Sweet Noise is a Polish alternative metal band. The group was formed in 1990 in Swarzędz. They have released eight CDs (included two international versions) and appeared three times at the Przystanek Woodstock festival with the special show in 2003 when more than 400,000 people watched the culmination of what the band refers to as conceptual art of Revolta White Shock. The leader and creator of the band is Peter "Glaca" Mohamed. Mohamed is the singer, musician, performer, producer and conceptual artist. He developed an experimental, multimedia project Noise Inc.. He is also involved in project Serce with Toshi Kasai and M.T.void which is a musical outfit run by Mohamed and Justin Chancellor, the bass player of Tool.
Sweet Noise playing live
|Genres||Alternative metal, electronic rock, hard rock|
|Labels||Jazz'N'Java, Noise Inc., EMI Music Poland, PolyGram Poland, Universal Music Poland, Izabelin Studio|
|Members||Piotr "Glaca" Mohamed|
Tomasz "DJ Kostek" Kościelny
|Past members||Tomasz "Magic" Osiński|
Krzysztof "Docent" Raczkowski
Mikołaj "Emef" Fajfer
Tomasz "Balbina" Maćkowiak
Bartłomiej "Fido" Czerniachowski
Maciej "Ślepy" Głuchowski
Tomasz "DEM" Molka
Karol "Toy" Skrzyński
Robert "Cipis" Gasperowicz
Maciej "Żuk" Żebrowski
Tomasz "Letki" Letkiewicz
Robert "Waluś" Walczak
Jan "Yach" Wróblewski
Grzegorz "Bigozz" Bigosiński
Jarosław "China" Łabieniec
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|The End of Century||
|Czas ludzi cienia||
|"—" denotes a release that did not chart.|
|Przystanek Woodstock Revolta||
|"Bruk"||Jacek Taszkowski, Leszek Molski|
|1998||"W imię Boga"||Pilmotwórnia, Paweł Althamer, Grzegorz Matusik||Koniec wieku|
|2002||"Dzisiaj mnie kochasz, jutro nienawidzisz"
(with Anna Maria Jopek)
|Mikołaj Górecki||Czas ludzi cienia|
|2003||"Jeden taki dzień" (with Peja)||Mikołaj Górecki, Piotr Mohamed||Revolta|
|2004||"Nie było" (with Edyta Górniak)||Michał Gazda, Piotr Mohamed|
|2007||"Sympathy for the devil part 666"||Mikołaj Górecki||The Triptic|
|"Give It All Away"||Piotr Mohamed, Mikołaj Górecki,|
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