Airbourne is a rock and roll band from Australia. The band was formed by brothers Joel and Ryan O'Keefe (who were later joined by David Roads and Justin Street), who have grown up with a healthy respect for the fine art that is ''foot to the floor rock n roll''. They were recently crowned "Best New Band of 2008" in the annual Classic Rock Magazine awards.They were also nominated for "Best Rock Album" at the Arias, against Silverchair, Powderfinger and Grinspoon. They did not win, but proved to be a crowd favourite nonetheless.
The Kabeedies like to describe themselves as "pop music, but shit". '"The Kabeedies , a brilliant new band from Norwich"- Huw Stephens "Best Band i've seen all year by a mile. BIG BIG UP!" - YellowBlack Club Night @ Bar Rumba '"just as well CDs don't wear out like vinyl, i think The Kabeedies one would soon be a goner!" - Stuart : Indietracks Festival
Their new single, Treasure Hunting, comes out on the 20th October 2008 on Cool For Cats.
Ray Harris was born on September 7th 1927. He formed a band with Wayne Powers and wrote the songs "Come On, Little Mama" and "Greenback Dollar, Watch and Chain". He eventually recorded these at Sun Records with Sam Phillips.
There are several bands called the Minx. One of them is unsigned 5-piece band Indie band from Wythenshawe in Manchester, UK. The band were formed in 2008 and have recently launched their debut album "Cool As A Courteener". The Minx are a true manchester band and this shows taking influences from Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets and the Manchester musicx scene. Their sound is made up of keyboard melodies and a fast vocal style from lead singer Chris Haddon. http://www.myspace.com/youminx
Dead Ghosts are a four-piece garage rock and/or roll band from Vancouver, British Columbia. Rauchy lo-fi recording style, country-esque vibes, "sweet guitar pluck-and-jangle," driving rhythms, and the occasional Back From The Grave feel is the basic make up of their songs. To get another idea of their sound, they've gotten comparisons to namely the bands the Black Lips and King Khan & BBQ Show.
In 1988 after sending in only one demo song AXXIS were signed to EMI Electrola. The debut album "Kingdom of the Night", 1989 which was already released in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia and the USA sold 100 000 copies immediately. It became the best selling debut album by a Hard Rock band in Germany in 1989. "Axxis II" marked a similar huge success in 1990, followed by the authentic and energetic live release "Access All Areas" a year later. The ambitious "The Big Thrill" became a best seller in 1993.
The Murder Junkies are a GG Allin tribute band, most known for being the actual backing band of deceased punk rock performer GG Allin. They are the third GG Allin backing band to bear the name.
The original Murder Junkies was a Texas band - formed independently of Allin - which performed as his backing band for several live dates in the late 1980s. (See Allin's unfinished autobiography for further brief details).
Robert Alan "Robby" Krieger is best known as the guitarist for the 60's rock band The Doors. With his unique fingerstyle guitar-playing and excellent bottleneck-technique he is widely considered one of the greatest rock guitarists. Krieger taught himself to play guitar in a private school where his parents sent him after having some troubles in study. At first, he was interested in flamenco, but soon he expanded his playing to jazz, blues and folk.
Founded by self-proclaimed emperor of rock Nicke Andersson in Stockholm in 2009. (Previously active in The Hellacopters and Entombed)
The band mainly consist of Nicke Andersson, Dolf De Borst (The Datsuns), Tobias Egge (The Objects) and Tomas Eriksson (Captain Murphy). Nicke Anderssons good friend Dregen from Backyard Babies performed on Imperial State Electrics first album. Imperial State Electric released their first album entitled S/T in 2010. The album was released by Psychout Records.