Archive for April, 2008

Feeder Biography

April 29, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Pop Rock, Alternative RockCountry: United KingdomYear: 1992- PresentWebsite: www.feederweb.com/Line-upGrant Nicholas- vocals, lead guitarTaka Hirose- bassMark Richardson- drumsJon Lee (deceased)BiographyFeeder is a British rock band that hails from Newport, Wales. The band is composed of a trio of musicians that started out playing with cover bands. Grant Nicolas serves as the bands lead guitarist and vocalist. He is accompanied by Taka Hirose on bass and Mark Richa…

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Ash Biography

April 29, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Punk rockCountry: Northern IrelandYear: 1992- PresentWebsite: www.ash-official.comLine-upCURRENTTim Wheeler- guitar, vocalsMark Hamilton- bassRick McMurray- drumsFORMERCharlotte Hatherley- Guitar/Piano/Backing VocalsBiographyAsh is an alternative rock band that hails from Downpatrick, Northern Ireland. The band officially formed in 1992 and was composed of Tim Wheeler, Mark Hamilton and Rick McMurray. The band members shared a love for raw British …

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Mars Volta Biography

April 10, 2008

Band InformationMusic Style: Progressive Rock, Experimental RockCountry: United StatesYear: 2001- PresentWebsite: www.themarsvolta.comLine-upCURRENTOmar Rodriguez-Lopez – guitar, production (2001-present)Cedric Bixler-Zavala – lyrics, vocals (2001-present)Isaiah Ikey Owens – keyboards (2001-present)Juan Alderete – electric bass (2003-present)Thomas Pridgen – drums (2007-present)Marcel Rodriguez-Lopez – percussion, synthesizers (2003-present)Paul Hinojos – guitar, sound manipulation (2005-present…

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Jet Biography

April 10, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Hard Rock, Garage Rock Country: AustraliaYear: 2001- PresentWebsite: http://www.jettheband.com/Line-upNic Cester – guitar, vocalsChris Cester – drumsCameron Muncey – guitar, vocalsMark Wilson – bassBiographyJet is an Australian hard rock band hailing form Melbourne. The band formed in 2001 with founding members Nic and Chris Cester meeting with guitarist Cameron Muncey. Bassist Mark Wilson completed the line-up.The band first self-released their Dirty Sweet EP as a …

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T. Rex Biography

April 10, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Glam Rock, Folk RockCountry: United KingdomYear: 1967-1977 Line-upMarc BolanSteve Peregrin TookMickey FinnBill LegendSteve CurrieHerbie FlowersDino DinesTony NewmanJack GreenGloria JonesDave LuttonTony ViscontiBiographyT. Rex was an English rock band that achieved success in the 70’s as a glam rock group. The band was founded by vocalist and guitarist Marc Bolan in August of 1967. The band first gained moderate success as an acoustic band playing eccentric, pastoral…

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Stone Sour Biography

April 10, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Hard Rock, Alternative MetalCountry: United StatesYear: 1992- 1997, 2000, 2002- PresentWebsite: http://www.stonesour.com/Line-upCURRENTCorey TaylorJames RootJosh RandShawn EconomakiRoy MayorgaFORMERJoel EkmanBiographyStone Sour is an American hard rock band that hails from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Corey Taylor and drummer Joel Ekman. The band started by playing in clubs and bars. The early band disbanded in 1997 when Corey Tay…

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Iron Maiden Biography

April 3, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Heavy MetalCountry: United KingdomYear: 1975- PresentWebsite: www.ironmaiden.com Line-upCURRENTBruce Dickinson – lead vocals, additional guitar (1981-1993, 1999-present)Dave Murray – guitar (1976-1977, 1977-present)Adrian Smith – guitar, backing vocals (1980-1990, 1999-present)Janick Gers – guitar (1990-present)Steve Harris – bass, keyboards, backing vocals (1975-present)Nicko McBrain – drums, percussion (1982-present) BiographyIron Maiden is an English heavy metal …

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Status Quo Biography

April 3, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Hard RockCountry: United KingdomYear: 1962- PresentWebsite: http://www.statusquo.co.uk/ Line-upCURRENTFrancis Rossi – Vocals / Lead GuitarRick Parfitt – Vocals / GuitarAndy Bown – KeyboardsJohn ‘Rhino’ Edwards – Vocals / Bass GuitarMatt Letley – Drums FORMERJohn CoghlanAlan LancasterPete KircherJeff RichRoy Lynes BiographyStatus Quo is an English rock band that hails from England. It was formed in 1967 by guitarist Francis Rossi and bassist Alan Lancaster although b…

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Coheed and Cambria Biography

April 3, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Progressive RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1995- PresentWebsite: http://www.coheedandcambria.com/ Line-upCURRENTClaudio Sanchez – lead vocals, guitars, keyboards, synth (1995 – present)Travis Stever – guitars, lap steel, vocals (1995, 1999 – present)Michael Todd – bass, vocals (1996 – 2006, 2007 – present)Chris Pennie – drums, percussion (2007 – present) FORMERJosh Eppard – drums, percussion, vocals, keyboards (2001 – 2006)Nate Kelley – drums, percussion (1995 – 20…

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Acceptance Biography

April 3, 2008

Band Information Music Style: Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1998- 2006Website: http://www.acceptancerock.com/ Line-upFINAL LINE-UPJason Vena- vocalsChristian McAlhaney- guitars, vocalsKaylan Cloyd- guitarsRyan Zwiefelhofer- bassNick Radovanovic- drum setFORMERPeter Pizzuto- drums (original member)Garrett Lunceford – drumsChris Camp – bass BiographyAcceptance was an alternative rock band that hailed from Seattle, Washington. The band first got together in 1998. The band enjoyed a co…

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