There has been more than one band called The Preachers, including an American band of the 60s and a Swedish garage punk band of the 80s. To compare Sydney newcomers The Preachers to any musical acts would be unfair. Not that they don
1."Indiana riot-grrrls Smears cut two albums of supreme amateur rock and roll that exists only to shout what is wrong with life. Peppy hooks are maimed by a total lack of musical skills. Nonetheless Love Is Fer Suckers (Cargo, 1994) and Like Hell (Cargo, 1996) have the force of true teenage statements." -http://www.scaruffi.com/
2.Two words - loud and clear. The Smears combine elements of both old and new school punk and rock along with strong melodies and inescapable hooks.
The is more than one band with the name "The Vignettes" One is a raw rock-n-roll duo that was originally Minneapolis-based but is now Memphis-based. They have self-released 3 cd's.
vi·gnette /v?n--y?t/ [vin-yet] Since their inception in 2006, The Vignettes have been rising through the ranks of the Sydney live scene with their twisted take on garage rock and visually entertaining show impressing all in their wake. But with a sound that would give any larger band a run for their rock n roll dollars, two is all it takes for The Vignettes.
Three best friends // Music made for the love of playing live // Inspired by 50's rock'n roll, 60's garage/surf, 70's punk rock with the benefit of living through 80's noise rock and 90's post-hardcore // 4.5months new. Based in Sydney, Australia.
Air Waves evolved form the solo work of Nicole Schneit who as been performing for over eight years. Nicole has shared the stage with many exceptional artists such as: Cat Power, Jana Hunter, Tracy and the Plastics, the Rapture, Dan Deacon, Langhorne Slim & Magnolia Electric Co.
It all started at a Jam concert sometime in 1977. There, big Russ Wilkins first met Billy Childish and asked him if he wanted to sing in his group which was to become The Pop Rivets. Their first gig was September 1977. They went on to release two LP's and an EP before splitting up in 1980. Mickey Hampshire and Banana Bertie were Pop Rivets Roadies---They had a band called Micky and the Milkshakes who'd occasionally supported the Rivets, playing a set of mainly punk covers, somethimes with Billy joining them on rhythm guitar.
This foxy female fivesome from Oslo, Norway, is the perfect mixture of sweet and sour, combining girl-group harmonies and sass with gritty rock 'n' roll fervor to produce a high-octane hybrid that should have all the hepcats dancing. The ladies, whose CD happens to be one of the first releases from Steven Van Zandt's new label, comprise more than just an all-female version of early, hard-rocking Blondie. This is a non-standard garage-hard rock-surf-pop band that manages to mix up the formula to keep things fresh.
D Double E, is a member of the Newham Generals, originating from the notorious Newham borough of London. Originally in the N.A.S.T.Y crew, D Double E, Footsie and Monkey are the members; producers and MC's of the harsh, grime sounds of Newham Generals D Double E used to be a member of the 187 Crew, with Jammer and Armour. The group were invited to join Nasty Crew, and they accepted apart from Jammer, who did join later after N.A.S.T.