Comprised of Sameer Gadhia (vocals), Jacob Tilley (guitar), Eric Cannata (guitar/vocals), Payam Doostzadeh (bass) and Francois Comtois (drums/vocals), Young the Giant’s unique brand of sun-soaked rock has received praise from fans and critics alike, including Spin, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Billboard, and Nylon Mag. The band’s diverse ethnic backgrounds –Indian, Persian, British, and French-Canadian—translate into an incredibly dynamic sound that offers jazz rhythms, surf pop harmonies, Mediterranean and Caribbean influences, flashes of jolting alt rock and so much more.
The Ready Set is the solo project of 21 year old Jordan Witzigreuter, started November 17th, 2007. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, his interest in music formed when he began playing drums at the age of 10. He says that he came home one day and his mom told him that she had signed him up for drum lessons. He states that those lessons are the main reasons he is where he is in music today. By the age of 14 he was playing in bands, playing drums while getting more familiar with other instruments, and by the age of 16 he was touring in them.
Electric Guest is an LA based duo comprised of Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton. Having worked with genius producer, Danger Mouse on their melancholy indie pop tracks, it's no wonder these catchy tunes are catching the ears of many. Featured on MTV's list of Artists To Watch in 2012, Electric Guest obviously has the potential to rise as a new staple of the indie-pop genre.
Sadistic Intent is a Death Metal horde hailing from Los Angeles, CA which was formed in the Fall of 1987. Taking influence by the original Death/Black Metal groups such as <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Slayer" class="bbcode_artist">Slayer</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Possessed" class="bbcode_artist">Possessed</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Dark+Angel" class="bbcode_artist">Dark Angel</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Destruction" class="bbcode_artist">Destruction</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Venom" class="bbcode_artist">Venom</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Sodom" class="bbcode_artist">Sodom</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Celtic+Frost" class="bbcode_artist">Celtic Frost</a> and so forth. The Cortez brothers went through a few line-ups in order to form the metaphorical puzzle which would articulate their vision into a reality.
There are 2 bands with the name Catacombs: 1. Formed in 2000 by Xathagorra Mlandroth and released only one full album in 2006 - "In the Depths of R'lyeh". Catacombs comes from USA and plays very slow funeral doom metal. Xathagorra Mlandroth plays on all the instruments as well as vocals. Lyrical Themes: Lovecraftian, Dark, Esoteric and Conceptual Discography (from Encyclopaedia Metallum):
Echoes Through the Catacombs (EP, 2003)
In the Depths of R'lyeh (Full-length, 2006) 2. Catacombs is a melodic death metal band from Melbourne, Australia.
Hailing from Los Angeles, Touché Amoré set themselves against the glamour and greed of their hometown culture with '...to the Beat of a Dead Horse', the passionate debut LP/CD released through 6131/Collect Records. Touché Amoré have become of vibrant part of the flourishing West Coast hardcore punk scene, successfully bridging gaps between subgenres. By playing their explosive and sincere music in every basement, VFW hall, club and space up and down the West coast...
Folk Uke is Cathy Guthrie, daughter of Arlo Guthrie, and Amy Nelson, daughter of Willie Nelson. The duo has a unique folk-pop sound and catchy lyrics, creative lyrics, notably on their original song, "Shit Makes the Flowers Grow."
Lissie Maurus (born 1982), known by her stage name Lissie, is an American folk rock artist. She released her debut EP, "Why You Runnin'", in November 2009. Her debut album, Catching a Tiger, was released in June 2010. Lissie is from along the banks of the Mississippi, Rock Island, Illinois.
Why You Runnin' - the Fat Possum released & Bill Reynolds (Band Of Horses) produced - EP released in the US late last year, earned the young singer high praise, with coverage in Bust, Filter, Marie Claire, Nylon, and Under The Radar to name but a few.
There is more than 1 band named Albatross 1. A blues rock band from San Francisco.
2. A band from Kathmandu, Nepal, formed in the late 1990s. Their first album "Hi:Fly" is held dear and remembered with nostalgia within the Nepali underground.
3. A progressive rock band from Baltimore, Maryland, US.
4. A post-postmodern indie pop band from Chicago, Illinois.
5. An art-rock band from Northeastern Ohio
Formed in Buffalo, NY in 1988, Cannibal Corpse helped found, manipulate and transcend the very boundaries of metal beginning with the scandalously controversial debut, Eaten Back To Life. Raising the eyebrows of inquisitive metal fans and incensed parents and politicians, the record - produced by Scott Burns at the now renowned Morrisound Studios - was more extreme and confrontational than anything the Death Metal genre had ever known.