Argyle Park

Argyle Park

Argyle Park was an underground industrial music supergroup founded in 1994 and active until 1996. They reformed under the name AP2 in 1998, and were active under that name until winter 2000.

History

Their music incorporates heavy guitars and sample-driven elements. Argyle Park released their first and only record titled Misguided in March 1995 on R.E.X. Records. Misguided is a diverse album that combines elements such as techno, metal guitar, ragtime piano, horns, samples, and dark vocals. On the original release the credits were given as Buka, Deathwish, and Dred; the latter two represented Klayton (best known for Circle of Dust and Celldweller). In reality, the band included talent derived from many bands including Jim Thirlwell (Foetus), Klank, Jyro Xhan (Mortal), Mark Solomon (The Crucified/Stavesacre), Dirk Lemmenes (Stavesacre), Tommy Victor (Prong), Lauren Boquette (Drown) among others.

In the summer of 1995, Argyle Park made their only live performance at the Cornerstone Festival in Bushnell, Illinois. In 1996, Argyle Park (alongside related-projects Celldweller and Klank) appeared on the satirical tribute album Sweet Family Music: A Tribute to Stryper with their version of "Lonely". The decision to end Argyle Park took place later that year.

Argyle Park "reopened" in 1998 under the name AP2. AP2 released one album with Tooth and Nail Records called Suspension of Disbelief in 2000.

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