ATTRITION are pioneers in a darker electronica. . . Carving out a unique slice of the creative underground for over two decades, fueled by a succession of critically acclaimed albums selling over 50,000 to date. . . The band has toured all Europe and North America, Mexico and Asia, appeared at major festivals and had their music included on a number of film soundtracks.
Formed in 1980 by Martin Bowes and Julia Waller in Coventry, England, influenced by a mix of punk ideology and experimental art aesthetics, they emerged as part of the early ’80’s UK Industrial scene alongside contemporaries Test Department, Coil, Legendary Pink dots, In The Nursery, Portion Control et al.
Their music is an undefinable marriage of dark and light. . . of futures and pasts. . . probing unexplored sonic landscapes with an eclectic marriage of experimental and traditional sound, of electronics and acoustics, of male and female. . .