Earlier this week, the folks over in charge of Tech-Fest 2013 made their first line-up announcement – and they weren’t messing about. 25 bands, including all three major headline acts, were all covered in the first batch of names. That’s the kind of festival announcement we can get behind, and the kind that we’re making the subject of this week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist.
April 2010 saw ALIASES rise from the melting pot minds of ex SikTh guitarist Pin, guitarist Leah Woodward, drummer Darren Pugh, bassist Joe Heaton.
Following in the spirit of Pin’s legendary legacy, ALIASES are redefining the genre’s boundaries, with a hunger for experimentation and no fear of extremes. Pin explains: “We are interested only in taking Metal on a new and limitless path, allowing the music and vocals to grow organically and exist outside the common constraints of a single genre. Read more on Last.fm
Aliases on Thrash Hits
March 25th, 2013
September 7th, 2011
July 25th, 2011
Safer Than Reality
15 August 2011
by Tomas Doyle
They say familiarity breeds contempt but one wonders what preconceptions many listeners will have of Aliases on hearing that they feature Graham “Pin” Pinney on guitar, a man who in a former life plied his trade as part of spastic dissonance merchants SiKth. Of course once the SiKth fan boys have wiped the spermatozoa from their trousers they will realise that Aliases are very much their own beast and that Safer Than Reality has more than enough fire power to blow lazy comparisons to former projects clean out of the water.
December 22nd, 2010
Ex-Sixth guitarist, Graham ‘Pin’ Pinney, formed a new band earlier this year – tech-metal outfit Aliases. We caught up with him and Aliases’ other guitarist, Leah Woodward, to talk about Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Frankenstein-esque reindeer experimentation.
What is your favourite Christmas drink?
Drinking is not seasonal! And we aren’t too fussy… a Jagersinthtroh will probably work pretty well especially if we want to see a fat bearded red wearing guy with reindeer.