Resident DJ at the 'Oldschool Madness' parties 7) A funk band from Washington D.C. The group consisted of Osiris Marsh on lead vocals, Tony Jones and Tyrone "Ty" Brunson on bass guitars (having two was intended to add extra funk to their sound), Maceo Bond on keyboards, Ron Holloway on tenor saxophone, Brent Mingle on guitar and Jimmy "Sha-Sha" Stapleton on percussion. With influences ranging from Parliament/Funkadelic, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and Sly and the Family Stone, Osiris was interested in the culture of ancient Egypt (hence the name) and the roots of African Americans altogether. 8) There was also a band in the mid 1980's from St. Petersburg, Fl. with the name 'Osiris'.
They played a mix of hard, progressive, thrash-skater style of music -true "mosh-pit" stuff! There front man was a guy named 'Evil Don'. Song titles like "Very-Scary-Mortuary" and a cover of "S.O.D.s" (Stormtroopers of Death) "A.I.D.S." song are an example of there musical style and influence. They cut at least one album in the late 1980s with the afore mentioned tracts included! 9) An up and coming rapper from Portland, Oregon. A mix between backpacker and gangster rap, he hustles his shit in the streets like they did in the old days. 10) Original name for British rock band Beyond All Reason until circa.
1997-2004.Their first UK tour was conducted, and their cult classic 'Djed Pillar' EP released under this name. 11) A progressive rock band from Bahrain led by Mohammed (guitar) and Nabil Al-Sadeqi (drums). The music of OSIRIS mixes Anglo-Saxon progressive influences (CAMEL, GENESIS, JETHRO TULL) with Arabic music, notably the interplay of percussion lines and succeeds in being a genuine musical osmosis between two cultures. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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