John Baldwin (born January 3, 1946 in Sidcup, London), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English musician and was the bassist, keyboardist, and mandolin player for Led Zeppelin from its inception until the band's breakup following the death of John Bonham in 1980. A versatile musician, he also plays guitar, mandolin, koto, lap steel guitars, autoharp, ukulele, cello, and the three over-dubbed recorders heard on "Stairway to Heaven". He is widely respected as both a musician and a producer and is considered as one of the most influential bassists in Rock music.
SHEL is Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza, four classically trained musicians who happen to be sisters. Emerging from the artist colony of Fort Collins on the Eastern slope of Colorado, SHEL is sophisticated and youthful, emotional and lighthearted, classic and eccentric. SHEL's engaging live show is marked with a prodigy's creativity and a veteran's instinct for entertaining. At every performance, SHEL delights audiences with their unique songwriting style and fresh, new sound. "SHEL has delivered one of the most impressive debuts of the year..." Chris Douridas, KCRW, Los Angeles
Formed late 2007, Veils are a 5 piece metal band hailing from Manchester, comprising previous members of Everette, Last Chance To Dance and The Mourning Will Follow. Combining explosive technical riffs, savage breakdowns and vocals spat with undeniable fire; Veils are ready to live up to the already substantial hype, exposing the metal scene to a soundscape the likes of which has never been heard before and a live show which has to be seen to be believed.
Being able to operate completely outside the typical machinations of music - independent or otherwise Senator are going to carve out a sizeable niche in the sewage-infested gutters of underground rock & roll. After sending a demo tape to the infamous engineer and guitarist Steve Albini (ex-Just Ducky, Big Black, Rapeman) the legendary Nirvana producer invited the Scottish trio (Nick Middlemiss vocals/guitar, Tom Lee Bass, & Ross McLennan Drums) to his US electrical audio studios to produce their debut album "United Wire".
The band started out as What About Frank? in 2004 in Red Bank, New Jersey. During their career as What About Frank? they were twice recognized as Best Live Band at the Asbury Music Awards. They played many many shows including the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City, the Van's Warped Tour, The Great Bamboozle Festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and South by Southwest. Their debut self-titled release was one of the top-selling albums in local retail, and received airplay on both satellite and commercial radio.
'Jay Serrao and The Juice' are an independent London band that play Hard Alternative Rock. They are also known as The Juice back home and on stage and are Jay Serrao - Vocals, Guitars, Harmonica
Jack Evans - Lead Guitars
Tim Blostone - Bass
Al Magill - Drums They formed to re-introduce originality and mysticism in an increasingly processed and manufactured music scene. With influences ranging from Old School American blues, British Invasion Heavy Metal to Modern American hard rock, the band has been very aptly described as
TheHArdFoX is an London-based alternative rock-band formed in 2008. They play a unique brand of rock music with a modern raw, honest sound. Rehearsing in the city's art & music district, TheHArdFoX are proud to continue the long tradition of London acts that fuse together broad musical styles; flavours of The Who, James Brown and Bob Dylan can all be heard in the music, along with more contemporary influences like The White Stripes and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.