UNWRITTEN LAW Biography Scott Russo
Thanos Grigoriou (born Athanasios G. Grigoriou), was born in Larissa, Greece on March 10th, 1986 and is a founding member to the rock band Phase The legitimate fosterling of some rock n' roll stars, Thanos Grigoriou is travelling the wor(l)d, whenever his beloved band-mates are busy taking care of their other commitments, spreading the message “Phase” is bearing, as well as his unique perception on how art should be, narrating the impressions of his trips, mental and actual, as he's also sharing the content of the musical discussions he's been having with the rest in Phase...
Up and coming Indie band Shakellers are set to take the music scene by storm in 2009 with thier debut 6 track EP set for release mid may and supplemented with an Oxfordshire, London and mini festival tour through the summer. Mixing Indie with Synth Rock and intertwining powerful and beautiful acoustic melodies throughout songs such as the acoustic blues Long Tall John, the funky Devils Eye and the festival anthem Parallel People - sure to get people out of thier seats - the Shakellers are the band...
1) Driven was a hardcore punk band based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The group disbanded in 2001.
Driven recorded their only official release, Cowardice Consumer of the West, in 1998. For their 2001 European tour they released a two-song demo CD independently. Their musical style can rather be described as metal than hardcore, however their idealistic message kept them inside the hardcore punk scene where they had sprang from in 1996.
The Polyphonic Spree are a psychedelic pop group which formed in 2000 in Dallas, Texas, United States. The band's core members are Tim DeLaughter (lead vocals, guitar), Mark Pirro (bass) and Bryan Wakeland (drums), all former members of the alternative rock band Tripping Daisy. The band also contains 5 backing vocalists and 12 musicians. The band's lineup has generally been stable since their formation.
The Casanovas were originally formed in 1999 with all three original members hailing from Melbourne, Australia. The Casanovas was the brainchild of brothers, Tommy and Patrick Boyce and original bassist, Jimmy Lewis. The Boyce brothers met Jim while working together scrubbing pots & pans in the back kitchen of Pattersons cake shop in Windsor, Melbourne. The idea of the name
Jerry Kandiah came to England from the Cayman Islands where he met Hedge Seel and later formed the melodic death-metal outfit Necromonica in 1991. After several years touring across London’s underground venues and a session on BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show, the band’s interests turned to warehouse squat parties and outdoor raves. Kandiah then formed Arkatek with Necromonica guitarist and churned out acid techno tunes on their own label, Skyride Records as well as others including Stay Up Forever and Cluster.
The Mutton Birds was formed in 1991 in New Zealand, by Don McGlashan, formerly of Blam Blam Blam (guitar, vocals and euphonium), Ross Burge (drums), David Long (guitar) and Alan Gregg (bass guitar). They scored several hits in New Zealand, including "Nature", "Dominion Road", "Your Window", "Anchor Me" and Blue Öyster Cult's "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" which was featured in the movie "The Frighteners" directed by Peter Jackson.
Boston's DOOMRIDERS are sonically antisocial and undeniably unforgettable as they come. DOOMRIDERS are comprised of a stellar lineup featuring Nate Newton (Converge, Old Man Gloom), along with longtime friends Jebb Riley (There Were Wires, Disappearer), Chris Pupecki (Cast Iron Hike), and JR Conners (Cave In). The demon child of their collective unhealthy obsession with Classic Rock, Hardcore, and Skateboarding, DOOMRIDERS are a rare beast in today's music world. Their soulful no frills approach conjures the spirits of Thin Lizzy, Entombed, and damn near every evil in between.