Vinny Peculiar , famously christened the Tony Hancock of pop by UNCUT MAGAZINE, is the pseudonym of Alan Wilkes; a Manchester based performance poet and songwriter who’s bands have vicariously included members of the Smiths, the Fall and OASIS. He’s toured the theatres and concert halls of Europe opening for the likes of Arab Strap and The Divine Comedy and is a regular compere/performer on the Glastonbury Festival Acoustic Stage.
Sons of the Delta is a UK based blues band formed in 2002 by Mark Cole and Richard Edwards. * 2002: Sons of the Delta formed by Mark Cole (vocals, harmonica, guitar, mandolin, stomp box) and Rick Edwards (guitar, vocals) Notable performances include the Gloucester Blues and Heritage Festival
* 2003: Notable performances include the Gloucester Blues and Heritage Festival, the Upton Blues Festival and the Banbury Blues Festival.
Victorian melodic hardcore band, now broken up.
MUTEMATH is an alternative rock band which formed in New Orleans, LA, United States in 2003. They consist of Paul Meany (vocals, keytar, keyboards, samples), Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas (bass, percussion), Darren King (drums, samples), and Todd Gummerman (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals). Since MUTEMATH released its first EP in late 2004 and hit the road in 2005, their inherent nature has challenged limitations and expanded parameters.
Bloody Phoenix is a grindcore project from Los Angeles, USA.
Formed in 2001, featuring ex-members of LA's cult grinders Excruciating Terror. Blood Phoenix takes up where ExTx left off - blistering straight forward old school grindcore ala early Napalm Death. Their 2007 release "War, Hate & Misery" marks a return to underground grindcore.
Friend? are a five piece instrumental outfit from Dublin, Ireland. Formed in late 2007, their sound has developed in to an original take on melodic and monstrous guitar driven post-rock, accompanied with pulsing electronic samples, atmospheric synthesized medleys, reinforced and led by haunting violin lines and an explosive rhythm section. Armed with a witches cauldron of finely crafted songs that showcase technicality and talent in equal proportion; Friend? are a band that are enviously passionate about the sounds they create.