A State of Flux is a band determined to push the boundaries of modern alternative rock. Their musical style is original, intense, progressive & brooding, falling somewhere in the vast musical landscape between bands such as Massive Attack, Nine Inch Nails, Kate Bush & Tool. A State of Flux was born in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia when vocalist Roni Shewan put her vocal ideas onto a series of songs written by producer Red Black.
Ben "Slork" Jorgensen (born July 4, 1983 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is the lead singer and guitarist of the New Jersey band Armor for Sleep. He wrote the first Armor for Sleep songs during the summer after his first year in college, and recorded them as a demo cd for $100 at a local recording studio, playing all the instruments himself. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.He is of German, Danish, and Japanese descent, and is also Jewish.
Stone Temple Pilots (commonly referred to as "STP") is a Grammy Award-winning American Rock band consisting of Scott Weiland (vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass guitar, vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitar), and Eric Kretz (drums, percussion). The band was originally active from 1986 to 2003, and reunited in 2008. The band's five studio albums have sold over 17 million copies in the United States alone.
The Cruel Sea is a multi-ARIA Award winning 90s Australian rock/blues outfit. Originally an instrumental band focused on surf sounds, the addition of vocalist Tex Perkins (also a member of The Beasts Of Bourbon and a solo artist) proved an inspired decision. Combining the charismatic Perkins with the highly talented musicians created an unstoppable force through much of the 90s. Members of the band continue to perform, though with the exception of Perkins, most activity is fairly low key.
Anethum (aka Annette Ducharme) is a Canadian musician and songwriter. Her song 'Nicotine' was played in the movie 'Thirteen' under the name Anethum.
"A band who's name says it all. The Heavenly sound of melody, with the Axe attack of real power. They've got the gritty attitude we've come to expect from all Aussie bands, but definitely have their own edge." - Malcolm Dome (METAL HAMMER MAGAZINE/TOTAL ROCK RADIO UK) "One of the hottest talents in Australia today - I'm a huge fan." Andy Grace National Night Show Host at WS FM / GOLD 104.3 (Major Australian Commercial Broadcaster)
From the sleepy sprawl of America's 'Mile-High City', Denver, Colorado, United States, comes The Fray, a foursome whose melodic pop-rock songs and soaring vocals resonate with sprawling tapestries and tales of hopefulness and heartache. Formed in 2002 by Isaac Slade (vocals, piano) and Joe King (guitar, vocals), The Fray earned a loyal grassroots following through impressive area gigs and the support of local radio which led a listener-driven campaign to get the band a record contract.
MM9 (also known as Many Machines On Nine) formed in 1998, first brought their brand of hard-edged electro-rock to the stages of their hometown of Sydney, Australia and created a groundswell of support that has firmly established them as one of Australia's premier touring acts. Equally at home playing traditional rock venues, mainstream music festivals, dance clubs, or massive underground rave parties; MM9 is a band whose versatility is matched only by the sheer potency of their stage presence.
Mere Theory’s live performance résumé includes spots on the 2005 and 2007 Big Day Outs; billing at the Clipsal 500 After Race Concert (to a hometown audience of 10,000); shows with international contemporaries like Millencolin, Anberlin and Alexisonfire; national tours with Gyroscope and Karnivool, and an appearance on the television show Rove Live. In 2006, the band were recipients of the Australasian Performing Rights Association’s Emily Burrows Award – a prize awarded to emerging Australian bands who show exceptional promise.