There were two bands named The Beat, both active at the same time in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Both also worked under other names as a result of the name conflict. 1) The English two-tone ska band The Beat were known as The English Beat in North America. Official Website 2) The American power-pop band became known as Paul Collins' Beat.
This be the one-man band Tommy Brothers
Beginning in a small university town in the backwaters of South Africa, A Tower of Sheep quickly rose to regional and national prominence by playing key shows which put them in front of the right people at the right time, culminating in them headlining at Splashy Fen, South Africa's longest running and most famous music festival, shortly before their immigration to the UK. Having set up in london town, they are slowly making ripples in what must be one of the biggest most competitive music scenes around.
UB40 are a British dub / reggae pop music band formed in 1978 in Birmingham. The band is one of the most culturally diverse dub reggae bands with musicians of English, Scottish, Irish, Yemeni and Jamaican parentage. The band is named from the paper form issued by the UK government's Department of Health and Social Security at the time of the band's formation for claiming unemployment benefit (UB40 = Unemployment Benefit, Form 40).
There was a dark time before the year of reunion in 2002. A couple of years ago "The Nicks" ruled the local area with their Two-Tone stompers and Rocksteady smashers. Then starting again back in 2002 they quickly rushed the stages again. The audience was quite enthusiastic and "The Nicks" have become an appreciated act for evenings with a lot of sweat and tears. After releasing their 6-track demo in 2004 they took 1 1/2 years to write some new and exciting songs. Then in November 2005 they entered the BluBox Studios to record their new Album "Say something more".
Its the 25th anniversary of the Rubiks Cube Rubix Cuba: an 80's commercial fad crossed with a communist stalwart. A contradiction. Whilst appearing happy on the outside and in their music, Rubix Cuba are a deep and melancholy band (not that you'd guess it) with songs from the heart...which they wear on their shirtsleeves!! The Rubix Cubans bring a ball of energy to any stage and are bouncy, photogenic and annoyingly catchy.
In 1991, inspired by the rhythms of traditional Jamaican music and the largely improvisational nature of jazz, original Jazz Warrior, and veteran jazz double bassist, Gary Crosby turned a musical concept into a joyful reality. Gary
There are at least three artists called Horrorshow. 1. Horrorshow are a two-piece Hip-Hop group from Sydney, Australia, with Solo as emcee and Adit providing the beats as DJ. Both from the inner-west suburbs of Sydney, at only 19 years old they began writing their music and are now among the most recent signings to independent Australian Hip-Hop label Elefant Traks. Their first album, "The Grey Space" was released through Elefant Traks on the 20th August, 2008 and was nominated for an ARIA Award for Best Urban Album.