Failure was an influential American alternative and space rock band active in the 1990s.
Failure formed around 1990 by Ken Andrews (vocalist, guitarist and songwriter), Greg Edwards (bassist, songwriter), and (drummer) Robert Gauss. Ken Andrews and Greg Edwards met one another through classified ad in Los Angeles. From there the two started recording four track demos and playing gigs around LA with Gauss. Just over a year after forming, Failure was signed to Slash Records, a Warner Brothers imprint label, around 1991. After the release of ''Comfort'' (1992), drummer Robert Gauss left the band. Greg Edwards played drums on the band's sophomore effort ''Magnified'' (1994), with John Dargahi assisting. Following the release of ''Magnified'', Failure went on tour with fellow rockers Tool. The band's third and final album ''Fantastic Planet'' (1996) was released after a year and a half delay. Troy Van Leeuwen joined the band as lead guitarist when the band toured to support ''Fantastic Planet''. Of note, Failure joined the Lollapalooza tour in 1997, playing the main stage. Also in 1997, they recorded a cover of Depeche Mode's ''Enjoy The Silence'' for a tribute album, ''For...