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Lightning Bolt

Founded: 1994

Location: United States

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Lightning Bolt

Lightning Bolt is an American noise rock duo from Providence, Rhode Island, composed of Brian Chippendale on drums and vocals and Brian Gibson on bass guitar. The band met and formed in 1994 as students of the Rhode Island School of Design. Lightning Bolt were listed 8th in Metacritic's Artists of the Decade 2000–09.Lightning Bolt are known for their guerrilla-style live performances, where they typically play on the ground rather than a stage, with the crowd gathered around them. The band's sound is typically loud and aggressive, though the group cites composers Philip Glass and Sun Ra as compositional influences.


1999 Lightning Bolt
2001 Ride the Skies
2003 Wonderful Rainbow
2005 Hypermagic Mountain
2009 Earthly Delights

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