Vocalists and multi-instrumentalists Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry formed Dead Can Dance in Australia in 1981, before relocating to England. There, they signed with iconic indie label 4AD. Melding the gothic tones of post-punk to classical and world music, the duo recorded seven studio albums before parting ways in 1998. Although their albums never led to great commercial success, Dead Can Dance's artistry won them critical praise and a loyal fan base.
Brendan Perry was born on June 30, 1959 in Whitechapel, London, England. By 1977, his family had moved to Auckland, New Zealand. Using the name Ronnie Recent, he played bass in the punk band The Scavengers. The group relocated to Melbourne, Australia in 1979, changed their name to The Marching... Read More
Rock, Alternative/Indie, Dream Pop, Classical, Modern