Primitive Race

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Primitive Race
Origin Denver, Colorado, United States
Genres Industrial rock, industrial metal, alternative rock
Years active 2013–present
Labels Unsigned
Associated acts Revolting Cocks
Website www.primitiverace.com
Members Chris Kniker - Founder
Luc Van Acker
Raymond Watts
Dave Ogilvie
Mark Gemini Thwaite
Erie Loch
Graham Crabb
Burton C. Bell
Kourtney Klein

Primitive Race is an international industrial supergroup, created by Chris Kniker, and featuring Luc Van Acker (Revolting Cocks), Raymond Watts (PIG, KMFDM), Dave Ogilvie (Skinny Puppy), Mark Gemini Thwaite (Peter Murphy, Tricky, Mob Research, The Mission, Gary Numan), Erie Loch (LUXT, Blownload, Exageist), Graham Crabb (Pop Will Eat Itself), Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory), and Kourtney Klein (Combichrist, Nitzer Ebb).

The project began as a social media campaign on Twitter[1] and has since incorporated a successful crowd funding element on Indiegogo. Followed by a pre-release sampler made available on September 13, 2013 via SoundCloud,[2] announced on @tweakermusic,[3] @primitiverace[4] and as reported on metal underground[5]

Burton C. Bell confirmed his work with Primitive Race through an article published by webpage Blabbermouth on 20 September 2013.[6]

Primitive Race published an interview featuring Graham Crabb on YouTube[7] on September 26, 2013 detailing how the band collaborates, produces and constructs their music.

Members[edit]

  • Chris Kniker – Bass, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Announced May 10, 2013 [8]
  • Luc Van Acker – Vocals, Programming, Guitar, Bass – Announced April 13, 2013 [9]
  • Raymond Watts – Vocals, Programming, Guitar – Announced April 26, 2013
  • Dave Ogilvie – Programming, Mixing – Announced May 17, 2013 [10]
  • Mark Gemini Thwaite – Guitar, Programming, Bass – Announced May 31, 2013 [11]
  • Erie Loch - Programming, Guitar, Bass, Visuals – Announced June 2, 2013 [12]
  • Graham Crabb – Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Programming – Announced June 14, 2013
  • Burton Christopher Bell - Vocals - Announced September 12, 2013 [13]
  • Kourtney Klein - Vocals, programming, mixing - Announced November 8, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We're an industrial project by some of your favorite artists. More will be revealed in good time.". Twitter. March 23, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Primitive Race Sampler". SoundCloud. September 13, 2013. Retrieved September 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "New Primitive Race sounds: Primitive Race Sampler http://soundcloud.com/primitiverace/primitive-race-sampler … on #SoundCloud.". Twitter. September 13, 2013. Retrieved September 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Since you cant wait for us to unveil material properly. The way we'd like here's some noise to prove there's songs. http://bit.ly/14QDKsw.". Twitter. September 13, 2013. Retrieved September 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Primitive Race Posts Debut Album Teaser". metal underground. September 22, 2013. Retrieved September 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "he will sing on the new album from PRIMITIVE RACE". Blabbermouth. September 20, 2013. Retrieved September 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Meet Crabbi of Primitive Race". YouTube. September 23, 2013. Retrieved September 26, 2013. 
  8. ^ "I am @Kniker some of my credits are here: http://bit.ly/WBQOU4 here's an old pic of @ChrisVrenna and I http://twitpic.com/cpokcu". Twitter. May 10, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Our 1st publicly known member is an original #RevoltingCocks @lucvanacker! Credits: http://bit.ly/16Uq9Ti @waxtraxchicago #waxtrax #gumby". Twitter. April 13, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  10. ^ "You heard him! Dave Ogilvie is the latest card carrying member of Primitive Race! RT @rabbitwithhorns: @primitiverace Sounds like a plan!!". Twitter. May 17, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Our next conspirator is Mark Thwaite of @petermurphyinfo's band among others! More info on MGT here: http://bit.ly/13r5dBd @schecter_guitar". Twitter. May 31, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Our latest conspirator is studio genius Erie Loch! He's remixed: #Ministry, #RevCo, @tweakermusic @_caustic_ @RealLordsOfAcid @egolikeness". Twitter. June 2, 2013. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Time to send some tracks to my buddy Burton C. Bell to work on some @primitiverace vocals. pic.twitter.com/KxInonHJnP". Twitter. September 12, 2013. Retrieved September 12, 2013. 

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