Our World Below ? are a five piece alternative/metal band from the West Midlands / Shropshire area who have been compared to bands such as Deftones, Vision of Disorder, Killswitch Engage, 36 Crazyfists and Pantera.
In 2016 Our World Below ? will be releasing their E.P. 'Dwarf The Earth'. The E.P. will be followed by a full length release in 2017. As with 2014's 'Democracy...and the illusion of choice' The latest E.P. is a 100% independent release, with all aspects of production carried out by OWB?
Formed in May 2013 Our World Below ? have featured at three of the Ovation Management produced Midlands Metal Crusades playing with bands such as Sylosis, Seven Deadly, Breed 77 and The Heretic Order and Raging Speedhorn
They released their debut three track demo c.d. in may 2013 followed by the release of their self funded, recorded, produced and released full length album, ' Democracy...and the illusion of choice' in July 2014 culminating in a successful album release show at the Slade Rooms Wolverhampton.
Over the course of 2013, 2014, 2015 and the first half of 2016, OWB? have consistently featured in and around the Midlands metal scene with shows in Wolverhampton, Dudley, Birmingham, Coventry, Telford, Kidderminster, Tamworth, Bridgnorth and Northampton.
In 2014 Our World Below ? Were Invited to be main support on for the comeback show of the late 80's early 90's death metal legends Cancer, which was their only UK performance before festival slots in the U.S.A, Holland and Germany and Poland.
Our World Below ? went out on a short UK tour through the first part of August 2015 which included supporting U.S. legends Death Angel for their Wolverhampton show. 2015 also saw OWB? play at the Midlands Metal Crusade V featuring Raging Speedhorn and The Heretic Order
Three members of Our World Below ? are ex members of Birmingham metal band Adrenaline who achieved moderate success in the UK in the early to mid 2000's with their 2006 single 'Inch Of Skin' in rotation on SCUZZ T.V. and a 2007 appearance at Download Festival and three UK tours in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and signing with Corpro/Casket records and Rising Records. OWB? also feature ex members of Left Unscarred, Crux South and Bull Vs Bear and as individual musicians have played with bands such as Chimaria, Il Nino, My Ruin, Raging Speedhorn, Viking Skull, Cypher 16, Skindred, Amen, Mistress, Breed 77, Sylosis and The Haunted.
Our World Below ? have played a number of charity gigs and festivals including S.O.P.H.I. Fest Tamworth, S.O.T.S.(soldiers off the streets), Beard-fest, Chelfest and were amongst the bands who played the Midlands Metal Crusade III who gave their share of the ticket money to a local Wolverhampton food bank. They have also been involved in raising money for charities such as the Shropshire Air Ambulance and Check um' lads with appearances at charity festivals.