Based in Vancouver, Canada, LEFT SPINE DOWN (also known by the acronym LSD) plays a brand of music called Cyberpunk that fuses the sounds of Industrial, Metal, Punk and Electronica.
The band features Jeremy Inkel of Industrial music legends FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY & NOISE UNIT and also Denyss McKnight the former bass player of Vancouver punk heavyweights THE BLACK HALOS. The band has no shortage of firepower both on stage and in the studio.
The band self released their first album entitled the SMARTBOMB EP in June 2007, and it was met with a frenzied reception from fans and critics worldwide. The EP was produced by FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY/NOISE UNIT/UNIT 187's CHRIS PETERSON.
Their full length release FIGHTING FOR VOLTAGE saw the band combining efforts with mastering giant SHAUN THINGVOLD (SKINNY PUPPY/STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/LAMB OF GOD/K-OS) and again with CHRIS PETERSON. The album was released in Canada on April 22, 2008 by Canadian label SYNTHETIC SOUNDS, distributed across Canada by Indie Pool and released on September 23rd 2008 in the USA by BIT RIOT RECORDS/WTII RECORDS.
In March 2009 the band released VOLTAGE 2.3 REMIXED & REVISTED again on SYNTHETIC SOUNDS featuring one new original song plus covers of Nirvana's "Territorial Pissings" and Joy Division's "She's Lost Control". The album features remix's from a literal who's who of the Industrial music world today including Tim Skold, KMFDM, Revco, Combichrist, XP8, Download, 16 Volt, The Birthday Massacre, Seb Komor and DJ? Acucrack.
The band has been very active in the Vancouver live music scene over the last few years sharing the stage with ohGr, The Birthday Massacre, Combichrist, DOA, Genitorturers, 16Volt, Rabbit Junk and Chemlab to name a few.
With four Canadian tours in two years already under their belts; including a support position for SNFU's 2008 Canadian tour; primetime slots at the 2008 New Music West (NMW) festival in Vancouver and the 2009 Canadian Music Week (CMW) in Toronto; the boys have already begun working on their follow up LP expected to drop in early 2010.
The band was asked to open the Revolting Cocks fall 2009 North American 'LuBriCaTouR' that will see the boys playing major venues along with legendary sideshow performer Jim Rose.
Visit the band's official site for Merch, Links and lots more >> www.leftspinedown.com