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Hometown: Jesenice/Medvode/Ljubljana, Slovenia Current Label: Metal Blade Records Websites: MySpace Profile
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Band Members: Alex - Vocals
Jey - Guitar
Aljo - Guitar
Lipnik - Bass
Ruzz - Drums

Negligence Bio:

NEGLIGENCE was formed in 2000 by Dyz and Jey, two excellent Slovenian guitarists who shared the same passion for music and decided to start working together. The guys were soon joined by old friend Lipnik on bass and Ruzz on drums, and the band quickly wrote lots of material. Eager to present themselves to a larger audience, they first started playing live as a four-piece, without a proper vocalist. However, as the group's fanbase started growing rapidly, the absence of a frontman became more and more obvious, so after a long search they settled for Lenz. Finally a five-piece, the band released three untitled demos between 2003 and 2005 and embarked on a tour across their homeland. That year they also got the honour to be the opening act for the Metal Camp festival, which had become one of the biggest metal festivals in Europe.

In 2005, NEGLIGENCE parted ways with Lenz, giving way to then 15-year old Alex, who left one of the major Slovenian acts to join the thrash outfit. The chemistry was there and they started working together, playing great shows and gathering a larger fanbase. 2007 saw the release of their first self-released full-length album called “Options Of A Trapped Mind”, which put NEGLIGENCE on the metal map and opened many new doors for the group. The record got a good reception amongst metal fans and received great reviews worldwide. Following the release, the band went on to promote their album, supporting some of the biggest acts in metal, such as EXODUS, FORBIDDEN, HEATHEN, SADUS, DEATH ANGEL, etc.

Later in 2008 the band started working on a new album. At the end of 2009, long-time member Dyz parted ways with the band. The band finished the album for a 2010 release.

“Coordinates Of Confusion” is the band's second album, produced by Jey (guitar) and Ruzz (drums) in their own studio. This record is a step forward for the band both lyrically and musically. The album has all the ingredients which all the fans love about NEGLIGENCE: fast, agressive, melodic, with a mixture of various metal genres such as thrash, death and heavy metal.

In the summer of 2010 NEGLIGENCE found with Aljo a second guitar player who will help increasing the sheer power the band is able to deliver on stage!

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