Early life Cropper was born Stephen Lee Cropper on a farm outside Dora, Missouri. In 1950, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. At age ten, he strummed a guitar for the first time, his brother-in-law's Gibson. Cropper received his first guitar at age 14, and started playing with local musicians. His hero at the time was Lowman Pauling of the Winston-Salem, NC band, The Five Royales. The Stax years (1961-1970)
What do you think of when you hear the name "PowerSolo"? 'Round Denmark way, the moniker apparently conjures the trash-rock psychobilly legacy of Hasil Adkins, the Cramps, and Southern Culture on the Skids. Powersolo may be a power trio, but in this case, the prog-metal acrobatics of rush are replaced with something they call "donkey punk." Two tremolo-loving chicken-scratch, rail-thin guitarists Kim Kix and Atomic Child. And drummer J.C.
Soul Fusion is a Funk,Rock,Soul,and Blues band From Northern Iowa.Started in 2000,Soul Fusion continues to play around the midwestern United States.
Creedence Clearwater Revival, frequently referred to as CCR or simply Creedence, was an American roots rock band, fronted by John Fogerty. The band started out as The Blue Velvets, formed by John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook in El Cerrito, California, United States in the late 1950s. They were an instrumental trio, however during the early '60s they began backing Tom Fogerty, John's older brother, for school dances at El Cerrito High School, on fraternity house gigs and in the recording studio.
Matthew Lee is a metal singer and guitarist from England. Besides being a musician, his unmistakable and ductile voice can be energetic and gritty but also warm and expressive. Despite his young age, he is able to capture the audience's attention on stage, along with his trusted band members Matthew was born on August 6, 1991. His first contact with Metal arrived by listening to Pantera
Hillstomp is a punk-blues duo from Portland, Oregon, known for refreshing takes on traditional material, distinctive original songs, and energetic live performances. In December 2005 their "The Woman that Ended the World" CD was named Album of the Year by alternative weekly, Willamette Week.
What follows is a year by year outline of the history of the band - it goes on a bit, but quite a lot went on! There are many more tales to tell over and above this summary of events, and many people who really deserve a mention - there were five of us in the band but we could never have achieved half of what we did without so many fantastic friends and associates, and corny though it is, without all the thousands of fans who, let's face it, were the reason we were able to avoid getting grown up jobs for so long :) We intend to add some links and more content to this section in future...
Ghostwriter could be the post-punk version of a Harry Smith-era self-accompanied singer-songwriter... For over a decade, Ghostwriter has been on the road in true troubadour form: one man traveling, making music that is direct and uncompromised. Ghostwriter has shared the stage with icons like Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, T-Model Ford, The Real Kids, and released six albums on End of the West records.
After moving to London over 6 years ago Niall Kelly has never dropped his passion for writing songs that only come from the heart and aspires to create music thats has a realness which people can only relate to evermore.