Dope Stars Inc.
Włochy / Italy
Date of establishing :
electronic, industrial, industrial metal, industrial rock
Band members:Victor Love - producer, vocals, guitar, synthesizers, drum machine
La Nuit - guitar, live backing vocals
Darin Yevonde - bass, live backing vocals
Ash Rexy - Keyboards
Mark Mad'Honey - Drums
Biography:With lyrics inspired by Cyberpunk imagery and subculture Dope Stars Inc. have beeen mixing industrial beats, acid synths and distorted sounds with a bratty rock’n’roll sound and attitude since their foundation in may 2003.
With their debut self-produced EP “10.000 Watts Of Artificial Pleasures” the band catched the interest of the international press and and got immediately signed with Trisol Music Group to release worldwide two albums,“Neuromance” (2005) and “Gigahearts” (2006), infecting through the years an horde of loyal fans and spreading like a virus over communities and golobal networks. The band toured intensively between 2005 and 2008 performing on stages across all Europe and supporting bands like London After Midnight, Kirlian Camera, ASP, Apoptygma Berzerk, Nightwish, Combichrist, My Dying Bride among the others. The band also performed at the biggest European festivals like Mera Luna, Wave Gotik Treffen, Amphi Festival, Summer Darkness, On A Dark Winter Night, Infest UK and Trash Fest I & II in Finland. Songs of Dope Stars Inc. also appeared 3 times on the soundtrack albums of the horror movie saga of "Saw". Before the release of the new studio album an advance EP including 2 tracks from the full length and titled "Criminal Intents / Morning Star - Double Feature EP" has been released worldwide on 21st April 2009.
The new 3rd studio album “21st Century Slave” will be released worldwide between 14 and 21 July 2009. The album has been licensed to Trisol Music Group in Europe, Metropolis Records in North America, Subsound Records in Italy and Death Watch Asia in Japan.