Lock Up's History (Biography)

Lock Up is a deathgrind side project originally formed by Shane Embury (Napalm Death, Venomous Concept), Nicholas Barker (ex-Cradle Of Filth, Dimmu Borgir) and Jesse Pintado (Napalm Death, Terrorizer). Lock Up was joined by Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy) for its debut album, 1999's Pleasures Pave Sewers, and Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates, Disfear) for 2002's Hate Breeds Suffering and a Japanese tour.

Official site: http://www.myspace.com/lockup

Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/lockup

Genre(s): Deathgrind

Country: United Kingdom

Festivals: Global East Rock Festival Georgia 2011

Added by: TNRR

The band was later joined by guitarist Anton Reisenegger (Chile's Pentagram and Criminal) in place of the late Pintado.

Lock Up have played very few live shows. In 2009, the band announced that they would play the Damnation Festival that year. The line-up featured Embury, Barker, Lindberg and Reisenegger. It was touted as the bands last ever live show; however, they later booked more shows for 2010.

Lock Up's Current Members

  • Shane Embury – bass  (1998–present)
  • Nicholas Barker – drums (1998–present)
  • Tomas Lindberg – vocals (1998–present)
  • Anton Reisenegger – guitar (1998–present)

Former members:

  • Peter Tägtgren – vocals (1998–2002)
  • Jesse Pintado – guitar (1998–2006)
  • Barry Savage – live guitar

On December 3, 2010 Lock Up uploaded the first new piece of music in eight years, a track titled "Life of Devastation", to the band's official Myspace page. The song is set to appear on a split seven-inch single with Misery Index in 2011.

Lock Up's Discography

  • 1999 - Pleasures Pave Sewers
  • 2002 - Hate Breeds Suffering
  • 2005 - Play Fast or Die: Live in Japan
  • 2011 - Necropolis Transparent
     

The band's third studio album, Necropolis Transparent, was recorded in November and December 2010 at HVR Studios in Ipswich, England, and features guest appearances by Peter Tägtgren and Jeff Walker (Carcass, Brujeria). It will be released on July 1 in Europe and July 12 in North America by Nuclear Blast Records.

Source: © http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lock_Up_(UK_band)

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Created At: July 14, 2011 10:42 PM Updated At: July 14, 2011 10:45 PM
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