Melodic rock band formed originally in 1989 by singer Sue Willets. Lots of work and 2 releases in the mid - late 90's, Under Suspicion and The Fire Within. Some lineup changes 2005-6, and again in 2007 with the Under the Seven Skies release. Read all the info on their very nice, informative website.
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers are a pioneering English blues band, led by singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall, OBE. Mayall used the band name between 1963 and '67 then dropped it for some fifteen years, but in 1982 a 'Return of the Bluesbreakers' was announced and it has been kept since then. The name has become generic without a clear distinction which recordings are to be credited just to the leader or to leader and his band. The Bluesbreakers have included luminaries such as:
Formed in late 2006, 4-Piece Indie-Rock lads, Astro Firs, are on a fast track to bigger things. Meeting in School in Falmouth, Cornwall and after barely a year as a band, the boys were spotted on MySpace by B-Unique Records (Kaiser Chiefs, Primal Scream, The Automatic…) and after short dialogue and several meetings, Astro Firs signed a publishing deal. Since then, the band has played with bands such as The Enemy, Idlewild, The Subways and The Twang; being quoted as “Ripping the roof off” and gaining admirers wherever they go.
Pop-punk band from Wollongong, NSW, AUS. Avaine was formed when guitarists Josh and Justin decided to pursue a project with a more pop-rock feel to it. By February 2011 the whole band were rehearsing, and have since gained a devoted local following. Between local headlining shows and band competitions, Avaine supported Tonight Alive when they visited Wollongong in July, and in August, took 3rd place in the Wollongong finals of the AACA band competition. They were also featured on the compilation CD "Rock the Vote Wollongong" to support the campaign of the same name.
Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) just wanted to earn enough money to buy a deluxe Nintendo game when he started playing the guitar professionally. Then he met blues legend B.B. King. At the age of 12, his mother got a call from a local promoter, Richard Thornton asking if he wanted to be the opening act at a concert at which King was the headliner. After hearing the gifted adolescent play, King was so impressed that he invited Bonamassa to tour over the summer with his band.
Sons and Daughters are:
Adele Bethel - Vocals, guitar, piano
David Gow - Drums, Percussion
Ailidh Lennon - Bass, mandolin, piano
Scott Paterson - Vocals, guitar Their debut album, The Repulsion Box was released in June 2005. In February 2006 the band were invited to tour with Morrissey on the first leg of his UK tour. Their second album, This Gift, produced by Bernard Butler, was released on 28 January 2008. Albums
2003: Love the Cup (EP)
2005: The Repulsion Box UK #70
The Summertides hail from Exmouth. A quaint coastal town in Devon, England,
Exmouth has imbued their unique music with all the sex, love and carnal debauchery of the traditional British seaside.
Echo at the Carnival is a truly personal and intriguing biography of songwriter Simon Richardson, who takes you on a musical journey of all the highs and lows that come with a few nights well spent.
Francis Dunnery (sometimes known as Frank; born on 25 December 1962, in Egremont, Cumbria, England) was a founder member of the 1980s band It Bites. Although he started on drums, he became the lead singer and guitarist of the group until he left in 1990. It Bites released three studio albums, The Big Lad in the Windmill (1986), Once Around the World (1988) and Eat Me in St Louis (1989). Their swansong final live album Thank You and Goodnight was released in 1990. It Bites' biggest hit was "Calling All the Heroes" in 1986, which reached #6 in the United Kingdom's Top 40.