Friday, November 19, 2010

Silent Descent

Biography :

Silent Descent are a seven-piece trance metal band from Dartford, England.

Combining metal with trance and synth, they are viewed by many as an innovative band. Their sound can be described as a mixture of melodic death metal and trance music.

In 2007 the band entered the Radio global unsigned band awards, winning the "Symphonic rock or Metal" category, and selected by Judges to receive the "Supreme Silver" award (4th overall in the contest). The following year the band won the Kerrang!/MCN Unsigned Live competition . In August 2008, Silent Descent were featured in metal and alternative music magazine Metal Hammer who proclaimed them "...the trance metal juggernaught the world has been waiting for." In September 2009 Silent Descent sold out the Camden Underworld along with Alestorm.

The band performed at the Bloodstock Open Air music festival on 17 August 2008 and headlined Thursday night's Boardie Takeover at Download festival in 2009 and 2010.

Silent Descent have released two examples of new music due to be released officially in mid-2010; Psychotic Euphoric and Bring-In-Sanity.

Band Members :

Current Members :

* Tom Watling – Lead Vocals
* Tom Callahan – Guitar, Backing Vocals, Producer
* Paul Hurrell – Keyboard, Synths, Backing Vocals
* Kipster – DJ, Samples
* Jack "Jaco" Oxley – Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals
* Jimmy Huang – Bass

Former Members :

* Sniffles – Bass
* Mr. G – Decks
* Elliot Philpot – Drums
* Nik King – Lead Guitar
* Dave Carter - Drums
* Dan Amos - Rhythm Guitar
* Kai Giritli - Rhythm Guitar
* Spencer Haynes - Keyboards
* Rich Lawry Jons - Rhythm Guitar
* Nik Sampson - Lead Guitar
* Sam Lavender - Vocals

Discography :

* Silent Descent - Silent Descent EP (2005)
* Silent Descent - Duplicity (2008)
* Silent Descent - Duplicity Remix EP (2010)
* Silent Descent - TBA (2010)

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