Left Spine Down
Kanada / Canada
Date of establishing :
cyberpunk, digital hardcore, electronic, industrial
Band members:kAINE D3L4Y - vocals
Jeremy Inkel - keyboards, programming
Matt Girvan - guitar
Galen Waling - drums
Biography: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 has no shortage of firepower both on stage and in the studio.
The band self released their first album entitled the Smartbom 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 YoungO 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.
March 2009 saw the band release Voltage 2.3 Remixed & Revisted again on Synthetic Sounds and 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 KMFDM, Tim Skold, Revco, Combichrist, XP8, Download, 16 Volt, The Birthday Massacre, Seb Komor and DJ? Acucrack.
In September 2009 the band embarked on a North American wide tour playing major venues opening for Al Jourgensen’s Revolting Cocks: ‘LuBriCaTouR’ alongside legendary sideshow performer Jim Rose. In support of the tour the band released a second remix album this time a Double CD entitled Smartbomb 2.3 The Underground Mixes again on Synthetic Sounds and featuring artists as diverse as mind.in.a.box, Angelspit, Dismantled, Cyanotic, Memmaker, Psy'Aviah, Decree, Amduscia, Decoded Feedback and Helalyn Flowers to just name a few. The 2nd disc is also an Enhanced CD that features all 3 of the band’s Music Videos in iPod ready format.
October 2009 saw the band take its fight to the European Market via leading Darkrock and Industrial Label Danse Macabre Records, who are releasing the bands first two albums in a Double CD entitled Fighting For Voltage: Deluxe Edition on October 16th.
May and June 2010 saw the band hit the road for their second North American tour this time as the special guest opening act on the Midi Ghetto tour featuring legendary machine rock co-headliners 16VOLT and Chemlab. The tour featured a stop at the largest industrial music festival in North America; the Kinetik Festival in Montreal.