Eight Bells (band)

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Eight Bells
Origin Portland, Oregon, United States
Genres Experimental rock, hard rock
Labels Seventh Rule Recordings, The Flenser
Associated acts SubArachnoid Space
Website Eight Bells official website
Members Melynda Jackson, Christopher Van Huffel, Haley Westeiner

Eight Bells is an experimental heavy rock band based in Portland, Oregon. It was formed by guitar player Melynda Jackson after SubArachnoid Space disbanded in 2011.[1][2] She was joined by SubArachnoid Space drummer Christopher Van Huffel and bassist Haley Westeiner. They describe their music as expressionistic experimental metal.[3] Their first album, 'The Captain's Daughter' was released 19 February 2013 by Seventh Rule Recordings.[4][5][6][7] The band toured in April 2013 to promote the album.[8]


  1. ^ "Interview: Eight Bells Frontwoman Melynda Jackson Discusses Her Writing Process, Fuzz Pedals and More". guitarworld.com. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Melynda Jackson Talks About New Band Eight Bells". metalassault.com. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Eight Bells Home Page". eightbellsband.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Captain's Daughter by Eight Bells". seventhrule.com. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Album Review: Eight Bells, The Captain's Daughter". wweek.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Album Review: Eight Bells – The Captain’s Daughter". ironhops.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "CVLT Nation Interviews Eight Bells". cvltnation.com. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  8. ^ "Interview: Eight Bells’ Melynda Jackson". invisibleoranges.com. Retrieved 24 May 2013.