The band once known as Kalas.
Background information
Also known as Scum Angel
Origin Oakland, California, USA
Genres Stoner Metal; Doom Metal
Years active 2003 - 2004 (As Scum Angel); 2004 - 2007
Labels Tee Pee Records
Associated acts Sleep, High on Fire, Econochrist, Grimple, Samiam, Medication Time, Cruevo
Past members Matt Pike
Brad Reynolds
Scott Plumb
Andy Christ
Paul Kott

Kalas was a short-lived doom/stoner band from Oakland, California, active from 2004 - 2007. Kalas was best known as a side project involving Matt Pike of Sleep and High on Fire, featuring him as strictly a lead vocalist.

History[edit | edit source]

Kalas begin as a side-project among the bands' respective members, Matt Pike in particular referred to the project as a "singing practice" that evolved into a full band. Eventually they'd go into the recording studio after being signed by Tee Pee Records in February 2006.[1] After the album's release in April 2006, the band would embark on a tour with Blue Cheer and Goblin Cock in the summer of that year.[2]

However, by summer 2007 the band had been split up according to Matt Pike.[3]

Discography[edit | edit source]

  • Kalas (2006, Tee Pee Records)

Members[edit | edit source]

  • Matt Pike - Vocals
  • Brad Reynolds - Bass
  • Scott Plumb - Drums
  • Andy Christ - Guitar
  • Paul Kott - Guitar

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. BlabbermouthAccessed 2 September 2016
  2. BraveWordsAccessed 2 September 2016
  3. YouTubeAccessed 2 September 2016
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