1984 – present (37 years)
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States
There are at least five bands by the name NME:
1) An American black/thrash (early)/Crossover/thrash (later) band formed in 1984. Released 3 full-length albums.
2)A Dutch ska/punk band from friesland,Released 3 full lenght albums.
3) A grunge rock band from northern Germany in the early mid 90s. The band of four released two albums and some live recordings.
4) Garage rock/punk trio from San Jose, California, which formed in 1995. The band is still active, and has released 3 albums thus far, with Bin Laden Airlines being their latest. www.nmerocks.com
5) Late 90s gothic/shock-rock 2-piece from Long Island, New York who used sequenced drums and backing tracks live, and released one album. They consisted of Key Fitz on vocals and Jason Cohen on guitar, bass, and programming. Key is now a comedian performing and gigging around the Long Island/New York City circuit, while Jason is currently residing in Las Vegas, working with a few bands on new material.
NME is also the name of a music magazine in the UK (The New Music Express), who sometimes give out free CDs, where the artist is mistakenly tagged NME.
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