There are at least two artists with this name 1. A metalcore band from Germany 2. A folk duo from the United States 1 - Caliban, a metalcore band, was formed in Germany in 1997 under the name Never Again. After 6 months of playing together, the band recorded their first two songs for a compilation, which was never released.
The songs were sent to several record labels, and Lifeforce Records was the first to offer the band a record deal. The band's first self-titled MCD came out in the summer of 1998. To promote the CD, Caliban played many shows all over Europe and a few support shows for bands like Morning Again, Earth Crisis, and Cro-Mags. After their European tour, in 1999 Caliban entered the studio to record their first full-length CD, entitled A Small Boy And A Grey Heaven.
The CD received favorable reviews in many big zines and many smaller hardcore and metal zines. The band was described as a mixture of Slayer, Poison the Well, and Hatebreed. Vent came out in April 2001. Vent was released by Imperium Records and by Howling-Bull Records in Japan.Make Caliban Playlist