Legend Of The Seagullmen
Legend Of The Seagullmen is drummer Danny Carey (Software), guitarists Brent Hinds (Mastodon, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra) and Jimmy Hayward (director of Jonah Hex, and so forth.), bassist Pete Griffin (Zappa Performs Zappa, Dethklok), vocalist David Dreyer, and synth participant Chris DiGiovanni. The band launched their debut album in 2018, and as of 2021 sadly revealed that Hayward was battling most cancers. So it isn’t clear what’s taking place of their camp proper now (however we do want Hayward one of the best).
Lesser Key is vocalist Gilden Tunador, guitarist Brett Fanger, bassist Paul d’Amour (Ministry, ex-Software), and drummer Justin Hanson (ex-3Teeth). Lesser Key launched their debut self-titled EP in 2014 after which fell silent for some time. All we all know in the mean time is that as of late 2021, Lesser Key was promising their debut full-length album to be out this yr however no further info has but surfaced.
Homicide Assemble shaped means again within the early 2000s, however solely launched an EP and an album between 2010 and 2012. The band’s recording lineup was vocalist Travis Ryan (Cattle Decapitation), guitarist and vocalist Leon del Muerte (Impaled, ex-Exhumed, ex-Intronaut), guitarist Kevin Fetus (Watch Me Burn), bassist Caleb Schneider (Dangerous Acid Journey), and drummer Danny Walker (Phobia). Homicide Assemble launched a remixed and remastered model of their solely album Outcomes in 2020, in order that’s an indication of life… proper?
Necromancing The Stone
Necromancing The Stone is vocalist John Williams (ex-Brimstone Coven), guitarists James Malone (Arsis) and Justin Wooden, bassist Bart Williams (ex-The Black Dahlia Homicide), and drummer Jeramie Kling (The Absence, Inhuman Situation). The band launched their gloriously heavy metallic debut Jewel Of The Vile in 2016 and, apart from one submit in 2021, has been lifeless quiet since 2018.
Storm Corrosion is the mission that includes Opeth‘s Mikael Åkerfeldt and Porcupine Tree‘s Steven Wilson. It has been 10 years since their one and solely album, and Wilson stated earlier in 2021 that he likes to assume there might be one other one sometime. And hey – we received a Porcupine Tree reunion, so perhaps there might actually be one other Storm Corrosion file?
Serpentine Dominion is vocalist George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher (Cannibal Corpse, Corpsegrinder), guitarist and bassist Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Interact, Occasions Of Grace), and drummer Shannon Lucas (Asphalt Graves, ex-All That Stays, ex-The Black Dahlia Homicide). The mission was talked about for years till it lastly dropped its debut self-titled album in 2016. All we all know is that Fisher can be all the way down to do a second file finally.
Svavelvinter initially put out their 2014 EP Nidingsverk as vocalist Christian Älvestam (Miseration, ex-Scar Symmetry) and guitarist Christian Larsson. The mission then dropped Mörkrets tid in 2018 as Älvestam alongside company Johan Randén, Ronnie Björnström (Answer .45), Jocke Sund, and Thomas “Plec” Johansson (Torchbearer). The mission has remained largely quiet in recent times, although Älvestam is often a busy dude.
Them Crooked Vultures
Them Crooked Vultures is drummer Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), bassist John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), and guitarist and vocalist Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age). The band launched their first and solely album Them Crooked Vultures in 2009 and, regardless of the occasional remark right here and there concerning the band getting again collectively yearly or so, it hasn’t occurred but.
T.R.A.M. is Animals As Leaders guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, drummer Eric Moore (ex-Infectious Grooves, ex-Suicidal Tendencies), and multi-instrumentalist Adrián Terrazas-González (ex-The Mars Volta) dealing with woodwinds and brass. T.R.A.M. has one file named Lingua Franca out in 2012 and that was it. The band’s Fb web page is hardly up to date anymore outdoors often speaking about some Terrazas-González visitor spots.
Witherscape is drummer and vocalist Dan Swanö (Nightingale, ex-Edge Of Sanity, ex-Massacre) and guitarist and bassist Ragnar Widerberg (Shadowquest, ex-Witchcraft). Witherscape launched two albums and an EP between 2013 and 2016 after which fell silent. The final replace from the band was a remark to a fan in 2021 asking about if there have been plans for brand new music, to which Witherscape responded “aside from the primary album being [reissued on] vinyl later within the yr, not.”