Helmet

Helmet

Helmet

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Unsung
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In The Meantime
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Milquetoast [Album Version]
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Iron Head
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Exactly What You Wanted [Album Version]

Albums

  • Live and Rare

    Nov 2021 • 14 songs

  • Eterna

    Oct 2021 • 1 song

  • In the Ditch

    Apr 2021 • 1 song

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Helmet

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Like many influential bands, Helmet were born out of an unusual set of influences. Oregon-born guitarist and founder Page Hamilton had actually moved to New York City to study jazz, but found inspiration in the late '80s through post-punk acts Sonic Youth, Killing Joke, and Big Black, and envisioned a group that combined then-unusual tunings (particularly dropped D) with uneven and jazz-like time signatures and harmonies. The result was Helmet, the East Coast's answer to Seattle's then-underground sensation Soundgarden. Hamilton recruited bassist Henry Bogdan from Oregon, alon...
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