Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Years Active: 2003–present
Genres: Experimental Rock, Math Rock, Post-rock, Progressive Rock
Battles is an American experimental rock group, founded in 2002 in New York City. The band's current line-up comprises guitarists Ian Williams (formerly of Don Caballero and Storm & Stress), Dave Konopka (formerly of Lynx) and drummer John Stanier (formerly of Helmet). Following a string of EPs, the band released their debut album on the Warp Records label in February 2006, which was titled “EP C / B EP.” It is a compilation of their early releases, “EP C,” “B EP” and the single “Tras.” Their first full-length album, “Mirrored,” recorded by Keith Souza at Machines with Magnets, was released in May 2007. It reached #26 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums chart. The...
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