The Black Keys are a two-man blues-rock group from Akron, Ohio, United States which formed in 2001, consisting of singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney. The band name was inspired by a schizophrenic artist and friend in Akron, who used the term "black keys" to describe things he disliked or people he did not trust. The Black Keys have roots in traditional blues and psychedelic rock stylings.
Tadley is a town and civil parish in the English county of Hampshire.
During the 1950s and 1960s, the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment (AWRE), now known as AWE, became the area's largest employer, and a large number of houses were built during this period to accommodate AWRE workers. Though the establishment was located in the parish of Aldermaston, most of these houses were built in Tadley.
Mono Taxi is a male / female, anglo / french duo based in London, UK and formed in 2003. The band consits of Ellice Williams and Antoine Collin. Mono Taxi's influences include The Breeders, Cat Power, The Modern Lovers, Violent Femmes, Pavement, Scout Niblett, Jesus and Marychain and Serge Gainsbourg. Discography * Kind Of Better (2006, PIAS)
* The Sound Of You (2007, Ciao Ketchup Recordings)
* We Wanna Get Some Real Fun (2008, Ciao Ketchup Recordings)
There are many bands under the name of Valhalla, 10 of them are metal. 1) The best known Valhalla hails from Petrozavodsk, Rusland and has released one album under the name of "Hail To The Fallen Majesty" in 2003. 2) There is another Valhalla originating from Bedfordshire in England from 1979 playing progressive metal. They had two national single releases on the NEAT records label, "Coming Home" and the double A sides of "Jack" and "Still in Love with You" together with tracks on the compilation album sponsored by the popular music paper SOUNDS.
The Hillfields were born in the Royal Festival Hall,London,UK overcome by the raw power of Iggy Pop's 2007 summer Meltdown gig, a beautiful evening, and a smattering of beers. As of Halloween 2007, the Hillfields were three, made up of Rob Boyd, singing and guitaring, Grant Wilkinson on bass and Carlos Russell on drums The Hillfields are playing a mix of mellowed out lo-fi with bursts of noisy guitar pop, that's been described as like 'Pavement scoring a Hal Hartley film' or 'Mojave meets Frusciante'.
There are at least three projects with the name Romance.
1) Romance is the name of a Seattle based 4-piece producing music in the early 80's post-punk style with elements of Joy Division, The Chameleons and The Sound.
They formed in late 2005 and shortly after released their debut EP - When Things Are Better. Lead by their single Paris Is Burning KEXP and other radio stations put the EP in regular rotation. This lead to fans voting them as one of the top four up and coming bands in Seattle.
Sarandon are a band with a short attention span that formed in 2004. Scratchy, itchy guitars; rumbling bass, and tumbling drums. Crayola plays guitar and provides vocals, Alan Brown plays bass and provides more vocals, and Tom Greenhalgh plays drums.
Swedish artist Kristoffer Ragnstam combines the energetic, poppy indie-rock of today with one eye cast back to the energetic, poppy rock of the 60s!
There are two bands named WILD FLAG: an American indie rock quarter, and a Japanese hard rock band. 1. WILD FLAG is a Portland, OR and Washington DC based quartet consisting of Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Rebecca Cole, and Janet Weiss. The members of WILD FLAG have played in numerous and notable bands, including but not limited to: Helium, The Minders, Croissant Cocktail, Feeble Knees, Quasi, Dogz, Sleater-Kinney, @@@, The Consortium, Asia, and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks. WILD FLAG has recorded their debut album and will be releasing it in Fall 2011 for Merge Records.
Jack Perry-Brown faked his death in 1980 under his stage name