||Leaving the Scene CD (2008) |
Missing Planes albums The last time The Missing Planes recorded they were still a two-piece, with Matt Barber on drums and Michele Buono on guitar and vocals. By the time "In Honor Of Your Departure" was released, they had become a power trio with the addition of their former Georgia Tucker band mate, Tommy Stanford, on bass. "Leaving The Scene" marks the first time the band ...
||In Honor Of Your Departure CD (2006) |
Missing Planes music CDs The Missing Planes came into existence in 2002 in the cramped back room of an apartment on Buffalo's west side. Conceived as nothing more than a way for two friends to get together, have fun, and work on some songs guitarist and vocalist Michele Buono was writing, the material took on a life of its own almost immediately.
What began as a low-key acoustic project in theory turned into a full-blown electric assault when Buono and drummer Matt Barber moved to a practice space in one of Buffalo's abundant abandoned warehouses later that year. Both were metal kids woken up by punk and indie bands of the late '80s and early '90s, so the natural escalation in volume wasn't shocking to anyone who knew them. What was surprising to some--including the band members themselves-was their dedication to improving, aspiring to reach the heights of bands that had impacted them so profoundly, like Fugazi, Jawbox, The Spinanes, and Versus.
Since then The Missing Planes have opened shows in their hometown for Calvin Johnson, Jucifer, Jason Loewenstein of Sebadoh, +/-, Wolf Colonel, 50 Foot Wave (featuring Kristin Hersh), The Fontaine Toups, Ill Lit, Victory At Sea, and The Butchies, among others. ...