The Ataris are a punk rock band from Anderson, Indiana formed in 1995. The band originally consisted of singer/songwriter/guitarist Kris Roe and guitarist Jasin Thomason. Using a 4-Track, they wrote and recorded demos in Kris's bedroom, with a drum machine as the drummer. At this point in time the band was searching for a full-time drummer. The first step in their road to success came when Kris attended a The Vandals concert at Bogart's in Cincinnati, where he passed one of the demo tapes to The Vandals' roadie Fitz.
No Use for a Name (often abbreviated NUFAN) is a punk rock band from San Jose, California. They were formed in 1987 by Tony Sly and Rory Koff. The band is highly praised in the skate punk and hardcore scenes, though their sound has evolved considerably through the years, taking on a much lighter and poppier brand of melodic punk. NUFAN's debut album, Incognito, was released in 1990 through New Red Archives.
Such Gold are a pop-punk/hardcore band from Rochester, New York. The band consists of Ben Kotin on vocals, Nate Derby on guitar, Tim Heald on guitar, Devon Hubbard on bass and Devan Bentley on drums. The band released "Demo 2009" in March 2009. The band signed to Mightier Than Sword Records in June 2009 and released a CDEP/7" titled "Stand Tall" in August 2009, to much acclaim. In March 2010 Such Gold announced signing to 6131 Records and took a break from touring to record their new EP, titled 'Pedestals'; a release date is set for Sept. 14th, 2010.
Buzzcocks is an English punk rock band formed in Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK in 1975, led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Pete Shelley for nearly their entire existence. They are commonly regarded as an important influence on the manchester music scene, the independent record label movement and the punk rock, power pop, pop punk and indie rock genres in general. They are primarily remembered for their singles, a string of would-be hits that combined a strong grasp of pop song craftsmanship with rapid-fire punk energy.
The New York Dolls are a glam rock group formed in New York City in 1971. Current members
* David Johansen - vocals, harmonica (1971-1977, 2004-present)
* Sylvain Sylvain - guitar, bass, piano (1971-1977, 2004-present)
* Jason Hill – bass (2010–present)
* Earl Slick – guitar (2011–present)
* Brian Delaney - drums (2005-present)
* Johnny Thunders (deceased) - guitar, vocals (1971-1975)
* Rick Rivets - guitar (1971)
* Arthur Kane (deceased) - bass guitar (1971-1975, 2004)
Against Me! is a punk rock band originally from Naples, Florida, and later relocated to Gainesville, Florida. They are known for their heavily folk-influenced sound and energetic live shows (Spin named them one of the 25 greatest live bands in 2006). Their first full-length album, released on No Idea Records in 2002, was the highly-acclaimed Reinventing Axl Rose. In December 2005, they signed to Sire Records, and released their major label debut, New Wave, on July 10, 2007.
Petering out since 2002, and now mostly in their 30s, 'Toxic' as they're affectionately known to their fans have to perform under the additional strain of sore joints, disease and degenerative brain issues. They don't like doing it much either as they'd much prefer being at home in front of the television wildly hurling abuse at the stars of today. <a href="http://lookwhostoxic.com" rel="nofollow">http://lookwhostoxic.com</a>
Formed in 2006, the Straight Arrows are a studiously authentic take on the glory days of 60s garage rock. From Sydney, Australia, they feature members of local acts such as the holy soul and The Red Riders. Doing their best to re-invent The Sonics, the Straight Arrows don't fail.
The Duvtons are a band. Everything else they tell you is a filthy lie. So say we all.
Lamexcuse (Australian) - Punk / Rock Epitomizing the distinctive melodic hardcore that saw ‘90s punk rock ignite into a music cult genre, Lamexcuse is forging a pathway through the alternative rock scene. This high-energy quartet hailing from Australia’s Capital has fashioned an original voice in an ever-evolving industry of new alternative talent. With a unique approach to song writing and ever increasing musicianship...