Entries by Ibe

Adrian Utley – Portishead

Genre: Art Rock and Jazz Website: www.portishead.com Myspace: The band was formed in Bristol in 1991, by Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley. Previously, Barrow had been working as a tape operator (including work with Massive Attack and Tricky)[ Gibbons was singing in pubs, and Utley had played jazz guitar for Big John Patton […]

The Horrors – Rhys Webb

Genre: Alternative Rock/Punk Rock Website: www.thehorrors.co.uk Myspace: www.myspace.com/thehorrors Origins The Horrors have their origin in the early 2000s where they became interested in obscure vinyl and DJing. During trips to London and on the Southend circuit, Rhys “Spider” Webb met Faris Badwan (Faris Rotter)and Tom Cowan (Tomethy Furse), who had attended Rugby School together, through […]

Powderfinger

Genre: Eock – Alternative Rock Website: www.powderfinger.com Myspace: www.myspace.com/powderfinger Powderfinger is an Australian rock band. The band formed in Brisbane in 1989, and since 1992 their line-up has consisted of vocalist Bernard Fanning, guitarists Darren Middleton and Ian Haug, bassist John Collins, and drummer Jon Coghill.[1] Powderfinger became a commercial success with their third studio […]

Jota Quest

Genre: Pop Rock Funk Website: Myspace: Jota Quest is a Brazilian pop rock/funk band. The band was founded in 1995, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The band’s original name was Johnny Quest, but due to legal name issues with Hanna-Barbera, they renamed themselves Jota Quest and took the nickname J.Quest to avoid a further name […]

Danny Kustow

Genre: Rock Website: www.tomrobinsonband.com Myspace: Kustow grew up in North London and started his professional guitar playing career as a member of Tom Robinson Band (TRB) in January 1977. After an initial hit with the single “2-4-6-8 Motorway” the band recorded their debut album Power In The Darkness (produced by Chris Thomas) which was released […]

The Holloways

  Genre: Indie rock Website: www.the-holloways.com Myspace:                 Click on the link below to view the Orange-on-YouTube video featuring The Holloways’ bassist, Bryn Fowler, talking Orange amps with Orange Amplifiers’ Managing Director, Damon Waller.   http://www.youtube.com/orangeamplifiers#p/u/28/EmHMDxlDiRk   The Holloways are a four-piece indie-rock band from North London. Their […]

Placebo

Genre: Alternative Rock Website: Myspace: Placebo are an alternative rock band formed in London in 1994, currently consisting of Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest. To date, they have released six studio albums, six EPs and twenty-seven singles. The band have gained a considerable amount of international recognition, and have sold over one million […]

Jon Hardless – Spectrum 7

Genre: Indie Electro Rock Website: Myspace: www.myspace.com/spectrum7 In early 2006 two friends Sean Shreeve (Bass) and Jon Hardless (Guitar) began their early careers like most musicians; crafting songs in their bedrooms. Soon the ideals and conventions of a traditional rock band set-up were wearing thin with the duo and they began to look for new […]

CyaneedCyaneed

Genre: Punk Rock / Rock Website: Myspace: www.myspace.com/cyaneed This dead hot young supergroup consists of four multi talented 18/19 year old girls from small town Alta in the far north in Norway. They play a sort of catchy punkrock with influences from the 60s rock and bands such as The Hives, with front girl Hanna […]