MINIM (band)

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MINIM
Origin Vigo, Galicia, Spain
Genres Industrial rock, industrial metal, punk rock
Years active 2006–present
Labels Mutante Records
Associated acts Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy, KMFDM, The Prodigy, Rammstein, Marilyn Manson Rob Zombie, Freak XXI
Website www.minim-music.com
Members Fran Pajares
Tino Álvarez
Aitor Míguez
Rober Escrich
Nacho González
Past members Gerry González, Iago Lorenzo, Hal 9000 (Los Piratas)

MINIM is a Spanish industrial rock band founded in 2006 in Vigo, Galicia.

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

The band was born in late 2006 in Vigo, when they recorded their first EP with four tracks 22:22 and 2 remixes.

After playing in 2007 all over Spain decide to take a little break.

In mid-2008 the band reappeared with some lineup changes. Continue in lead vocals, Fran Pajares and on synths, vocals and guitars, Tino Álvarez. To they are joined on guitar, Aitor Míguez, on bass, Robert Escrich and drummer Nacho González. They continue giving concerts, offering them a great show of lights and images, which no doubt characterized the band. It's now, when they begin to receive the first recognitions, winning several awards and competitions like XII Concuros de Pop Rock de Rivas Vaciamadrid. The press also began to take note, and they also got some minutes on the radio waves.

9567: Here even it's yesterday[edit]

In March 2010, come onto the market their first album 9567: Here even it's yesterday. This album was released with Mutant-e Records under license from Creative Commons, and it published on their website to be downloaded freely. This will mark a turning point in the history of the band because from their server the album achieved 1350 downloads in 3 months and the name of MINIM starts ringing throughout Europe, Russia, Japan and the United States.

Discography[edit]

Year Name Format
2006 22:22 EP
2009 Avance 2009 EP
2009 MINIM Live DVD
2010 9567: Here even it´s yesterday LP

Collections in which they appear:

Year Name Company
2007 La Tierra de los Sueños Vol.4 Gente Gótica
2009 Aequilibrium: man vs machine Mutant-e Records
2010 Laboratorio de Sonidos Vol.1 In Vento Records
2010 Gothic Visions II Echozone Records
2010 Crank Music Vol.1 Crank Music Prod.
2011 Aequilibrium 2.0 Mutant-e Records

References[edit]

  1. La voz de Galicia. “ Los exponentes del rock i ndustrial vigués se van a hacer «las Europas»”
  2. Genética Rock. “MINIM y los tiempos modernos”
  3. Metalicia. Banda de la semana nº3 [1]
  4. Radio Umbria. Interview [2]
  5. Rock Estatal. Interview "MINIM Adrenalina de Fusión"

Album reviews

  1. Desde el altavoz [3]
  2. Metal Total [4]
  3. Noise Zone [5]
  4. Side Line [6]
  5. Rock in Spain [7]

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