Alternative/Indie-Rock

My Chemical Romance Biography

Posted by on February 7, 2008 at 12:00 am
My Chemical Romance

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…

Semisonic Biography

Posted by on February 7, 2008 at 12:00 am
Semisonic

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 …

Toad the Wet Sprocket Biography

Posted by on February 7, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style:  Alternative Rock, Folk RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1986- 1998Website: www.toadthewetsprocket.comLine-upGlen PhillipsDean DinningRandy GussTodd NicholsBiographyToad the Wet Sprocket was an American folk rock band that hailed from Santa Barbara, California. The band was formed in 1986 by then 14 year old high school student Glen Phillips along with the other band members who were 17 years old at that time. The band released their first album independently before …

Gin Blossoms Biography

Posted by on February 1, 2008 at 12:00 am
Gin Blossoms

Band InformationMusic Style: Alternative Rock, Power PopCountry: United StatesYear: 1987- 1997, 2002- PresentWebsite: www.ginblossoms.netLine-upCURRENT:Jesse ValenzuelaBill LeenScott JohnsonRobin WilsonFORMER:Doug HopkinsChris McCannPhillip RhodesRichard TaylorBiographyGin Blossoms is a successful American alternative rock band that hailed from Tempe, Arizona. They formed sometime in 1987 and started their career by playing on the local clubs. They slowly became popular in the local music scene …

Finch Biography

Posted by on January 24, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style: Post-Hardcore, Alternative Rock Country: United StatesYear: 1999- PresentWebsite:  www.thebandfinch.comLine-upCURRENT:Nate Barcalow – VocalsAlex Linares – GuitarRandy Strohmeyer – GuitarDrew Marcogliese – DrumsDaniel Wonacott – BassFORMER:Alex Pappas – drums, percussionDerek Doherty – bassMarc Allen – drumsBiographyFinch is an American alternative rock band hailing from Temecula, California. The band began in 1999 as a cover band for Deftones. The band eventually si…

P.O.D. Biography

Posted by on January 24, 2008 at 12:00 am
POD

Band Information Music Style: Nu Metal, Reggae Rock, Rapcore, Alternative MetalCountry: United StatesYear: 1992- PresentWebsite: www.payableondeath.comLine-upCURRENT:Sonny Sandoval – lead vocals (1992-present)Wuv Bernardo – drums, percussion (1992-present)Marcos Curiel – guitar (1992-2003, 2006-present)Traa Daniels – bass guitar (1994-present)FORMER:Gabe Portillo – bass guitar (1992-1994)Jason Truby – guitar (2003-2006) BiographyP.O.D. is a Nu metal band that hailed from San Diego, California. T…

Staind Biography

Posted by on January 24, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Post-grungeCountry: United StatesYear: 1995- PresentWebsite: www.staind.comLine-upAaron Lewis – Vocals, Rhythm GuitarMike Mushok – Lead GuitarJohnny April – Bass, Backing VocalsJon Wysocki – DrumsBiographyStaind is an American alternative rock group that hailed from Springfield, Massachusetts. The band was formed by vocalist Aaron Lewis and guitarist Mike Mushok in 1995. They took time to establish themselves as a band though ext…

Evanescence Biography

Posted by on January 23, 2008 at 12:00 am
Evanescence

Band InformationMusic: Alternative RockCountry: USAYear: 1998-presentWebsite: www.evanescence.com Band Line-up:CURRENT:Amy Lee – Vocals and PianoJohn LeCompt – GuitarRocky Gray – DrumsWilliam Boyd – BassTerry Balsamo – GuitarFORMER:Ben Moody – Lead guitarDavid Hodges – Keyboards Evanescence BiographyEvanescence was founded by singer, pianist and songwriter Amy Lee and Ben Moody (now a defunct member). At first they had a hard time to find other musicians to play with and they lack funds to affor…

Jars of Clay Biography

Posted by on January 21, 2008 at 12:00 am
Jars of Clay

Band InformationMusic: Christian rock, Alternative rock, Pop rock, Folk rock, AcousticCountry: USAYear: 1993 – presentWebsite: http://www.jarsofclay.com Jars of Clay Line-upDan Haseltine, lead vocalsStephen Mason, guitar/ background vocals Matt Odmark, electric and acoustic guitars/background vocalsCharlie Lowell, piano and keyboards/background vocalsJars of Clay BiographyJars of Clay were formed at Illinois’ Greenville College in 1993 by singer/songwriter Dan Haseltine and keyboardist Charlie L…

HIM Biography

Posted by on January 17, 2008 at 12:00 am
HIM Band

Band Information Music Style: Gothic MetalCountry: FinlandYear: 1991-PresentWebsite: www.heartagram.comHIM Line-upCURRENT:Ville Valo – vocals, guitar (1991-Present)Mikko “Linde” Lindstrom – guitar (1991-Present)Mikko “Mige” Paananen – bass guitar, backing vocals (1991-Present)Janne “Burton” Puurtinen – keyboards, backing vocals (2001-Present)Mika “Gas Lipstick” Karppinen – drums, percussion (1999-Present)FORMER:Juippi – drums, percussion (1991-1992)Tarvonen – drums, percussion (1991-1992)Oki – g…