Lightning Bolt is a noise rock duo from Providence, Rhode Island, composed of Brian Chippendale on drums and vocals and Brian Gibson on bass guitar. The band met and formed in 1994, when the members of the then-trio attended the Rhode Island School of Design. The band signed to Load Records in 1997, and released their self-titled debut two years later. In total, Lightning Bolt has released five full-length albums, numerous vinyl singles, and appeared on several compilations.

Hear a Track from Lightning Bolt’s New EP

Since forming in 1994, Lightning Bolt has taken a zig zag path to recording, playing and touring. Following in this pattern is the release of Oblivion Hunter,
a collection of the band’s epic recording sessions over the last few years. Oblivion Hunter is a real cool time,

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Lightning Bolt announces Fall tour, EP

Providence, RI duo Lightning Bolt has announced a full North American Fall tour, including their second appearance at LA’s FYF Festival in September. The band will also be issuing an archival EP of “lost” material from 2008 as a 12″ and digital release on Load Records,

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