A Palo Alto indie band that defies all genres of rock. They aren't post-grunge, horror punk, or whatever you kids say it is, they are rock revival
. Some of The Sins songs have their own genres besides rock revival and it comes from the three members:
"We are The Sins and we suck!" Joel Chatriagy
Seattle-based goth-rock band The Sins emerged in 2000 as "NightMare Boy and The Seven Sins," a post-punk entity inspired by early Brit-pop bands such as Sisters of Mercy and The Mission, U.K. (as well as American rock legends ranging from Danzig to The Doors). Changing their name to simply "The Sins" in 2001, the band has consistently captivated audiences throught the Northwest with dynamic stage presence, vigorous showmanship, and strikingly powerful songs. With members from various backgrounds and disciplines (including a jazz-influenced live drummer and a classically trained violinist), The Sins boldly paved their own musical path, combining the familiar sounds of the British punk past with their own edgy rock influences and ideas.
The Sins have 2 full-lenth albums released on SINister Records, "The Beginning" (2002) and "The Last One Kills" (2005).
The Sins: The Boy Band from Hell.
The Sins is a Palo Alto band that was formed in 2001. Some would say they are the revival of grunge or that they are punk rock but the band members deny those titles. They are actually horror punk
. Though The Sins aren't well-known, they deserve serious recognition for their killer talent and awesome music.
Dude, I saw The Sins last night and it was totally fucking sweet.
The Sins is an amazingly kick ass Palo Alto band whom had formed at 2001. They are some pissed-off kids and their music is a sign of depression and rebelion. Fans find it seriously hard to define the band's genre. Are they punk rock, garage rock, grunge, or goth rock? It's hard to decide but even giving their heros out isn't even a huge help. Joy Division, The Cure, Nirvana, and the Dead Kennedys are one of their idols they look up to. But think of their lyrics as a mixture of The Cure and Nirvana--and their music like a combonation of the Dead Kennedys and Joy Division. A little difficult to imagine. Don't expect a huge crowd of stoners in their shows. They are straight edge after battaling with drugs and getting raped. Their lives were recorded but the their talents outshines their lifetime.
Joel Chatriagy: Vocals/Guitar
Ethan Garnier: Bassist
Karen Hilks: Vocals/Drums
Guy: Dude, I'm going to a Good Charlotte concert!
Kid: Fuck that shit! I'm going to The Sins!
A hard-core (some will say punk rock, goth, garage rock revival, or grunge) band from the Bay Area that was formed at 2001 with Joel Chatriagy, Karen Hilks, and Ethan Garnier. This straight edge
d band isn't well-known in California but locals enjoy there hard-hitting music and angry, morbid lyrics such as "Dead Matrimony."
Joel Dagrele was born in Palo Alto, CA, March 18, 1987, whose childhood had been rough. He lived with his father, stepmother, and his four siblings. Dagrele was abused by his father and his siblings and he had been addicted to several drugs before he was 14. At the tender age of 13, he bought an electric guitar and found a way to avoid drugs. A year later, he formed The Sins with his best friends, Ethan and Karen. He became the guitarist, the vocalist, and the songwriter. When he turned 15, he got divorced with his parents and he was adopted by the Chatriagy's. Most of Joel Chatriagy's lyrics is about his childhood and his wrath inside of him.
Karen Hilks was born in Oakland, June 04, 1987. Unlike Joel, she had a perfect childhood except for one thing. She belonged to a rich clan and lived with her mother and father as an only child. When she was 4, she moved to Palo Alto and this leads to 10 years of ballet, theater, and singing experiences. In 1992 Months before The Sins were formed, she was sexually molested by an unknown man. Though she was raped, Hilks was still strong. Her encouraging high school...