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Minus the Bear

Minus the Bear
Formed: 2001 in Seattle, WA
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Group Members: Matt Bayles, David Knudson, Jake Snider, Erin Tate, Cory Murchy, Alex Rose
Biography: With catchy song titles like "Hey, Wanna Throw Up? Get Me Naked," "Monkey!!! Knife!!! Fight!!!," and "Lemurs, Man, Lemurs," it's hard not to be at least a little bit curious about this Seattle-based quintet. Featuring members of Botch, Kill Sadie, and Sharks Keep Moving, Minus the Bear emerged on Seattle's ...Read full biography
Menos el Oso
Released: 2005
Label: Undergroove
Critics' Rating:
Minus the Bear continue their brand of quirky-cum-arty rock with light, airy harmonies and somewhat experimental guitars on "The Game Needed Me" as lead singer Jake Snider doles out lines in the vein of ...Read full review
Planet of Ice
Released: 2007
Label: Undergroove
Critics' Rating:
As evidenced on Planet of Ice, Minus the Bear's corner of the indie rock universe is much like that of Death Cab for Cutie's: smoothly melodic and tinged with all kinds of forward-thinking ephemera. "Knights" ...Read full review
More Minus the Bear albums: Main Albums (9), Singles & EPs (5)