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Elbow

Elbow is an alternative rock band which formed in Bury, Greater Manchester, England in 1990 while at sixth-form college. The band consists of Guy Garvey (vocals, guitar), Mark Potter (guitar, vocals), Pete Turner (bass), Craig Potter (keyboards) and Richard Jupp (drums). Over the band's 19 year career, it has released five studio albums, four EPs and ten top fifty singles in the UK. The band is named after a line in the BBC TV mini-series The Singing Detective which says that the word "elbow" is the most sensuous word in the English language...

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Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs are a britpop revival band which formed in Leeds, England in early 2003. The band consists of Ricky Wilson (vocals), Andrew White (guitar), Simon Rix (bass), Nick "Peanut" Baines (keyboards) and Nick Hodgson (drums). The band has released three albums as of 2009 and have released 11 singles, including the hits I Predict A Riot, Oh My God, Ruby and Never Miss A Beat. Several members of the band are ardent fans of the English football team Leeds United (as the band originates from Leeds).

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Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol is an alternative rock band which formed in Dundee, Scotland in 1994 and currently based in Bangor, Northern Ireland, where most of the band members are from. They consist of Gary Lightbody (vocals, guitar), Nathan Connolly (guitar, vocals), Paul Wilson (bass), Tom Simpson (keyboards) and Jonny Quinn (drums). Lightbody and Quinn are the only original members who remain in the band. The band became wildly successful on both sides of the Atlantic on the back of their fourth record...

Mona

For the Algerian singer Mona, change your tags to: mona boutchebak There are a number of artists called Mona. 1. Mona are an indie rock band originally from Dayton, Ohio, now located in Nashville, Tennessee. They play romantic rock n' roll songs for the 'city folk'. Their single ‘Listen To Your Love’ was recorded in their basement and was released on their own Zion Noiz recordings which came out in the United Kingdom on September 13th 2010. The band comprise of Nick Brown (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Vince Gard (drums), Zach Lindsey (bass), Jordan Young (guitar).

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Rush In Attack

Rush In Attack are a four piece melodic Indie Rock band based in Melbourne, Victoria. In the past year they have been tearing up Melbourne venues such as The Espy, The Arthouse, Pony, IDGAFF, Pogo and Noise Bar with their extremely catchy Pop Rock tunes. Ask them about their influences and you’ll get a wide variety of bands from early 90’s Britpop to Twitchy Electro to Melodic Hardcore. That’s the beauty of Rush In Attack, their sound can only be described as a modern mash up of the last 70 years of popular music in one explosive live set like an 8-Bit assault on the senses.

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Bennet

Bennet formed in the summer of 1993 in Reading. They spent their days writing, rehearsing and playing gigs. Having finally found their "sound", they signed a deal with Roadrunner Records in 1995. Debut single "If You Met Me, Then You'd Like Me" is released in the UK in March 1996, which charted in the Independent Top 10. In May `96 their second single, "Colossal Man" again charted and saw the band touring with the likes of Number One Cup, Pusherman and Supermodel. Bennet was also approached by the Fierce Panda label to do a joint single with Bis and Number One Cup.

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Glasvegas

Glasvegas are an alternative/shoegazing band which formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003, the band is composed of James Allan (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rab Allan (lead guitar), Paul Donoghue (bass guitar) and Jonna Löfgren (drums). Caroline McKay (drums) left the band in March 2010 and was replaced by Lofgren later that year. Their music is influenced by artists such as Wall of Sound producer Phil Spector and other, more recent, bands which share that same aesthetic such as My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds is the solo moniker of former <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Oasis" class="bbcode_artist">Oasis</a> guitarist and lead song writer Noel Gallagher. The band originates from Manchester, England, and includes former Oasis session pianist Mike Rowe, drummer Jeremy Stacey of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/The+Lemon+Trees" class="bbcode_artist">The Lemon Trees</a> and percussionist Lenny Castro. The band also varies guests on their debut album such as the <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Crouch+End+Festival+Chorus" class="bbcode_artist">Crouch End Festival Chorus</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/The+Wired+Strings" class="bbcode_artist">The Wired Strings</a>.

Primal Scream

There are two bands called Primal Scream: a British rock band and an 80s American thrash metal band. 1) An experimental rock group from Scotland formed in 1982, headed by former The Jesus & Mary Chain drummer (and bassist for The Wake before that) Bobby Gillespie. Other members include guitarists Andrew Innes and Robert 'Throb' Young, former Felt keyboardist Martin Duffy, former The Stone Roses bassist Gary 'Mani' Mounfield, and touring guitarist and producer Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine.

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Pulp

Pulp is an alternative rock band which formed in 1978 in Sheffield, England. The band's best known and most stable lineup consists of Jarvis Cocker (vocals), Russell Senior (guitar, violin), Mark Webber (guitar), Candida Doyle (keyboards), Steve Mackey (bass) and Nick Banks (drums). Although many members have had a long tenure with the band, the only constant member has been Cocker. In 2011, it was announced on Pulp's official website that the band's classic lineup would reunite and perform at several festivals, including Isle of Wight, that year.

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