AEG Live

Goldenvoice Presents

Minus The Bear

Tera Melos and The New Trust

September 10, 2013 | 8:30PM

Fonda Theatre Map It

Los Angeles, CA

Tickets

Advance: $25.00

Day of Show: $25.00

On Sale: Saturday, Jul 13, 10:00AM

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Event Details

All Ages

Doors Open At: 7:30PM

Event Description

All tickets are GA partially seated balcony or GA standing room only on the floor.

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Bio

Minus the Bear are a indie rock group which formed in Seattle, Washington, United States in 2001 and have released four albums and four EPs. The band consists of Jake Snider (vocals,...

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Minus the Bear are a  group which formed in Seattle, Washington, United States in 2001 and have released four albums and four EPs. The band consists of Jake Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Knudson (guitar), Cory Murchy (bass), Alex Rose (synths, vocals) and Erin Tate (drums). Original keyboardist Matt Bayles left the band in 2006, but has remained on good terms with the band and produced their 2007 albumPlanet of Ice. The band is known for their amusing song titles such as “Hey, Wanna Throw Up?” and “Monkey!!! Knife!!! Fight!!!”. Despite this light humor, the band’s music is quite technical. 

Members of the band were formerly in the bands BotchKill Sadie, and Sharks Keep Moving. Their sound involves a mix of Pele-esque guitar-taps and electronics, with a Don Caballero-esque sophistication of composition. The name Minus the Bear comes from the famed TV show B.J. and the Bear—minus the bear. 

After initially forming in 2001 with guitarist David Knudson, bassist Cory Murchy, and drummer Erin Tate, the trio eventually recruited keyboardist/sequencer Matt Bayles and vocalist/guitarist Jake Snider. They released their debut EP This is What I Know About Being Gigantic on September 14, 2001 through Suicide Squeeze Records—who would subsequently release the majority of their albums and EPs. 

The following year, on August 8, 2002, in preparation for the up-coming album the band was working on, they released the 5 track promo EP Bands Like It When You Yell “Yar!” At Them. On December 2, 2002, the band released their first full-length album, Highly Refined Pirates.

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