Biography

There are at least two groups using the name ‘Undertakers’.

1) The Undertakers were a British beat group, contemporaries of The Beatles and a leading group in the Merseybeat music scene of the early 1960s.

Their best known line-up was:

* Jackie Lomax (lead vocals, bass)
* Chris Huston (lead guitar, vocals)
* Geoff Nugent (solo, rhythm guitar, vocals) (born Gordon Geoffrey Nugent, 23 February 1943, in Kirkby, Liverpool, Lancashire)
* Brian Jones (alto, tenor saxophone, vocals) (born in 1941)
* Bugs Pemberton (drums) (born Warren Pemberton, in 1944).




2) UNDERTAKERS was founded by Arsen Ibabekci in 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. The band is influenced by “Melodic Death Metal” genre in general. After composing their songs with their unique style Undertakers became well-known and liked across the country.

The main theme mentioned in the songs is suffering caused by war and chaos.

Current line-up:

Vocals: Arsen Ibabekci
Guitars: Tugrul Ozbecene and Alperen Sezgin
Bass guitars & Back Vocals: Yetkin Taşkın
Drums: Cem Suel

Some important performances:

- December 24, 2006: UCK Grind (TR) and Neoplast (TR) – Caravan Rock Bar
- April 22, 2007: Rotting Christ (GR), Overgarven (GR), Orphaned Land (Israil) - Studio Live
- January 25, 2008: Radical Noise (TR), UÇK Grind (TR) - Caravan Rock Bar
- April 8, 2008: Arcadia (Italy) - Domus Rock Bar
- July 12, 2008: Sacrifice (TR) - Dorock Bar
- July 26, 2008: Black Tooth (TR) - Dorock Bar
- October 4-5, 2008: Caliban (GER), Dew Sentenced (), Rage (), Satarial (), One Bullet Left (GER), Helldorado “Rockstation Open Air” fest. - Odtü Visnelik ANKARA
- November 15, 2008: Soul Sacrifice (TR) - Mekan: Pena Bar
- December 27, 2008: Uçk Grind (TR), Soul Sacrifice (TR) - Kemanci Bar

WEB:
http://www.myspace.com/undertakerstheband

Edited by lafosta on 25 Feb 2009, 20:36

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