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The Rapture


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Birth Place: NYC, New York United States
Years Active: 1998–present
Genres: Indie Rock, Dance Punk, Post-punk Revival, Art Punk

The Rapture is a dance-punk band based in New York City. The band mixes influences from many genres including post-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock, pioneering the post-punk revival genre. The Rapture formed in 1998 by keyboardist Chris Relyea, drummer Vito Roccoforte and guitarist/vocalist Luke Jenner. In 1999 the band released its debut mini-album, “Mirror.” Following this release, the band relocated to New York. They were finally joined by Matt Safer having gone through five keyboard players and two bassists in an eighteen-month period. After touring extensively for two years, the band released the six-song EP “Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks” on the Sub Pop la... Continue Bio >>


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