Within the first two months, they shared the stage with many established Canadian independent bands, such as A Textbook Tragedy, The Gorgeous, Shotgun Rules, Kincaide, Drive By Punch, Mapping The Escape and Glory Nights. The band spent the summer of 2006 crafting their debut EP titled, “The Man, The Whistler”. Endless hours of hard work and dedication were poured into the making of this EP, which contains three songs that are both energetic, yet seemingly melodic. All of the songs were written, produced, and recorded by the band itself, insuring that their creative vision was completely upheld.
After only a few shows following the release of their EP, they have sold over 500 EP’s, and landed a spot opening the Edmonton Taste of Chaos show at the Shaw Conference Centre. The Of Angels sound encompasses elements from many different genres: from fast paced punk, to ambient rock, to metal, to jazz, to pop-influenced progressions, and to the complexities of changing time signatures. The guitars are chunky yet melodic, the bass and drums are pounding yet solid, and the vocals take us from utter joy to severe rage and back. What seperates this music from the norm is the collective collaboration of bandmates who have differing musical influences and backgrounds. When these styles merge, the result is something that is new and fresh.
It is a mixture of many ranges, which is why the music can appeal to listener's coming from many different genres. The future holds a lot in store for Of Angels. Over the past year, the band has played many great shows around Western Canada, and are now planning to head into hibernation. On the other side of this break from the public eye, will result in a full-length album, which is expected to be in stores by May of 2007. As with the EP, the band will write, produce, and record all of the songs on the album.
The band’s main goal is to become a full-time touring band. Their plan is to spread the word and share their passion of music with anyone who is willing to accept it, and just listen... Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
show me more