"Kinesis" were a rock band from Bolton, England. The group formed in September 2000. Their first recording was the five track, self-released EP "The Flowers Are Dead", which was followed up by a mini-album entitled "Worship Yourself". This mini-album was released on the band's own 'White Noise Recordings' record label. At that time, the ages of the band ranged from 16 to 18. Rave reviews of "Worship Yourself" in publications such as Kerrang! helped the band build up a dedicated, if small, fan base in Britain, fuelling record company interest. The band signed a record deal with Independiente Records in 2002.
They released their first full-length album "Handshakes For Bullets" in September 2003 on Independiente. The band toured the UK on a number of occasions, and also played concerts in New York (as part of the CMJ music festival), Texas (as part of the South By Southwest festival) and Tokyo. Kinesis played concerts supporting numerous bands, the most prominent of which were; Linkin Park, Muse, Manic Street Preachers, Biffy Clyro, Hundred Reasons and Lostprophets. They also performed on a number of their own headline tours, often handpicking supporting bands. On at least one ...