There are 3 bands using the name Florence: 1) A Japanese trance band that does anime soundtracks 2) Canadian post-hardcore band 3) Alias of Dutch techno artist Stefan Robbers 2) Florence is a Canadian post-hardcore band. Ever since they were friends, Mike (Guitar 1) and Guil (Guitar 2) always wanted to form a band together. With the same influences and a long history of guitar duet, they had already a strong musicianship. Together, they give Florence ‘s brutal yet catchy melodies. Phil was chosen for his skills and creativity on drums in October 2003.