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Synthetic Minister / Bio

Through the use of unconventional noise and sound layering, merged with hyper-isolationist lyrics and bipolar vocal/instrument styling, Synthetic Minister is an ambitious live and studio project quickly garnering underground attention.
Synthetic Minister started in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 2004 as the studio project of Steve Nikolic and Rob Hubbard, later that year Michael Ferns would join bring live procession to both studio recording and live events. In 2005 Synthetic Ministers shared the bill with Collide on there North America tour.
In 2006 Synthetic Ministers touring cycle for the "Being For Others" EP came to a close as the band would start work on its 3rd album Cult Following. During Recording long time band graphic/web designer AJ would join Synthetic Minister as its 1st full time guitar player, bring a heavier and more aggressive sound. The band would part ways with Steve after the release of Cult Following in 2011.
Synthetic Minister has developed a devoted world wide fan base, through the use of just about every social networking site available. Synthetic Minister has had there music showcased on a verity of collage radio. The song "Just Another Part" has become a dance floor favourite at many Industrial/Goth night clubs.
Blending together Industrial, Electronic Rock, and Glitch, the band's unique, dark and catchy songs have become favourites of the Vancouver club, and electro-alternative scene. Notable Synthetic Minister tracks include Just Another Part, No Sympathy, and Locust. Band Influences include Machines of Loving Grace, KMFDM, Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy.

General Info

Band Members
Rob Hubbard - Synths/Programming, Michael Ferns - Electro drummer/Percussionist, Ay Jay - Guitar
Artist Name
Synthetic Minister
Home Page
Active Since
Electronica / Industrial / Glitch

Contact Info

Surrey, BC, CA