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Haken

Haken is a London-based Progressive rock/Progressive metal band. They were formed in 2007 by To-Meraguitaristandkeyboardist Richard Henshall and his two school friends Ross Jennings (vocals) and Matthew Marshall (guitar).Thebandcompleted their lineup with a keyboardist they met on an online forum, Peter Jones, and Jones' close friendanddrummerRaymond Hearne, and To-Mera guitarist Thomas MacLean became the band's bassist. They recorded a demo in2007thatcontained two tracks, 'Snow' and 'Souls'. With the demo they began to play small live venues in London, withsomegoodresponse. In 2008 they t ...read more

Haken is a London-based Progressive rock/Progressive metal band. They were formed in 2007 by To-Meraguitaristandkeyboardist Richard Henshall and his two school friends Ross Jennings (vocals) and Matthew Marshall (guitar).Thebandcompleted their lineup with a keyboardist they met on an online forum, Peter Jones, and Jones' close friendanddrummerRaymond Hearne, and To-Mera guitarist Thomas MacLean became the band's bassist. They recorded a demo in2007thatcontained two tracks, 'Snow' and 'Souls'. With the demo they began to play small live venues in London, withsomegoodresponse. In 2008 they then recorded four more songs, 'Manifolds', 'Blind', 'Sleeping Thoughts Wake' and 'BlackSeed',andreleased a full-length demo including all six existing tracks.

Later in 2008, Marshall and Jones left the band to pursue other careers. Charlie Griffiths, the guitarist for the bandLinearSphereand Anchorhead became a full time member of the band. The keyboardist Diego Tejeida joined the band in late2008as well. Asthey began to tour more, even opening a few UK shows for King's X, Sensory Records recognized themand offeredthem arecord deal. They began recording for their debut album, Aquarius, soon after, and it was released inMarch 2010. Theirfollow upalbum, Visions, was released in October 2011. « hide

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LPs
Affinity
2016

3.9
194 Votes
The Mountain
09/02/2013

4.1
593 Votes
Visions
2011

4
328 Votes
Aquarius
2010

3.9
278 Votes
EPs
Restoration
2014

3.9
135 Votes
Compilations
Enter the 5th Dimension (Demo)
2008

3.6
8 Votes

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