There are at least four artists with this name:
1) a metal band from Chicago, Illinois
2) a house band from the U.K.
3) a Canadian rapper
4) a Nu Metal band from Thailand
1) Quake (Chicago)
A metal band from Chicago formed in the summer of 2012. With an ever changing line-up, the band currently has drummer Michael Teper, bassist Jayce Nall, Guitarists Claire Zhang and James McHenry, and vocalist Andrew Grosch. They released their first single in August 2012, along with their debut EP in July 2013. The band then released a single "Counter Production", which will be off the upcoming EP to be released in the summer of 2014.
2) Quake (U.K.)
Real Name: Ian Bland & Rob Tissera
Aliases: RT Project
Members: Ian Bland, Rob Tissera
3) Quake (Canada)
Twenty-one year old Halifax emcee Quake has proven that persistence, hard-work and passion go hand inhand to survive in this music industry. Since emerging from the underground battle rap scene in his early teens, the hungry street savvy lyricist has aimed to create a sound that brings back the classic essence of hip-hop. In five short years Quake has transformed his humble rap beginnings with groups like Fax4, into a slew of critically-acclaimed mixtapes and projects. With a relentless work ethic, Quake is a true testament to his East Coast upbringing.
His debut release The Myth (2010) garnered him much attention from the Canadian hip-hop world.The LP featured Grammy-nominated producing trio Tone Mason, who crafted much of the albums musical blend of timeless hip-hop and aggressive street anthems. Slaughterhouse member Royce Da 5'9” assisted on the single 'I Stand Alone'. The Myth also had guest features from Boston emcee Reks(Grey Hairs), Canadian rap pioneer Choclair and up and coming singing sensation JRDN. The fine-tuned independent release solidified Quake as one of Canada's rising rap stars.
Always choosing to rap about real-life experience, his honest and self-reflecting songwriting skills have kept fans coming back. Aside from writing and recording, Quake has shared the stage with the likes of Lupe Fiasco, Slaughterhouse, Methodman & Redman, Raekwon and Classified. His short time in the hip-hop world has already left an impact, it appears what was once a dream is becoming a reality.