Powerman 5000 is a Boston-based industrial metal/nu metal band formed in 1989. Frontman Spider One (Michael Cummings) is the younger brother of Rob Zombie (Robert Cummings). Lineup includes Spider One (vocals), Evan9 and Velkro (guitar), X51 (bassist), and GFlash (drums). In 1990, Spider dropped out of art school and bought a cheap 4-track home studio and drum machine. Working under the title "MC Spider", he recorded "Much Evil" with producer Lamar Lowder.
1) Driven was a hardcore punk band based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The group disbanded in 2001.
Driven recorded their only official release, Cowardice Consumer of the West, in 1998. For their 2001 European tour they released a two-song demo CD independently. Their musical style can rather be described as metal than hardcore, however their idealistic message kept them inside the hardcore punk scene where they had sprang from in 1996.
Takida, a five piece rock band from Ånge, Sweden, started out in 1999 and they have worked hard to get where they are today. They have been touring all around Sweden and built quite a reputation as a solid live rockband. Their fanbase is growing as we speak. Their first demo Old was only produced in 500 copies and sold out immediately, Old was recorded in year 2000. It was followed up by the EP T2 (2000), the full length album Takida (2001), the ep Gohei (2003) and the ep Thorns (2004).
There is more than on act named Truce: 1) TRUCE has rocked the northwest music scene since 2003, gathering fans at an exponential rate with their overwhelming instrumentals and powerful lyrical expression. Whether they are questioning the world, examining the complexities of love or emoting personal struggle ? it?s always been about the music. This band exists with a powerful shared vision: to create a sound that reflects the honesty and experience of youth. Music that asks questions. music that embraces faith and pushes it away.
Since 2006 there have been excited, often fantastic, rumours among would-be connoisseurs of the underground British rock scene of a trio that has spent three years simmering just beneath the scope of the mainstream, perfecting themselves and preparing the industry for their explosive arrival. Tales tell of a band that boasts a guitarist to rival Hendrix and a drummer so powerful that the very foundations of venues shake under a Bonham-esque assault wherever they perform.
Garbage is a Scottish-American alternative rock band formed in 1994 at Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The group members are Shirley Manson (vocals, guitars), Steve Marker (guitars, keyboards), Duke Erikson (guitars, keyboards, bass), and Butch Vig (drums, percussion). Erikson, Marker and Vig are also producers and remixers (Vig is best known for producing Nevermind by Nirvana). To date, the band sold over 17 million albums worldwide.
Malrun is a danish metal/rock-band that musically navigates in a cross-breed of hard-hitting metal, groovy riffs and melodic rock with a remarkably fresh and modern edge. The music thus targets both the broad mainstream audience as well as the metal environment. Malrun will release their second album "The Empty Frame" 5th March 2012 and support the release with a extensive tour as support for Die Apokalyptischen Reiter from 21st April to 13th May 2012 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, England, Spain and Italy.
Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1997, currently composed of Trevor McNevan (vocals), Steve Augustine (drums), Joel Bruyere (bass) and Ty Dietzler (touring guitarist), all of whom are Christians. McNevan and Augustine are also in FM Static; Joel Bruyere, has also started his own side project, entitled The Drawing Room; also McNevan has contributed guest vocals with Three Days Grace, Falling Up, Worth Dying For, Kj-52, Demon Hunter, Hawk Nelson and Manafest.
STATIC KILL was formed in the ever creative mind of singer/song writer, guitarist and skillful drummer Michael O. Michaels former band was produced by Toby Wright (Alice in Chains, Korn, Sevendust, Ozzie, Primus, Tantric, 3 Doors Down and many others ) STATIC KILL is endorsed by ORANGE AMPLIFICATION