A Place to Bury Strangers is tagged as: shoegaze, post-punk, noise rock, noise, indie rock
A Place to Bury Strangers are a power trio comprised of Oliver Ackermann (guitar/vocals), Dion Lunadon (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 The 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. In 2008, the band opened for Nine Inch Nails on a number of the midwestern tour dates.
The band’s first UK release came in May 2008 where they ...
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