Formed in Lawrence, KS in 2006.

Past shows


Sound description: Rock-Shoegaze-Space

Influences: Failure, HUM, Shiner, Quicksand, Helmet, Year Of The Rabbit, Autolux, ON, Jawbox, Far, Handsome, Joy Circuit, National Skyline, My Bloody Valentine.

Similar to: Failure, HUM, Shiner, Far, Joy Circuit


Alt / Indie rock, Rock


ORION powered up connection in 2006. The band materialized within Lawrence and consists of members Brad Chancellor [drums], Patrick Crough [vocals.guitar] and Lance Attack [bass]. The trio derives from a collective of previous MidWest acts which include: Tablets Of Orion, Reggie And The Full Effect, Earthen and Chicago 7. ORION credit their sound to major musical influences including but not limited to: Failure, HUM, Shiner, Self, ON, Weezer, Far, Quicksand, Helmet, Handsome, and Jawbox.

After spending much of 2007 recording, ORION teamed up with Pop Up Records in 2008 and made contribution to "The Nurse Who Loved Me: A Tribute To Failure" with their recording of "Another Space Song". In addition the band signed on with Pop Up Records to release their debut CD-EP entitled "10011011."

ORION showcase the ability to fuse infectious melody with raw power and are intent on leaving a mark.