Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds is the solo moniker of former Oasis guitarist and lead song writer Noel Gallagher. The band originates from Manchester, England, and includes former Oasis session pianist Mike Rowe, drummer Jeremy Stacey of The Lemon Trees and percussionist Lenny Castro. The band also varies guests on their debut album such as the Crouch End Festival Chorus and The Wired Strings.
Flame Fracture are a five piece death metal band from the South West of England. Taking a wide range of influences from the pioneers of melodic death metal as well as both heavier and more progressive bands they deliver music with multiple vocalists, harmonised guitars, interesting basslines and pounding drums.
There are two bands called "Kicker": 1) A British indie pop band
2) A punk rock band from Oakland, California 1) Jill Drew and Phil Sutton (Comet Gain and The Soft City) started UK band Kicker in 1998, releasing their first single in 1999, on the Rough Trade Shop imprint ForUs. Four more singles followed, on various lables, which were compiled together as their first CD 'Fivefortyfives' (Track and Field) in 2002.
KID BRITISH create their own noise by mixing a bit of this with a bit of that and ending up with one big fat MANKY sandwich. A tasty shank of old school ska and dancehall, a generous twist of indie (be rude not to rudeboy!) a light splash of reggae, and garnished with a juicy slice of electro pop - voila! these lads whip up a tune as easy as Jamie Oliver making a meal out of the contents of a students fridge - you still with me?
Daemonia Nymphe (Δαιμόνια Νύμφη) is a greek folk band established in Athens in 1994 by Spyros Giasafaki and Evi Stergiou. The band's music is modeled after ancient greek music and is often categorized as ethereal, neoclassical, neofolk or gothic.
Daemonia Nymphe uses authentic instruments, including lyra, varvitos, krotala, pandoura and double flute, which are made by the Greek master Nicholas Brass. Their shows are very theatrical, with members wearing masks and ancient dress. Their lyrics are drawn from Orphic and Omeric hymns and Sappho's poems for Zeus and Hekate.
After leaving Mount St Joseph High School, Kay took several menial jobs, including working in a toilet roll factory, Netto supermarket, Cash and Carry, and a bingo hall, which later inspired episodes or sequences in That Peter Kay Thing. He attended the University of Salford where he studied a Higher National Diploma in Media Performance. This involved a stand-up course at which he excelled. His first stand-up was a competition in Manchester, hosted by later co-star and co-writer of Phoenix Nights, Dave Spikey.
McQueen are an all female rock group from the English town of Brighton, signed to the independant Newcastle based record label Demolition Reecords. The band have a history of extensive touring with several headline tours of the UK, and opening for bands such as Aerosmith, Velvet Revolver, Wednesday 13 and WASP Bigcheese describe the band as playing filthy punk rock,
Space Heroes of the People formed in Oxford in 2006. The line up is Tim - samples and loops, Jo - double bass and Lizz - drums. Tim and Jo have been in various Oxford bands (Tim in eeebleee and Science Never Sleeps, Jo in eeebleee and The Evenings). Lizz was previously in We The Starling who became Kinderleader. Tim stole the band name from a T shirt, and, well, here we are.
You can get gig listings and stuff from the MySpace page.
Tina Cousins is a singer of electronic music, from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, born April 20, 1974. She first achieved global success by appearing on German DJ/producer team Sash!'s single "Mysterious Times" in 1998, which lead to a string of other releases, notably "Forever","Killin' time", "Pray","Angel" and most recently her cover of Black's "Wonderful Life".