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The Strokes

The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City, New York, United States, formed in 1998. The band rose to fame...

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{"key":"218","name":"The Strokes","bio":"The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City, New York, United States, formed in 1998. The band rose to fame in the early 2000s as a leading group in garage rock\/post-punk revival. The band consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (lead guitar), Albert Hammond, Jr. (rhythm guitar), Nikolai Fraiture (bass guitar) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums and percussion).\t Upon the release of their debut album, Is This It, in 2001, the group was met with much critical acclaim, being hailed by some as the \"saviors of rock and roll.\" NME made Is This It their Album of the Year. Since then, the band has maintained a large fan base, notably in the UK, US and Australia. As of 2007, Is This It has sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide.\t They released their second album Room on Fire in October 2003, to good reviews, but to less success commercially, although it still went gold. The album's sound maintained the Strokes' familiar reference points, while also evoking groups such as The Cars, Bob Marley, and Blondie. In the process, they made the cover of Spin Magazine for the second time, with each member receiving his own cover. They also made the cover of Rolling Stone for the first time. Additional media coverage of the band came from the relationship between Moretti and actress Drew Barrymore, which ended in January 2007.\t In late September 2005, \"Juicebox\", the first single from The Strokes then unreleased third album, was leaked online, forcing the single's release date to be advanced. The single was then released as an exclusive on online download services. \"Juicebox\" became The Strokes' second UK Top 10 hit, as well as their second US Modern Rock Top 10 success. During November and December 2005 the Strokes did a promotional tour for the still unreleased album, which involved doing one-off shows in major cities around the world.Their third album, First Impressions of Earth, was released in January 2006 to mixed reviews and debuted at number four in the US and number one in the UK, a first for the band. In Japan it went gold within the first week of release. It was also the most downloaded album for two weeks on iTunes. Fraiture claimed that the album was \"like a scientific breakthrough\". In January 2006, the band then made their second appearance on Saturday Night Live playing \"Juicebox\" and \"You Only Live Once\".\t The Strokes' frontman Julian Casablancas and guitarist Nick Valensi started writing new material for their band's forthcoming new album in the latter stages of January 2009, which they were set to go in the studio to finalize in February of the same year. In February 2010, Julian Casablancas told NME that the band's fourth album was set to be released in September 2010. The release date has been pushed back again, and the album, titled \"Angles\" will now be released March 22, 2011 in America. The album's first single, \"Under Cover of Darkness\" was made available as a free download from the band's website on February 9, 2011 for a 48 hour period.The Strokes' fifth album is called \"Comedown Machine\" and was released on March 26th 2013 In North America and March 25th in the U.K. The first single is called \"All the Time\". \t Official website: http:\/\/www.thestrokes.com","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/218_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

The Black Keys

The Black Keys are a two-man blues-rock group from Akron, Ohio, United States which formed in 2001, consisting of singer...

