Alternative Rock | Musicosity

Alternative Rock

San Salvador

Featuring former members of the retired Sounds Like Chicken, San Salvador combines dry and heavy reggae with rock and roll stretching the boundaries of genre stereotypes. Sure to make you kick on and dance, this live show will prove to groove.

Artist Type: 

Billy Talent

Billy Talent is a Juno Award-winning Canadian rock band formed in 1993. They performed and recorded together for about a decade before finding a wide mainstream following. Originally called Pezz, the group originates from Streetsville, in Mississauga, Ontario, but now hail from Toronto, Ontario. The band is currently on tour, promoting a new album released in July 2009, named "Billy Talent III".

Artist Type: 

Take Anthia

(formerly known as Aces High) is a four piece alternative/rock band from the Sunshine Coast. Since forming the band some four years ago, the boys (now all age 18) have excelled in leaps and bounds, playing gigs in pubs and clubs around the coast including the grinning dog (Maroochydore), Billy's Bar (Gympie) and Kawana Hotel. They have also been showcasing their song writing talents in local music festivals like Velocity '08, HomeGrown '09, Shout Out Loud '09, and supporting Melbourne rockers the Skybombers and the Sands Tavern (Maroochydore)...

Artist Type: 

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as "the Manics", they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band were originally a quartet: lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards mysteriously vanished on 1 February 1995. He was declared presumed deceased in November 2008.

Artist Type: 

Calling All Cars

Calling All Cars are a rock band from Melbourne, Victoria that formed in 2005. There have been scientific studies done and we know for a fact nobody wants to read band bios that are full of shit, so we are going to give it to you straight. We are currently holed up at 'Studios in the City' in Melbourne with producer Tom Larkin putting the final touches on our debut album 'Hold Hold Fire' (Due out 12th of March 2010).

Artist Type: 

Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind is a post-grunge, alternative rock band formed in the mid 1990s in San Francisco, California. The original members were Stephan Jenkins (singer, songwriter, electric guitar), Kevin Cadogan (guitar), Adrian Burley (drums), and Jason Slater (bass guitar). The band's original line-up changed several times before the release of the group's debut album, and again shortly after the release of the band's second album Blue — at which point the band's main guitarist Kevin Cadogan was released from the band under circumstances that still elicit controversy among fans.

Artist Type: 

Nickelback

Nickelback is a Canadian rock band from Hanna, Alberta, formed in 1995. Founded by members Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake and then-drummer Brandon Kroeger. Nickelback is one of the most commercially successful Canadian groups, having sold 30 million records worldwide. Nickelback ranks as the 11th best selling music act of the 2000s, and places as the 2nd best selling foreign act in the US behind The Beatles for the 2000s.

Brandon Flowers

Brandon Richard Flowers (born June 21, 1981) is the vocalist and keyboardist in the American synth rock band The Killers. Flowers was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and later raised in Nephi, Utah. While listening to the radio in his car after his very first college class, Flowers heard the song "Changes" by David Bowie. He fell in love with the piece and realized he wanted to be part of the music industry. He is the youngest of six children, with four older sisters and one older brother. He credits his older brother for getting him into "good music" (e.

The Cranberries

The Cranberries are an alternative rock band from Limerick, Ireland that formed in 1989 and rose to mainstream popularity in the early 1990's. The band consists of Dolores O'Riordan (vocals, keyboards, guitars), Noel Hogan (guitars, vocals, also a member of mono band), Mike Hogan (bass, vocals), and Fergal Lawler (drums, percussion, also a member of The Low Network). The band went on hiatus in 2003 and reunited in the summer of 2009.

Artist Type: