Portishead (band)

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Portishead Wolverhampton 20080413-1.jpg
Portishead live at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in 2008
Background information
OriginBristol, England
GenresTrip-hop, Electronic, Experimental, Industrial, Krautrock, Folk rock, Acid house, Trip rock, Breakbeat, Rave, Acid jazz, Experimental rock, Electro, Hip hop, Jazz, Chill out, IDM
Years active1991–present
LabelsGo! Discs
Websiteportishead. co. uk
Geoff Barrow
Beth Gibbons
Adrian Utley

Portishead (pronounced /pɔrtɪsˈhɛd/, with the stress on head) are an English musical group from Bristol. The band is named after the nearby town of the same name, 13 km (8 mi) west of Bristol.[1] Portishead is Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, and Adrian Utley, while sometimes using a fourth member Dave McDonald; an engineer on Dummy.[2][3]

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