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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Biography

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by frontman Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. The band has featured international personnel throughout its career and presently consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, bassist Martyn P. Casey and keyboardist Conway Savage (all four from Australia), keyboard/percussion player Barry Adamson and guitarist George Vjestica (both from the United Kingdom), and drummer Jim Sclavunos (United States). The band has released fifteen studio albums and completed numerous international tours.

The band was founded after the demise of Cave and Harvey's former group The Birthday Party, the members of which met at a boarding school in Victoria, Australia. Deviating from the noise rock roots of their contemporaries, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have produced alternative rock that has been influenced by various genres, such as punk rock, gothic rock, no wave and blues. Their early material--From Her to Eternity (1984), The Firstborn Is Dead (1985), Your Funeral... My Trial (1986) and Tender Prey (1988)--primarily featured a post-punk sound. The band has progressively incorporated other songwriting elements; for example, the 2008 release Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! experimented with garage rock, also an influence of the side project Grinderman. Synthesizers and minimal guitar work feature prominently on their newest album, Push the Sky Away (2013), recorded after the departure of Harvey in 2009.

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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds News

Nick Cave to perform live at Barbican screening of '20,000 Days On Earth' documentary

Bad Seeds frontman will perform with Warren Ellis and Barry Adamson at London event

  • Jul 10, 2014

Nick Cave to perform rare solo piano shows at film screenings

The Bad Seeds man will play live after select showings of '20,000 Days On Earth'

  • Jun 4, 2014

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds unveil video for 'Higgs Boson Blues' – watch

The promo features a new live version of the track

  • Dec 6, 2013

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds perform new song 'Give Us A Kiss' - watch

Band unveiled the song on the opening night of their just-finished UK tour

  • Nov 2, 2013

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds announce live album

'Live from KCRW' is released on December 2, 2014

  • Oct 23, 2013

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Bad Seeds - Road To Oblivion

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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Reviews

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, 'Mermaids'

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, 'Mermaids'

Perverted poetry

  • May 17, 2013

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - 'Push The Sky Away'

The grand lord of gothic lushness is 55 and still in his prime on this majestic and desolate masterpiece

  • Feb 15, 2013

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

New sermons from the old prince of darkness. Carling Academy, Glasgow (May 4)

  • May 15, 2008

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

More News From Nowhere

  • Apr 28, 2008

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!

  • Feb 21, 2008

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