Amsterdam-born singer Eva Simons hails from a long line of musicians with a pianist-father, trumpeter step-father, and vocalist mother. According to the Take Over Control Songfacts, her grandfather was accordion player Johnny Meijer (1912–92), who became so famous in Holland, that his hometown of Amsterdam even dedicated a statue to him. She has been playing piano and composing since she was a small child and graduated from the Conservatorium von Amsterdam.
There are at least 3 groups named Majestic 12. 1) A Wu-Tang Clan affiliated R&B group consisting of producer C12 (real name Carlos Bess, who has produced for Ghostface Killah and Shabazz The Disciple) and his wife Madam Majestic who has made appearances on various Wu-Tang Clan projects. They released their debut album For Majic Eyes Only in 2006. 2) Czech electronic music duo composed of Tom
Raein is a screamo band from Forlì, Italy. The band features members of La Quiete and Neil on Impression. They formed in 2000 and split up in 2005.
They reformed for a show in Bologna, in September 2007. Andrea joined La Quiete for a Japanese tour 2007. Releases/Appearances:
2002 - Raein
2003 - il n'y a pas de orchestre
2004 - Döden Marscherar Åt Väst 7"
2004 - Split 7" With Phoenix Bodies
2004 - Split 7" with Funeral Diner
2004 - Daïtro + Raein 10"
The Ocean The Sky are a 6-piece Australian post-hardcore band based in Sydney. They are currently unsigned and to date they have released one album, Seasons and one Ep, Contact. ALEX - VOCALS
ADAM - GUITAR
MARK - GUITAR/VOCALS
PAT - DRUMS
SEAN - SYNTH
BENNY - BASS
The Blood are a London-based Oi! punk rock band, formed in 1982. Led by Cardinal Jesus Hate/The Cardinal and JJ Bedsore (Colin Smith and Jamie Cantwell), the band formed in the early 1980s under the name Coming Blood. Their music is a blend of hardcore punk, Oi!, heavy metal, football chants and shock rock. Like the Sex Pistols and Alice Cooper before them, they sought to offend as well as entertain. Their single "Megalomania" ridiculed the Pope, and many of their songs criticized religion.
Hirax is an American thrash metal band from Buena Park, California. Starting in 1984 under the leadership of vocalist Katon W. De Pena, the band played in Los Angeles and San Francisco with the other new thrash metal bands of the area such as Metallica, Exodus and Slayer. The band was a clear example of the thrash/speed metal/crossover genre. After releasing some demos, Hirax signed with Metal Blade and debuted with their first full-length, "Raging Violence" in 1985. The band was composed of Katon W. De Pena (vocals), Scott Owen (guitar), Gary Monardo (bass) and John Tabares (drums).
Vandalism is an Australian electro house music group. It comprises DJs/producers Andy Van (previous member of Madison Ave), and Cassie Van (Singer, Songwriter). In February 2006 Vandalism released a cover single "Never Say Never" (originally sung by Romeo Void), backed by a considerable amount of airplay by Nova and a video clip shown on Rage. The group have been profilic remixers in the last few years, reworking songs for varied artists such as Skepta, Brad Hed and Yves Larock.
Maxi Priest (born Max Alfred Elliott on June 10, 1961) is a reggae singer from England. Career Of West Indian descent, and the second youngest of nine children, he was born in Lewisham, London. He is known as the 'King of Lovers Rock'. His music is sometimes closer to R&B, and pop, than to reggae music itself. His first major album was the self-titled Maxi Priest (1988) along with his cover of Cat Stevens' Wild World established him as one of the British reggae top singers this internationally acclaimed vocalist, is the only UK reggae act to score an American Billboard Number One.
There are 5 artists named Bronze. Based out of Brooklyn, NY, BRONZE follows in the musical vein of New Order and Brian Eno with the swagger of T. Rex. Though only on the NYC scene for a short while, BRONZE has already shared the stage with the likes of Cloud Nothings, Kisses, Free Energy and the Depreciation Guild. The BRONZE EP, recorded in the band's studio on Grand Street in Brooklyn, twists and turns through anthems like the album's opener
Choking Victim was an American punk band from 1992 to 1999, formed in New York City. The band became notable around "C-squat," in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where they squatted and continue to inhabit and organize shows for their music, which blended ska punk with black metal, and anarchist lyrics. They also became known for Satanic imagery and numerous references to the vagrant lifestyle, such as crack-smoking, shoplifting, and squatting. They also, like many other bands in the punk scene, have violent anti-police sentiments in their songs.