Archive for March, 2008

Portishead Biography

March 10, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Alternative rockCountry: England Year: 1991 –  presentWebsite: www.portishead.co.ukBand Line-up:Beth GibbonsGeoff BarrowAdrian UtleyPortishead BiographyFormed in Bristol, UK in 1991, Portishead is a brainchild of Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley. Previously, Barrow had been working as a tape operator and worked with Massive Attack, Gibbons was singing in pubs, and Utley had played jazz guitar for Big John Patton and The Jazz Messengers. Their ride to fame happen…

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Paramore Biography

March 10, 2008

Band Information Music: Pop punk, pop rock, emoCountry: USA  Year: 2004 – present Website: www.paramore.net Band Line-up:Hayley WilliamsJosh FarroJeremy DavisZac FarroParamore BiographyParamore is a Grammy-nominated pop punk band that formed in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. Paramore’s ladder to success came when they performed at venues outside the greater Nashville area, including the concert festivals Purple Door and Warped Tour. John Janick got ahold of Paramore’s demos and went to a Ta…

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Alien Ant Farm Biography

March 6, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, RapcoreCountry: United StatesYear: 1996- PresentWebsite: www.alienantfarm.com Line-upCURRENTDryden Mitchell- lead vocals, rhythm and acoustic guitarMike Cosgrove – drums, percussionTye Zamora – bass guitar, backing vocalsTerry Corso – lead guitarFORMERJoe HillAlex BarretoBiographyAlien Ant Farm is an American alternative rock band that hails from Riverside, California. The band formed in 1996 as a means to get out of the boredom …

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Fountains of Wayne Biography

March 3, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Alternative rockCountry: USAYear: 1996-presentWebsite: http://www.fountainsofwayne.com Band Line-up:Adam SchlesingerChris CollingwoodBrian YoungJody PorterFountains of Wayne BiographyFountains of Wayne is a Grammy Award-nominated pop rock band formed in 1996 and known for such singles as “Radiation Vibe” and “Stacy’s Mom”. It was formed by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood during their freshmen year at Williams College.They had their first record deal wih Atlantic Rec…

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Enigma Biography

March 3, 2008

Band InformationMusic: Ambient / Electronic / House music / New Age / TranceCountry:  GermanyYear: 1990-presentWebsite: http://www.enigma.de Band Line-up:Michael CretuOther/Former Members:Sandra CretuPeter CorneliusJens Gad David FairsteinFrank PetersonEnigma BiographyWith Michael Cretu as its brainchild, Enigma started dealing with music history when the single, “Sadeness” which is a juxtaposition of Gregorian chants and sexual overtones over a dance beat, was released in 1991 and became a hit….

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