My Dying Bride
|Genres:||Heavy Metal Pop / Rock|
From Bradford, Yorkshire, England, My Dying Bride proffer an intriguing blend of full-blooded doom metal, with more poise than most and a rare experimental streak. Vocalist Aaron Stainthorpes (12 November 1968, Germany) lyrics also depart somewhat from the herd - although he often concerns himself with biblical and religious matters, his stance is neither that of Christian or Satanist: The Bible is a fantastic story...Theres no heaven or hell as far as Im concerned, its just a nice story and I like to write about it because it affects so many peoples lives. Stainthorpe formed the band in 1990 with Adrian Jackson (b. 12 June 1970; bass), Andrew Craighan (b. 18 July 1970), Calvin Robertshaw (guitar) and Rick Miah (drums). They secured a recording contract with French label Listenable, through whom they provided their first official release, the God Is Alone single. This was enough to interest UK label Peaceville,...