Punk Rock

Paramore Biography

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

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…

Blink 182 Biography

Posted by on February 8, 2008 at 12:00 am
Blink 182

Band Information Music Style:  Punk RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1992- 2005Website: www.blink182.comLine-upMark Hoppus – Bass, VocalsTravis Barker – DrumsTom DeLonge – Guitar, VocalsScott Raynor – Drums (1992 – 1998)BiographyBlink 182 was an American punk rock band that formed in San Diego, California in 1992. The band started out by independently recording and releasing an EP in 1993 and the album Buddha. Originally having the name Blink, the band was forced to add the number “182” when they…

Jimmy Eat World Biography

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

Band Information Music Style: Alternative Rock, Emo, Pop PunkCountry: United StatesYear: 1993- PresentWebsite: www.jimmyeatworld.comLine-upCURRENTJim Adkins – lead vocals, guitarTom Linton – guitar, vocalsRick Burch – bassZach Lind – drumsFORMERMitch PorterBiographyJimmy Eat World is an American alternative rock band that hails from Mesa, Arizona. The band was formed by guitarist and singer Jim Adkins with drummer Zach Lind in 1993. The band started out emulating punk rock influences before they…

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Biography

Posted by on February 1, 2008 at 12:00 am
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Band Information Music Style: Emo, Post Hardcore, Pop PunkCountry: United StatesYear: 2003_-PresentWebsite: www.redjumpsuit.comLine-up:Ronnie Winter- vocalsDuke Kitchens- guitarElias Reidy- lead guitarJoey Westwood- bassJon Wilkes- drummerBiographyThe Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is an American post hardcore band hails from Jacksonville, Florida. The band was started by vocalist Ronnie Winter and guitarist Duke Kitchens just for kicks. The two didn’t really have any intention of playing shows or relea…

311 Band Biography

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

Band Information Music Style:  Reggae Rock, Ska, Funk Rock, Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1989- PresentWebsite: www.311.comLine-upCURRENT:Nick Hexum – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Programming (1989 – present)Doug “SA” Martinez – Vocals, DJ (1992 – present)Tim Mahoney – Lead Guitar (1991 – present)Aaron “P-Nut” Wills – Bass Guitar (1989 – present)Chad Sexton – Drums, Programming (1989 – present)FORMER:Jim Watson – Lead Guitar (1989 – 1991)Biography311, usually pronounced as “three eleven”…

The Goo Goo Dolls Biography

Posted by on February 1, 2008 at 12:00 am
The Goo Goo Dolls

Band Information Music Style: Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1986- PresentWebsite: www.googoodolls.comLine-upCURRENT:John Rzeznik – vocals, guitar (1986-present)Robby Takac – vocals, bass guitar (1986-present)Mike Malinin – drums, percussion (1995-present)FORMER:George Tutuska – drums, percussion (1986-1995)BiographyThe Goo Goo Dolls is an alternative rock band that hailed form Buffalo, New York. The band was formed in 1989 by long time high school friends John Rzeznik, Robby Takac …

The Psychedelic Furs Biography

Posted by on January 31, 2008 at 12:00 am
The Psychedelic Furs

Band Information Music Style: Post PunkCountry: United KingdomYear: 1977- 1991, 2000- PresentWebsite: www.burneddowndays.comLine-upCURRENT: John AshtonRichard ButlerTim ButlerFrank FerrerAmanda KramerMars WilliamsFORMER:Vince ElyDuncan KilburnRoger MorrisBiographyThe Psychedelic Furs is an English rock band that formed during England’s emerging punk scene in 1977. The band found success in 1980 with their first self-titled LP which establishe…

The Cranberries Biography

Posted by on October 25, 2007 at 12:00 am
The Cranberries

The Cranberries was an Irish alternative rock band that formed in Limerick sometime in 1990. The band was formed by brothers Noel (guitar) and Mike (bass) Hogan along with Fergal Lawler on drums. The original name for the band was The Cranberry Saw Us. Their original vocalist was Niall Quinn who was shortly replaced by Dolores O’Riordan. O’Riordan responded to an audition set up by the band for a new vocalist. The band was impressed with O’Riordan’s lyrical abilities when they let her write up t…

Black Flag Biography

Posted by on October 18, 2007 at 12:00 am
Black Flag

Black Flag was an American hardcore punk rock band that formed in California in 1976. Initially called as Panic, the band was formed by Greg Ginn, the bands primary songwriter and guitarist. Through the years the band existed, Ginn was the only continuous member of the band through a number of line up changes. Panic went on to go through a series of line up changes partly due to Ginn’s intense work ethic that he wants the other band members to follow. This led to other members leaving not being …

The Pretenders Biography

Posted by on September 28, 2007 at 12:00 am
The Pretenders

The Pretenders is an Anglo-American rock band that was founded by its main songwriter and vocalist Chrissie Hynde. Hynde, who originally hailed from Akron, Ohio but relocated in the UK in 1973, formed the band in 1978 in Hereford, England. Bassist Pete Farndon was the first to join the band and was followed by guitarist James Honeyman-Scott and drummer Martin Chambers. The band was signed to Real Records in 1978 based on their demo song “The Phone Call”. In 1979, the band did a single, “Stop You…