Volcano Choir Biography (Wikipedia)
Volcano Choir is an American indie rock band from Wisconsin, formed in 2005. The band began as a collaboration between Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and members of Collections of Colonies of Bees. Their debut album, Unmap, was released on September 22, 2009, reaching number 92 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
Since the band's formation, Jon Mueller (Death Blues) and Thomas Wincek (of All Tiny Creatures) have left Collections of Colonies of Bees, but continue to be members of Volcano Choir. They have also added Matthew Skemp on bass, who also plays in All Tiny Creatures.
It was revealed in a 2014 interview with band members that the name "Volcano Choir" originated from a vaporizer called the "Volcano".
Volcano Choir released their second studio album, Repave, on September 3, 2013, on Jagjaguwar.
Andrew Fitzpatrick from All Tiny Creatures became a touring member in 2013, supporting the album Repave and is now a member of the band. He then became a touring member of Bon Iver supporting the album 22, A Million.
Volcano Choir Tracks