Branson Hollis is a post hardcore/rock band from France. Consisting of five friends, they formed in early 2009. A few months later, the band released their very first demo (called 'Dyad') recorded at Boss Hog Studio in Northern France.
The stories are familiar, the sound is immense and it all emanates from the most unlikely of sources. A soft spoken man unashamed to present a transparent look in to the not so ordinary lives of ordinary people. He sings tales riddled with tragedy, despair, hope and redemption; these are songs of the underdog, the inexperienced fool and the weathered traveler. This is music without borders.
In Case of Fire (formerly known as Element) are an alternative rock group from Northern Ireland. Formed in 2005, the original and current line-up consists of brothers Steven (vocals, guitars) and Colin Robinson (drums, percussion), as well as Mark Williamson (bass guitar). They are signed to Search and Destroy Records in the U.K and the Zomba Label Group in the U.S.
With inspiration found in 80s new wave Norwegian quintet Leif And The Future dish out fetching, dark-ish pop-rock driven forward by rolling bass lines and intricate drumming (the last courtesy of Kaizers Orchestra drummer Rune Solheim). A debut album is in the making, but there’s no further info on that matter right now.
The Christians are a soul band from Liverpool, England, scoring several UK chart hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s.