Om is a duo formed by the rhythm section of the disbanded stoner-doom metal band Sleep, Al Cisneros on vocals and bass and Chris Hakius on drums. Their music is similar in structure to Tibetan chanting and is rich in rhythm and melody. Their music and lyrics lift off at the beginning and slowly mutat
The Mars Volta can adequately be described as musical incineration, from the wailing vocals of Cedric Bixler-Zavala to the distorted guitar and unorthodox time signatures of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez.
The two musicians formed The Mars Volta in 2001 after the break-up of their influential punk group At
Radiohead's musical gestures are grand, even spacious, but they are neither airy nor light. Indeed, the space of this music is dense. Beneath the stupendous angst of their songs Radiohead creates a minute, complex texture, a flexible network of distortions and modulations. The band's angst turns in o
Pete Yorn was born in New Jersey to a dentist (father) and a former concert-pianist turned school-teacher (mother). Yorn taught himself to play drums at age nine and soon moved on to guitar. Yorn attended Montville High School in Montville, New Jersey. In 1990, while drumming for his band in a high-s