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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Sinatra [Album Version]
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Give It

Albums

  • Dead to the World

    Oct 2016 • 11 songs

  • Bad News

    Oct 2016 • 1 song

  • Bad News

    Oct 2016 • 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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