Acres Of Lions is a pop rock band from the small island city of Victoria located on Canada's west coast. They have released two albums: Collections (2011) and Working (2009), through Cordova Bay Records (Canada), Bullion Records (Japan), and Fierce Panda (UK). Exclaim magazine wrote: "This is definitely a band to keep on the radar!". The band features ex-touring members of the seminal american punk band Against Me! and has performed at a number of big Canadian festivals including: Edgefest, Rifflandia, CMW, Breakout West, and Keloha.
http://www.danafuchs.com/ The youngest of six musical children, Dana was raised in Wildwood, Florida. At the age of twelve she joined the First Baptist Gospel Choir and began singing in public. At sixteen she was fronting a popular local band at a roadside Holiday Inn. She moved to New York City at nineteen. She began collaborating with Jon Diamond, a guitarist who had toured with Joan Osborne and W.C. Handy Award winner Debbie Davies. They formed the Dana Fuchs Band. The band was a feature act at a number of clubs, performing with the likes of John Popper, James Cotton, and Taj Mahal.
Richard O'Brien (born Richard Timothy Smith on March 25, 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK) is a writer and performer. He is best known for writing the musical The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he played the character of Riff-Raff. The stage show has been in almost continuous production since, and the cinematic version is one of the best known and most ardently followed cult films of all time.
Influenced by UK and Jamaican dub, Kanka's sound is steppa
His compositions are based on a strong bass & drums section. Though the reggae riddim often be heard, it sounds of today: tempos are particulary high for this kind of music, and the heavy bass line combines with a dynamic drum style and electro soundz. His first album "Don't stop dub" was released on Hammerbass Records in March 2005. Acclaimed by all the actors of the international dub scene and played by respected sound systems, this album gave him the opportunity to make himself known to worldwide dub addicts.
Matt has been one of the pioneers of today
Crashing in on a wave of psychedelia, The Fast Camels proudly wave their freak flag high. This album is unashamedly steeped in sixties acid music, mainly of the American variety but with a healthy dose of British freakbeat thrown in for good measure. This type of revival has of course been attempted several times before with varying degrees of success (or lack of). For every Robyn Hitchcock there are several Doctor and the Medics. So it’s with a sigh of relief that one can report that The Camels pass the acid test with only a few could do better comments.
Scott Attrill, aka Vinylgroover, has established himself the world over as one of the uk
As Cities Burn was a pop punk (earlier material), post-hardcore (midway) and progressive rock (later) band from Mandeville, LA that formed in 2002. As an unsigned act, the group accomplished impressive success touring and selling thousands of copies of their two EPs. Their success drew the attention of Solid State Records, who signed them in 2004. ACB released its first full length album, Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest, on June 21 of 2005, and was featured in Solid State's Young Bloods Tour with The Chariot, Showbread, and He Is Legend.
Disco Ensemble was formed in 1996 in Pori, Finland. For many years the band has been in the basements and underground-venues, writing songs and playing shows that would have put any band in the limelight to shame. From periods ranging from progressive hardcore to more accessible punk rock, childhood friends Mikko (drums) and Jussi (guitar), bassist Lasse and vocalist Miikka have been Finland's best kept secret for too long.