T-99 (Amsterdam/The Netherlands) has proven to belong to the top of the alternative European roots scene of today. With their eclectic mix of rock 'n' roll, blues, country, surf, punk together with a touch of eastern European and north African influences, they tour all over Europe since 1999. T-99 are three young bohemian characters and an old dog, playing on vintage and weird instruments with wild energy and a high dose of passion, carrying out an original blend of musical styles what could be defined as the T-99 sound.
The Greenhornes are a rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, featuring Craig Fox on lead vocals and guitar, Jack Lawrence on bass, and Patrick Keeler on drums. The band has released several full-length albums and singles. Their most recent release is a compilation of previously released material, Sewed Soles. The complilation was released quickly after East Grand Blues, an EP for V2 Records, which was produced by Detroit musician Brendan Benson. The band's collaboration with Holly Golightly, "There Is an End", was the theme song of Jim Jarmusch's 2005 film, Broken Flowers.
A heady mix of Funk, Punk, Blues and Rock make The Red Show's sound quite unique. They are currently working on their 3rd studio EP. Scottish Based "The Red Show" began life first as solo artist Gareth Goodlad joining Glasgows creative ranks, and after various members joined and quit, (long story short) eventually enlisted bassist Chris "Mini" Cope and drummer Mike "Action" Jackson.
There is more than one artist with this name. 1. The Sweethearts aren't trying to capture a sound or chase a trend. They just play the music that drives them: catchy, buzz-saw punk with a nod to garage rock and the girl groups of the 1960's.
There are 3 bands named Parkinsons. 1.Raised in Portugal, the band released three LPs there as Tédio Boys between 1994 and 1998. They quickly earned their reputations as the nation's Kings of Chaos, attracting notoriety for their impromptu gigs on top of buildings in their city centre. It was this word of mouth that got them an invite to play at Joey Ramone's birthday party in New York's Continental in 1997, an incredible honour for a little known act, and they never looked back - touring Portugal with the likes of The Fall and John Spencer in 1997/98.
Playing 1960s Nuggets that belie their age, the Strange Boys quickly inserted themselves in Austin’s garage rock and pop revival of the mid millennium alongside bands like The Black and The Ugly Beats. Beginning as a duo in 2001, the Dallas group congealed into its current quartet of brothers Ryan and Philip Sambol alongside Matt Hammer and Greg Enlow in 2004. The following year brought the release of their appropriately titled debut EP, States Newest Noise Makers, Ryan’s slurred, slacker vocals texturing their classic riffs and rhythms.
Roky Erickson (born Roger Kynard Erickson on July 15, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, harmonica player and guitarist from Austin, Texas. He was a founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators, who are considered to be the first band to ever use the word "psychedelic" to describe rock music. An excellent documentary on Roky, "You're gonna miss me" (2005), chronicled his troubled life - his schizophrenia, incarceration for possession of a joint, and talented and eccentric family.
There are more artists sharing the name The Naked. One is a modern day rock n roll band from Venice Beach, CA that is currently taking the US by storm. And the other is a Danish indie rock band. Read on to here about both. 1) Coming straight out of Venice Beach (via New England) is The Naked; Los Angeles' newest four piece proto-punk rock phenomenom. Starting as a cover band who rapidly progressed, The Naked's music takes you on a journey back to a time when bands just wanted to have fun.