Twelve Foot Ninja are an alternative metal band from Melbourne, Victoria. They formed in 2007. Melbourne Australia based Twelve Foot Ninja are independent and self-funded. Their music and lyrics are inspired by a story (written by guitarist Stevic) of a ninja's mission to restore balance in a world headed toward self-inflicted catastrophe. Sound familiar? Twelve Foot Ninja describe themselves as a hybrid of genres - metal, dub, yacht rock, funk and world music.
There are 5 artists sharing this name: 1) Senseless was an Austrian Grunge-Band that existed between 1996 - 1999. They only recorded one album called 'Trist'. 2) Senseless is a german grunge-punk Band from Munich, formed in february 2005. 3) Senseless is a German Alternative/Punk Rock Band from Köln (Cologne), formed end of 2006, mainly inspired by Three Days Grace. 4) Senseless is an german Band from Gerorgsmarienhütte. They cover Songs by Ramones, Metallica or Böhse Onkelz. 5) Senseless is a hardcore punk band local to Stoke-on-Trent. They play fast and vicious fun punk music.
Krzysztof "Grabaż" Grabowski, besides being the vocalist of Pidżama Porno, performed occasional concerts, playing acoustic guitar, with repertoire that inlcuded Pidżama Porno's unrealesed tracks and covers. On one of such concerts, he appeared with a band and announced that from now on, he would no longer perform solo but with the band which was named "Międzymiastówka Koncertująca Strachy Na Lachy".
Keziah Jones (born Olufemi Sanyaolu on January 10, 1968 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He describes his musical style as “Blufunk”, which is a fusion between raw blues elements and hard, edgy funk rhythms. Also his Nigerian roots and soul music can be considered a major influence on his sound.
He is known for his distinctive style of guitarplaying, above all his percussive right-hand technique which is similar to bass player's slapping technique. He's also famous for playing most of his live shows with a bare torso.
Counting Crows became popular in 1993 following the release of their debut album "August and Everything After" featuring the hit song Mr. Jones. The band was formed by singer Adam Duritz (previously of The Himalayans and Sordid Humor) and guitarist David Bryson (Local producer and former member of the band Mr. Dog) in San Francisco, California in 1990. Counting Crows originally performed as an acoustic duo, playing gigs in and around Berkeley and San Francisco. For the first album, Adam and David added bassist Matt Malley, the multiinstrumental Charlie Gillingham, and Drummer Steve Bowman.
Cibo Matto is a New York City-based band formed by two Japanese women, Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda in 1994. Despite being based in the US rather than Japan, they have strong links with the shibuya-kei scene in their use of sampling and mixture of trip-hop and rock, but stand out amongst other such artist for their particularly strong use of Latin and South American music. Cibo Matto is an Italian phrase that means "crazy food".
There is more than one band that records under the name Ember: 1. Ember is a popular acoustic duo based in mid Wales, which has toured extensively in Britain and Europe since 2001. All four of their CDs were recorded in Wales, the latest named "Open All the Doors," receiving attention from music publications and radio around the globe. Career highlights: played in Samsung marquee for 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
With a name as elusive as the melodies that just hint in order to vanish, jasmin’s songs are revealing the possibilities of a minimal guitar trio. Sometimes jointly, sometimes in fierce competition, guitar, bass, drums and minimal electronics are spinning enticing textures. Those pleadings against the imperative of lyrics, you don’t have to call them post rock if you don’t want to. The deliberation annihilates itself by its sheer sustainability: On stage the guitarist frequently collides with the solid wall of bass and drums, disrupting it in feedback fever.
Slo Burn was a short-lived stoner rock band out of Palm Desert, California that formed in 1996 in the wake of Kyuss' demise. They only released one EP entitled Amusing the Amazing before disbanding. The band comprised of Damon Garrison (bass), Chris Hale (guitar), Brady Houghton (drums) and John Garcia (vocals). Slo Burn toured with Ozzfest in 1997 but split up toward the end of the tour, effectively finishing the band at the same time the EP was released.