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{"key":"2332","name":"The Black Keys","bio":"The Black Keys are a two-man blues-rock group from Akron, Ohio, United States which formed in 2001, consisting of singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney. The band name was inspired by a schizophrenic artist and friend in Akron, who used the term \"black keys\" to describe things he disliked or people he did not trust. The Black Keys have roots in traditional blues and psychedelic rock stylings.They released their first album, The Big Come Up, in 2002, followed by Thickfreakness in 2003, and Rubber Factory in 2004. October 2005 saw the release of the DVD Live, recorded live at The Metro Theatre in Sydney, Australia March 18, 2005. In 2006 they released Magic Potion, as well as the lesser-known Chulahoma and a single version of Your Touch.One of their trademarks is their preference for simple, lo-fi recording techniques. They refuse to use big-name studios, and do most recording, producing, and mixing themselves. Most of Thickfreakness was recorded in about 14 hours in Carney's basement, using only an early 80's Tascam 388 8-track recorder. Often, their recordings still have background noises (such as an owl hooting).The Black Keys have achieved increasing critical acclaim and recognition since their debut album, which itself received praise from Rolling Stone magazine. Time magazine named them one of the \"10 Best Acts of 2003\" (behind OutKast and The White Stripes). They have supported a number of bands: they toured with Sleater-Kinney in 2003, had a short stint opening for Beck, have recently opened for Radiohead on the American leg of their brief 2006 tour, and performed at Lollapalooza in 2005 and 2007. In addition to this, they were also well-liked by influential British radio DJ John Peel and appeared on both Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Late Show with David Letterman. Famous followers of the band include Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, and Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammet. Matt Helders, drummer for the Arctic Monkeys, can be seen in a Black Keys T-Shirt in an interview on MTV's RAW. Their song \"When the Lights Go Out\" was featured in the 2007 film Black Snake Moan, and also on the soundtrack for that movie. The Black Keys were included in the soundtrack of the 2003 movie School of Rock with their song, \"Set You Free\". \"Lies\" was featured in the conclusion of the February 4, 2009 episode of Lie to Me. One of their songs, \"Girl Is on My Mind\", was used in a 2006 Sony Ericsson advertisement, starring the tennis players Ana Ivanovi\u0107 and Daniela Hantuchov\u00e1, gaining the band more commercial recognition. It was also used in a 2006 Victoria's Secret commercial featuring Heidi Klum and could be heard in the movies Rest Stop and Cashback. Their song \"10 am Automatic\" was used in the video game MLB '06: The Show, The O.C., The Go-Getter, and was also used in a 2007 American Express commercial starring Shaun White. \"Your Touch\" was featured in a 2007 Lee's jeans commercial, and can be heard both in an episode of NBC's Friday Night Lights and in an episode of \"Eastbound and Down\". Their cover \"Grown So Ugly\" can be heard in the background of the going away party in the 2007 film Cloverfield. \"Strange Times\" is used in Grand Theft Auto IV on the in-game radio station Radio Broker. \"Strange Times\" can also be heard during a preview for ABC's The Mole, and the trailer for season three of the Showtime series Dexter, as well as a promo for Gossip Girl. Their song \"Just Got To Be\" is used on the soundtrack for the video game NHL 08, and \"Hard Row\" is featured in the premiere episode of the FX show Sons of Anarchy. Sons of Anarchy has gone on to use \"Keep Me\" in both Episodes 6 and 7, as well as \"Busted\" in episode 7. The song \"Lies\" is featured in the advertising campaign for the third season of HBO's Big Love. \"The Breaks\" can be heard in Guy Ritchie' film RocknRolla. \"Your Touch\" can also be heard in the HBO series \"Entourage\" in the episode \"Manic Monday\", during the opening scenes. The song \"Psychotic Girl\" is featured the episode \"Messin' with the Kid\" in season 6 of One Tree Hill. \"I'll Be Your Man\" is the opening theme song for the HBO show Hungand was also featured in an episode of the FX Network show Rescue Me. \"Your Touch\" can also be heard in the film Zombieland and in an episode of \"Eastbound and Down\" on HBO. The song \"I Got Mine\" has been used in HBO's sports reality series 24\/7 Pacquiao-Hatton\" as well as background music for the 2009 American League Championship Series. The song \"Next Girl\" is featured in the in game radio of Saints Row the Third.Their fourth record that Danger Mouse produced Attack & Release was out April 1st 2008. The duo's fifth album is the first one recorded in a proper studio.The Band's fifth album, \"Brothers\" was released in spring 2010 and has seen increasing amounts of exposure to the \"Dancing T-Rex\" video for the song \"Tighten Up\" that went viral\u2026until the band asked it to be removed because they felt it made light of their music. A proper video was released later in 2010, featuring Dan Auerbach and Pat Carney at a playground and was pushed on the band's official YouTube channel, as well as through the iTunes and Zune marketplaces. The track \"Tighten Up\" was also used as the background music for a Subaru Legacy commercial and on the FIFA 2011 Soundtrack.The Black Keys' seventh studio album, \"El Camino,\" was released on the 6th of December 2011. Co-produced by Danger Mouse, the album was released to critical acclaim, receiving positive reviews from The Rolling Stones, NME and more. Melissa Maerz of Entertainment Weekly commented on \"El Camino\", saying that \"El Camino trades the soulful stylings of Brothers for harder-driving, faster-riffing rock & roll\". At the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, El Camino won the award for Best Rock Album, while \"Lonely Boy\" received multiple honors, taking 'Best Rock Performance' and 'Best Rock Song'. The album has sold 1.4 million copies in the United States to date.The Black Keys' eighth studio album, Turn Blue, was released on May 12, 2014 to generally favorable reviews.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/2332_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

The Hives

The Hives are a garage rock band from Fagersta, Sweden that emerged in the US and the UK in the early 2000s, but existed...

