Bad Manners are an English 2-Tone Ska band fronted by Buster Bloodvessel (born Douglas Trendle, 6 September 1958, in the borough of Hackney), and formed in 1976 at Woodberry Down Comprehensive School, North London, where the members studied. Reportedly, none of the eight members could play any instrument when they started.
Cast (1): A Britpop band formed in Liverpool, England in 1993. Cast (2): Progressive rock band from Mexico, active since the late '70s. Cast (3): Norwegian rapper from the late '90s. Cast (4): Russian IDM / Glitch project.
Dog Is Dead is a five piece indie pop band from Nottingham, England. Three members of the band (frontman Rob Milton, Joss Harrison-Willder and Lawrence Cole) met at West Bridgford School. After picking up drummer Lawrence Libor at a party and Rob White at a rehearsal for The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, they started performing live in 2008.
Kassidy are a Scottish alternative folk rock band. The band consists of Barrie-James O'Neill (vocals, guitar), Hamish Fingland (vocals, guitar), Lewis Andrew (vocals, guitar, accordion, keyboard) and Chris Potter (vocals, guitar). The band was formed in late 2009 in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Levellers are a popular English rock band influenced by punk and traditional English music. They are based in Brighton, England where they were founded in 1988.
Mike Skinner is the man behind The Streets. He has started releasing what he calls Skinimix on his blog: http://www.skinnermike.com/
Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner (born January 11, 1985) is an English singer-songwriter and musician from Reigate, Surrey, UK.
South of England based band. Very much a live band. Play festivals etc.
Scissor Sisters is a four-piece glam pop / disco band, from New York City, NY, USA. The band was formed in 2000, by Jason Sellards (aka Jake Shears - lead vocals) & Scott Hoffman (aka Babydaddy - keyboard / bass). Other members are Ana Lynch (aka Ana Matronic - lead vocals) & Derek Gruen (aka Del Marquis - guitar).
Texas is an alternative rock band which formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1986 and fronted by singer Sharleen Spiteri. The band was founded by Johnny McElhone (of Altered Images), taking the name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas. Their musical sound went from blues rock from debut album Southside (1989), via blue eyed soul of White on Blonde (1997) to the disco pop of Red Book (2005).
The Blockheads are an English rock and roll band. Having played with Ian Dury for many years (as Ian Dury and the Blockheads), the Blockheads continued to play together following Dury's death (due to colorectal cancer) in 2000. In 2009, the Blockheads released the album Staring Down The Barrel.
The Skints are a reggae/dub/punk/reggae fusion band from London, United Kingdom. Since 2008 the band have toured extensively, playing hundreds of shows, supporting bands that include Sublime with Rome, Less Than Jake, The Slackers, Gogol Bordello and Bedouin Soundclash.
The View is the name of two bands: 1. A four-piece indie rock/punk rock band from Dundee, Scotland. 2. A five-piece alternative pop-rock band from Sydney, Australia, now known as Planet of the Stereos.