Eight Bells is an experimental heavy rock band based in Portland, Oregon. It was formed by guitar player Melynda Jackson after SubArachnoid Space disbanded in 2011. She was joined by SubArachnoid Space drummer Christopher Van Huffel and bassist Haley Westeiner. They describe their music as expressionistic experimental metal. Their first album, 'The Captain's Daughter' was released 19 February 2013 by Seventh Rule Recordings. The band toured in April 2013 to promote the album.