You Me At Six are a 5-piece pop/pop punk band from Weybridge, Surrey who formed in 2005. The five piece played locally until early 2007 when spring support slots with Saosin at Leeds Cockpit (03.05.07) and later Paramore at the Colchester Arts Centre (10.06.07) saw them attract media attention from the likes of Kerrang, Musicscoop and NME. In July 2007 they supported Tonight Is Goodbye on their summer tour along with Death Can Dance and then later that month were featured in Kerrang! magazine in their new music section.
We the Kings is an American pop / rock band from Bradenton, Florida, currently signed to record label S-Curve Records. They released a self-titled full-length album in 2007, which peaked at #151 on the Billboard 200. Their second full-length album, Smile Kid, was released in December 2009 and have since completed a variety of tours. We the Kings also sports their own miniature series of webisodes, called The King's Carriage, detailing life on their tour bus. Their frontman Travis Clark has speculated on his blog that their next album could be an acoustic album.
The Monster Goes Rawrr!! is a rock/electro band that formed in mid-2009 in Brisbane, Australia. The band consists of Maxwell Wiens (lead vocals), Adam Kremer (lead guitar/backing vocals), Benson Willemse (bass guitar), Brendan Dunstan (rhythm guitar/backing vocals), Alexandria Savva (keyboards/backing vocals) and David Soole (electric drums).
Genre: Power Pop
Hometown: Vancouver (surrounding areas)
Album: These Kids Wear Crowns (EP) Released 9/11/09
Website: http://www.myspace.com/thesekidswearcrowns Members:
Alex Johnson- Vocals
Alan Poettcker- Bass/Vocals
Joe Porter- Guitars
Josh Michinson- Drums
Matt Vink- Keyboards/Programming
Joshua McDaniel- Gutairs Management- Jonathan Cook, Tommy Quon (TQ Management)
Label: Universal Music Canada
Photography: Dave Delnea
Hellogoodbye is a pop band, formed in Huntington Beach, California in 2001. They were signed to Drive-Thru Records where they released an EP, CD, and a DVD. Their first full-length album entitled Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! was released in August 2006. They are renowned for their DIY ethic, their shrill outfits and having a particularly close relationship with their fans. The band achieved fame due to their appearances on MTV's The Real World: Austin and winning MTV2's Dew Circuit Breakout.
What has become of Heartbreak Club (HBC)? Once a straight-up parody of angst-ridden pop, HBC are rapidly becoming Australia's beacon of hope for Geek Rock; spearheading a new wave of 1990's inspired intelligent, ironic and self-deprecating punk-infused tunes. In doing so, HBC have recorded a new, darker and grittier album that is 'unapologetically melodic; adopting a brutally honest, confessional and grungier tone' than previous efforts, with the band noting their admiration for Weezer, Regurgitator, Blink 182 and Nirvana. They are still geeks, however.
Short Stack is a pop group from New South Wales, Australia, which formed in 2005. The band started when its three members, Shaun Diviney, Andy Clemmensen and Bradie Webb met at Hunter School of the Performing Arts. That year, they entered Youthrock, a competition for school-based bands. They failed to pass the first round of the competition, which motivated the band to work harder and subsequently placed 3rd when they entered in 2006.
Forever the Sickest Kids is an American rock band from Dallas, Texas, who are currently signed to Universal Motown Records Group. In issue 228 of Alternative Press, the group was named the number one underground band in the "22 Best Underground Bands (That Likely Won't Stay Underground for Long)". Their first EP, Television Off, Party On, was released on July 3, 2007 Their second EP, a split release with critically acclaimed pop punk band The Tattle-Tales, was released on February 14, 2008. Their debut album, Underdog Alma Mater, was later released on April 29, 2008.
We Are The In Crowd didn’t require much time to live up to their name.
Formed in 2009 and signed by Hopeless Records shortly after, this is a band that had all their dominoes poised and ready to fall in their favor in quick succession. Armed with an irresistible combo of male and female vocals, the handful of vibrant songs the group have released are only tastes of what’s on the horizon.
The Cab is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, signed to Fueled By Ramen subsidiary Decaydance Records. Their debut album, Whisper War, was released on April 29, 2008. They have also been called "The Band You Need To Know 2008" by Alternative Press. Band members Alex Deleon and Cash Colligan first began playing together in high school, and recorded demos as a duo which they put up on their MySpace page.