THE CREST BIOGRAPHY
The Crest (Norway)THE CREST GENRES
...are a band from oslo, playing female fronted gothic rock with catchy melodies, massive guitars and a soothing female voice.
They were formed in 1996 by Nell and Kristian.
After some name and line-up changes the band decided on the name "THE CREST" in 1999, after recording their second demo. From this time the band developed their own, characteristic sound.
In 2001 The Crest recorded their first release, "Letters from Fire", in France, together with Terje Refsnes (producer of Tristania, Carpathian Forest, The Sins of thy Beloved).
2003 the band decided to take a sabbatical to regain time and energy to record their next album. Nell and Kristian dedicated some time for side project named "Rustflower Incorporated", experimenting with electronic music.
Furthermore, Nell succeed to the crown of Theatre of Tragedy's fired vocalist Liv Kristine.
In 2004 The Crest reunited and recorded their second album, "Vain City Chronicles" at the Top Room Studio in Norway.
"Vain City Chronicles" shows, according to the band, "a heavier, more guitar-based side of the band, while still focusing on the characteristic melancholic melodies and of course Nell's soothing voice."
Currently the band is working on their third release, which will probably be published next year.
Nell Sigland - vocals
Kristian Sigland - guitars, programming
Stian Aarebrot - guitars
Klaus Blomvik - drums
Magnus Westgaard - bass guitar
The Crest (USA)
Formed in 1997, Madison, Wisconsin's - the CREST, have been holding it down. Emcee's Jack Cracker and AD, along with producers Jason Blare and Skrabble make up the group. Signed to Uprising Records in 2004. Became known due to a song from them which was in the game NBA2k7, named Heart Shaped Box
THE CREST ORIGIN
Norway (Oslo), formed in 1999
THE CREST CURRENT RECORD LABEL
Season Of Mist
THE CREST STATUS
THE CREST CURRENT LINE-UP
Kristian: Guitar, Backing Vocals, Synth/Programming
Magnus: Bass, Backing Vocals
Sebastian: Guitar, Backing Vocals
Nell Sigland: Lead Vocals, Synth (Theatre of Tragedy)
THE CREST PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Dache (David Husvik): Drums (1999-2001) (Extol, Absurd², Aperture, Twisted Into Form, Ganglión)