Index-for-potential-suicide



July 1998-January 2000
Index for Potential Suicide was formed in the summer of 1998 in Charleston, SC by Christopher Ashley of the noise/hardcore band Murder Weapon and Brian Cooper, Robert Findlater and Frank Whiteside of Intentional Resentment. The four’s love for noise and experimental music was the foundation for the band’s early material. As an experimental band with drum machines, samplers, synths, trumpet, etc. the band played shows and cleared rooms with Hail Mary, Milemarker, etc. and recorded a demo called “This Week’s Boycott.
” The band then shifted to a more traditional “rock” line-up added Shawn Williams of Prevail on bass and recorded the “s/t” 7” after 3 practices, with Williams learning most of the basslines the morning of the record session. Two 7”s, a full length CD, LP, a compilation appearance, 2 tours, a cancelled tour and a broken down van saw the end of Index for Potential Suicide.
Members went on to form or play in Red Herring, The Avenging Disco Godfathers of Soul, The Disease and countless others.
Hassan-I-Sabbah nitro-mega-prayer Belle-epoque I-Hate-Myself June-paik Majority-rule Eaves Love-Like...-Electrocution Yaphet-Kotto Anomie Daitro The-number-twelve-looks-like-you Hot-cross Suis-la-lune Angel-Hair Amanda-Woodward Malady In-Loving-Memory Funeral-diner La-Quiete Portrait I-Have-Dreams Gantz Pg.-99 Shikari Envy Circle-Takes-The-Square Danse-Macabre Ampere the-Spirit-of-Versailles 1905 I-would-set-myself-on-fire-for-you Neil-Perry Raein Cobra-Kai Toru-Okada Heaven-in-her-arms Heroin Louise-Cyphre Kaospilot The-Kodan-Armada You-And-I Saetia Comadre Portraits-of-Past Joshua-Fit-For-Battle City-of-Caterpillar Nervous-light-of-sunday Index-for-potential-suicide Usurp-Synapse Cease-upon-the-capitol Reversal-of-Man Gauge-Means-Nothing Palatka In/Humanity The-Apoplexy-Twist-Orchestra Clikatat-Ikatowi Vuur Jeromes-Dream Takaru Tristan-Tzara Indian-Summer Her-Breath-On-Glass Swing-Kids Mihai-Edrisch Orchid I,-robot One-eyed-god-prophecy Loma-Prieta Trainwreck Love-Lost-But-Not-Forgotten Tunes-for-bears-to-dance-to Union-of-Uranus I-wrote-haikus... Am-I-Dead-Yet? Zann Sed-Non-Satiata Do-Androids-Dream-Of-Electric-Sheep?