Formed in Oakland California as the Persuaders, Derek Davis (vocals), Ron Freschi (guitar) Jamey Pacheco (drums) Danny De La Rosa (guitar) and Robb Reid (bass) were in childhood and rival bands until they eventually evolved into Babylon A.D (www.babylonad.com). Later as a band, they caught the attention of Arista Records president and industry music mogul Clive Davis who signed them at a showcase in Los Angeles thanks to their impressive three-song demo, home made video and consistent sold out performances in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
M People were a British house music act from Manchester which formed in 1990. They consisted of Mike Pickering, Heather Small and Paul Heard and Shovell. Pickering was a member of factory records dance act Quando Quango, but became more noted as one of the original DJs at The hacienda. Heard was a member of acid jazz band Ace Of Clubs. Heather Small was in the British Soul band Hot House who had released a number of critically acclaimed records without scoring any major success.
The Pleasures are a five-piece glamrock band from Hamburg, Germany, born of a love for all things outrageous and gender-transcending. It was experiencing Ziggy Stardust and Velvet Goldmine for the first time in 2000 that prompted Dancette (vocals) to start working on a side-project, as the band he was in at the time was not glitzy enough by far. In 2004 he joined forces with Lord Vivian (vocals & guitar), it became much more than a side-project, and the first few The Pleasures songs were born.
David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on 8th January 1947 in Brixton, London, UK) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Active in six decades of popular music and frequently reinventing his music and image, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He has been cited as an influence by many musicians and is known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of his work.
Ok Pilot started in early 2006. They play melodic post-punk n’roll and play music to have a good time, not to push any ideas, lifestyles or views onto you. They have played with Boysetsfire | Tribute To Nothing | Hell Is For Heroes | New Bruises | Gay For Johnny Depp | Planes Mistaken For Stars | These Arms Are Snakes | JR Ewing | This Girl | Paint It Black | New Mexican Disaster Squad | Tellison | Blakfish | Haemostatic Picnic Races | Les Anges | The Xcerts | Whiskey Sunday and more!
Pop Levi (born Jonathan Pop Levi in London) is an English singer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and filmmaker. His career started in Liverpool were he was a founding member, along with Snap Ant and Loka, of Super Numeri, and he has played bass for Ladytron both on record and on tour Pop Levi is kinda small and reedy and darkly, hairily handsome, and, far more important, the maker of an odd brand of music that is sort of like a combination of every kind of pop ever heard all at once, yet it manages to stay original.
Top Hat Alleycat are the guys that you will always notice turning heads, raising hell and having one helluva good time. After going through countless line-ups, band names, women and rehab sessions they are finally out there doing what they do best - rockin' out 'n makin' a scene! After finally releasing their debut record; the aptly named "Top Hat Alleycat's Excellent E.P" they have attracted attention from all over the world including radio plays ranging from Japan to Germany, plays in UK rock clubs and offers to play alongside some very prestigious names.
The latest project from anti-folk troubador jeffrey lewis
At least two bands are known under the name XYZ. 1. XYZ was a hook-laden heavy metal band. They were considered the unofficial house band of the Los Angeles nightclub The Whiskey in the mid 80's, but major success eluded them.
XYZ began in Los Angeles, California, with members Terry Ilous (vocals), Bobby Pieper (guitar), Patt Fontaine (bass) and Joey Pafumi (drums). An early development deal with Atlantic records led to the recording of their debut album, which quickly got radio play with the hits "Inside Out" and "What Keeps Me Loving You.
There are three bands with the name Lazy Bones 1. Lazy Bones is a Rock, Alternative Rock and Funk band. 2. Lazy Bones is an unsigned Alternative Rock band from London, UK. 3.Lazy Bones is Cover Rock band from Belisce, Croatia. It is consisted of two members, Livio Berak (guitar) and Zoran Misic (vocal). This page is for the later of the three. 4.Lazy Bones is a rock / blues / metal band from Flint, Michigan.
album: Stew (1994) Tim Rickard / Vocals