Massive Attack

Massive Attack



Massive Attack are an English trip hop group formed in 1988 in Bristol, consisting of Robert "3D" Del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" Marshall and formerly Andy "Mushroom" Vowles ("Mush"). Their debut album Blue Lines was released in 1991, with the single "Unfinished Sympathy" reaching the charts and later being voted the 63rd greatest song of all time in a poll by NME.[1] 1998's Mezzanine, containing "Teardrop", and 2003's 100th Window charted in the UK at number one. Both Blue Lines and Mezzanine feature in Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.[2][3]

The group has won numerous music awards throughout their career, including a Brit Award—winning Best British Dance Act, two MTV Europe Music Awards, and two Q Awards.[4][5] They have released five studio albums that have sold over 11 million copies worldwide.



Unfinished Sympathy
"Unfinished Sympathy" is a song by English trip hop group Massive Attack, released under the temporary group name of Massive.
"Teardrop" is a song by Massive Attack that was released as a single on 27 April 1998.
Mezzanine is the third studio album by English trip hop group Massive Attack, released on 20 April 1998 by Circa and Virgin Records.
Heligoland is the fifth studio album by British trip hop duo Massive Attack, named after a German archipelago.

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From The Archives: The Return of Massive Attack
  –  January 5, 2018
Massive Attack have made an album just for you ... He’s been DJing since the late 70s, first reggae, then hip hop, then The Wild Bunch, who “used to play a collection of virtually everything from punk to James Brown, just mix those genres of music ...
Massive Attack: A Bristol Story – New book by Melissa Chemam
  –  January 18, 2018
In turn, this music becomes part of the fabric and image of the city so in the end they are inseparable. A band that had a huge impact were Massive Attack and the could only have come from one city – Bristol. This was a city that was used to cultural ...
New Massive Attack Book Slated For Release In April
  –  January 7, 2018
A new book about iconic Bristol trip-hop/electronic music pioneers Massive Attack is slated for release on 9 April 2018. Entitled Massive Attack: A Bristol Story, the book has been penned by French journalist Melissa Chemam. It was originally published ...
From The Archives: The Return of Massive Attack
  –  January 5, 2018
One DJ who admits they used to judge each others' trainers as harshly as their music. And the third? He's been up all night again, which is why their new album 'Mezzanine' is set in the paranoid hours between night and morning. Is this Massive Attack's ...
Massive Attack: A Bristol Story
  –  January 8, 2018
The book is based on a long series of interviews with Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja (known as 3D) conducted over many months. It also includes interviews with other musicians and artists who influenced the band, and those who have worked or appeared ...


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