Crewe, United Kingdom (2007 – present) Junker is an alternative metal group that formed in Crewe, United Kingdom in 2007. Their music combines elements of heavy metal, hardcore punk, progressive rock, funk, soul and indie. Their sound is influenced by Tool, Helmet, Foo Fighters, Suicidal Tendencies and Smashing Pumpkins amongst many others. Originally called Dead.Com, Junker was formed by Gavin “Gash” Ashley in 2006 out of the ashes of Emotional Baggage and Def Penalty with Dave ”Shammy” Hole (ex Emotional Baggage) and Ed” FEF” Ward (ex Def Penalty).
There are several artists using this name: Red (USA) (often typeset as R3D) is an American alternative band formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2004. Musically influenced by artists such as Linkin Park, Chevelle, and Muse, Red's style is the rare symphonic rock which blends guitars and strings with passionate vocals. The songs on End of Silence deconstruct struggles that listeners face, while painting a picture of redemption in the midst of brokenness. According to lead vocalist Mike Barnes, Red stands for the blood of Christ and what it represents: passion, pain, but ultimately, redemption.
Gov't Mule is a southern rock/jam band formed in 1994 as a side project to The Allman Brothers Band, but has taken on a life of its own. Like many jam bands, Gov't Mule does not get much radio airplay but is popular due to constant touring and intense fan loyalty. When the Allman Brothers Band reformed in 1989 in response to the popularity of the Dreams box set, Warren Haynes was added on lead guitar and Allen Woody on bass.
Tacoma are a heavy rock band from Sheffield. they are often compared to the likes of Soundgarden, Alice in Chains and Audioslave. - In 2006 they changed the lineup adding 2 new guitarists and are now known as subNOVA
Formed in the first quarter of 2010 following turbulent times in not just the local music scene, but the UK, Gareeda formed over a mutual taste in music, principles and methods of consuming bourbon.
The original line-up of Stu Gordon, Tommy Concrete, Michael Branagh & Toni Martone quickly entered the studio and started writing the first album. Following an offer to join The Exploited as guitarist, lyricist and singer Tommy had to step aside due to touring commitments.
Dynamo Hum are a Bristol Rock band who play a fresh breed of Alternative Rock. The band formed in late 2009 after the success of other local projects. The band consists of Matt Carter (Vocals), Ben Johnson (Guitar), Louis Hessey-Antell (Bass) and Andrew Sutor (Drums). The band are currently gigging and working their first demo.
There are at least 3 bands called Gorilla: 1) Rockabilly/psychobilly trio from Hungary, made up of singer/guitar player Pete Gorilla, bass player Tom Alien, and drummer Tubush. Gorilla to date have released three albums: 'Genetic Joke,' 'Too Much For Your Heart,' and 'Flamenco Death.' Pete has a MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/petegorilla
Tom's MySpace is http://www.myspace.com/tomalien