Whores (stylized as Whores.) is an American noise rock band based in Atlanta, Georgia consisting of vocalist and guitarist Christian Lembach, bass guitarist Casey Maxwell and drummer Donnie Adkinson. The band has released two records through Brutal Panda Records and is known for its "intensely cathartic live shows."
In 2011, the band released their debut EP Ruiner through Brutal Panda Records. This was followed by Clean EP in 2013, which received attention from music websites such as Pitchfork, Exclaim!, and Sputnikmusic. A split single with the band Rabbits, which mainly consists of The Cure covers, were also released in 2014., On October 28, 2016 they released their new album "Gold" via eOne Music.
The band has also extensively toured United States, alongside acts such as Red Fang, Melvins, Retox, Torche, The Sword, Black Tusk, Deafheaven, Floor, Torche, Kylesa, Obliterations, Iron Reagan, Fight Amp, No Way and Creepoid.
The band's music is mainly described as Noise Rock. Pitchfork Media reviewer Andy O'Connor noted the influences of Melvins, Helmet, Pissed Jeans, and Amphetamine Reptile Records artists. The band also incorporates sludge in its sound.
The band also collaborated with many figures of the noise rock scene. The band's first EP was mastered by Harvey Milk drummer Kyle Spence and their sophomore EP was produced by Ryan Boesch, who worked with various acts such as Melvins, Fu Manchu Helmet and Foo Fighters.
Christian Lembach – vocals, guitar
Casey Maxwell – bass
Donnie Adkinson – drums
Jake Schultz – bass (former bassist for Norma Jean (band))
Steven Higginbottom – bass
Travis Owen – drums