The Postman Symptoms can be an unpredictable, risk-taking alternative rock/alternative metal outfit who changes moods frequently and thrives on intricate melodies in addition to brutal aggression. About a minute, the New Shirt outfit is certainly playing a wealthy melody that could not need been inappropriate for the ’70s progressive rock and roll outfit such as for example Yes, Genesis, or Green Floyd; another minute, the Postman Symptoms is getting within the listener’s encounter with merciless, jagged, severe bursts of steel/punk sound. And these heaven/hell contrasts work very well for the Postman Symptoms, whose members began playing and composing jointly in 1996 (if they had been still in senior high school). Also then, that they had eclectic preferences when it found rock and roll; the East Coastline residents valued the strength of Soundgarden but additionally respected the quirkiness and eccentricity of Primus. Ultimately, they started contacting themselves the Postman Symptoms — a name which was certainly inspired with the eliminating sprees of some disgruntled postal employees in america. In 2001, the Postman Symptoms signed with Today or Never Information, a small indie rock label that’s based in Shirt City, NJ. Today or Hardly ever released Terraforming, the band’s debut record, in Sept 2002. The Postman Syndrome’s five associates are Matt Lupo (electric guitar, vocals, trumpet), Chris Alfano (electric guitar, vocals), Jim Stang (electric guitar, vocals), Brett Bamberger (bass, vocals), and Mike Somers (drums, percussion).