"Solace" is a Heavy Rock band hailing from the Jersey Shore, USA.
Formed in 1996 from the ashes of Atlantic Records artist Godspeed, Solace is best known in the Stoner Rock genre, but as guitarist and founding member Tommy Southard has said "We’re not a Stoner band, we’re a Rock ’n’ Roll band - a Heavy Rock band, a Metal band." The comparison of their albums to those of Black Sabbath, Queens of the Stone Age and Kyuss, as well as their live performances at Stoner Rock festivals such as America's Emissions from the Monolith and Europe's Roadburn Festival, have rooted them deeply in this genre of Rock, however.
In 1994, eastcoast rockers Godspeed were taken from their South Jersey basement and hurled into Electric Lady Studios to record their Atlantic Records debut album, ''Ride''. Featuring future Solace members Tommy Southard and Rob Hultz, Godspeed's major label run included a cover of "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" for Nativity In Black: A Tribute To Black Sabbath with Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, tours of the USA and Europe with Black Sabbath, Dio, Cathedral and Sugartooth, as well as a music video for their single "Houston Str...
|years active||1996 – Present|
|music genre||Heavy rock|
|origin||New Jersey, USA|
|current members||Jason (singer)|
|website||Die Drunk - The Official Solace Website|