1. An American creative/experimental Hip Hop/Rap/Acoustic artist.
2. A pop group active in between 1985 and 1988 consisting of American singer-songwriter Andrew Gold and British singer Graham Gouldman of 10cc fame.
3. An American Pop Punk band known for the 1995 song California
4. A female South Korean singer active in the 2000s (see: 왁스)
5. An alias of Dutch dance producer Robert Meijer
6. A short lived Swedish punk band active in the early 1980s
7. A Japanese rapper from the group SD JUNKSTA
8. An alias of German techno artist Shed.
1. - Wax is an American rapper/singer from Maryland signed to Def Jam Records. He was one of the first “YouTube rappers”, posting various songs and freestyles on the website since 2007. His videos have over 12 million views combined.
He also records music as part of the groups Wax and EOM, Clockwise and Wax and Herbal T, and was the lead singer of band Macgregor.
2. - Wax was the union of veteran musicians Andrew Gold and Graham Gouldman, which produced several albums in the 1980s. Gold, the son of Academy Award-winning composer Ernest Gold and Marni Nixon (who had handled the singing for, among others, Natalie Wood in West Side Story), had been a member of Linda Ronstadt’s band and found success as a solo artist and songwriter in the ’70s. Gouldman had been a solo artist as well as a member of Hotlegs and 10cc.
In 1986, Wax released their debut, Magnetic Heaven, which spent nearly three months on the U.S. album charts, spawning the hit “Right Between the Eyes,” which just failed to reach the Top 40, peaking at number 43. Two more albums by the duo followed, 1987’s American English, which contained the successful European single “Bridge to Your Heart,” and 1989’s A Hundred Thousand in Fresh Notes. The latter two records failed to achieve sales of the debut and, by the beginning of the ’90s, both Gold and Gouldman had moved on to other efforts; the former, in the singer/songwriter collaboration Bryndle; the latter, participating in a reunion with his 10cc mates.
3. - Wax is a rock band based in San José, California. They are best known for the MTV “buzz clip” song, and the videoclip of their song “California,” directed by Spike Jonze. The band contributed a cover of Ren & Stimpy’s “Happy Happy, Joy Joy” for the compilation Saturday Morning: Cartoons’ Greatest Hits and their song “Mallrats” was included in the soundtrack for the Kevin Smith film Mallrats. In the 1996 movie Bio-Dome, the band can be seen performing “He´s a Whore”, “Do You Wanna Dance?”, and “Your Intelligence”. Loomis Fall went on to appear on Jackass the TV series and both Jackass films. The band reunited in July of 2009.
4. - 왁스 (Wax) is a female rock singer in South Korea. She debuted in 2000 with the single “Oppa” and has had seven albums (one marketed overseas) and two compilations.
5. - Wax is also one of the aliases of Robert Meijer - Dutch electronic dance music producer, active in early ’90s.
6. - Wax was a punk band based in Gävle, Sweden between 1982-1983. Wax was little of a fun band. Later members from the band created the group Los Bohemos.
They are best known for the song “Punken är inte död” (punk Is Not Dead).
Eva - Vocals
Peter “Gummi” Kvist - Guitar
Megasen (Benny Buse) - Bass
Mikal “Micka” Forsberg - Drums
* “Punk & Kärlek” (Punk & Love)
Six songs on the punk compilation “Varning för punk” (Warning for Punk)
Edited by IRONICtypo on 23 Mar 2011, 16:36
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