|Origin||Wales, United Kingdom|
|Genres||Christian hardcore, metalcore, post-rock|
|Past members||Luke Nicholas|
Through Solace is a Welsh Christian hardcore and Christian metal band, and they primarily play hardcore punk, metalcore, post-hardcore, and post-metal. They come from Wales, United Kingdom. The band started making music in 2005, while they disbanded in 2010, and their members were Rohan Bishop, Robert Milligan, Luke Nicholas, Kevin Williams, Kingsley Davis, and Sean Fletcher. Their first two releases, extended plays, Through Solace in 2006, and, The Stand in 2008, were independently released by the band. The band released, a studio album, The World on Standby, in 2009 with Strike First Records.
Christian hardcore refers to hardcore punk bands that promote Christian beliefs. How these bands promote Christianity, and to what extent, varies between bands. Christian hardcore bands often openly state their beliefs and employ Christian imagery in their lyrics, and may be considered a part of the Christian music industry.
Christian metal, also known as white metal, Jesus metal or heavenly metal, is a form of heavy metal music usually defined by its message using song lyrics as well as the dedication of the band members to Christianity. Christian metal is typically performed by professed Christians principally for Christians who listen to heavy metal music and often produced and distributed through various Christian networks.
Hardcore punk is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s. It is generally faster, harder, and more aggressive than other forms of punk rock. Its roots can be traced to earlier punk scenes in San Francisco and Southern California which arose as a reaction against the still predominant hippie cultural climate of the time. It was also inspired by New York punk rock and early proto-punk. New York punk had a harder-edged sound than its San Francisco counterpart, featuring anti-art expressions of masculine anger, energy, and subversive humor. Hardcore punk generally disavows commercialism, the established music industry and "anything similar to the characteristics of mainstream rock" and often addresses social and political topics with "confrontational, politically-charged lyrics."
Through Solace was a Christian hardcore and Christian metal band from Wales, United Kingdom.Their members were Rohan Bishop, Robert Milligan, Luke Nicholas, Kevin Williams, Kingsley Davis, and Sean Fletcher.
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.
The band commenced as a musical entity in 2005,with their first two releases, being independently released extended plays, Through Solace, in 2006, and, The Stand, in 2008. Their first studio album, The World on Standby, was released by Strike First Records, on 28 April 2008.
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