Alternative/Indie-Rock

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…

Alien Ant Farm Biography

Posted by on March 6, 2008 at 12:00 am

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 …

Fountains of Wayne Biography

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

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…

Counting Crows Biography

Posted by on February 28, 2008 at 12:00 am
Counting Crows

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Folk RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1991- PresentWebsite: www.countingcrows.comLine-upCURRENTDan VickreyDavid ImmergluckCharlie GillinghamAdam DuritzDavid BrysonJim BogiosMillard PowersFORMERSteve BowmanBen MizeMatt MalleyBiographyCounting Crows is an American rock band hailing from San Francisco, California. The band was formed by vocalist Adam Duritz and guitarist Dave Bryson in 1991 primarily as an acoustic duo. They started out playing gigs ar…

Killswitch Engage Biography

Posted by on February 21, 2008 at 12:00 am
Killswitch Engage Band

Band Information Music Style: MetalcoreCountry: United StatesYear: 1999- PresentWebsite: www.KillswitchEngage.comLine-upCURRENTHoward JonesMike D’AntonioJoel StroetzelAdam DutkiewiczJustin FoleyFORMERJesse LeachTom GomesPete CorteseBiographyKillswitch Engage is an American metalcore band that hails from Westfield, Massachusetts. It was formed in 1999 the result of the disbandment of two bands, Overcast and Aftershock. Killswitch Engage was discovered by its first label Ferret Records as it was o…

Keane Biography

Posted by on February 18, 2008 at 12:00 am
Keane Band

Band InformationMusic: Alternative Rock/ Indie RockCountry: EnglandYear: 1997-presentWebsite: http://www.keanemusic.com  Band Line-up:Tim Rice-OxleyTom ChaplinRichard HughesKeane BiographyKeane are an English piano rock band, first established in Battle, East Sussex in 1995, taking their current name in 1997. The group is comprised of composer, bassist, and pianist Tim Rice-Oxley, lead vocalist Tom Chaplin and drummer Richard Hughes. They are known for using a piano as their lead instrument inst…

Thursday Biography

Posted by on February 14, 2008 at 12:00 am

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…

Anberlin Biography

Posted by on February 8, 2008 at 12:00 am
Anderline

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…

Angels and Airwaves Biography

Posted by on February 8, 2008 at 12:00 am
Angels and Airwaves

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 …

Coldplay Biography

Posted by on February 8, 2008 at 12:00 am
Cold Play

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…