William Kopecky

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William Kopecky
Also known as Bill Kopecky
Born (1969-11-17) November 17, 1969 (age 47)
Origin Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Genres progressive rock, progressive metal, Heavy metal
Instruments Bass guitar, keyboard, sitar
Years active 1999–present
Labels Musea, M.A.C.E., Cyclops, Mellow, Unicorn Digital
Associated acts Kopecky, Michael Angelo Batio, Far Corner, Yeti Rain, Snarling Adjective Convention, Truth Squad, Haiku Funeral, The Flyin' Ryan Brothers, Par Lindh Project, Tempest
Notable instruments
Axtra custom basses
Music Man Bongo
Warwick Corvette
Roland V-Bass

William Kopecky (born November 17, 1969) is an American musician from Racine, Wisconsin. He currently resides in France and 2011 work with Haiku Funeral featured his spoken-word delivery of dark poetry.[1] He is known for playing bass, keyboards and sitar in the band Kopecky with his two brothers, Joe and Paul. He also contributed to numerous progressive rock acts, including Far Corner, Parallel Mind, Pär Lindh Project. Kopecky has put forward that the dark, moody at times oppressive atmosphere of the Yeti Rain project is influenced by storms.[1] The heavy prog rock of Kopecky's Snarling Adjective Convention projects features group improvisation.[1] In a 10-April 2011 interview, Kopecky stated that a new Far Corner album is underway, but may not come out on Cuneiform due to the label's already set release schedule.[1]


Kopecky lists his influences as the following:


Selected discography[edit]


  • "Biography". William Kopecky. Retrieved 2008-08-17. 
  1. ^ a b c d https://archive.org/details/WilliamKopeckyInterview25-april2010, Interviews on Outsight Radio Hours

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