There is more than one band with the name Rosetta. 1. Philadelphia quartet Rosetta push the boundaries between post-hardcore, sludge, post-metal, progressive rock, post-rock, ambient, and space rock, with influences as diverse as Neurosis, Isis, My Bloody Valentine, Frodus, and Stars of the Lid. The band somewhat humorously self-describes its music as "metal for astronauts", and its members are very interested in astronomy and space travel. Their first album (The Galilean Satellites, 2005) was an especially ambitious project: the goal was to record two discs of equal length (one a metal album, the other a noise/ambient/drone album), each of which could stand on its own, but played together would create a third, more intense experience. The technique fits well with the band's unique experiments in noise, sampling, feedback and power. The sheer amount of aural input means every listen becomes a new experience, allowing the listener to pick up on more and more layers within the sounds. Their next album (Wake/Lift, 2007) was a bit more restrained, but for this reason, really allows the band's songwriting to solidify and proves them worthy of the "mainstream" of the avant-metal world. The third full-length album, A Determinism of Morality, was released in May of 2010, and featured shorter, faster songs, with a bit more attention to technical playing and compositional structure. The fourth full-length album saw a change in release strategy by the band. Released through its own bandcamp The Anaesthete was released as a 'pay what you wish' release on August 8th 2013. The band hoped that the money paid by the fans would allow them to invest in a vinyl run in the USA as a CD/Vinyl deal was in place for Europe ( Debemur Morti Productions) and Australia (Monolith). On August 15th the band posted a facebook update on its DIY 'experiment'. The original and constant lineup: Michael Armine - vocals, sound manipulation; James Matthew Weed - guitar, violin; David Grossman - bass guitar, vocals; Bruce McMurtrie Jr. - drums. Discography: Demo - 2003/2004 The Galilean Satellites (2xCD) - 2005 Project Mercury (split w/ Balboa) - 2007 Wake/Lift - 2007 The Cleansing Undertones of Wake/Lift - 2007 Three Way Split w/ East Of The Wall & Year Of No Light - 2009 A Determinism of Morality - 2010 Restorations/Rosetta Split - 2010 The Anaesthete - 2013 http://www.rosettaband.com http://rosettaband.tumblr.com 2. For the female-fronted Japanese visual-kei band, see the Ｒｏｓｅｔｔａ page.