Long Distance Calling (band)

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Long Distance Calling
Long distance calling - live in frankfurt - 2010 - 1.jpg
Live in Frankfurt (2010)
Background information
Origin Münster, Germany
Genres Post-metal, avant-garde metal, progressive metal
Years active 2006 – present
Labels Superball, Inside Out
Associated acts Zodiac
Website www.longdistancecalling.de
Members David Jordan
Janosch Rathmer
Florian Füntmann
Jan Hoffmann

Long Distance Calling is a post-rock band from Münster, Germany, formed in 2006. The majority of their tracks are extended instrumentals.

History[edit]

Long Distance Calling collaborated with guest vocalists including Peter Dolving from The Haunted ("Built Without Hands" from Satellite Bay), John Bush from Armored Saint ( ex-Anthrax) ("Middleville" from Long Distance Calling) and Jonas Renkse from Swedish metal band Katatonia ("The Nearing Grave" from Avoid The Light).

As of 2018, Long Distance Calling have released six full-length albums, including: Satellite Bay (2007),[1][2] Avoid the Light (2009),[3][4][5] Long Distance Calling (2011),[6][7][8] The Flood Inside (2013), Nighthawk (2014)[9] and Boundless (2018).[10][11] The band also released two demos and/or split-EPs: DMNSTRTN (2006) and 090208 (2008).

In 2008, the band played at the Rock am Ring[12] and Roadburn festivals. The group toured Germany in 2009.[13] In 2010, Long Distance Calling and Finnish death/doom band Swallow The Sun supported Katatonia during the New Night Over Europe tour.[14] They most recently supported Protest The Hero on their 2012 European tour. Off the back of the release of Boundless the band will be performing live at a number of European summer festivals, including Wacken Open Air 2018.[15]

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • David Jordan – guitar
  • Janosch Rathmer – drums
  • Florian Füntmann – guitar
  • Jan Hoffmann – bass

Past members[edit]

  • Petter Carlsen - vocals

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Demos & split-EPs[edit]

  • 2006: DMNSTRTN (Limited Demo-album)
  • 2008: 090208 (Viva Hate/Cargo Records, Split-EP with Leech)
  • 2014: Nighthawk (Avoid the Light Records)

Singles and music videos[edit]

  • "Jungfernflug" (2008)
  • "Into the Black Wide Open" (2012)
  • "Tell The End" (2013)
  • "Getaway" (2016)
  • "Trauma" (2016)
  • "Out There" (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AllMusic | Record Reviews, Streaming Songs, Genres & Bands". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  2. ^ "Long Distance Calling – Satellite Bay review – Metal Storm". Metalstorm.ee. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Avoid the Light - Long Distance Calling | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-05-24.
  4. ^ "Muzik Reviews". Muzik Reviews. 20 May 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  5. ^ Album review by Stephen Toman. "Long Distance Calling – Avoid the Light". The Skinny. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  6. ^ "Long Distance Calling – Long Distance Calling". The Midlands Rocks. 27 March 2011. Archived from the original on 18 November 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  7. ^ "Long Distance Calling – Long Distance Calling (Album Review) – Stereoboard UK". Stereoboard.com. 8 March 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  8. ^ Ray, John (4 October 2011). "Review of Long Distance Calling – Self Titled". Metal Review. Archived from the original on 29 September 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Long Distance Calling". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  11. ^ "ALBUM REVIEW: Boundless - Long Distance Calling - Distorted Sound Magazine". Distorted Sound Magazine. 2018-01-30. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  12. ^ "Rock am Ring 2008 w Nürburgring (Nürburg) z dnia 6 VI 2008 – Last.fm". Lastfm.pl. 17 March 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  13. ^ "News | Long Distance Calling – Vorgeschmack auf das neue Album 09.03.2009 12:03". visions.de. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  14. ^ "Long Distance Calling To Support Katatonia On Tour – in Metal News". Metal Underground.com. 27 August 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  15. ^ "Wacken Open Air - Bands / Billing". www.wacken.com. Retrieved 2018-05-25.

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