Les Friction is a rock band that formed in 2011. Their first album, "Les Friction", released in January 2012. Their second album, "Dark Matter", released in 2017.
Les Friction has a cinematic sound to it. The band also has a sci-fi element to it. The band's website provides a story for the band:
The year is 2048 AD. Humans are now able to leave their earthly home and travel to other dimensions. While traveling, a shell of their body remains on earth and functions at a reduced capacity. For most people, life is more interesting and entertaining in these alternate dimensions; however, having neglected their loved ones at home, society on earth begins to deteriorate. Anarchy ensues and the travelers begin to receive millions of S.O.S.'s from their families on earth. Now, they must fight and struggle their way back home to save earth from certain destruction. Our story begins .
This band provides examples of:
- 20 Minutes into the Future: The band's story begins over 30 years in the future. Humanity has since begun advanced cross-dimensional travel.
- The End of the World as We Know It: "Your World Will Fail" is about a being who destroys entire worlds.
- Genre Mashup: Les Friction is Alternative Rock, electronic rock, industrial rock, modern classical, orchestral, Rock Opera, symphonic rock...
- Villain Song:
- "Who Will Save You Now?" is ominous. It's hard to tell if the singer is a villain or a hero.
- "Dark Matter" is about a being called Dark Matter who promises to be "your undoing".
- "Your World Will Fail" is about someone who plans on destroying the world because they consider it inferior to their own.