Men As Trees
|Men As Trees|
|Origin||Auburn Hills, Michigan|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitars, drums, keyboard, melodica, violin|
|Associated acts||Lungs, Locktender, Docile Bodies|
|Members||Andrew Kallicragas, Jason Kallicragas, Nick Yonce, Frank Tedeschi|
|Past members||Brian Keene, Kyle Babcock, Dave Armitage|
Men As Trees is a band from Auburn Hills, Michigan, north of Detroit and home of Oakland University. Formed in 2003 the band sought to combine punk, hardcore and instrumental music into a form that is now often described as a hybrid of screamo and post-rock, and that strives for intensity, both in quick, frantic bursts and longer, patient contemplations. Most notable and referred to as having an epic sound which draws them to the forefront of their blend of genres.
Men As Trees quietly recorded/released a demo and EP online in '05/6 but began to attract notice with their two song EP, live From the Crow's Nest Looking Out which preceded their first tour in February 2007. 2007 also saw the release of the band's first full length CD Six Waves In, followed by more touring in the U.S. and Canada and the release, less than a year later, of their most highly refined and best received album to date, Weltschmerz. Men As Trees maintain their DIY roots in many ways, one of which is by offering all of their music for free download .
After taking a two year hiatus to pursue family/travel/school/work, the members of Men As Trees have relocated and reformed as Locktender in Cleveland, OH. Locktender is a concept focused hardcore band concentrating on artists and their works interpreted through music, lyrics & art.
- Warred on by Cranes EP (2006)
- From The Crows Nest Looking Out EP (2007)
- Six Waves In Daijoubu Records (2007)
- Weltschmerz Daijoubu Records (2008) 
- Men As Trees/Single State of Man Split 7" Vinyl icorrupt records, Synalgie Records, Still Leben Records, LaLa, Emuzah Records  (2009)
- 4Way Split Men As Trees/Le Pré Où Je Suis Mort/Dolcim/Dying in Motion 12" Vinyl co-released Ape Must Not Kill Ape / Arctic Radar / Communication Is Not Words / IFB / Moment Of Collapse (2010)
- scenepointblank: Men as Trees - Weltschmerz
- La Dispute: Somewhere At The Bottom Of The River Between Vega And Altair - Strangeglue - Music News, Views and Reviews
- Interpunk.com - The Ultimate Punk Music Store
- MEN AS TREES / DYING IN MOTION / LE PRE OU JE SUIS MORT / DOLCIM $11.00, VINYL JUNKIE DISTRO, get your fix!
- Untitled Document
- Punknews.org | Zach Walks Away, Men As Trees, Vicious Cycle
- Men As Trees - From The Crow's Nest, Looking Out - WWW.METALSETLISTS.COM
- Men As Trees biography
- Men As Trees & Single State Of Man – Euro tour : Vile Noise
- Pinnacle Magazine » screamo
- allmusic ((( Men as Trees > Overview )))
- SINGLE STATE OF MAN split with MEN AS TREES 7'' (black) synalgie records | vinyl CD DVD t-shirt | www.musicfearsatan.com
- Single State Of Man | Men As Trees - Single State Of Man | Men As Trees (Vinyl) at Discogs
- communication is not words : com08