Archive for February, 2008

Thursday Biography

February 14, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Post-hardcore, Indie rock, Screamo, Alternative rockCountry: United StatesYear: 1997- PresentWebsite: http://thursday.netLine-upCURRENTGeoff RicklyTom KeeleyTim PayneTucker RuleSteve PedullaAndrew EverdingFORMERBill HendersonBiographyThursday is an American post hardcore, alternative rock band that hails from New Brunswick, New Jersey. The band was formed in 1997 by vocalist Geoff Rickly, guitarist Tom Keeley, guitarist Bill Henderson, bassist Tim Payne, and drumme…

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Blink 182 Biography

February 8, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  Punk RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1992- 2005Website: www.blink182.comLine-upMark Hoppus – Bass, VocalsTravis Barker – DrumsTom DeLonge – Guitar, VocalsScott Raynor – Drums (1992 – 1998)BiographyBlink 182 was an American punk rock band that formed in San Diego, California in 1992. The band started out by independently recording and releasing an EP in 1993 and the album Buddha. Originally having the name Blink, the band was forced to add the number “182” when they…

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Coldplay Biography

February 8, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative RockCountry: United KingdomYear: 1997- PresentWebsite: www.coldplay.comLine-upChris MartinJonny BucklandGuy BerrymanWill ChampionBiographyColdplay is an award winning English rock band that formed in 1997 in London, England. The band started when its founding members Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland initially met at Ramsay Hall which is part of a residence building at the University College London. It took a year before they became a line-up also consist…

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Depeche Mode Biography

February 8, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  New Wave, Electronica, SynthpopCountry: United KingdomYear: 1980- PresentWebsite: www.depechemode.comLine-upCURRENTDave GahanMartin GoreAndrew FletcherFORMERVince Clarke (1980-1981)Alan Wilder (1982-1995)BiographyDepeche Mode is an English New Wave band that formed in Essex, England in 1980. The band enjoyed early success with their work with electronica. They spawned three hit singles that enjoyed some chart success in the UK. This led to the band to record and re…

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Angels and Airwaves Biography

February 8, 2008

Band InformationMusic Style:  Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 2005- PresentWebsite: http://modlife.com/angelsandairwaves/Line-upCURRENTTom DeLonge – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar (2005 – present)David Kennedy – Lead Guitar, Electronic Drums (2005 – present)Matt Wachter – Bass, Backing Vocals, Keyboards (2007 – present)Adam Willard – Drums (2005 – present)FORMERRyan Sinn – Bass (2005 – 2007)BiographyAngels and Airwaves is an American alternative rock band that was started by former Blink 182 …

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Anberlin Biography

February 8, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative Rock, Christian RockCountry: United StatesYear: 2002- PresentWebsite: www.anberlin.comLine-upStephen Christian -VocalsJoeseph Milligan- GuitarDeon Rexroat- Bass GuitarChristian McAlhaney-  GuitarNathan Young- DrumsBiographyAnberlin is an American alternative rock band that hails from Winter Haven, Florida. The band was created in 2002 after Tooth & Nail Records, hearing a five-song demo consisting mostly of reworked songs from Stephen Christian’s previo…

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My Chemical Romance Biography

February 7, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 2001- PresentWebsite: http://mychemicalromance.com Line-upCURRENTGerard Way – lead vocalsRay Toro – lead guitars, backing vocalsFrank Iero – rhythm guitars, backing vocals (2002 – present)Mikey Way – bassBob Bryar – drums, percussion (2004 – present)FORMERMatt Pelissier – drums (2001 – 2004)BiographyMy Chemical Romance, also known as MCR by fans, is an award winning America rock band that hails from Jersey City, New Jerse…

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30 Seconds to Mars Biography

February 7, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative Rock, Post Grunge, Progressive RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1998- PresentWebsite: www.30secondstomars.comLine-upCURRENTJared Leto – vocals, rhythm guitar (1998-present)Tomo Milicevic – lead guitar (2003-present)Shannon Leto – drums (1998-present)FORMERMatt Wachter – bass, keyboard (2001-2007)Solon Bixler – guitar (2001-2003)Kevin Drake – guitar (2001-2002)Biography30 Seconds to Mars is an American alternative rock band hailing from Los Angeles, Calif…

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Semisonic Biography

February 7, 2008

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1995- PresentWebsite: www.semisonic.comLine-upDan WilsonJohn MunsonJacob SlichterBiographySemisonic is an American alternative rock band that formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1995. The band is composed of vocalist/guitarist Dan Wilson and bassist John Munson who joined up with drummer Jacob Slichter after their previous band broke up. The band released an EP on an independent label in 1995 prior to signing up with MCA …

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Jimmy Eat World Biography

February 7, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Emo, Pop PunkCountry: United StatesYear: 1993- PresentWebsite: www.jimmyeatworld.comLine-upCURRENTJim Adkins – lead vocals, guitarTom Linton – guitar, vocalsRick Burch – bassZach Lind – drumsFORMERMitch PorterBiographyJimmy Eat World is an American alternative rock band that hails from Mesa, Arizona. The band was formed by guitarist and singer Jim Adkins with drummer Zach Lind in 1993. The band started out emulating punk rock influences before they…

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