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2003 – present (14 years)
Brooklyn, New York, New York, United States
A Place to Bury Strangers are a power trio comprised of Oliver Ackermann (guitar/vocals), Jono MOFO (bass) and Jay Space (drums). The band play a heavy, atmospheric wall of sound-influenced blend of psychedelic rock, shoegaze and space rock.
A Place To Bury Strangers have been affectionately lauded as New York City's "loudest band" by various indie reviewers and bloggers throughout the course of their live music career, as well as "the most ear-shatteringly loud garage/shoegaze band you'll ever hear" by The Washington Post. The New York Times applauded their revival of "the ominous, feedback-drenched drones of the 1980s"
In 2006, the band gained some acclaim following their Webster Hall performance with Brian Jonestown Massacre. They returned to Webster Hall in 2007 to play with one of their major influences, The Jesus And Mary Chain.
In August of 2007 the band suddenly gained national attention after a favorable Pitchfork review of their debut release "A Place To Bury Strangers" on the Killer Pimp label.
In 2007, the band joined Black Rebel Motorcycle Club on tour.
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