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1 Dec 2018

The Skids were a punk band formed in Dunfermline, Scotland by Stuart Adamson (on guitars, vocals, keyboards, percussion), Richard Jobson ( vocals, guitar, keyboards), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and William Simpson (bass guitar, vocals) in 1977. They signed to Virgin and issued "Sweet Suburbia" and...

2 Mar 2019

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers are the winners of the Prime Time BBC One show 'When Will I Be Famous', with a blistering set Rock Bagpipes that astounded the viewers and critics! In 2004 the group appeared on the main stage at T in the Park with the headline band, rock group The Darkness, and a...

23 Nov 2018

Picturehouse are an internationally acclaimed band who have 3 platinum selling albums in Ireland and have toured Europe extensively. They are Dublin based and first came to real prominence via the Irish music scene in the late 90's with their independently released debut album 'Shinebox'....

15 Dec 2018

The Blades were a group which formed in 1977 in Dublin, Ireland. The band's best known lineup was Paul Cleary (vocals, bass), Lar Cleary (guitar) and Pat Larkin (drums). This lineup split in 1981, but Paul...

1 Mar 2019

The Dualers are street performing brothers Si and Tyber. The Dualers perform a unique blend of ska, soul and reggae that appeals to all ages with members of their database ranging from 1 to 91. They have a fan base of approaching 10,000 members but have probably been seen by in excess of 4...

21 Nov 2018
24 Nov 2018

Cast (1): A Britpop-Band formed in Liverpool, England in 1993.
Cast (2): Progressive rock band from Mexico, active from the late 70s to the present.
Cast (3): Norwegian rapper from the late 90s to the present
Cast (4): The cast of a musical or play.
Cast (5): A...

3 Dec 2018

The Fratellis are an alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland who took their name from the villains in the film "The Goonies" (although, by coincidence, Barry's mother's maiden name is in fact Fratelli). The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Jon Fratelli (real name John Lawler),...

25 Nov 2018

From Portland, OR. Unknown Mortal Orchestra is a three-piece project led by Ruban Nielson, who is one of the chief songwriters of prominent indie power-poppers The Mint Chicks. They have a Bandcamp at http://unknown-mortal-orchestra....

7 Dec 2018

Gregory Alan Isakov has been described by Boulder Weekly, "Strong, subtle, a lyrical genius" and has been compared to his influences; Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Joe Phelps, Iron & Wine and Gillian Welch. Gregory's humble presence and his overwhelming voice and guitar style has been treasured...

29 Nov 2018

The name Mabel refers to three different artists:

1) Mabel McVey, born in Malaga (February 20, 1996) and raised in Stockholm, now spends most of her time in London. Mabel has music in her blood. Her mom is Nineties singer Neneh Cherry, the pioneer of early R'n'B, and her dad is Massive...

23 Mar 2019

Overkill is an American thrash metal band formed in 1980 in New Jersey. The band has been active since 1984, releasing 15 studio albums, 2 EPs, 2 live albums and a "covers" album. The band also has a notable mascot (named Chaly), a skeletal bat with a skull-like face, bony wings, and green eyes...

22 Nov 2018

The Coral are a British band formed in 1996 from Meols on the Wirral (near Liverpool) that play an unusual style of music mixing psychedelic pop/rock, old fashioned country, folk music and modern rock. Their music is often used in the soundtrack to TV adverts and programmes making their music...

9 Feb 2019

God Is an Astronaut are an instrumental three piece hailing from the Glen of the Downs, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. They formed in 2002 and released their debut album...

18 Dec 2018

Denzel Curry, born February 16, 1995 (Age 20). Denzel Curry wrote poetry at an early age, evolving this hobby into rapping while in middle school. In 2011 Denzel released a mixtape titled King Remembered Underground Tape 1991-1995 that he posted on SpaceGhostPurrp's forum page where he was...

27 Feb 2019

Brian Fallon is the lead singer and guitarist for The Gaslight Anthem.

17 Dec 2018

Flogging Molly is a seven-piece Irish American celtic punk band that formed in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1997 and is currently signed to SideOneDummy Records. The band consists of Dave King (vocals, guitar, banjo, bodhrán), Bridget Regan-King (fiddle, uillean pipes, vocals),...

18 Nov 2018

You Me At Six are a 5-piece pop/pop punk band from Weybridge, Surrey who formed in 2005. The five piece played locally until early 2007 when spring support slots with Saosin at Leeds Cockpit (03.05.07) and later Paramore at the Colchester Arts Centre (10.06.07) saw them attract media attention...