Rex (band)

Rex (band)

Infobox musical artist |
Name = Rex


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Years_active = 1994 – 1999
Origin = Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genre = Slowcore, Sadcore, Indie rock
Label = Southern Records, Perishable Records
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Current_members =
Past_members = Doug Scharin Curtis Harvey Phil Spirito Kirsten McCord Mike Billingsley

Rex was an American Indie rock band formed in 1994 (though an early version of the band was formed in 1991). Rex was considered one of the most important and influential slowcore bands [ [http://www.stewartlee.co.uk/press/writtenformoney/1997-oc5th-rachels_rex-sunday_times.htm Sunday Times review] ] [ [http://docs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/ST/lib00155,0EAF900F065691DC.html Fort Worth Star-Telegram review] ] and released three albums and one EP on Southern Records, as well as a collaboration with Red Red Meat (under the name Loftus) on Perishable Records. Members included Doug Scharin (who was also a member of Codeine, HiM, and June of 44), Curtis Harvey (Pullman), and Phil Spirito (Orso).

Discography

Albums

*"rex" (1995)
*"C" (1996)
*"3" (1997)

EPs

*"Waltz" (1996)

Collaborations

*"Loftus" (with Red Red Meat) (1999)

External links

* [http://www.southern.com/southern/band/REX00/ Rex at Southern Records]
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:0nfqxq9gldje~T1 Rex at Allmusic]
* [http://www.perishablerecords.com/loftus.html Loftus at Perishable Records]

References


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