Current members: Joe Grice, drums, John Kaburopulos, bass; Ron DeVincent, guitar and backing vocals; Dimitris Katsikadakos, guitar; Matt Myers, vocals
Founded in: 2003
Style: metal and experimental
Influences: Lamb of God, Megadeth, Slipknot, Nothingface, Iced Earth, Slayer, Pantera, King Diamond, Into Eternity
Notable: The band hopes to finish its first full-length album, Personal Demons, by June. As of last week, it had laid down nine of the album's 10 tracks, DeVincent said.
Quotable: DeVincent on the band's name: "There's so many meanings to it. That's another reason why we like it so much. With all of the problems in the world -- it could deal with if you had a drug problem, if you're not a good sleeper, if you dream."
For more information about the band, visit myspace.com/sleepinfection.
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