About One Minute Silence
One Minute Silence was a four-piece band based in Ireland that combined influences from metal, hardcore punk and rap. The band consisted of vocalist Brian 'Yap' Barry from Co. Tipperary, guitarist Massimo Fiocco from Limerick City, drummer Eddie Stratton and bass guitarist Glen Diani. The band announced its split after eight years in a press release dated October 21, 2003. Although it claimed not to be a "political band" they are simply "political people" who are also musicians, they say the group's lyrics have a political message which can be interpreted as generally anti-capitalist and anarchist.