Apartment 26

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Apartment 26
Apartment 26.jpg
Apartment 26, 2000
Background information
Origin Leamington Spa, England
Genres Nu metal, alternative metal,[1] industrial metal
Years active 1999–2004
Labels Hollywood Records
Atlantic Records
Murph Records
Website Official website
Members Terence 'Biff' Butler (Vocals)
Jon Greasley (Guitar)
Louis Cruden (Bass)
Andy Huckvale (Keyboards/Programming)
Kevin Temple (Drums)
Brad Booker (Drums)

Apartment 26 was a metal band from Leamington Spa, England. They played Ozzfest in 1999 and split up in 2004. They worked with Tchad Blake, at Real World Studios, on their self-financed Music For The Massive, having scrapped "Album 1.5" after two years of production. The result was a tighter band, and looser "live" sound, captured by Blake by making the band perform live in the recording studio. After selling the finished record to Atlantic/WEA, the label shed half of its roster during a merge with Elektra Records, including Apartment 26. The single "Give Me More" was a minor Modern Rock hit in 2004.

Their name comes from David Lynch's Eraserhead, in which the character lives in Apartment 26. Vocalist Terence 'Biff' Butler is the son of Black Sabbath bassist, Geezer Butler.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Within EP (1999) (Murph Records)[2]
  • Hallucinating (2000) (Hollywood Records)
  • Music for the Massive (2004) (Atlantic/Wea)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Positions[3] Album
US Mainstream Rock
2000 "Basic Breakdown" No. 33 Hallucinating
2004 "Give Me More" No. 39 Music for the Massive

Soundtracks[edit]

Apartment 26's songs have been included on the following soundtracks:

Group members[edit]

  • Biff Butler: vocals
  • Jon Greasley: guitar
  • Louis Cruden: bass
  • Andy Huckvale: keyboards/programming
  • Kevin Temple: drums (formerly of Die Warzau, Sister Machine Gun)
  • Brad Booker: drums (formerly of Stir, Gravity Kills)
  • Jeremey Colson: drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sharpe-Young, Garry. "Rockdetector Biography". Retrieved 2008-09-14. 
  2. ^ Discogs.com
  3. ^ Apartment 26 Charts at Allmusic

External links[edit]