Travelling the world for almost three years gave frontman Trent Grenell a glimpse into the beauty and variety of Europe and the world. His eyes and ears open to new possibilities, he came home to start a band... The Seabellies are the product of the transformation that happens when you leave one skin behind and discover a whole new person lurking within. The band pushes boundaries and explores musical shadow-lands, constantly seeking the new and exciting.
Forming in early 2009 WeCanBreatheInSpace is a strong Six piece mixture of aspiring musicians and best friends who came together to make music and play shows. Already acquiring many achievements since their first show in August, headlining their third show, Playing with international Metal giants (USA) band Haste the Day for their fourth show, Winning the Joondalup City Battle of the Bands getting to play at the 2010 Scorcher Festival and acquiring recording time with Loop Studios (the same producers who recorded the latest Birds Of Tokyo album)...
Jack’s Mannequin started off as a side-project of Andrew McMahon, who is the vocalist, pianist and main songwriter of the band <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Something+Corporate" class="bbcode_artist">Something Corporate</a> but has now become his main project. The band is based in Orange County, California. The name Jack’s Mannequin originated from one of McMahon’s songs called <a title="Jack's Mannequin – Dear Jack" href="http://www.last.fm/music/Jack%27s+Mannequin/_/Dear+Jack" class="bbcode_track">Dear Jack</a>, which was written about a friend of his whose brother was diagnosed with childhood leukemia. Andrew himself was diagnosed with leukemia on June 1, 2005 and cancelled a show for the first time ever when he received the call from his doctor.
The Get Up Kids are a Kansas City-based American rock band. Formed in 1995, the band was a major player in the mid-90's emo scene, otherwise known as the "second wave" of emo music. As they gained prominence, they began touring with bands such as Green Day and Weezer before becoming headliners themselves, eventually embarking on international tours of Japan and Europe. They founded Heroes & Villains Records, an imprint of the successful indie rock label Vagrant Records.
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.
Between the Devil and the Deep are a punk/post-hardcore band from Sydney, Australia.
The vehicle for the pop genius of Joe McAlinden. Joe was previously a member of The Groovy Little Numbers, and recorded for 53rd and 3rd Records of Edinburgh. He has been in Bellshill scene bands with members of Teenage Fanclub, Soup Dragons and The BMX Bandits. They released a mini-album in 1992 on Creation Records called greatest Hits Vol. One. This featured Neil Grant, Raymond Prior and Mark Hughes.
... Like Foxes are a sweet, cerebral indie-pop band from Canberra whose sound features twinkling guitars and a quietly hyperactive rhythm section. Formed in 2007, they released a split CD with fellow Canberrans Condorcet in late 2008 and then their self titled EP in 2009.
Silverstein is a 5-piece rock band from Burlington, Ontario, Canada; formed in 2000. The band name was taken from the famous children's author Shel Silverstein. After several lineup changes, the band acquired Billy Hamilton, a local fan who learned of the band's need for a bassist on the Internet message board "The 905 Board" (an Ontario area outreach board which used to be for local musicians). In Christmas of 2001, he joined the band after Shane Told helped him learn the music for the songs. Following a rehearsal on Boxing Day (December 26) in 2001, he officially debuted with Silverstein.
All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Baltimore, Maryland, formed in 2003. The band consists of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alexander Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and back vocalist Zachary Merrick, and drummer Rian Dawson. The band's name is taken from lyrics in the song "Head on Collision" by New Found Glory. Formed while still in high school, All Time Low started out covering pop punk bands such as Green Day and Blink-182.