Lady Winwoods Maggot are a folk metal rock outfit from Dorset in the UK. The band was formed in 1994 by Mark Baynes and Rod Sones. Since then, they have had a large number of members come and go, whith the current members being Mark Baynes, Chris Hopgood, Adrian Hood and Tony Soffe. More information on them can be found on theirt offical website: http://www.moosemanor.co.uk
Kaikoura are a five piece Post-Hardcore band, formed in the North-East of England in November 2005. The band have worked continuously, playing shows up and down the country with such established acts as Humanzi, Battle, Hidden In Plain View, Keiko and Xtra mile act Adzuki, contributing their own brand of charisma to explosive live shows. The band are currently writing and recording songs for their up-and-coming E.P as well as looking forward to a line of merchandise and clothing.
Jen Cloher & The Endless Sea released their critically acclaimed ARIA nominated album Dead Wood Falls in 2006. They have toured with the likes of Josh Pyke, Ben Lee, Missy Higgins, Jose Gonzalez and MIa Dyson and played Homebake, Queenscliff, Falls, Feel Good and Harvest. For all the latest on this hot new songwriter and band go to www.jencloher.com
There are at least eight Trees: 1) Trees were an English folk rock band that existed between 1969 and 1972. Although they met with little commercial success in their time, the reputation of the band has grown over the years. Like other similar bands at the time, their music were influenced by Fairport Convention, though with a heavier and more psychedelic edge. The group's material was divided between adaptions of traditional songs and original compositions.
Change is good. Sometimes, you just need a little shake-up to get things to how they always ought to have been. With Heat Sin Water Skin, BettySoo adds some welcome edge and grit we always knew she had to the heartbreaker ballads and bell-pure vocals she's come to be known for. Teamed with seasoned producer Gurf Morlix (Lucinda Williams, Mary Gauthier, Slaid Cleaves), BettySoo has made a record worth sitting up and paying attention to. Her vocals are striking, the players are strong, the sound is compelling, and her writing is better than ever.
Katzenjammer is a folk group from Norway. Mixing a variety of musical styles with multi-instrumentalism, the band consists of Anne Marit Bergheim, Solveig Heilo, Marianne Sveen and Turid Jørgensen. Most of their material is written by their friend Mats Rybø; however, the band also contribute songs written by themselves. The band is easily recognizable by their signature custom Balalaika bass with the face of a cat painted on it, echoing the true meaning of the band's name: "Katzenjammer" is a German word for "cat's wail" (and also a dated term for "hangover.")
Phillip Phillips (born September 20, 1990 in Leesburg, Georgia) is an American singer and winner of American Idol season 11. Phillips grew up in Leesburg, Georgia and went to Lee County High School. He graduated Albany Technical College, but had to miss the graduation ceremony due to being on American Idol. Phillips auditioned for American Idol in Savannah, Georgia. He auditioned by singing the Stevie Wonder song "Superstition.
Arliss Nancy is a five-piece group from Fort Collins, Colorado who play a blend of rock and roll, punk, and alt-country. Their first demo, RUST EP, was self-released in 2008, and their first full length, Dance to Forget , was released in 2009. 2010 saw the release of the Truckstop Roses EP. Their newest release is 2012's Simple Machines.
April Verch is a Canadian fiddle and stepdancing champion and singer. Though her musical roots lie deep in the fiddling of her native Ottawa Valley, her repertoire also features traditional and contemporary tunes ranging in source and inspiration from Quebecois to the Appalachians, from Bluegrass to Brazilian. She has toured with the group Bowfire but also has her own April Verch Band.