Greenland Whalefishers started out in Bergen Norway in 1994, long before anyone had heard of bands like Flogging Molly or Dropkick Murphys. Combining british punk with celtic folk influences, the band soon became one of the most interesting post-pogues bands . Almost two decades of touring all around the world, releasing seven full length albums, piles of singles and EPs and an uncountable number of split-releases, contributing with music to the movie
Based at the "South Manchester Museum of Keyboard Technology,(S.M.M.O.K.T) "The Sisters Of Transistors"(S.O.T.) are a Combo Organ Quartet and Ladies Social Club. S.O.T. hold weekly afternoon workshops at the Museum. The brainchild of 808 State´s Graham Massey, their first release The Don / Pendulum arrived with mixes by Hot Chip and Acid Girls. Members who graduated this year are Sister Wigby Elka Whippany Sister Ragna Teisco Dottir Sister Naomi Doric Pencrest & Sister Henrietta Vox Humana S.O.
Cult of Luna are a Swedish Sludge/Post-Metal band formed in 1998 in Umeå, Sweden by guitarist/vocalist Johannes Persson and vocalist Klas Rydberg. After some member hunting and rehearsals CoL had its first line-up consisting of: Klas Rydberg, Johannes Persson, Magnus Lindberg, Erik Olofsson and Fredrik Renstrom. After a short period of time, Fredrik had to leave due to some personal difficulties.
Allison Weiss is an American guitar player and singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, NY. Weiss first picked up a guitar at age 14 in an attempt to become a punk rock star and impress her high school crush, and though the teenage romance died after one short month, her passion for music lived on. After moving to Athens, GA in 2005, Weiss spent the next five years in and out of various pseudo-relationships which fueled the fire for one infectious breakup song after another.
Kisschasy is an Australian alternative rock band formed in Victoria, Australia in 2002. Since forming, their line-up has consisted of lead vocalist Darren Cordeux, bassist Joel Vanderuit, guitarist Sean Thomas, and drummer Karl Ammitzboll. The band has released three studio albums, two of which are gold certified, two extended plays, a documentary DVD and a compilation album in their 7 year career, selling in excess of 90,000 records.
My Turn To Kill were an upcoming rock band hailing from Anglesy, North Wales.
They have now changed their name as of May 2009 to Through Colour to avoid being stereotyped as a metal or hardcore band. Mixing catchy chorus's with killer mesmeric riffs, the band offer a fresh new vibe to the music scene. Songs such as Kids Of Cancer and Sand Choked Emotion prove that the band are up there with the 'big gun' rock bands such as Kids In Glass Houses and Paramore. Their sound is intensely epic and certainly has the potential to make it big.
Impaled Nazarene, hailing from Oulu, Finland was formed in 1990. November 1990: The first line-up is Mika Luttinen-vocals, Kimmo Luttinen-drums, Mika Pääkkö-guitar, Ari Holappa-guitar and Antti Pihkala-bass. The band starts rehearsing their own material, first ever I.N. song written is Condemned To Hell. The band also starts playing The Crucified & Morbid Fate, both old Mutilation tracks (Previous band of Luttinen bros.)
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) ROME is a Luxembourgish dark folk/martial act founded in late 2005 as the main output for the songs of Jerome Reuter and was joined by co-producer Patrick Damiani as official member in early 2008. ROME signed to the Swedish label CMI in 2006 to release an EP entitled "Berlin" (June 2006) and the albums "Nera" (November 2006), "Confessions d'un voleur d'ames" (April 2007), "Masse Mensch Material" (March 2008).
Kids Can't Fly formed in May 2006 with the intention of giving the Southampton ska-punk scene a kick. Members were brought in from many local and national bands, including Zero Consent, Schoolboy Error, Fandangle, ToupÃ©, Speaking of Losers, After Thought, The Generators, Harpoon Larsen and many others. Between the members, they already had a huge amount of stage and song-writing experience, so adapted quickly into writing new songs.