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Massive Attack
Massive Attack

Background information
Origin Bristol, United Kingdom
Genre(s) Electronica
Trip Hop
Years active 1988—present
Label(s) Virgin Records
EMI Group
Associated acts Tricky
Neneh Cherry
Website Website
Robert "3D" Del Naja
Grant "Daddy G" Marshall
Former members
Andy "Mushroom" Vowles

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Massive Attack Overview


Massive Attack is a collaborative music production duo from Bristol. Working with co-producers, as well as various session musicians and guest vocalists, they make records and tour live. The duo are considered to be progenitors of the trip hop genre.

Atlas Air EP (2010) Heligoland (2010) Splitting The Atom EP (2009) Collected (2006) 100th Window (2003) Mezzanine (1998) Protection (1994) Blue Lines (1991)

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Bristol Beats London, Manchester And Liverpool To 'Most Musical City' Title

March 12, 2010
Bristol has been crowned the “most musical city” in the UK following a survey by the Performing Rights Society (PRS for Music). The city, which has spawned acts including Portishead, Massive Attack, F*ck Buttons and Tricky, came out ahead of cities such as Cardiff, Glasgow and Manchester.  Read more 

Massive Attack, The xx To Play Melt Festival

March 10, 2010
Massive Attack and The xx are among the acts set to play this summer's Melt! festival in Germany. The event, which runs from July 16-18, will also feature performances from Booka Shade, The Wombats and Foals.  Read more 

Massive Attack Artwork Censored On London Underground

February 8, 2010
The artwork to Massive Attack's new album 'Heligoland' has been censored on London Underground adverts because it looks too much like graffiti. Band lynchpin Robert '3D' Del Naja told the Daily Star he's miffed by the bizarre ruling.  Read more 

Massive Attack Unveil Fifth Album Details, Announce UK Tour

November 24, 2009
Massive Attack have unveiled full details of their fifth studio album. Titled 'Heligoland' the long-player is released on February 8 and features guest vocalists Damon Albarn, Hope Sandoval, Martina Topley-Bird, Guy Garvey, Tunde Adebimpe and long-time cohort Horace Andy.  Read more 

Massive Attack Hail Damon Albarn As 'An Absolute Genius'

October 6, 2009
Massive Attack have hailed Damon Albarn as an “absolute genius” after collaborating with him on their upcoming new album. The trip-hop duo have drafted in an array of guest stars for their as-yet-untitled fifth album, set for release in February 2010, including Faith No More's Mike Patton, Phantom Limb's Yolanda Quarty, Fredo Viola and Beth Orton.  Read more 

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