SikTh , also stylized Sikth , is a British progressive metal band from Watford, Hertfordshire.
The group is formed at the end of 1999, but consolidates its formation only in March 2001>. This training includes two singers: Mikee Goodman and Justin Hill, guitarists Dan Weller and Graham Pinney, bassist James Leach, and drummer Dan Foord. Their first official release is an EP entitled Let the Transmitting Begin. Published in 2002, it has three tracks. Sikth will also be releasing a limited edition CD that also features a live BBC Radio 1 (the same song recording).
The first release, on the label Gut Records>, is an EP entitled How May I Help You? Released in 2002, it has three tracks, including two appearing later on the band's first album. A video of the song (If You Were not So) Perfect is also included. The song "How do I Help You?" tells a story about a person named Rodney. The music video consists of an animated film, which is written, directed and produced by Mikee Goodman. He won the award for the best The Big Cheese Magazine , and reached the top spot on MTV UK, while appearing on a A-List videos to MTV Asia.
SikTh's first album, "The Trees Are Dead and Dried Out Waiting for Something Wild", is released August 18, 2003 under the label Gut Records. The album is produced by the band himself with Andrew Scarth. The mix was made by Colin Richardson (Machine Head, Slipknot). Two singles are from the album Scent of the Obscene (October) and Peep Show (December)>. How May I Help You? is published previously in EP, with the band's very first song, Suffice , as well as a slightly different version of Tupelo.