King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard are a psychedelic surf-rock outfit based in Melbourne, Australia. The band is comprised of Stu Mackenzie, Joe Walker, Eric Moore, Ambrose Kenny-Smith, Lucas Skinner, Cook Craig and Michael Cavanagh. With the members originally from across Victoria and New South Wales, the group came together and built a name through the Melbourne pub scene. They launched their first EP 'Willoughby's Beach' in October, 2011.
The Flaming Stars are a garage band. That's garage as in loud guitars, valve amps, cheap electric organ and trashcan drums. They play live in the studio, live on the radio and live on stage. Formed in December 1994, they have regularly filled venues such as The Garage, and the LA2, and venues around the country, as well as playing sell-out tours around Europe, Japan and the US.
Pissed Jeans are a rock band from Allentown, PA. The sound of their music is a combination of sludgy bands from the early Eighties like Flipper and My War-era Black Flag and the noise assault of The Jesus Lizard. Their discography includes Throbbing Organ 7" (Parts Unknown), Shallow LP/CD (Parts Unknown), Don't Need Smoke to Make Myself Disappear 7" (Sub Pop), Hope For Men LP/CD (Sub Pop), King of Jeans LP/CD (Sub Pop), and their February 2013 release Honeys (Sub Pop).
Comanechi is a duo from London, UK featuring singer and drummer Akiko Matsuura and guitarist Simon Petrovitch. Akiko belting out train crash drumming while singing like an orgasmic out of control release, Petrovitch provides bowel loosening brutally heavy guitar riffs from behind his low slung fringe of hair. Shows with RTX, The Gossip, Coachwhips, Les Georges Leningrad, Hunches, Jackie -O Mother Fucker,
Formerly known as The Muslims, The Soft Pack are a garage punk band from San Diego, California. They have released one single and a 12" EP on 1928 Recordings under their previous name. They have not yet had an official release as The Soft Pack.
The Hatters, formed in the autumn of '08, are a seminal 3 piece garage punk band from Brighton, UK. They are a band with a sound, politics and a punk ethos that sets them apart from the rest. They’re based in Brighton and have been gigging regularly in the south east of the UK. They have now begun to firmly establish themselves as a raw and energetic live act within the Brighton live music scene. www.myspace.com/thehattersmusic
Burying '60s sing-alongs and dance crazes beneath waves of reverb and giddy thud, Ty Segall has carved out his own shelf in the neo-psych garage alongside SF compatriots and collaborators Sic Alps and Thee Oh Sees. As an exploration of the space between Cro-Magnon fuzz and atmospheric acoustic psych, Ty Segall continues to crank out the best new garage rock from San Francisco. Ty Segall is the lead singer of Epsilons, the drummer for Traditional fools, the drummer every once in a while for Party Fowl, and as of February 2009, an occasional guitarist/drummer for Sic Alps.
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.
Multiple bands have used this name: 1. The Killjoys - a UK punk band (1977)
2. - The Killjoys - Australian
3. - The Killjoys - Canadian 1. The Killjoys were a British punk band which formed in 1977. The band released only one single, "Johnny Won't Get to Heaven". Their lead singer, Kevin Rowland, later formed Dexys Midnight Runners 2. Formed by Craig Pilkington and Anna Burley as a pop-folk group, from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, received critical acclaim for their 1990 Album Ruby, include receiving an ARIA award for best independent release.