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There are several artists named Earth: 1) An / / band from Olympia, WA, United States, led by Dylan Carlson. 2) A band from Melbourne, Australia. 3) A pop trio from Japan. 4) A project by DJ Sangeet. 5) The original name of pioneers Black Sabbath.

1) Earth is an band formed in 1990 in Olympia, Washington, United States by Dylan Carlson, Slim Moon, and Greg Babior. They are pioneers in the minimalistic and repetitive form of known as , but considerably changed their style over time, today playing what one might consider a distinct kind of instrumental . The band at some point moved to Seattle where Carlson forged a strong friendship with music icon Kurt Cobain, who sang lead vocals for the song “Divine and Bright” on the live album “Sunn Amps and Smashed Guitars”. Cobain also appeared as a “specialist” on Earth’s 1990 debut release “Extra-Capsular Extraction”, and sang backing vocals on “A Bureaucratic Desire for Revenge Part 2”. Joe Preston, who played bass briefly with the Melvins, also appears on this 3-song CD.
Dylan Carlson has been the driving force of the band and still remains the core of an everchanging line-up. As of the release of their most recent album, titled “The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull”, Earth consists of Dylan Carlson (guitars/amplifiers), Adrienne Davies (drums/percussion), Steve Moore (acoustic and electric pianos/wurlitzer) and Karl Blau (acoustic/electric bass).

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  • JamesHippieKid

    It's all about Bee's. [2]

    10 Oct 4:10pm Reply
  • andover

    Demons 1 and 2 are a nice addition, combined as one, with their slightly more folk sound, ahhhh Earth.

    9 Oct 6:31am Reply
  • andover

    It's all about Bee's. Their peak so far.

    9 Oct 6:29am Reply
  • Aki_Kato

    Hi! listen and download my new albums here: http://www.lastfm.ru/music/Aki+Kato atmospheric metal, experimental

    2 Oct 11:08am Reply
  • cube_teh_reaL

    please come to germany and play the new album

    30 Sep 8:38pm Reply
  • TommyM

    Mark Lanegan is a national treasure. Y'all trippin'.

    27 Sep 1:01am Reply
  • SLFV

    Nah he's great

    25 Sep 8:22am Reply
  • HenkeRock

    The music on the new album is really great but I have to say, as many others have pointed out, the male singing on the album is utterly horrible.

    24 Sep 11:43am Reply
  • TheNeonai

    Exclusive vinyl track "Badgers Bane" @ http://www.thewire.co.uk/audio/tracks/listen_dylan-carlson-solo-and-earth-tracks

    22 Sep 1:45pm Reply
  • flugelhorny

    @mefurgly If you get bored you should probably start with Pentastar. I found it to be their most accessible album for me. But don't get turned off if you don't like it, it's vastly different from their other records. Also: not everyone has to love Earth. (You should love our planet earth though.)

    22 Sep 1:41pm Reply
  • eusa_kills

    v Don't start. Give up.

    20 Sep 10:47pm Reply
  • mefurgly

    I don't get it. Where do I start with this band. I'm bored 2 minutes in on every song.

    19 Sep 6:40am Reply
  • tsintskaro

    Fuck! You said hi to Dylan. I take it all back.

    18 Sep 11:47pm Reply
  • jestem-chujem

    whats up with those fucking vocals? how could you ruin the new album earth

    18 Sep 6:37pm Reply
  • SLFV

    I saw them last night and I said hi to Dylan and it was wonderful

    18 Sep 4:10pm Reply
  • SLFV

    Anyone who thinks that the new album is a disappointment / step back is a certified fuckboy

    18 Sep 4:09pm Reply
  • tsintskaro

    I like the new album but think a step backward is a fair comment, the band even hinted at this when they said it was going to be closer to the Earth 2/Pentastar material and in recent interviews Dylan Carlson has jokingly referred to it as his midlife crisis record. I can take or leave the vocals, they service the material well enough but there's nothing remarkable, and the band won't be able to reproduce the vocals in the live setting so they seemed a bit superfluous to me. Still, it's early days and I might feel different about it with more listens.

    18 Sep 12:01pm Reply
  • dreammbrother

    Disagree. Absolutely love the new album.

    17 Sep 4:06am Reply
  • andover

    How do you think it's a step backwards?

    17 Sep 12:12am Reply
  • wtflolzomfg

    Mixed feelings about the new album. Feels like a step backwards, but possibly one that will allow two steps forward next time? Hopefully.

    16 Sep 2:33pm Reply
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