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There are lots of bands called Leech, all play variations of Rock: a Swiss experimental rock band, an Oregon black metal band, a Belgian Rock band, a Dutch Post-grunge/Rock band, a German Rock band, a Swedish Metal Band and an Estonian Alternative metal group.

Swiss progressive rock / Instrumental Band

Leech was formed in 1995 by Marcel Meyer (Guitar, Piano), Urs Meyer (Guitar, Piano) and Serge Olar (Drums). Right from the start the band devoted itself to experimental instrumental music - rhythmic figures are developed and connected with floating melodies - this all fuses in an epic sound landscape where time becomes irrelevant.

Just one year after the formation of the band, the first Leech album “Instarmental” (1996) was released. This was only recorded on two sound tracks, live and upolished. More than fifty perfomances in Switzerland and Germany followed, receiving broad positive feedback. At the same time the band was working on their second album “Soundtrack to an Individual Emotion Picture Mindmovie” which was released in 1998. Numerous concerts in Switzerland and bordering countries followed the release of this second album.

In 2000 Leech presented their third album “Zerotonine Days” on which for the first time and exceptionally, there was also a track with vocals. In the following two years Leech was in an extensive phase of experimentation and there were multiple projects with guest musicians from various different musical directions. These projects were presented live but were never recorded. During this phase the band members moved in different musical directions and it was decided to put Leech as a band on hold.


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  • ParalogizaMulte


    11 Jan 7:20am Reply
  • FxXxR

    I want new album

    19 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Leito_RED_Fox

    Leech – Turbolina шикарная вещь!

    11 May 2014 Reply
  • bigkajamma

    Black metal Leech is good. Haven't heard the post-rock one yet

    6 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Chemin

    "The Stolen View" and "If We Get There One Day..." are both damn excellent.

    30 Jan 2014 Reply
  • FxXxR

    March Of the Megalomaniacs <3

    20 Dec 2013 Reply
  • HessOggy

    fu*k this people say this leech is good this leech is bad... shut up and listen to music babe.

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Ichhabeversagt9

    Inspiral is so depressing. :(

    15 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Tapasco95

    Both "Leech" are amazing, stop the stupids fights. Post Rock and Black Metal are two incredible genres, shut up.

    18 Oct 2013 Reply
  • mdbsick

    Leech from Sweden play thrash metal! released the debut full-length in Spring 2013. featuring members from Carnal Forge, Slapdash, In Thy Dreams, etc. ;)

    5 Oct 2013 Reply
  • VlCTORlOUSmarch

    black metal leech tornado d d t's post rock leech on a bed of thumbtacks.

    21 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Chemin

    Post-rock Leech is good shit.

    6 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Ampeva

    Echolon :)

    5 Aug 2013 Reply
  • JeromesDream

    Let me elaborate, with songs like ''Unknown Horizons'' it's just.. 13 mins of the same thing basicly but constantly progressing into a heavier sound, and it's just magnificent how they add the synths at the end. Leech is just the perfect example of post-rock.

    3 Jun 2013 Reply
  • aldrignedigen

    v Absolute Truth

    26 May 2013 Reply
  • JeromesDream

    Leech is actually one of the best post-rock bands ever, together with The Seven Mile Journey and Long Distance Calling, they are just pure and perfect.

    18 May 2013 Reply
  • aldrignedigen

    blek mitol rulez

    25 Apr 2013 Reply
  • xapz

    You should know so much better than this, krumbledkookie.

    7 Apr 2013 Reply
  • krumbledkookie

    The difference is that The Salem, Oregon Leech was amazing and their music actually meant something, while the rest of these European bands called Leech make nothing but hipster garbage.

    6 Apr 2013 Reply
  • StoatBox

    The difference between the two bands is one of them is unlistenable garbage and the other one's called Leech.

    4 Apr 2013 Reply
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