Helms Alee

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Helms Alee
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Background information
Origin Seattle, Washington, United States
Genres Sludge metal, noise rock, post-hardcore
Years active 2007 (2007)–present
Labels Hydra Head, Sargent House
Associated acts Harkonen, Roy

Helms Alee is an American rock band that formed in 2007.[1] Based in Seattle, Helms Alee features Ben Verellen, former member of Harkonen and Roy.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] Helms Alee released three albums, Night Terror (2008) and Weatherhead (2011), through Hydra Head Records, and Sleepwalking Sailors (2014) through Sargent House (to which the band signed in 2013 [10]). "Helms Alee" is a nautical term, included in the commands for tacking a sailboat.

Band members[edit]

  • Dana James – bass guitar
  • Hozoji Margullis – drum kit
  • Ben Verellen – guitar

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

Extended plays and splits

  • Helms Alee (2007, Rome Plow)
  • All About Friends Forever: Volume 4 (2013, independent)[11]
  • Helms Alee / Ladder Devils (2013, Brutal Panda)[12]
  • Helms Alee / Tacos! (2013, Violent Hippy)
  • Helms Alee / Young Widows 12" (2014, Sargent House)

Singles

  • "Lionize" / "Truely" (2008, Hydra Head)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "Helms Alee – Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ Zwickel, Jonathan (December 5, 2008). "Metal band Helms Alee sees imperfection as a good thing". The Seattle Times. The Seattle Times Company. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ Matson, Andrew (June 20, 2011). "Seattle band Helms Alee — beautiful metal". The Seattle Times. The Seattle Times Company. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ Mehling, Shane (June 8, 2011). "Exclusive: Helms Alee - '8/16'". Decibel. Red Flag Media. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ Foley, Justin (July 19, 2011). "The Austerity Program's Justin Foley Interviews Helms Alee". MetalSucks. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ Levin, Hannah (October 1, 2008). "Helms Alee is Almost Famous". Seattle Weekly. Village Voice Media. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  7. ^ Begrand, Adrien (February 16, 2012). "Helms Alee Go Late-'80s/Early-'90s in Inspired New Video". MSN. Microsoft. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  8. ^ Yancey, Bryne (May 31, 2011). "Helms Alee announce 'Weatherhead'". Punknews.org. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  9. ^ AltPress Staff (2011). "File Under: Arty psych-sludge". Alternative Press. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b Adams, Gregory (November 26, 2013). "Helms Alee Announce Sargent House Debut 'Sleepwalking Sailors,' Premiere New Track". Exclaim!. Retrieved December 5, 2013. 
  11. ^ Revolver Staff (May 10, 2013). "Exclusive: Helms Alee Premiere Cover of Heart's "Magic Man"". Revolver. New Bay Media. Retrieved December 5, 2013. 
  12. ^ Currin, Grayson Haver (August 8, 2013). "Helms Alee: "Not Dot"". Pitchfork. Retrieved December 5, 2013. 

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