Archive for January, 2008

The Psychedelic Furs Biography

January 31, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Post PunkCountry: United KingdomYear: 1977- 1991, 2000- PresentWebsite: www.burneddowndays.comLine-upCURRENT: John AshtonRichard ButlerTim ButlerFrank FerrerAmanda KramerMars WilliamsFORMER:Vince ElyDuncan KilburnRoger MorrisBiographyThe Psychedelic Furs is an English rock band that formed during England’s emerging punk scene in 1977. The band found success in 1980 with their first self-titled LP which establishe…

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Candlebox Biography

January 31, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Post-Grunge, Grunge, Hard Rock, Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1991-2000, 2006- PresentWebsite: www.candleboxrocks.comLine-upCURRENT: Kevin Martin – vocals, guitarPeter Klett – guitarScott Mercado – drums (1991-1997, 2006-present)FORMER:Dave Krusen – drums (1997-1999)Shannon Larkin – drums (1999-2000)Rob Reddick – bass (1999-2000)Bardi Martin – bass (1991-1999, 2006-2007)BiographyCandlebox is an American rock and roll band that became popular during the…

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Finch Biography

January 24, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Post-Hardcore, Alternative Rock Country: United StatesYear: 1999- PresentWebsite:  www.thebandfinch.comLine-upCURRENT:Nate Barcalow – VocalsAlex Linares – GuitarRandy Strohmeyer – GuitarDrew Marcogliese – DrumsDaniel Wonacott – BassFORMER:Alex Pappas – drums, percussionDerek Doherty – bassMarc Allen – drumsBiographyFinch is an American alternative rock band hailing from Temecula, California. The band began in 1999 as a cover band for Deftones. The band eventually si…

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P.O.D. Biography

January 24, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Nu Metal, Reggae Rock, Rapcore, Alternative MetalCountry: United StatesYear: 1992- PresentWebsite: www.payableondeath.comLine-upCURRENT:Sonny Sandoval – lead vocals (1992-present)Wuv Bernardo – drums, percussion (1992-present)Marcos Curiel – guitar (1992-2003, 2006-present)Traa Daniels – bass guitar (1994-present)FORMER:Gabe Portillo – bass guitar (1992-1994)Jason Truby – guitar (2003-2006) BiographyP.O.D. is a Nu metal band that hailed from San Diego, California. T…

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Underoath Biography

January 24, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Christian Metalcore, Post-HardcoreCountry: United StatesYear: 1998- PresentWebsite: www.underoath777.comLine-upCURRENT:Spencer Chamberlain (2003 – Present) – Screaming VocalsTimothy McTague (2001 – Present) – Lead Guitar/Backing VocalsJames Smith (2003 – Present) – Rhythm GuitarChristopher Dudley (2000 – Present) – KeyboardsGrant Brandell (2002 – Present) – BassAaron Gillespie (1998 – Present) – Drums/Clean VocalsFORMER:Dallas Taylor (1998 – 2003) – Screaming Vocals…

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Staind Biography

January 24, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Post-grungeCountry: United StatesYear: 1995- PresentWebsite: www.staind.comLine-upAaron Lewis – Vocals, Rhythm GuitarMike Mushok – Lead GuitarJohnny April – Bass, Backing VocalsJon Wysocki – DrumsBiographyStaind is an American alternative rock group that hailed from Springfield, Massachusetts. The band was formed by vocalist Aaron Lewis and guitarist Mike Mushok in 1995. They took time to establish themselves as a band though ext…

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Ivri Lider Biography

January 23, 2008

InformationMusic: Pop RockCountry: Israel Year: 1997 – presentWebsite: www.ivrilider.com  Ivri Lider BiographyIvri Lider is an openly gay Israeli musician. Born in 1974, Ivri took his first musical steps while still in high school. He is training his musical skills when Anat Danieli, a renowned Israeli dance choreographer, asked Ivri compose the music for two of her pieces, “Kisses” and “October.” He was then asked by Ohad Naharrin to compose the music for “Kaamos.” He was only 21 when he was co…

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Evanescence Biography

January 23, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Alternative RockCountry: USAYear: 1998-presentWebsite: www.evanescence.com Band Line-up:CURRENT:Amy Lee – Vocals and PianoJohn LeCompt – GuitarRocky Gray – DrumsWilliam Boyd – BassTerry Balsamo – GuitarFORMER:Ben Moody – Lead guitarDavid Hodges – Keyboards Evanescence BiographyEvanescence was founded by singer, pianist and songwriter Amy Lee and Ben Moody (now a defunct member). At first they had a hard time to find other musicians to play with and they lack funds to affor…

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Jars of Clay Biography

January 21, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Christian rock, Alternative rock, Pop rock, Folk rock, AcousticCountry: USAYear: 1993 – presentWebsite: http://www.jarsofclay.com Jars of Clay Line-upDan Haseltine, lead vocalsStephen Mason, guitar/ background vocals Matt Odmark, electric and acoustic guitars/background vocalsCharlie Lowell, piano and keyboards/background vocalsJars of Clay BiographyJars of Clay were formed at Illinois’ Greenville College in 1993 by singer/songwriter Dan Haseltine and keyboardist Charlie L…

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Slipknot Biography

January 17, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Nu Metal, Rap MetalCountry: United StatesYear: 1995- PresentWebsite: www.slipknot1.comLine-upCURRENTCorey Taylor (#8) – lead vocals (1997-present)Mick Thomson (#7) – lead and rhythm guitars (1996-present)Shawn “Clown” Crahan (#6) – custom percussion, backing vocals (1995-present)Craig “133” Jones (#5) – sampling, keyboards (1996-present)Jim Root (#4) – lead and rhythm guitars (1999-present)Chris Fehn (#3) – custom percussion, backing vocals (1997-present)Paul Gray (…

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