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Exotic Animal Petting Zoo

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Crown Point IN, United States (2004 – present)

Exotic Animal Petting Zoo is an // band from Crown Point, Indiana that was formed in 2004 by brothers Brandon Carr and Stephen Carr. Their initial sound combines the likes of The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Deftones, and Sigur Rós.

They recorded a 5-song EP of different musical styles while in search of a bass player able to play them all. Scott Certa was recruited for bassist in ‘05 and played local shows around the region. It wasn’t until the spring of 06’ when the band recorded their first 4-song EP which got them opening up for national acts such as Kaddisfly (Sub City Records), As Blood Runs Black (Mediaskare Records) and Brazil (Immortal Records). With the growing number of online music communites, Exotic Animal Petting Zoo were quickly turning heads all over the country, eventually capturing the attention of Mediaskare Records, which later signed them to their label.

Exotic Animal Petting Zoo recorded their first full-length debut record I Have Made My Bed In Darkness released in August 2008 and has gained huge attention immediately creating a universal sound appealing to most everyone, but still in genres including // because of their technical riffs, downtempo songs and time signature changes. In October 2008 the band was invited by Fear Before The March Of Flames to do a fall tour entitled Dudestorm Part Deux also featuring I Am The Ocean and Dameira. Steve Radakovich joined the band as their new guitarist on this tour giving the band a new and inventive element to their sound.

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  • dima1a

    оба альбома зае*ись, поскорей бы 3ий

    Yesterday 3:44pm Reply
  • SionWTF

    так у них между первым и вторым альбомом 4 года прошло, так что я не думаю, что третий раньше 2016 появится

    4 Jul 9:07pm Reply
  • Satan1st

    заебательские

    3 Jul 5:42pm Reply
  • scary_fairy

    Так. простите за предыдущий коммент. Ахуенные. Просто шикарнейшие.

    2 Jul 1:27pm Reply
  • scary_fairy

    классные они.

    2 Jul 1:20pm Reply
  • knight_88

    Such an incredible band!

    18 Jun 5:27am Reply
  • PutridBastard

    I see the huge 'jump' between the two albums, what's coming next?! I Can't even Imagine... [2]

    16 Jun 11:43pm Reply
  • spx_

    exceptionally good

    3 Jun 4:15pm Reply
  • KpeM

    послушаем-с

    23 May 9:37pm Reply
  • c0ax

    Значит нет, просто в инактиве посоны.

    11 May 6:45pm Reply
  • c0ax

    2004 год – по сей день

    11 May 6:44pm Reply
  • Str1ke1AL

    Распались?

    1 May 8:07pm Reply
  • st4y-up

    tastes a bit like he is legend at times and thats just fine

    22 Apr 5:31am Reply
  • Reconstruct-Man

    AMAZING *_*

    9 Mar 10:45am Reply
  • zeryen

    Любимая группа на данный момент. Просто нет слов чтобы выразить все эмоции

    11 Jan 10:27pm Reply
  • ScarletVelvet

    Erotic Animal Petting Zoo

    2 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Larryssd

    Любимейшая группа моей жизни))

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Ufasas

    fucking discovery of the year

    29 Nov 2013 Reply
  • zeryen

    best

    11 Nov 2013 Reply
  • vertigo_on

    Yeee

    8 Nov 2013 Reply
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