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(2002 – present)

Andrew Mailloux - Vocals
Dave Gillett - Guitar
Sean Rydquist - Bass
Jesse Smith - Drums

Formed in late 2002, Seattle’s RISHLOO continue to gain wide-spread recognition for their dynamic sound, thought-provoking lyrics and intense live performance. Often compared to bands like Dredg, The Mars Volta, Tool and Fair to Midland, RISHLOO strives to push the envelope of psychedelic, progressive art-rock, drawing inspiration from classic artists like The Beatles, David Bowie, and Pink Floyd, while incorporating the modern experimentation and emotional depth of artists such as Tori Amos, Deftones, Radiohead, Porcupine Tree and more.

In February 2012 the band announced that Andrew, the vocalist, decided to leave the band, this being the unexpected end of RISHLOO. The remaining members briefly formed the band The Ghost Apparatus, until late in 2013 when Andrew and the band rejoined forces. On October 10th 2013 the band announced that they had decided to move forward making music as RISHLOO.

Continuing as they have since their inception as an entirely independent venture, RISHLOO have sold 5,500+ units of their debut album, Terras Fames (2004) and 9,500+ units of their sophomore effort, Eidolon (2007) while attracting tens of thousands of fans online from around the globe. Interest in the band continues to grow exponentially on sites such as Myspace, Facebook, YouTube, ReverbNation and Last.FM.

With a lot of hard work and much appreciated help from their fans, RISHLOO continue to travel and perform whenever possible throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada. In the course of their adventures, they have been privileged to share the stage with artists like Karnivool, Papa Roach, Fair to Midland, Ashes Divide, Sevendust, Trapt, Strata and Judas Priest.


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  • knight_88

    Such a good band.

    5 Feb 6:18am Reply
  • Sensates

    I just bought the entire discography and vinyl. They are the best!

    26 Jan 4:12am Reply
  • kdkade

    I cannot believe that so utterly beautiful and amazing album barely stirred any discussion here. I love it to the bone. My favourite Rishloo album.

    25 Jan 8:00pm Reply
  • theraz0rsedge

    Tool + A Perfect Circle + The Mars Volta = Rishloo

    14 Jan 11:09pm Reply
  • Sqvoll91

    а я и не знал, что у них новый альбом вышел, наиприятнейшая неожиданность ))

    14 Jan 11:21am Reply
  • HeyComeTogetha

    Winslow is awesome.

    9 Jan 4:18pm Reply
  • SteeleDream

    It is such a great albums with reoccurring themes and so much passion! Greab job, Rishloo!

    9 Jan 2:09pm Reply

    who cares if it looks like mars volta?! solid album

    4 Jan 4:52pm Reply
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  • Z418

    I meant album Feathergun. Check the guitar in Systematomatic. Also vocals in e.g. River Of Glass reminds me The Mars Volta. But similarities to the Tool are visible too :)

    23 Dec 2014 Reply
  • naosei_

    C'mon guys, the new album has nothing to do with The Mars Volta! First it was Tool, now The Mars Volta. Anyway, great new album. I wish them sucess because they deserve it.

    22 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Z418

    Some parts remind me of the Mars Volta O_o [2]

    19 Dec 2014 Reply
  • dardasonet

    Great new album, but just doesn't feel as epic and so fucking passionate as Feathergun. It's a grower, for sure. [2]

    18 Dec 2014 Reply
  • the49

    Great new album, but just doesn't feel as epic and so fucking passionate as Feathergun. It's a grower, for sure.

    15 Dec 2014 Reply
  • karolcia_1993

    The new record = mind blown.

    13 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Reconstruct-Man

    new album is fuckin' awesome .... can't get enough of it !

    13 Dec 2014 Reply
  • aldrignedigen

    Some parts remind me of the Mars Volta O_o

    12 Dec 2014 Reply
  • michciu4

    New album is ok, but not even close to epic Eidolon

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Kingcrimsonprog

    The new album absolutely slays! I love this band :)

    11 Dec 2014 Reply
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