Helms Alee

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Helms Alee
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Background information
OriginSeattle, Washington, United States
GenresSludge metal, noise rock, post-hardcore
Years active2007 (2007)–present
LabelsHydra Head, Sargent House
Associated actsHarkonen, 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 four albums, Night Terror (2008) and Weatherhead (2011), through Hydra Head Records,as well as Sleepwalking Sailors (2014) and Stillicide (2016) 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. Archived from the original on August 4, 2011. Retrieved April 19, 2012.
  3. ^ Matson, Andrew (June 20, 2011). "Seattle band Helms Alee — beautiful metal". The Seattle Times. The Seattle Times Company. Archived from the original on April 19, 2012. 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. Archived from the original on January 4, 2013. 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. Archived from the original on September 28, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  12. ^ Currin, Grayson Haver (August 8, 2013). "Helms Alee: "Not Dot"". Pitchfork. Retrieved December 5, 2013.

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