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The Rapture

Summary: There are two bands sharing the name Rapture: 1. An American dance-punk group 2. A Finnish melodic death metal group 1)The Rapture are an American rock band formed in San Francisco. The band mixes influences of post-punk , dance-punk , acid house , disco , electronica , and more. The Rapture formed in 1998 by drummer Vito Roccoforte and guitarist/vocalist Luke Jenner. After relocating to New York, the original bassist left and was replaced by Matt Safer. The band toured extensively and in 2001 released the six-song EP Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks on Sub Pop Records.

Filed under: dance, electronic, indie, indie rock, post-punk

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