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Sleep

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Oakland, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1990
Genre:
Stoner/Doom Metal
Lyrical themes:
Weed, Spirituality, Biblical Themes, Fantasy
Current label:
Southern Lord Recordings
Years active:
?-1990 (as Asbestos Death), 1990-1998, 2009-present
Formed from the ashes of Asbestos Death. Sleep split up in 1998; Matt Pike went on to form High on Fire, while Al Cisneros and Chris Hakius formed Om. A reunion took place in 2009, then Chris retired from music and was replaced by Neurosis drummer Jason Roeder.

Sleep songs "Dragonaut" and "Some Grass" are featured in the official soundtrack of the movie Gummo and can also be heard during the ...
Current
Al Cisneros Bass, Vocals (1990-1998, 2009-present)
See also: Om, Shrinebuilder, ex-Asbestos Death, ex-The Sabians
Matt Pike Guitars (1990-1998, 2009-present)
See also: High on Fire, ex-Kalas, ex-Asbestos Death
Jason Roeder Drums (2009-present)
See also: Neurosis, Tribes of Neurot, ex-A Storm of Light (live), ex-Violent Coercion
Past
Chris Hakius Drums (1990-1998, 2009)
See also: ex-The Sabians, ex-Asbestos Death, ex-Om, ex-Shrinebuilder
Justin Marler Guitars (1990-1992)
See also: ex-The Sabians
Al Cisneros Bass, Vocals (1990-1998, 2009-present)
See also: Om, Shrinebuilder, ex-Asbestos Death, ex-The Sabians
Matt Pike Guitars (1990-1998, 2009-present)
See also: High on Fire, ex-Kalas, ex-Asbestos Death
Jason Roeder Drums (2009-present)
See also: Neurosis, Tribes of Neurot, ex-A Storm of Light (live), ex-Violent Coercion
Chris Hakius Drums (1990-1998, 2009)
See also: ex-The Sabians, ex-Asbestos Death, ex-Om, ex-Shrinebuilder
Justin Marler Guitars (1990-1992)
See also: ex-The Sabians
Added by: LESSthanZOMBIE Modified by: SnakeKing4151513
Added on: 2002-09-19 21:27:44 Last modified on: 2014-11-22 07:24:51
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