Lydia was a three-piece (formerly six) indie rock group from Gilbert, Arizona. Whether expressing the vicissitudes of a romance run off course or finding one's soul deep inside his or her thoughts, Lydia crafts its sound with cadence approach that creates the equal allegiance to thunder and quiet found in Antleman's words, and further solidifies its place as the voice of today's indie rock generation.
A Farewell Momento are a metalcore band from Brisbane, Australia. AFM officially formed in early 2009 as a 6 piece but have since undergone a handful of personnel changes and have cut their numbers down to 5. They are a notable member of the burgeoning Brisbane hardcore scene having played shows with the likes of Armada in the Dusk, Rise for November, Burn Down Hollywood, This City Ignites and Headwound the Pony.
Hot Water Music is a Gainesville, Florida punk outfit known for Chuck Ragan's raspy vocals, as well as their searing Jawbreaker-esque guitars on earlier albums. The act first formed in 1993, and their first record, Finding the Rhythms, was released on No Idea and Toy Box records. Many fans commonly refer to Hot Water Music as the abbreviation, HWM. The name Hot Water Music comes from a Charles Bukowski book.
Funeral for a Friend is a post-hardcore band from Wales. They formed in 2001 as a sextet called January Thirst. This did not last long, and in 2002 Funeral for a Friend recorded their debut EP Between Order and Model with their original 6-piece line up. After having been together for just a few months, the band changed their line up and subsequently signed a deal with Warner Brothers records for whom they recorded their second EP Four Ways To Scream Your Name.
Paramore is an American rock band that was formed in Franklin, Tennessee, United States in 2003. The band consists of Hayley Williams (lead vocals/keyboard), Josh Farro (lead guitar/backing vocals), Jeremy Davis (bass guitar), Taylor York (rhythm guitar), and Zac Farro (drums). The band have released three studio albums in total; All We Know Is Falling (2005), RIOT! (2007) and Brand New Eyes (2009).
There are at least two western bands named 'Breaker Morant'. One Being comprised of Ex members of Prozac Memory playing explosive emo. The other, a recently formed (as of april 2008) Fall tribute band based out of Melbourne, Australia. Features an ex on/oxx'er in the role of Smith. See http://www.myspace.com/thebandbreakermorand
My Chemical Romance is an American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, and bassist Mikey Way. Shortly after forming, the band signed to Eyeball Records and released their debut album "I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love" in 2002. They signed with Reprise Records the next year and released their major label debut "Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge" in 2004; the album was a commercial success, and was awarded platinum status a little over a year later.
Never Shout Never is the alias of American acoustic pop musician, Christofer Drew Ingle. Drew showed the world that with the help of MySpace and great word of mouth, anyone with worthwhile work ethic and talent can start a monumental snowball effect towards success. After recording an EP by himself in his basement, NeverShoutNever! became an instant online success story, averaging over 40,000 online plays a day, and headlining shows throughout the Midwest.