Extreme is a rock band consisting of singer/guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt, singer/lyricist Gary Cherone, bassist/singer Pat Badger and drummer Kevin Figueiredo. The band first formed in 1985 in Boston with then drummer Paul Geary (who later got replaced by drummer Mike Mangini) until the band decided to go on an indefinite hiatus that ended up lasting more than 10 years (1996 - 2006). The band's influences range from the progressive hard rock and elaborate multi-vocals parts of Queen, the energy of Aerosmith and Van Halen, as well as Beatlesque pop and a Led Zeppelin organic feeling.
1. French stoner/ hard rock/ hardcore band Denizen formed in south of France between Montpellier and Sète in 2003. After a first demo / EP and a first album, 'Far From Common Strategy' (2006) issued on the label Prototype Records, the group participates in a split tribute to Black Sabbath with the bands Illtemper and Stuntman. Denizen then appears on a compilation produced in collaboration by Prototype Records and the Temple of Noise fanzine which found among other Tantrum, Basement, Marvin or Year Of No Light.
There are at least two bands under this name. A Dutch rock band and a Australian afrobeat-centered act. - The Liberators was a band from the southern Dutch province Limburg and based in the city of Maastricht.
The band existed from 1979 until 1992 playin' all over Europe. Concerts from Bergen (Norway) all the way down to the Canarian Island and worldfamoust in Maastricht. The band made three albums for Polydor, and the Belgium KKRecords.
Spiderbait are an alternative rock band formed in 1991 in Finley, New South Wales, Australia which consists of Mark "Kram" Maher (drums, lead vocals), Janet English (bass, vocals) and Damien Whitty (guitar). They have had two top ten albums and another three albums reach the Australian top 40. Their song Buy Me A Pony was #1 on the Triple J Hottest 100 for 1996, and the group enjoyed success with their 2004 #1 Australian hit cover of Black Betty.
Eli "Paperboy" Reed, a Boston-via-Delta South soul singer who conquered both street corners and punk clubs with a mix of grooved-out rave-ups and slow-burning ballads. Sounds like your favorite Motown and Stax Records livened up for the Winehouse era.
Jackie Treehorn play heavy rock music. Taking influences from 70's progressive rock, stoner, metal and post-rock amongst many others and creating music, in song format, that sounds similar to, yet different from these influences. Five small guys making a big noise since March 2006. Debut E.P. 'One' released 2006, follow up album expected 2009. Aaron Xavier Silmon De Monerri - Vocals
Jason Thomson - Guitar
Jed Potts - Guitar
Kami Cullen - Bass
Ricki Thomson - Drums
Illuminations is an American band based in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Featuring members Zachary Cale, Ryan Johnson, Kris Benedict & PJ Glauberzon. Their debut album was released in the Fall of 2008, titled SEE-SAW. Do not be confused with the Axiom Records compilation titled "Illuminations". That is where all the Santana/New Agey references come from. Here is the story.
It all began in '92 after Ryan Johnson heard that the new kid, Zach Cale, had got an electric guitar for Christmas. They became fast friends and started their first band together in 1994 called The Astronauts.
Eli "Paperboy" Reed has released two independently-released albums (Sings Walkin' and Talkin' and Other Smash Hits! and Roll With You), Come And Get It is Reed's third album and his major-label debut. Reed was nominated for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2009 MOJO Awards.
Rose Tattoo is an Australian blues/hard rock band, led by Angry Anderson and slide guitarist Peter Wells. Among their best known songs are "We Can't Be Beaten", "Scarred for Life" and "Bad Boy for Love" (co-written by Ian Rilen.) Their first four albums were produced by Harry Vanda and George Young who also worked with AC/DC. Along with AC/DC and The Angels, Rose Tattoo helped establish an Australian rock sound in the 1970s that was copied around the world.
Ruth Brown (1928