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Massive Attack

Massive Attack
Formed: 1987 in Bristol, England
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Robert "3D" del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" M..., Andrew "Mushroom"...
Biography: The pioneering force behind the rise of trip-hop, Massive Attack were among the most innovative and influential groups of their generation; their hypnotic sound -- a darkly sensual and cinematic fusion of hip-hop rhythms, soulful melodies, dub grooves, and choice samples -- set the pace for much of the ...Read full biography
Blue Lines
Released: 1991
Label: Virgin
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The first masterpiece of what was only termed trip-hop much later, Blue Lines filtered American hip-hop through the lens of British club culture, a stylish, nocturnal sense of scene that encompassed music ...Read full review
Mezzanine
Released: 1998
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Increasingly ignored amidst the exploding trip-hop scene, Massive Attack finally returned in 1998 with Mezzanine, a record immediately announcing not only that the group was back, but that they'd recorded ...Read full review