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Hockey (band)


Hockey is an American indie rock band from Portland, Oregon

Contents

  • 1 Members
  • 2 History
  • 3 Discography
    • 31 Studio albums
    • 32 Singles
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Members

Until October 2010, the band consisted of singer Benjamin Grubin, guitarist Brian Stuart White, bassist Jeremy Reynolds, drummer Anthony Stassi and touring keyboardist Ryan Dolliver, and have been compared in their sound to bands such as The Strokes and LCD Soundsystem In October 2010 the band announced that Brian White and Anthony Stassi "have left the group to pursue other interests/horizons", as published on their Facebook page

History

The band released a home-made EP Mind Chaos in 2008, and they are now signed to Capitol Records in the US and Virgin Records in the UK

Hockey played on the stage of John Peel at Glastonbury 2009 In July 2009 they played on the Red Bull Bedrooms Jam Futures Stage at the T in the Park festival in Scotland They have also made appearances at the 2009 Bonnaroo Festival, and the main stage of the 2009 Hove Festival in Norway on 23 June The band's debut single "Too Fake" was released in the UK on March 16 The song was later sampled on a Big Sean track of the same name The band released "Learn To Lose" on June 1 ahead of their debut album Mind Chaos, which was released in the US on September 14 and in the UK on September 28

In late 2009, the band was chosen as one of Beyond Race Magazine's "50 Emerging Artists," resulting in a spot in the publication's #11 issue, as well as a Q&A for the magazine's site

In January 2012 the band announced that they had started recording their upcoming album, and hoped to have it finished by summer

In March 2018 singer Benjamin states "Hockey is dead" in a facebook post on the original Hockey facebook page On this post also announcing his new band called Brand, which finished recording the first album

Discography

Studio albums

  • Mind Chaos released September 28, 2009
  • Wyeth Is released May 7, 2013

Singles

  • 4 Track EP 2006
  • "Too Fake" March 16, 2009 #25 US Billboard Alternative Songs, #49 Rock Songs
  • "Learn to Lose" June 1, 2009
  • "Song Away" September 14, 2009

References

  1. ^ "Playing Hockey on my stereo" The Blue Walrus Retrieved 2009-01-28 
  2. ^ "Hockey couldn't give a puck about band buzz" stv Retrieved 2009-03-16 
  3. ^ "glastonbury/2009/artists/hockey" glastonbury/2009/artists/hockey Retrieved 2009-06-30 
  4. ^ "2009 line up" T in the Park Archived from the original on 2009-02-28 Retrieved 2009-09-29 
  5. ^ "Artists" Hove Festivalen Retrieved 2009-09-29 
  6. ^ "Hockey announce album, single and tour plans" NME Retrieved 2009-03-28 
  7. ^ Archived February 15, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Hockey Band Page - "Recording is very underway"" Facebook Retrieved 4 March 2012 
  9. ^ "Mind Chaos: Hockey: Amazoncouk: Music" Amazoncouk Retrieved 2012-03-31 
  10. ^ "Wyeth Is: Hockey" Hockey Official Tumblr Retrieved 2013-05-13 
  11. ^ https://wwwbillboardcom/artist/303545/hockey/chartf=377

External links

  • Official website
  • Hockey at AllMusic
  • Interview on MusicVirginCom
  • Talking Shop: Hockey, interview from BBC


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