House of Shem is a roots reggae band from New Zealand. They have had songs featured on the Conscious Roots compilations. In May 2008, their debut album, "Keep Rising" was released throughout New Zealand. It was released again in April 2009 throughout Australia and Hawaii.
In April 2010, House of Shem started recording their second album Island Vibration with engineer and producer Errol Brown who has worked with many well known reggae bands and artists such as Alton Ellis, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Gregory Isaacs, Peter Tosh and Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers. The album was released in New Zealand on 14 February 2011.
Carl Perkins - Vocals/Guitar
Te Omeka Perkins - Vocals/Keyboards/Guitar
Isaiah Perkins - Vocals/Keyboards
Christian harawira - Drums/percussion
Francis Harawira - bass guitar
Roy Venkataraman - guitar
Chris Nielson - saxophone/trumpet/keyboards