Menswe@r were a short-lived Britpop band in the mid 1990s from Camden in London. They signed their record deal after their fifth gig, appearing on the cover of Melody Maker (in an article about Camden club night Blow Up) before they had recorded a note. They were featured in a Select article about the mod revival when the project was still purely in the imaginations of Chris Gentry and Johnny Dean. Their dress sense was Mod (tight fitting suits etc) whilst their music was influenced by both Blur's second album Modern Life Is Rubbish and Elastica.
The kind of shout-along hooks that will ensure blowing your throat out was never more fun" - Kerrang!
"These Southampton based tykes could be giving Lostprophets or Funeral For a Friend a run for their money pretty soon. With bags full of energy, enthusiasm and a plethora of shamelessly addictive pop-punk gems in their musical arsenal, we reckon there’ll be no stopping this lot on their quest for success" - Rock Sound
"Glossy pop-punk with angst-soaked vocals so catchy they beg you to sing along" - Total Guitar
More than one artist shares this name. 1) Warhammer is a German thrash metal/death metal band heavily influenced by Hellhammer. 2) Warhammer was a British death metal band from Shropshire in England formed by Shane Embury and Mitch Harris in the early 1980's. After the band split up in 1986 the duo went on to form Unseen Terror and later join grindcore pioneers Napalm Death. 3) Russian metal band.
An English folk group from Hull, Yorkshire, the Watersons performed mainly traditional songs with little or no accompaniment. Their distinctive sound came from their close harmonies. Original members were Norma Waterson, Mike Waterson, and Lal Waterson, with their cousin John Harrison from Kingston High School. They had a skiffle band in the early 1960s but moved on to playing more traditional material. They were briefly known as "The Folksons".
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Moon safari started as a figment of our imagination in the late twentieth century. Realised in 2003, we are now casting our first progressive pie of epic proportions,
The Lodger was formulated by Pontefract-born songwriter Ben Siddall inside a Leeds bedsit. After a few 7-inch singles on a variety of independent labels such as Angular Records and Dance to the Radio, a debut album titled
Fluke are an electronic band formed in 1988 at Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, UK, by Mike Bryant, Jon Fugler and Mike Tournier. The group are noted for their diverse range of electronic styles spanning the house, techno, ambient and blues genres. Fluke started out making dreamy pop before the explosion of acid house influenced them. It was the growing electronica sound that influenced their early singles (Thumper, Joni, Slid) and their techno-rock debut album The Techno Rose of Blighty (1991). In the same year they released a live album entitled Out (In Essence).
There are 4 artists that go by the name of Sincere. The first is a rapper from the UK. The second is a Belgian band: The third is a rapper from Utrecht, The Netherlands. The fourth is an MC from California, USA. 1)Sinceres first humble step on to the UK rap scene was to feature on a track with underground legend Skinnyman. This was symbolic of Sinceres desire to establish himself as an artist with real integrity, one who could gain the respect much sought after within the underground scene, whilst meeting critical acclaim and ultimately, commercial success.
Roddy Woomble (13 August 1976) is the lead singer of Scottish rock band, Idlewild and a solo contemporary folk musician. To date, Woomble has released five full-length studio albums with Idlewild, and one critically acclaimied solo album, My Secret is My Silence. Woomble also curated the Ballads of the Book project, released in 2007. Woomble's next album, Before the Ruin, is due to be released on 15 September, 2008 and is a collaboration alongside Kris Drever and John McCusker.