Jesse Ventura (born July 15, 1951 as James George Janos) is an American politician (former governor of Minnesota), retired professional wrestler and color commentator, Navy UDT veteran, actor, former radio and television talk show host, and author. His second book, ''Do I Stand Alone?'', was released also as an audio book, which was read by himself, which is the reason he is eligable for a artist page here at ''Last.fm''.
Rose Rovine e Amanti is a musical project based in Rome lead by Damiano Mercuri aided by Noemi York Christian Valente and Giuseppe Lorenzoni. The sound has changed through the years from a pure neo-folk to a wider range of sounds. The music is a brilliant mixture of acoustic neofolk-rock with some bitter songwirtin’ tunes. To describe their music we could mention artists like: Sol Invictus, And Also The Trees, David Bowie, Lucio Battisti, Leonard Cohen, Death In June & Current 93 and Jacques Brel style, all reinforced by a Mediterranean taste.
There are several bands called Svalbard. 1) a metal band from Silesia, Poland 2) a martial/darkwave band from Homel, Belarus. 3) A modern melodic hardcore band wth dramatic tendencies from Bristol, UK. 1] The initial idea of this band arouse in 2004. The everchanging line-up was the main reason for the band to stay in the dark for long years. But not only are they still around, with:
Piotr (Peter) on vocals,
Clad (Dominic) on guitar,
Paj?k (Peter) on bass,
Majkel (Michael) on drums
and Kate on guitar, Svalbard is getting back on track!
Militia is the name of at least 7 artists.
1) Militia is a Belgian industrial percussion band. It was founded in 1989 by the multi-instrumentalist Frank Gorissen and wind instrument player Jo Billen and now 6 musicians are involved. The band is known for its use of self made percussion and wind instruments and the scrap material they transform into musical instruments. The band's music is often inspired by the anarchic and atheist social views and their concirn about our natural environment, themes that can be found in most of their lyrics and statements.
Dead Kennedys are a hardcore punk/punk rock band from San Francisco, California. During the 1980s the band gained a large underground following in the international punk music scene. Their music mixed the more experimental elements of English 1970s punk with the raw energy of the 1980s American hardcore punk scene. Dead Kennedys' songs mix the deliberately shocking lyrics of punk with a satirical and sarcastic left-wing commentary on social and political issues.
Kevin Drumm is an experimental musician based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Emerging from the city's improvised music scene, in the 1990s he became one the world's pre-eminent prepared guitar players. Years active from 1991. Drumm's work expanded to include electroacoustic compositions and live electronic music made with laptop computers and analog modular synthesizers. He has collaborated with many artists working in similar fields, including Japanese guitarist Taku Sugimoto, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jim O'Rourke...
Boyd Rice (born 1957) is an American experimental sound artist, archivist, actor, photographer, prankster and writer best known for his pioneering industrial noise music under the name Non and Boyd Rice and Friends. he has collaborated with numerous artists. For a WEALTH of info, see Boyd's official website at http://www.boydrice.com
Iggy Pop (born James Newell Osterberg, Jr.; April 21, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Though widely known as an innovator and "godfather" of punk rock, Pop's music has encompassed a number of styles over the years, including pop, hard rock, jazz and blues. Pop became known as 'Iggy' in high school, during which time he served as drummer for local blues band The Iguanas.
The Meatmen were a Michigan, USA punk band headed by Tesco Vee from 1980 to 1995. Very crude and funny, The Meatmen made fun of the "hardcore scene" of the early 80s but really typified the best of the punk scene of the era. The band was known for their stage antics, and for songs with such colorful titles as "What's This Shit Called Love?," "Lesbian Death Dirge," "I Sin For A Living," "1 Down, 3 To Go" (a reference to the murder of former Beatles member and famous artist John Lennon) and the so-called "Suck Trilogy" of "Crippled Children Suck," "French People Suck," and "Camel Jockeys Suck.
There are three artists that use the name NON: 1) Under the name NON, originally with second member Robert Turman, Boyd Rice has recorded several seminal noise music albums, and collaborated with experimental music/dark folk artists like Current 93, Death in June, Rose McDowall and with Coil as Sickness of Snakes. Most of his music has been released on the Mute Records label. Rice has also collaborated with Foetus, Z'ev, Frank Tovey, Tony Wakeford of Sol Invictus, Douglas P. of Death in June and Michael Moynihan of Blood Axis.