Lit is a post-grunge band, based in Fullerton, California, United States. They had several hits singles in the 1990s and early 2000s including My Own Worst Enemy, Miserable, Zip-Lock, Over My Head, Lipstick and Bruises, Addicted, Looks Like They Were Right and Times Like This. The band was formed in 1990 as a metal-oriented band, under the name "Razzle", and gained a large following. A few years later, the group changed its name to "Stain", but due to another band owning the name, it changed its name to "Lit" in 1996.
Calm Season Riot are a 3 peice band comprised of Aaron Cutliffe (Vocals&Guitar), Rickey Fullerton (Drums&Vocals) and Conor McNamee (Bass&Vocals). A band spawned from a music course in Derry in Northern Ireland. Influenced by a wide range of music from Radiohead, Aphex Twin, Tool, ASIWYFA, QOTSA, Incubus and many more. Calm Season Riot have a well balanced sound from melodic & light to Heavy and rhythmic..
2 Live Crew is a controversial rap group, largely due to the sexual themes of one album, As Nasty As They Wanna Be (1989). The 2 Live Crew formed as three men in the Air-Force all became stationed in Riverside California in 1983. Inspired by Planet Rock and Pretty Tony records, they put the group together with the intentions of "sustaining the 808 kick drum". They recorded their first release in 1984 which became a staple of Luke Skywalker and The Ghetto Style DJ's in Miami.
Skillet is an American rock band formed in Nashville, Tennessee, consisting of all Christian members. Skillet formed in 1996 with two members: John Cooper, former vocalist for Tennessee progressive rock band Seraph, and Ken Steorts, former guitarist for Urgent Cry. The two bands met through touring together, but those bands disbanded soon after, so John and Ken's pastor encouraged them to form their own band as a side-project.
The story of how Drains came into existence is shrouded in mystery. Some say they were born faceless in the mid 80's to a group of travelling salesmen and forced to hide their shame by wearing masks from an early age. Others say they are merely the choice of a new generation and live on a strict diet of Nirvana and the popular movie, 'Wayne's World'. Drains debuted in 2010 to an invite only crowd, in a secret location and have since rapidly garnered a cult following with their combination of a thrash-grunge soundtrack with circus performance.
Death Of An Icon (DOAI) are a four-piece rock band from Cardiff, with a twist. The sound is taking a trip back to the most influential period in American music. Taking influence from iconic bands such as Alice in Chains and Soundgarden but adding the raw foot-stomping power of Rage Against the Machine makes them an exciting band to watch. The band was formed from members of Ill System (Bobby Addison: Guitar, Owen Lowry: Bass)...
There are two bands named Talk Show Hosts. The first is a four piece alternative rock band from Cheshunt. They formed in 2003 and went under various guises until settling on the name Talk Show Hosts in early 2006. At this point the band scrapped all previous songs and began to write a new catalogue of songs. Their style is based on any band that has picked up a guitar since the early 80s. Thier unorthodox sounding music can be compared to that of Editors, Nirvana, Bloc Party, Biffy Clyro and The Klaxons.
Based in Oxford, UK, Von Braun play an intelligent mix of experimental and psychedelic lo-fi indie, influenced by Can, Fugazi, At The Drive In and Philip K Dick novels.