G.B.H are a British punk band from Birmingham, formed in 1979, and still active today. They have stayed true to their punk sound, and their influence can be heard in many thrash and punk bands today. Notable albums include 'City Baby Attacked By Rats' and the E.P 'Leather, Bristles, Sick Boys, No Survivors...'. Notable songs include 'Generals', 'Alcohol', 'Big Women' and 'City Baby Attacked By Rats'.
There is more than one artist with this name: One is a 70's punk/garagerock band fronted by Jeff "Mono Man" Connolly, who would later go on to form Lyres. The other is a collaboration between dubstep producers Digital Mystikz and Loefah, and refers to a label, a club night and sometimes individual tracks.
Celtic jazz-folk pioneers led by the gorgeous voice/sax/whistles of Pippa Marland and great arranger/acoustic guitarist Rob King (also bodhran and mandola). They compose the songs then gather a stellar cast of musicians to work with them live and in the studio drawn from the worlds of jazz and trad folk and create a seemless and uplifting fusion of different styles. They have recorded two albums with Irish music legend Donal Lunny and are appearing at several festivals this year.
**The Society Suckers** make frantic, precisely arranged psychedelic pogo trash music. born out of a frustration with emotionless dance music, 1997's debut "Anti-carnivore" featured their trademark ultrahigh frequency melodies and precisely arranged hyper breakbeats, becoming a breakcore standard before the genre had a name. Their live shows blend focused turntable skills with emotionally charged gear tormenting - it's a manic combination of Breakcore opera, Rave hooks, pogo anthems and structural mayhem.
Choking Victim was an American punk band from 1992 to 1999, formed in New York City. The band became notable around "C-squat," in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where they squatted and continue to inhabit and organize shows for their music, which blended ska punk with black metal, and anarchist lyrics. They also became known for Satanic imagery and numerous references to the vagrant lifestyle, such as crack-smoking, shoplifting, and squatting. They also, like many other bands in the punk scene, have violent anti-police sentiments in their songs.
Maria Farantouri (Greek: Μαρία Φαραντούρη), born in Athens on 28 November 1947 is a Greek singer. She has collaborated with prominent Greek music composers such as Mikis Theodorakis (Μίκης Θεοδωράκης), who wrote the score for Pablo Neruda's Canto General, which Farantouri performed. During the military junta which ruled Greece until 1975 she colloborated with Mikis Theodorakis by recording protest songs in Europe.
The Shondes (from the Yiddish for "shame", "monster" or "disgrace",) are a riot grrrl-influenced rock quartet based in Brooklyn, New York. Their songs combine punk rock with classical and traditional jewish music, with emotionally intense lyrics that speak to the band's radical politics. Their debut LP the red sea (produced by tony maimone,) was released on January 8, 2008. The band's original lineup was Louisa Rachel Solomon on bass and lead vocals, Elijah Oberman on violin and vocals, Temim Fruchter on drums and vocals , and Ian Brannigan on guitar.
The Coup is a political hip hop group based in Oakland, California. It formed as a three-member group in 1992 with rappers (Raymond) Boots Riley and E-Roc along with DJ Pam the Funkstress. E-Roc left on amicable terms after the group's second album, but appears on the track "Breathing Apparatus" on The Coup's third album, Steal This Album. The group is now a duo. The Coup, part of the sub-genre of political hip hop, is politically radical and Marxist in their music, and align themselves with other radical hip-hop groups like dead prez.
There are two bands with the name Witch Hunt: 1) Witch Hunt is a Philadelphia, PA DIY hardcore punk band who formed in 2001. For their first two releases they were on Profane Existence. Witch Hunt currently have three full albums: ...As Priorities Decay (2004), Blood Red States (2006), and Burning Bridges To Nowhere (2009 - Alternative Tentacles) as well as a compilation of unreleased early recordings entitled This is Only the Beginning... (2007). The line-up is Janine Enriquez,Rob Fitzpatrick,Nicole Enriquez,Vince Klopfenstein.