Shakespear's Sister were pop/rock duo consisting of former Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey and (from 1989 - 1996) singer/songwriter/guitarist Marcella Detroit (real name Marcy Levy). Detroit had previously performed with Eric Clapton, released a solo album in 1982, and has since released more solo material as well as a blues album with the Marcy Levy Band. Fahey was born in Dublin, Ireland, and Detroit was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, hence her stage name.
There are at least five groups with the name of Drone. 1) German thrash metal band
2) Welsh IDM producer
3) electronica producer from Frankfurt
4) US altrock band
5) A psytrance act 1) Founded 2004 in Celle (Germany), the metal band "Drone" released a 6-track-EP entitled "Octane" in January 2006. Greatest efforts so far include:
- Winning the international final of "metal battle" contest, which was held in August 2006 at the Wacken Open Air (see www.metal-battle.com)
- Reaching the West-German final of Emergenza contest 2006
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There is more than one artist named Morning Glory: 1) Morning Glory is one of the many bands to spawn from Choking Victim, led by Ezra Crack. They also play ska/punk somewhat like Choking Victim, and members are drawn from the wide pool of punk rock musicians in New York City. In the early days (circa 2001, near the breakup of INDK) Ezra began working on a solo project, but with input and help from many other musicians. With a guitar, an 8-track, and a drum machine, he wrote and produced "This is No Time ta Sleep".
Boomkat is an electronic and pop music duo consisting of brother-and-sister Kellin Manning and Taryn Manning. Their debut album Boomkatalog.One was released in 2003. The first single "The Wreckoning" hit #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. The new EP, "Runaway", is now available on iTunes as of 6th April 2008. In a recent interview with Taryn in October 2005's issue of NYLON, she mentioned that BOOMKat would be back eventually, and that she is currently writing songs for the new album once they find another record label.
Cripper is a German thrash metal band formed in 2005. In 2006 they released the demo album Killer Escort Service which can be downloaded for free from their homepage. In 2007 their first full length album Freak Inside was released. Then came the album Devil Reveals released in 2009. In 2012 the album Antagonist was released.
Two bands share the name 'The Dead Lovers'. One has run out of things to say. The other:
The Dead Lovers appeared like ghosts. They released a rough demo online, and were immediately booked to play at the Searock festival along with The Editors and a hatful of other well known bands. They recently performed at an international artists competiton. They rehearsed for an hour and won. They
M People were a British house music act from Manchester which formed in 1990. They consisted of Mike Pickering, Heather Small and Paul Heard and Shovell. Pickering was a member of factory records dance act Quando Quango, but became more noted as one of the original DJs at The hacienda. Heard was a member of acid jazz band Ace Of Clubs. Heather Small was in the British Soul band Hot House who had released a number of critically acclaimed records without scoring any major success.
Go Lebanon is an experimental punk band from Manchester which draws from a varied range of influences. Formed in 2005 GL's sound is an uneasy mix of Jazz, Metal, Minimalism, Maximalism and Post-Rock. Go Lebanon is part of the Mind on Fire collective.
There are three bands called Venice: 1. Venice was started in 1977 by cousins Michael and Kipp Lennon. Michael's brother Mark joined the band in 1978, followed by Kipp's brother Pat in 1980. Their music has been described as the "Southern California sound of the 1970s" in the vein of the Eagles and Crosby, Stills and Nash. Venice is quite popular in The Netherlands and have toured there multiple times. The members of Venice are: Kipp Lennon - lead vocals
Mark Lennon - lead vocals
Michael Lennon - electric & acoustic guitar, vocals