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There are numerous bands named Polaris.
1. An indie rock band from the United States
2. A punk band from England
3. A rock band from Japan
4. A DJ and producer from France
5. An electronic project from Poland
6. a post-hardcore band from the United Kingdom
7. an indie rock band from Argentina
8. A power metal band from France
9. A techno band from Spain
10. A project of musician Neil Sutherland
11. A thrash metal band from Brazil

1. Polaris was a one-off musical project in the mid-1990s involving members of the New Haven indie rock band Miracle Legion

Mark Mulcahy, Spot “Scott” Boutier, and Dave McCaffrey performed music for the Nickelodeon television show The Adventures of Pete & Pete under the name Polaris because a fourth Miracle Legion member was not available at the time; occasional guests included Joyce Raskin, Dennis Kelly, and Buell Thomas.

Polaris performed many of the songs featured on the show, including the theme song, “Hey Sandy”, and its members took “TV names”: Mulcahy was “Muggy”, Boutier was “Jersey”, and McCaffrey was “Harris Polaris.” In addition to appearing in the opening credits of each show, the band featured prominently in the episode “A Hard Day’s Pete”, in which Little Pete (Danny Tamberelli) is mesmerized by a garage band’s song (Polaris’ “Summerbaby”) and forms his own band to keep the tune in his memory.

Music from The Adventures of Pete & Pete, released in 1999 on Mulcahy’s Mezzotint label, contains many of the songs Polaris recorded for the show and is the group’s only album release.

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  • Ice_Wizard

    The Progressive Metalcore band Polaris from Sydney, is pretty nice. [14]

    21 May 10:05am Reply
  • I0000days

    Don't you just love it when the Universe recommends you music? After getting reaccustomed to Fishmans for the first time in 4-5 years, I've just found out they also made music under the sobriquet of Polaris, and yesterday alone I've encountered that word six times.

    6 May 6:09pm Reply
  • Scout2000

    RYAN SIEW

    16 Apr 9:15pm Reply
  • 945692

    Summit is most awesome song.

    2 Apr 11:29am Reply
  • Spartak92

    The Progressive Metalcore band Polaris from Sydney, is pretty nice. [13]

    22 Feb 6:00am Reply
  • cannibalisms

    can't wait for the show!

    17 Feb 3:07am Reply
  • jlafargue

    They've been at least active for the past two years, playing live shows and such. Especially with the recently released single, I would say they've "gotten back together", although Mulcahy said he's unsure if there will be a resulting album. The single alone would be enough for me, although a new album would completely floor me.

    16 Dec 2014 Reply
  • palanwen

    I'm not so sure it's that Polaris is 'getting back together', high_as_bells, as it was a side project of Mark Mulcahy's in the early 90's, specifically invented for Pete & Pete (a fantastic children's show from the 90's). He does do solo work, for a long time now. You should check it out high_as_bells. You may be happy to hear the albums 'fathering' and 'smile sunset'. Miracle Legion yes, was a real band, Mulcahy's first musical group from the 80's.

    14 Dec 2014 Reply
  • darthrendon

    The Progressive Metalcore band Polaris from Sydney, is pretty nice. [12]

    5 Dec 2014 Reply
  • high_as_bells

    I've only just learned about Mulcahy's Polaris getting back together from a recommended video of a new Polaris song on youtube. They were no Miracle Legion, but this really is an awesome surprise. So cool! The song sounded good, too.

    15 Nov 2014 Reply
  • if1rst

    The Progressive Metalcore band Polaris from Sydney, is pretty nice. [11]

    12 Nov 2014 Reply
  • JoaoMaggot

    The Progressive Metalcore band Polaris from Sydney, is pretty nice. [10]

    4 Nov 2014 Reply
  • sls

    SOOO many memories :D Not only a great show, but an awesome band to do the awesome theme.... any other johnny-come-latelies trying to use this name need to step off frankly!

    13 Oct 2014 Reply
  • DesunotoK

    The Progressive Metalcore band Polaris from Sydney, is pretty nice. [9]

    20 Sep 2014 Reply
  • a_spaceman

    Japanese Polaris are amazing

    18 Sep 2014 Reply
  • MetalMyst

    Progressive Kekcore

    29 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Giygaszor

    >progressive metalcore / top kek

    27 Aug 2014 Reply
  • kevinbrian101

    the Mark Mulcahy band is getting back together for some more shows in October like DAMN

    2 Aug 2014 Reply
  • levitate85

    Does your dog bite?

    26 Jun 2014 Reply
  • easterntrees

    Mark Mulcahy's Polaris is the only one worth knowing about. [2] "progressive" and "metalcore" in one sentence, that's cute [2]

    5 Jun 2014 Reply
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