Knife Party is an Australian electro/dubstep duo founded by two members of the electronic rock band Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen. They have become prominent artists in the Dubstep scene.
Knife Party is a side project featuring the two founding members of Perth, Australia's long-running drum'n'bass act, Pendulum. In late 2011, Gareth McGrillen and Rob Swire debuted their aggressive electro-house/dubstep guise with 100% No Modern Talking, released digitally through the EarStorm label and provided as a free download on the duo's website. They also matched up with Swedish House Mafia for the Virgin-issued "Antidote," billed as Swedish House Mafia vs. Knife Party. Remixes of tracks by Swedish House Mafia ("Save the World"), Porter Robinson ("Unison"), and Nero ("Crush on You") trickled out around the same time.
EP Releases Edit
Knife Party released their debut EP on 12 December 2011 titled 100% No Modern Talking via their website and Facebook as well as Beatport and their official Soundcloud page. Their second EP Rage Valley was released digitally through EarStorm and Big Beat. It was made available for purchase on Beatport on 27 May 2012 and iTunes on June 3rd 2012. There has also been a collaboration made between both Knife Party and Swedish House Mafia called "Antidote" which has now hit over 8 million views on YouTube.