There are at least two bands called Parachutes.
1. An Icelandic experimental music duo
2. A German post-hardcore band 1.) Parachutes (based in Reykjavik, Iceland) was the music of Alex Somers and Scott Alario, who took their name from the seeds of a dandelion flower. They began in 2003 with homemade bedroom recordings, and soon moved to recording songs in their kitchen, and expanded their live band to include six other members.