Sunn O))) is an American doom/drone metal band formed in 1996. The name is pronounced "Sun" and was inspired by the band's amplifier brand of choice. Founding members Stephen O'Malley and Greg Anderson have been a constant presence in every concert and release under the SUNN O))) moniker. Throughout their career, they have collaborated with notable guests such as Attila Csihar, Julian Cope, Oren Ambarchi, Merzbow, and Tos Nieuwenhuizen.
Known for their unique sound that combines heavy guitars with slow tempos and droning atmospheres, Sunn O))) has established themselves as pioneers in the doom/drone metal genre. Their music creates a mesmerizing experience that pushes boundaries and challenges traditional notions of heavy music.
With a discography spanning over two decades, Sunn O))) continues to captivate audiences worldwide with their powerful live performances and critically acclaimed albums. Their dedication to pushing the limits of sound has earned them a devoted following and solidified their status as one of the most influential bands in experimental metal.