Aaron Stainthorpe

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Aaron Stainthorpe
Metalmania 2007 My Dying Bride Aaron Stainthorpe 003.jpg
Aaron Stainthorpe durin My Dying Bride performance
during Metalmania 2007 festival in Katowice.
Background information
Born (1968-11-12) 12 November 1968 (age 50)
Oreigin Ingland
Genres Doom metal, daith metal, gothic metal
Thrift Sangster
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1990–present
Labels Peaceville Records
Associate acts My Dying Bride
Wabsteid www.azzron.com

Aaron Stainthorpe (born 12 November 1968) is sangster in the doom metal baund My Dying Bride. He wis born in Ingland but flittit tae Germany whan he wis sax month auld, acause his Breetish airmy officer faither wis stationed in the kintra. He currently steys in Halifax, Wast Yorkshire.

In December 2005, it wis annooncit that Stainthorpe wad lend his vyce an some leerics tae a sang wi Sarah Jezebel Deva's new baund Angtoria. "Original Sin", taken frae the baund's first album God Has a Plan For Us All, wis released on 24 Aprile 2006.

Stainthorpe haes made ither guest appearances on Dominion's Interface an Disincarnate's Dreams of the Carrion Kind. Aaron made a narration appearance on Dreambreed's "Sometime" mini-album in 1995 an aw. He haes his ain wabsteid at http://www.azzron.com, whaur a collection o his airt wirk - includin album covers for My Dying Bride an ither baunds - is displayed.

Personal[eedit | eedit soorce]

He is an avid reader o romantic poets lik Percy Shelley an aften draws on the Bible for inspiration. In a 2004 interview with Live 4 Metal, Stainthorpe commented that: (in Inglis)

"I have no religious beliefs but I do like to use the Bible as a source of inspiration because it’s an obvious wealth of delicious tales and characters."

In maugre o the dowie nature of his lyrics, Stainthorpe insists they dinna gie a fou owerview o his personality. In 2004, he said:

(in Inglis)

"Some of the stuff is influenced by personal mishaps in life. Nobody has lived a perfectly good life without tragedies and we’ve used them as part of our songwriting. I think that dwelling on the darker side of life seems much more interesting and evocative than the happier things...I’ve got somewhere to put my depression and it’s called My Dying Bride...I'm generally a happy guy!"

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Aaron Stainthorpe interview metal-rules.com. Retrieved on 2010-02-27.

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