After the dissolution of stoner rock pioneers Kyuss, and a short adventure in Slo Burn, John Garcia (vocals) comes back with Unida also featuring Arthur Seay (guitar), Dave Dinsmore (bass) and Mike Cancino (drums). Dinsmore was eventualy replaced by Scott Reeder.UNIDA GENRES
In 1999, Unida appeared on a split CD release with Swedish band Dozer. The Unida portion was titled The Best of Wayne-Gro EP. Later that year, they released their debut full length album entitled Coping with the Urban Coyote on the now defunct Mans Ruin Record label.
The relations with their next record company, American Records, ended with legal problems. What was to be their second album scheduled for release in 2001, has yet to be released.
Since then, John Garcia released two albums with band Hermano. and in 2004, Unida appeared on the High Times Records' High Volume: The Stoner Rock Collection contributing the track Left Us To Mold.
Stoner Metal/Alternative Metal/Hard Rock
UNIDA LYRICAL THEMES
United States of America (California), formed in 1998
UNIDA CURRENT RECORD LABEL
Man's Ruin Records
UNIDA CURRENT LINE-UP
John Garcia - Vocals (Kyuss, Slo Burn, Karma to Burn, Hermano)
Arthur Seay - Guitars (House of Broken Promises)
Jerry - Bass
Miguel Cancino - Drums (House of Broken Promises)
UNIDA PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Scott Reeder - Bass (Goatsnake, Kyuss, ex-The Obsessed)
Dave Dinsmore - Bass
Eddie Plascencia - Bass (House of Broken Promises)