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Ikon

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There is more than one artist with the name Ikon;

1) IKON is an Australian goth/darkwave band that has gained an international following. Chris McCarter(vocals, guitar, programming) and Dino Molinaro (bass) began to create music as high school students in Melbourne, Australia in 1988. In 1991, their band Death in the Dark, which included Michael Carrodus on vocals, changed its name to Ikon.

Ikon has released five studio albums, five EPs and seventeen singles, with additional unique versions that have been produced for Germany, America and Russia. The band’s last full-length release, Destroying the World to Save it, attained number 21 on the Native DJ World Charts for best album of 2005.

IKON has frequently toured Australia, Europe and the UK. Ikon has played on the same bill as The Sisters of Mercy, H.I.M., Soft Cell, Death in June, London After Midnight and The Mission. Ikon has performed at the Eurorock Festival (2001) in Belgium and at the M’era Luna Festival (2002) in Hildesheim, Germany before an audience of more than 15,000 people. The band has also appeared three times at the world’s largest goth festival, Wave Gotik Treffen in Leipzig, Germany, in 2003, 2005 (during that year Anthony Cornish joined the live line-up on guitar) and 2011.

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  • skeletocat

    just like every other artists in k-pop that has a name already taken by another band i still don't intend to use 아이콘, i'm going to use iKON

    10 Sep 6:39am Reply
  • Emi95chan

    v this.

    3 Sep 7:56pm Reply
  • eplizo

    아이콘 is probably going to be the best tag for the Korean group.

    3 Sep 12:53am Reply
  • PewSky

    крутi хлопцi))! (2)

    11 Aug 9:50am Reply
  • Empathy82

    Greater than Joy Division!

    11 Jun 7:20pm Reply
  • lptplss

    so joy division-ish [2]

    4 May 7:31pm Reply
  • S4EEDR3ZA

    Just discovered this great band. so joy division-ish.

    20 Apr 8:58am Reply
  • Melinda_M

    I love the atmosphere in which are kept the songs is simply perfect.

    24 Feb 9:59am Reply
  • DEVANGELOU

    NYC soon?

    18 Jan 6:05am Reply
  • Cylob

    "Towards Tomorrow" ain't in the top scrobbled yet it's superb with a 50 foot tall capital S.

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • IgorShtik

    Horoshaja muzika.

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • adrianomozzo

    Amazing!

    12 Mar 2013 Reply
  • RedjMusic

    This band deserves WAY more listeners!

    22 Dec 2012 Reply
  • DEVANGELOU

    Epic

    17 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Yperparaperan

    just found them.The dark style i like.A moment in time is perfect.

    27 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Kivul

    Still as catchy as they were when I found them one year ago. I should propably try something besides 'Love,Hate and Sorrow' though.

    23 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Violetdusk

    This band is incredible, I was always more into 80's gothic and postpunk, but I'll make an exception for this band every time. Astounding songwriters and musicians.

    23 Aug 2012 Reply
  • mikupiku

    Azkadelia!

    26 Jun 2012 Reply
  • skinnydrifter

    or lay... Amongst The Ruins!

    20 Jun 2012 Reply
  • NurVerzweiflung

    Word's can't adequately express just how amazing Ikon's music is. Truly one of the finest acts to emerge out of 90's era gothic rock.

    18 Jun 2012 Reply
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