Mad to Love
Ms. Meka Nism is known in underground circuits for her work with former American bands and touring projects "Dirty Barby" (playing NYC's historical CBGB's!), "Angel Autopsy," " Apocalypse-a-go-go" and "Meka Nism and her Rusty Tears," as guitarist, vocalist, and insane performance artist. Endorseded by Dean Guitars, she is recognized for creating the rare "Acoustic Death Metal" genre, playing with such bands as Trivium, Chimaira, Nocturne and Faun Fables. In 2007, she released the album "Mad to Love" from Florida Indie label Hidden Records. The album's feature song "Break" was awarded Best Experimental Song 2006 by Songwriter's Showcase of America. In January 2007, Meka moved to Japan, where she began touring with singer songwriter bassist Yukari Ikeda, the two soon creating the band "Origami Girls" which made it's television debut on KBS Kyoto television in 2008. Together they toured Japan (as well as a short US tour in Jan 2009) as band and solo performers and won the battle of the bands to be featured at GOING KOBE 09, which placed them in another television appearance with the mayor of Kobe along side some of the major rock bands of Japan. Meka continued her travels in Spring 2010 to reunite with her post modern rock supergroup Meka Nism and her Rusty Tears; (featuring Reed & Alvin from the band ReAl, Florizel from Fat Timmy, Teflon Don & Fat Idiot Project, and introducing newcomer guitarist Bobby Keller.) With new attention and endorsements coming in like Mic Check and LN17C, they are presently warming up to record and start touring by the summer of 2011.