Whitehorse Artist Biography

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Name: Whitehorse
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Popular Tags: Sludge, doom metal, folk, drone doom, drone,

Published/Updated: 14 Apr 2006, 12:20

Biography: There are at least two artists sharing the name "Whitehorse" ;

1. A Canadian folk duo
2. An Australian sludge band

1. Whitehorse is a folk group from Hamilton, Ontario. Six Shooter Records' Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet. They have been individually recognized with awards and nominations from the Juno Awards, the Canadian Folk Music Awards, the Hamilton Music Awards, the Independent Music Awards and the Polaris Prize. "Whitehorse" joins Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe for shows across Ontario.

Luke was Sarah McLachlan touring guitarist while Melissa opened many Blue Rodeo shows as a soloist.

2. Whitehorse are based in Melbourne, Australia. They play slow, heavy, sludge.

Releases include:
1. West of the Sun/Oceans Turn to Black [sweatlung] (out of print) - 2005
2. Caverns [sweatlung] - recorded for thier June/July 2005 Japan Tour - (out of print) -2005
3. Live at Sinkagura, Osaka Japan. [sweatlung] - (out of print) - 2005
4. Fire to Light the Way / Everything Ablaze 12" [Conspiracy] - (out of print) - 2006
5. Whitehorse 2xCD [20 Buck Spin] - (out of print) - 2007
6. Document : 250407 cassette [Sabbatical / Sweatlung] (out of print) - 2010
7. Document : 250407 12" [Blind Date] - 2011
8. Progression CD [Sweatlung] - 2011
9. The Body / Whitehorse - split 7" [Aum War / Sweatlung] - 2011
10. Whitehorse - Progression LP / digital (USA) [At A Loss] - LP in production due late 2011 / available now digitally.

Thier line-up is currently
Pete (Collapsed Toilet Vietnam / Pneumatic Slaughter / Occult Blood / 731)- Vocals
Peter (Pneumatic Slaughter)
Adrian (Black Jesus / Fallout / 731 / Demonother)
Dave (Ivens / Encircling Sea)
Dan (Nation Blue)

Past members:
Robert (Grey Daturas / Collapsed Toilet Vietnam)
Yeap (Pisschrist / ABC Weapons / Kromosom) - Guitar
Ramez (ABC Weapons / Thrall)- Guitar
Emile - Drums
Grover (Absoluten Calfeutrail / Dead Boomers / Collapsed Toilet Vietnam)- Squalls
Simon (TAX / Collapsed Toilet Vietnam) - Bass
Dase (Encircling Sea) - Guitar (West of the Sun / Oceans Turn to Black cd only)
Brent (Heirs) - Guitar (Oceans / Caverns / Live in Japan cds)
Bob (Nekrasov) - Guitar (Caverns / Live in Japan cds)

Guests on recording:
Max (Agents Of Abhorrence / Internal Rot) (second drums on Oceans)
Ben (Agents Of Abhorrence / My Disco) (pedal noise on Oceans)

Whitehorse have toured Australia / Japan (2005) / USA (2007 / 2011)

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