Lightning Bolt

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Lightning Bolt is a 2-piece drums-and-bass band from Providence, Rhode Island, USA, featuring Brian Chippendale on drums and vocals, and Brian Gibson on bass. Known for their loud and chaotic live shows (where they've played on the floor and not on stage until mid-2014) and their unique style which mixes together elements of speed metal, noise, and free jazz.
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Albums

Lightning Bolt - Lightning Bolt album art Lightning Bolt Lightning Bolt (Album) Load Records US 1999 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Ride The Skies album art Lightning Bolt Ride The Skies (Album) Load Records US 2001 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Wonderful Rainbow album art Lightning Bolt Wonderful Rainbow (Album) Load Records US 2003 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Hypermagic Mountain album art Lightning Bolt Hypermagic Mountain (Album) Load Records, Load Records Japan 2005 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Live at WFMU on Brian Turner's Show on 2/27/2001 album art Lightning Bolt Live at WFMU on Brian Turner's Show on 2/27/2001(8xFile, MP3, 256) Free Music Archive US 2008
Lightning Bolt - Earthly Delights album art Lightning Bolt Earthly Delights (Album) Load Records US 2009 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Lightning Bolt Live On WFMU From ATP-NY 2008 album art Lightning Bolt Lightning Bolt Live On WFMU From ATP-NY 2008(8xFile, MP3, 256) Free Music Archive US 2009
Lightning Bolt - Oblivion Hunter album art Lightning Bolt Oblivion Hunter Load Records 2012 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Fantasy Empire album art Lightning Bolt Fantasy Empire (Album) Thrill Jockey US 2015 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel album art Lightning Bolt Sonic Citadel (Album) Thrill Jockey US 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Lightning Bolt - Lightning Bolt / Forcefield album art Lightning Bolt / Forcefield (4) Lightning Bolt / Forcefield (4) - Lightning Bolt / Forcefield(7") Load Records US 1997 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Zone album art Lightning Bolt Zone(Cass, EP) Load Records US 1999 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Tour 7" album art Lightning Bolt Tour 7"(7") Load Records US 2000 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - ウルトラ クロス Vol.1 album art ギターウルフ* / Lightning Bolt ギターウルフ* / Lightning Bolt - ウルトラ クロス Vol.1(CD, Single) Ki/oon Japan 2006 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Live At Earthunder album art Lightning Bolt Live At Earthunder(Lathe, 12") Fluorescent Friends Canada 2011 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - The Flaming Lips With Lightning Bolt album art The Flaming Lips With Lightning Bolt The Flaming Lips With Lightning Bolt - The Flaming Lips With Lightning Bolt(12", EP, Ltd) Lovely Sorts of Death Records, Warner Bros. Records US 2011 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - Barbarian Boy album art Lightning Bolt Barbarian Boy(File, MP3, Single, 256) [adult swim] US 2013
Lightning Bolt - Air Conditioning album art Lightning Bolt Air Conditioning(File, FLAC, Single) Thrill Jockey US Unknown

Videos

Lightning Bolt - Power Of Salad & Milkshakes album art Lightning Bolt Power Of Salad & Milkshakes Load Records US 2003 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

Lightning Bolt - Live @ Bunny Love 1996 album art Lightning Bolt Live @ Bunny Love 1996(Cass, Ltd) Load Records 1996 Sell This Version
Lightning Bolt - 20 album art Lightning Bolt 20 Not On Label (Lightning Bolt Self-released) US 2012
Lightning Bolt - I Found A Ring In My Ear album art Lightning Bolt I Found A Ring In My Ear(File, MP3, 320) Not On Label (Lightning Bolt Self-released) 2012

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SethLion84

SethLion84

June 20, 2010
i saw this band play somewhere on main street in kansas city missouri. the ssion opened for them, dancing on boxes and lip syncing the whole set. then lightning bolt came out, set up their drums, and amplifiers and began playing in the middle of the audience. it was frantic, people were going completely insane. the club was very tiny and over capacity, there was little air circulation, everyone was sweating over eachother. they played the most intense music i've ever heard, it was some hyperspeed prog riff madness, one psychedelic pattern modulating into a new one.

if you get a chance to see them play live, DO IT.

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