Alternative/Indie-Rock

Lifehouse Biography

Posted by on June 26, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock Country: United States Year: 2000- Present Website: www.lifehousemusic.com Lifehouse is an American rock band hailing Malibu, California. The group started as a Christian band called Blyss that recorded and released an album, Diff’s Lucky Day in 1999. The next year saw the band being reworked by their label, DreamWorks Records, which tries to give focus to its front man, Jason Wade rather than the band as a whole. By the time their deb…

Alesana Biography

Posted by on June 26, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style: Post-Hardcore Rock Country: United States Year: 2004- Present Website: http://www.alesanamusic.net/ Biography Alesana is a post-hardcore rock band hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina. They were formed sometime in October of 2004 although some of the band’s members have already been playing together in Baltimore, Maryland. The move was needed to become a part of the more active post hardcore music scene in Raleigh. Alesana was the first band to join a ne…

Ash Biography

Posted by on April 29, 2008 at 12:00 am
Ash band

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 …

Feeder Biography

Posted by on April 29, 2008 at 12:00 am
Feeder

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…

Acceptance Biography

Posted by on April 3, 2008 at 12:00 am

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…

Antony and the Johnsons Biography

Posted by on March 25, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band InformationMusic: Chamber RockCountry: West Sussex, EnglandYear: 2000-presentWebsite: www.antonyandthejohnsons.comBand Line-up:Antony HegartyJulia Kent Parker Kindred Jeff Langston Doug WieselmanMaxim Moston Rob MooseAntony and the Johnsons BiographyAnony and the Johnsons is a Mercury Prize-winning music group led by the striking, androgynous figure of singularly named performance artist Antony. Antony Hegarty moved to New York in 1990 to attend New York University, and before long had beco…

Matisyahu Biography

Posted by on March 24, 2008 at 12:00 am
Matisyahu and

Band InformationMusic: Reggae, hip hop, rockCountry: U.S.A.Year: 2001 – PresentWebsite: www.MatisMusic.com Line-up:Matthew Paul MillerMatisyahu BiographyMatisyahu is the Hebrew and stage name of Matthew Paul Miller, a popular Jewish American reggae artist. He is known for blending traditional Jewish themes with reggae and rock sounds and is a member of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic community in New York. As such, Matisyahu stands out for wearing the traditional clothing of Hasidic Jews and not pe…

The All-American Rejects Biography

Posted by on March 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style: Rock, Powerpop, EmoCountry: United StatesYear: 2001- PresentWebsite: http://www.allamericanrejects.com/Line-upTyson Ritter – vocals, bass guitar, pianoNick Wheeler – guitar, vocals, keyboardsMike Kennerty – guitar, vocalsChris Gaylor – drums, percussionBiographyThe All-American Rejects is a band that hails from Stillwater, Oklahoma. The band was formed in the summer of 2001 by Nick Wheeler and Tyson Ritter. The band initially released their self-titled debut album i…

Starsailor Biography

Posted by on March 10, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music: Indie rock Country: Lancashire, England Year: 2000 – present Website: www.starsailor.net Band Line-up: Ben Byrne James Stelfox James Walsh Barry Westhead Starsailor Biography Bassist James Stelfox and drummer Ben Byrne had been playing together and recruited young singer and songwriter James Walsh as a substitute for their original singer who fell ill. They asked long time friend Barry Westhead to join the band in 2000 on keyboards. Toget…

Portishead Biography

Posted by on March 10, 2008 at 12:00 am

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…