Brian Nicholas McFadden (born on 12 April 1980 in Dublin, Ireland), is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 90s as a member of the multi-million selling Irish male band, Westlife. He is now a judge on Australia's Got Talent. In June 1998, McFadden auditioned for the new Irish male band (at the time), Westlife with Nicky Byrne and eventually both joined the group alongside Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan.
There are several bands with the name Sheol: 1. Sheol was a hardcore band from Alvin, TX who's members went on to form By the End of Tonight. 2. Sheol is a melodic death metal band from Italy. 3. Sheol is a black metal band from Poland. 4. Sheol is a Blackened Death Metal band from Leeds/Bradford England. For the UK sepulchral death metal act use שְׁאוֹל instead.
Growing up in houses just two minutes away from each other in Swords, a working class town near Dublin airport, Steve and Mark met aged eight, when they were the only boys in the school choir. Skip forward six years and they recruited Vinny, also situated a stones throw away and together set about forming the first of myriad bands. The line-up for Kodaline was recently completed by the addition of bassist Jason Boland. The band's name, incidentally, means absolutely nothing for the moment they wanted something they could take ownership of.
Punk Rock quartet from the darkest depth's of Teesside, England.
Janet Devlin is a 16 year old singer/songwriter from Gortin, County Tyrone. Janet had very little singing experience before X Factor, only singing in school and local talent shows. Devlin previously uploaded singing videos to YouTube on a regular basis. Janet performed "Your Song" by Elton John during the audition stage of the competition.
Janet later went on and sailed through the Bootcamp and Judges houses stages of the competition. She is now in the Final 12 contestants of the show and has impressed the judges with her renditions of 'Fix You' and 'Can't Help Falling In Love'.
Mary Black is an Irish singer. She was born on 23rd May 1955, in Dublin, to a musical family. Her father had been a fiddler, her mother a singer, and her brothers have their own group. She sang in her family's group in her youth. She went on to play in other groups including the traditional Irish band De Dannan from 1984-1986. After 1986 she had a successful solo career where she went on to try contemporary styles ranging from jazz to country. She was named "Best Female Artist" in the IRMA poll in 1987, 1988, 1992, 1994 and 1996.
There are two bands to have used this name: 1) Irish alternative rock band (1991-98 + 2005-present) 2) Californian hardcore punk band (1982-86) - - - - - - - -
1) Whipping Boy were an influential Irish rock music band who were active in the 1990s.They came to public attention with the critically acclaimed Heartworm album. They had been together a number of years at this stage, and had already released a low-key debut, Submarine.
Honey For Christ are a Northern Ireland based pure heavy metal band formed through obsession with metal music and all that it stands for. The band refuse to hold back on musical influences and only play what they want to hear. Emotionally charged with passion and energy this latest EP brings 5 tracks of the darkest music the band has written. The Darkest Pinnacle of Light was recorded in Cottage Studios in Northern Ireland, produced, recorded and mixed by the band themselves to ensure proper representation of the music and finally mastered at studioFeRoX.