The Worship of Silence OFFICIAL site of the oakland doom metal band. Josh Baker (guitar), Sanjeev Brar (drums), Paul Walker (bass), and Joe (vox). Influences inlude NEUROSIS, EMPEROR, HIGH ON FIRE, MASTODON, ISIS, BLACK HEART PROCESSION, THREE MILE PILOT, YOB, MIDDIAN, FAILURE, ...AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD, FAITH NO MORE, BUILT TO SPILL, PINBACK, TRIPPING DAISY, GRANDADDY, INTERPOL, LOVE AND ROCKETS, PRONG, SPEEDEALER, THROW RAG, TOOL, MUSE, THE LIVING END, SWINGIN' UTTERS, RADIOHEAD, SUEDE, PIXIES, STELLASTARR*, MODEST MOUSE, SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE, CRITERIA, Spoon, Franz Ferdinand, Cursive, Mad Season, ALICE IN CHAINS, AFI, SPARTA, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS, WEEZER, PAVEMENT, SUGAR, BOB MOULD, HUSKER DU, WILCO, (JJ Paradise) Players Club, Stinking Lizaveta, Earthless, The Black Keys, Presley, Uncle Tupelo, The Wrens, Goblin Cock, Systems Officer, Elliott Smith, The Appleseed Cast, Crime In Choir, THE SWORDS PROJECT, DESERT CITY SOUNDTRACK, MOGWAI, HUM, ARCADE FIRE, DEAD MEADOW, BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB, Juno, Sigur Ros, Mum, Air, Rumah Sakit, Sister Machine Gun, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, PIG, KMFDM, MARILYN MANSON, SISTERS OF MERCY, WUMPSCUT, DAS ICH, SWITCHBLADE SYMPHONY, Ohgr, Spahn Ranch, 12 Rounds, Ministry, Bauhaus, Nine Inch Nails, Information Society, Massive Attack, Tricky, Prodigy, Timo Maas, Hooverphonic, Gus Gus, Enon, Far, DEFTONES. MACHINE HEAD, Fear Factory, Lord Belial, Immortal, Satyricon, Naglfar, Celtic Frost, OPETH, CARCASS, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, GODFLESH, JESU, Sleep, Pelican, Today Is the Day, Meshuggah, Idiot Flesh, Death By Stereo,GWAR, SON OF SAM, DANZIG, Crisis, Duran Duran, Inxs, JAMES, MIDNIGHT OIL, Abba, ERASURE, DEPECHE MODE, YAZ, Alison Moyet, The Cure, U2, REM, Camper Van Beethoven, THE LIBERTINES, THE STROKES, The Verve, Elastica, Supergrass, Blur, 764-HERO, The Polyphonic Spree, Remy Zero, Foo Fighters, Girls Against Boys, SEAM, DIRTY THREE, ARCWELDER, The Breeders, TOADIES, THE SMOKING POPES, Sublime, Buzzcocks, The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite, Nirvana, The Screaming Trees, Mark Lanegan, TAD, Bad Religion, Poster Children, MCLUSKY, SHELLAC, Jesus Lizard, HELMET, QUICKSAND, The Bronx, Melvins, Mudhoney, Supersuckers, MURDER CITY DEVILS, English Beat, URGE OVERKILL, The White Stripes, Queens of the Stone Age, SOUNDGARDEN, GUNS N' ROSES, Megadeth, old-school Metallica, Death Angel, Ozzy, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, SLAYER, White Zombie, Rob Zombie, Cinderella, Skid Row, Tesla, The Black Crowes, Aerosmith, T.REX, PINK FLOYD, THE BEATLES, THE BEACH BOYS, LED ZEPPELIN, JIMI HENDRIX, QUEEN, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL, The Doors, The Cars, The Monkees!, The Ventures, Cream. The Police, David Bowie, Neil Diamond, Tom Petty, Beck, Cat Power, SHANNON WRIGHT,Bjork, Belly, Tanya Donelly, Fiona Apple, Tori Amos, Matthew Sweet, Chris Isaak, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley, Elton John, Electric Light Orchestra, Elvis, Kenny "Motherfucking" Rogers, Dolly Parton, Doobie Brothers, Kenny "Yacht Rock" Loggins!, 60's MOTOWN ARTISTS, MARVIN GAYE The Temptations, The Four Tops, Otis Redding, Ohio Players, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Commodores, The Roots, Ludacris, NWA, OutKast, etc! Local Bands I love: THE WORSHIP OF SILENCE, CAST OF THOUSANDS, MARISMA, PAINT OUT THE LIGHT (RIP), ARNOCORPS!!!, COUNT DANTE, BLACK FURIES, BOTTLES + SKULLS (RIP possibly), FLESHIES, THE NEAR DARK, THE HOLY KISS, MOTORHOME (RIP), TIME IN MALTA, AT RISK, HIJACK THE DISCO, NATIONAL DUST (aka Solid Dollar), THE NAYSAYERS, FIGHT LIKE FIGHT (RIP), ASTRAL, FACE ON STRAIGHT, BLUE BLAZER, WAYPASTFROWN,