1) Quicksand is an American post-hardcore band from New York City founded in 1990 by Gorilla Biscuits guitarist Walter Schreifels.
The band released two widely-acclaimed albums, Slip and Manic Compression, before disbanding in 1995. In 1997, Quicksand reunited, and embarked on a successful tour in 1998 with Deftones. Towards the end of the year they entered the studio to begin work on a follow-up to Manic Compression, but tensions within the band caused them to split up for good. Read more on Last.fm