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Floater is a hard rock/heavy metal band currently based in Portland, Oregon. They are well-known for their progressive concept albums and stylized storytelling, as well as their small yet devoted fanbase and their frequent shows in the Willamette Valley area.
** Combining heavy primal rhythms, chunks of metalesque guitar and soaring Middle Eastern tinged melodies, Floater spiral from somber, contemplative and atmospheric, to furious hook-laden blasts of rage. The riveting lyrics of isolation and insanity are set against dark and moody aural landscapes, ambient sampling montages, and savage instrumental punch; all woven into a 68 minute, 17 song conceptual opus. Sink received a preliminary Grammy nomination in the category of Best Rock Album . "Not the standard mix of radio singles and album filler, but something that flows smoothly and brilliantly from start to finish." â€”(Pandemonium)...
|years active||1993 - present|
|country||United States of America|
|music genre||Hard rock, Heavy metal|
|current members|| Dave Amador|
Robert "Rob" Wynia