The British pub rock/punk rock band Eddie & the Hot Rods was originally formed under the name Buckshee in 1973. They rehearsed in drummer Steve Nicol's garage in Rochford Essex. Bassist Rob Steel was known by his nickname, The Hustler. They changed their name to Eddie and the Hot Rods after Dave Higgs joined. He was more experienced and it was his input at this early stage that helped them to gel and get gigs, eventually, in 1975, hitting the London pub rock circuit.
No Tears formed in 2003, are a Paris–based indie rock band composed of Kristian Dernoncourt (bass/vocals), Paul Fiction (keyboard, guitar, programming), D_Lex (guitar/backing vocals), Rodolphe G. (bass) and Dadyoshi (drums). The band plays a post-punk music, atmospheric and sometimes with electro sounds influenced by new wave, psychedelic rock and shoegaze.
No Tears released their first album "Borderline" in 2004 on the label Str8line Records. The second album "Obsessions" is registered in the year 2007 and mixed by Jean Taxis (Norma Loy, Little Nemo, Conspiracy Bronswick).
There is more than one artist with this name. 1. Badge was a Newcastle NWOBHM band formed in 1980. The only known release from the band was the well regarded Silver Woman single released in 1981
Tony Dixon - Guitar
Stuart McLean - Guitar
Mike Cooper - Bass
Rob Zipfel - Drums
Graham Waudby - Vocals
For more info on the band (including album reviews) visit: www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=19652 2. An American Indie band formed in 2009
Iggy Pop (born James Newell Osterberg, Jr.; April 21, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Though widely known as an innovator and "godfather" of punk rock, Pop's music has encompassed a number of styles over the years, including pop, hard rock, jazz and blues. Pop became known as 'Iggy' in high school, during which time he served as drummer for local blues band The Iguanas.
There are numerous bands with the name Panache 1) Panache joins two Montrealers: Carl-Éric Hudon and Benoît Fréchette. They produced an album also named Panache with Grosse Boîte producers. Their style could be described as pop-punk. Panache was nominated alongside Bernard Adamus and Jimmy Hunt for the Félix-Leclerc prize in 2011. 2) Panache is a lush pop project about unrealized fantasy dreams and the disappointment that comes from waking up, knowing that you had it all within your grasp.
Bobbie Peru was created in Manchester (UK) January 2006. The American lead singer/guitarist Bert Genovese relocated from Atlanta, Georgia to continue his musical career with Storm Records. Bert was a recording artist with Atlanta based band Adom who were signed to Storm. The band split after the release of their debut album. Bert (Lead Vocal/Guitarist) released an EP of solo acoustic work under the name 'Bobbie Peru' in 2006 and then teamed up with local musical talents, Ding (PJ Harvey/The Fall/Frank Black) on bass and the mysterious Dr.E on drums.
Men Without Hats is a Canadian alternative / Synthpop group from Montreal, Quebec, Canada formed in 1977 who were popular in the 80s. They were characterized by the deep, expressive vocals of their lead singer Ivan and their elaborate use of synthesizers and electronic processing. Men Without Hats were always, at the core, Ivan Doroschuk (also released solo as Ivan) and his brother Stefan Doroschuk, with various other members, including a third brother, Colin Doroschuk, as well as Jeremy Arrobas, tracy howe, Roman Martyn and Allan McCarthy.
1) Were a Swindon, UK post-punk band active in the late 1980's, releasing two singles on RS Records, both in 1986, a 7" and a 12" respectively. A contemporary magazine, Melody Maker described them as 'The Cure meets The Cult'. Another magazine, Sounds, wrote: '...a cracking rock band in the rugged tense mode of Killing Joke and New Model Army'. 2) Ides of March are a deathcore band hailing from Perth, Australia. Formed in 2007 with the goal to write brutal deathcore. http://www.myspace.com/idesofmarchau
There are three recorded bands with this name. 1. The Silencers from Scotland have existed since the late 1980s. They were formed from the ashes of the 1980s band Fingerprintz. The Silencers began their career with the 1987 album A Letter from St Paul. Although they had a couple of hits in their early career, the band were not rewarded with commercial success until the Scottish Tourist Board featured their version of the traditional "Wild Mountain Thyme", a hit which surprised everyone concerned.
Ghostwood are an alternative rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 2006. Ghostwood members are Gabriel Navidzadeh (lead vocals), Paddy Harrowsmith (guitar), Tom Crandles (bass), and James West (drums). Still in high school, the band were signed to Modular in late 2006 for a one EP deal and are heavily influenced by bands like Oasis, The Stone Roses, Joy Division and My Bloody Valentine. The band used to be called The Ghosts, but changed their name to Ghostwood "because 7 million other bands already have the name 'Ghosts'".