There are twelve artists using this name:

1. A dutch experimental/post-rock/electro/ambient
2. A British Ambient/Post-Hardcore band from Leicester.
3. A trance project
4. A German blues band
5. A 1960’s Czechoslovakian rock band
6. An American progressive rock band active in the 1990’s
7. A Dutch instrumental electronic solo project
8. An unsigned heavy metal band
9. A Polish disco polo group
10. A Ukranian power metal group
11. An Alias of American techno group Underground Resistance
12. An American Funk group

Atlantis (1) Atlantis was started in 2006 as a solo project by Gilson Heitinga taking influences from film scores, noise, doom, 70ʻs psychedelia, ambient & electronica as well as Massive Attack, Nine Inch Nails, Neurosis, Portishead, SWANS, Clint Mansell.
After hearing a number of demos Atlantis were signed to Field Records to release the debut album ʻCarpe Omniumʼ in 2007 receiving great reviews. To support this release a live band was formed and their first show was at the Dutch ZXZW Festival.

In 2009 a limited vinyl edition of ʻCarpe Omnium & San Diabloʼ was released on VOD-Records from Germany. This was released as a double gatefold LP of ʻCarpe Omniumʼ accompanied by the new 4 song EP ʻSan Diabloʼ. 2010 was completely focused on the writing and recording of the new album ʻʼMistress Of Ghostsʼʼ mixed by Wouter Nagtegaal and mastered by Magnus Lindberg (Cult Of Luna, Switchblade, Ef…) which will see itʼs release in April 2011.

And now there is the new La Petite Mort EP! Written in 2011-2012 mixed by Gilson and mastered by husc.sound. It has a collaboration with Johannes Persson of the band Cult Of Luna on the song ʻʻEstherʼʼ. To support the La Petite Mort EPʼ Atlantis went on a European tour wich saw them play Belgians Dunk!Festival and the infamous Roadburn Festival in the Netherlands.



Atlantis (3) released six albums from 1972 to 1976, Atlantis, 1972, It’s Getting Better, 1973, Ooh Baby, 1974, Get on board, 1975, Atlantis Live, (A Concert, played at ‘Fabrik’, Hamburg Altona, Germany, 1976) and Top of the bill in 1976. Atlantis gained some success, while touring the U.S. with Bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Traffic and Procol Harum. The Band parted company in 1976 but performed one single reunion concert in 1983 in Hamburg. Atlantis (4) released a self-titled album in 1997, and a Pray for Rain in 2003. Bassist Ken Jaquess and guitarist Karl Johnson are also in K2 (another name of multiple occurrence). Guitar wizard Allan Holdsworth makes a guest appearance on Pray for Rain.

Edited by Paulorocs on 26 Dec 2013, 18:15

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