Grails is an American instrumental experimental rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Initially going by the name "Laurel Canyon", guitarist Alex Hall, drummer Emil Amos (also of 'Holy Sons') and second guitarist Paul Spitz garnered positive reactions following their first show, played on a whim. Portland musicians Timothy Horner (violin) and Bill Slater (piano/bass) later joined the group to record their first EP.
The band then released two self-financed EPs in 2000 and 2001. Paul Spitz left the US to travel in Turkey and Zak Riles joined as guitarist, often playing more of an acoustic role. In 2002 Hall sent a promotion CD to Neurot Recordings who were convinced of the band's potential.
In 2003, just before the release of their first full-length album, the band changed its name to Grails. They adopted a louder, more aggressive style, often switching instruments with each member writing songs that sawЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- The Burden of Hope [2003, альбом]
- Redlight [20.09.2004, альбом]
- Interpretations of Three Psychedelic Rock Songs From Around the World [2005, макси-сингл]
- Black Tar Prophecies, Volume II [2006, макси-сингл]
- As the black wind withers in the sky, we are graced dimly in our dreams. / Black Tar Prophecies, Volume I [12.09.2006, макси-сингл]
- Burning Off Impurities [24.04.2007, альбом]
- Take Refuge in Clean Living [12.05.2008, альбом]
- Doomsdayer's Holiday [07.10.2008, альбом]
- Black Tar Prophecies, Volume 4 [04.05.2010, макси-сингл]
- Deep Politics [08.03.2011, альбом]
- The Black Tar Prophecies Vol 5 / Palmu [30.10.2012, альбом]
- Black Tar Prophecies, Volumes 1, 2, & 3 [28.08.2006, сборник]
- Black Tar Prophecies, Volumes 4, 5 & 6 [01.10.2013, сборник]
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