There are two artists using the name Knife Fight (1) Knife Fight was a fast hardcore band from Southern California. None of the other KF's ever put anything out, so they don't count. Never one to shy away from wearing their influences on their sleeves, you can hear heisted riffs and lyrics from bands such as Negative Approach, America's Hardcore, Straight Ahead, Rudimentary Peni, Voorhees/Shark Attack/F.U.'s/Deathreat, Battalion of Saints, and apparantly Lack Of Interest. But that's only 7 songs out of like 40.
Andre Williams (born Zephire Andre Williams in Bessemer, Alabama, on November 1, 1936) is an American R&B and punk blues musician who started his career in the 1950s at Fortune Records in Detroit. Some sources believe that Williams is the long-lost brother of Screamin' Jay Hawkins, a blues musician whose song "I Put A Spell On You" landed on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll charts.
The Vines are an Australian alternative rock band originally formed as Rishikesh in 1994 in Sydney. They play a musical hybrid of 1960s garage rock and 1990s alternative music. Until 2011, their line-up consisted of vocalist and lead guitarist Craig Nicholls, rhythm guitarist Ryan Griffiths, bass guitarist Brad Heald, and drummer Hamish Rosser. In December of 2011, Channel presenter Jane Gazzo confirmed via Twitter that Griffiths and Rosser had been "sacked" from the band.
The Launderettes are an all-female group from Norway who play what they describe as "raw 60's garage punk". The group is led by the self-proclaimed "scream queen" Ingvild Nordang, alongside Linda Kastbakken (Guitar & Backing Vocals), Siri Eriksen (Bass & Backing Vocals), Ragna Nordenborg (Keyboards & Backing Vocals), and Cecile Asker (Drums & Percussions). They released their first two singles back in 2000 - Rebel Love was released on the Norweigan Label Sneakers Records, and I Wanna Jump Your Bones on German Label Thunderbaby Records.
“A Dirty, skuzzy garage-rock band whose tracks sound like they were actually recorded in a shed in Detroit by Nick Zinner from Yeah Yeah Yeahs. ‘Man’ in particular makes us want to neck a bottle of JD, turn up the stereo and shake it like a Polaroid picture.”- NME “The Bacchae are doing something very dark and grubby up North and it is a good, good thing. It has attitude, gothic leanings, decadent ambition, literary pretensions and a very sexy sound.” –Mainstream Journal of Aesthetics "Creating an energy and vitality in their music to please the most ardent hedonist." - BBC Leeds
A more charismatic, enigmatic nomad of a furioso frontman/artist/guitar legend could not be imagined. You can
Johnny and the Deathrays is an punk band, formed in South London, England (I guess) in August 2010, consisting of Fletch (guitar, vocals), Scruff (drums, vocals), and Mat of Cold Megan fame (bass, vocals). They released their E.P. Antidote to Slow Pain in October 2010.
Nacional are a relaxing indie band from Glasgow not to be confused with The National. They formed in November 2006. They are on the Leeds label Art Goes Pop. Band members are Robert Armstrong, Jamie Hamilton, Michael O’Hara, Jonny McGiffen and Colin Healy.
Melbourne two-piece Super Wild Horses met in an all girls catholic school in the summer of '96. It took them twelve years to form a band. Homemade songs about blood, ghosts and golden arrows are beaten up by messy rhythms and schoolyard yells. SOLD OUT - Debut 7" vinyl EP on Aarght! Records released March 2009. Debut Album "Fifteen" out through Aarght! Records (Aus) and Hozac (US)
The story so far… Orphan Boy signed to Manchester’s Concrete Recordings in March 2006, a little over a year after the band had formed in their hometown of Grimsby – a place so devoid of glamour that it so far boasts not one single footnote in the entire history of rock'n'roll. The townie trio, raised on fish factories and shit nightclubs were quickly snapped up by the truly indie but fully distributed label best known for their Glastonbury Unsigned Bands compilations (The Subways, BlackBud, Ralfe Band...