Punk Rock

The Offspring Biography

Posted by on September 27, 2007 at 12:00 am

Offspring is an American rock band that hailed from Orange County in California. It was formed in 1984 by guitarist and vocalist Bryan Holland and bassist Greg K. The duo also added James Lilja on drums and Kevin “Noodles” Wasserman as lead guitarist who was then working as a school janitor at that time. The band took the name The Offspring in 1985. After releasing a single as well as a change in lineup where Lilja was replaced by Ron Welty on drums, the band was able to sign with a small time l…

The Clash Biography

Posted by on August 16, 2007 at 12:00 am
The Clash

The Clash was an English punk rock band that formed out of West London in 1976. They were considered as part of the original wave of punk rock bands to come out of UK in the late 70’s. They were also known for being one of the first bands to incorporate their type of punk music with a variety of other styles, most notable reggae, rockabilly, dance and jazz. The Clash was also known for their passionate, left-wing political idealism that they incorporate into their songs. The original line-up of …

Nirvana Biography

Posted by on December 19, 2006 at 12:00 am
Nirvana

Nirvana was a popular rock band that originated from the home of grunge rock in Washington, United States. The band first entered into the mainstream with the hit song “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from their 1991 album Nevermind. The song started the evolution of a subgenre of alternative rock called grunge and brought it into the mainstream. Before Nirvana, grunge rock was just known in the underground scene. It was Nirvana who brought the sound into a wider worldwide audience. And with Nirvana’s …