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Before beginning his solo career, singer/songwriter Che Arthur logged time in several bands. Born in Mobile, Arthur settled in Tuscaloosa, AL in the early '90s and played with several local bands before forming a long-running noisy indie outfit called Universal Life and Accident. Moving from Alabama to the more artistically complementary climes of Chicago in 1995, the band toured regularly and released several singles and EPs but never managed much exposure. After Universal Life and Accident split up, Arthur joined Chicago's Atombombpocketknife in 2001, but as that band's non-singing lead guitarist, he was always a foil to singer and primary songwriter Justin Sinkovich. After two promising albums with Arthur, God Save the ABPK and Lack and Pattern, Sinkovich put Atombombpocketknife on indefinite hold and Arthur chose to embark on a solo career. Arthur's first solo album, 2004's All of Your Tomorrows Were Decided Today, was an unexpectedly straightforward, poppy affair given the post-rock tendencies of his previous outfits. His second solo album, Iron, was released in February 2007. ~ Stewart Mason