The Body (band)
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The Body in Greensboro, North Carolina in 2015
|Origin||Providence, Rhode Island, United States|
The Body is an American experimental metal duo that was formed in 1999 in Providence, Rhode Island by guitarist and vocalist, Chip King, and drummer/programmer Lee Buford. As of 2021, they have released eight solo full length albums as well as ten collaborative LPs, and one collaborative live album.
Drummer Lee Buford started the band with hometown friend Chip King after one year of school at the Museum School in Boston and moving to Manhattan in a four-month stint with Blue Man Group. They released their in 2004. Six years of touring and small releases passed before they released their second full-length album, , in collaboration with the Assembly of Light choir. This album was met with some critical acclaim. They followed this in 2011 with a full length collaboration with post-rock band , called Nothing Passes.
- Chip King – guitars, vocals
- Lee Buford – drums, programming
- Studio albums
- The Body (2004)
- I Shall Die Here (2014)
- I Have Fought Against It, but I Can't Any Longer. (2018)
- I've Seen All I Need to See (2021)
- Collaborative albums
- Nothing Passes (with Braveyoung) (2011)
- Released from Love (with Thou) (2014)
- You, Whom I Have Always Hated (with Thou) (2015)
- xoroAHbin (with Vampillia) (2015)
- The Body & Krieg (with Krieg) (2015)
- One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache (with Full of Hell) (2016)
- Ascending a Mountain of Heavy Light (with Full of Hell) (2017)
- Mental Wounds Not Healing (with Uniform) (2018)
- Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back (with Uniform) (2019)
- Live at the End of the World (live album with Uniform) (2020)
- The Body Demo (2004)
- Cop Killer/Dead Cops (2005)
- Even The Saints Knew Their Hour of Failure and Loss (2006)
- 2008 Tour EP (2008)
- The Cold, Suffocating Dark Goes On Forever, And We Are Alone (2012)
- Master, We Perish (2013)
- A Home on Earth (2017)
- Whitehorse & The Body (with Whitehorse) (2019)
- Split 7" (with Get Killed) (2004)
- Split 7" (with Whitehorse) (2011)
- Split LP (with Sandworm) (2014)
- Split 7" (with Bummer) (2020)
- Anthology (2011)
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