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{"key":"13826","name":"The Hives","bio":"The Hives are a garage rock band from Fagersta, Sweden that emerged in the US and the UK in the early 2000s, but existed for nearly a decade before that, playing punk rock.The Hives are: \"Howlin\" Pelle Almqvist (vocals)Nicholaus \"Arson\" Almqvist (guitar)Mikael \"Vigilante Carlstroem\" Karlsson (guitar)Mattias \"Dr. Matt Destruction\" Bernvall (bass) Christian \"Chris Dangerous\" Grahn (drums)The band claims that their songs are written by an honorary \"sixth Hive\", Randy Fitzsimmons. Since Nicholaus Almqvist can be found listed under the pseudonym Randy Fitzsimmons in the archives of STIM (the Swedish equivalent of the Performing Right Society) many believe Fitzsimmons is 'fictional'. (Nicholaus Almqvist vehemently denies this.) The band are also known for their energetic live performances, with Howlin' Pelle running around stage and saying outrageous things, and with everyone strictly dressed in black and white.The Hives formed in 1993 (originally they wanted to call themselves 'The HIVs', but decided to change it slightly resulting in their current name) and released their debut recording, the EP Oh Lord! When? How? in 1996, followed by 1997's Barely Legal LP, and 1998's a.k.a. I.D.I.O.T. EP on the Swedish skate punk oriented record label Burning Heart Records.Soon after, they began touring in the US and finally released their 2000 US breakthrough album, Veni Vidi Vicious; the album included the hit singles \"Main Offender\" and \"Hate to Say I Told You So\". Their UK breakthrough, Your New Favourite Band, a greatest-hits compilation, was released on the Poptones label in 2001. This was followed by extensive touring, as well as the re-release of previous recordings in the US.Their next album, entitled Tyrannosaurus Hives and released on July 20 2004, was a slight departure from earlier releases. It has been described as a sound similar to what it might sound like if the band taught robots how to play their music, and then re-learned it from the robots to record, because of its rigid\/rapid-fire arrangement, yet the band kept their distinctive blend of garage and punk influences. The album includes the hit singles Walk Idiot Walk, Two-Timing Touch And Broken Bones, and A Little More For Little You.The Hives' next record, titled The Black and White Album, was released on October 15, 2007 (November 13 in the U.S.). The band said they've recorded 20 to 30 songs (including seven recorded with producer Pharrell Williams) for this album and are currently choosing the best. Other tracks have been produced by Jacknife Lee and Dennis Herring. Sessions were held with Timbaland, with whom the band produced the song Throw It On Me, but took place too late for any of the resultant tracks to make the record. They hope to use these songs as b-sides, although Throw It On Me was released as a single on Timbaland's album Shock Value.The Go Right Ahead Songfacts reports news detailing Swedish rock group, The Hives\u2019, fifth studio album Lex Hives was announced on March 12, 2012. The record is composed of twelve self-produced tracks, with a deluxe version containing bonus songs produced by Josh Homme.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/13826_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

The Kills

The Kills are an alternative rock duo formed by American vocalist Alison "VV" Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie "Hote...

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{"key":"13833","name":"The Kills","bio":"The Kills are an alternative rock duo formed by American vocalist Alison \"VV\" Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie \"Hotel\" Hince that rose to public recognition at the dawn of the hype surrounding the genre's explosion of the early 2000s. Mosshart had been in the Florida punk band Discount and Hince in British rock band Scarfo. When these groups disbanded, the duo, who first met when Mosshart heard Hince practicing in the hotel room above hers, struck up a songwriting partnership. For months, the pair air mailed work tapes across the Atlantic; after this proved to test the patience of both artists, as it took days or weeks to get each others tapes, Mosshart upped sticks from her Florida home to fly to London.Wanting to cut themselves off from their pasts, Mosshart and Hince considered their new project to be Year Zero in their careers, so they renamed themselves \"VV\" and \"Hotel\" respectively and began writing sparse, minimalist songs together with the aid of a drum machine. In 2001 they showcased their new songs on a well received demo tape. In true punk rock fashion, however, the pair shunned approaches from major record labels. Recording as VV and Hotel, they contributed the song \"Restaurant Blouse\" to the compilation If the Twenty-First Century Did Not Exist, It Would Be Necessary to Invent It. Shortly after this they recorded their debut release, the Black Rooster EP, which saw release on British indie label Domino Records and was picked up for distribution by Dim Mak Records in the United States.Following international touring, they entered Toe Rag studios to record their debut album Keep on Your Mean Side, mostly on 8-track, in just 2 weeks.Popular indie band, the xx, name The Kills as the major influence for having a male\/female lead singer combo: http:\/\/edition.cnn.com\/2010\/SHOWBIZ\/Music\/04\/05\/xx.interview\/index.html?iref=allsearchTheir second album, No Wow, was released by Domino records on February 21, 2005. Featuring an artier, less guitar rock sound, the record embraced New Wave and post punk influences and sounded even more stripped down than Keep on Your Mean Side. The first single, The Good Ones, was released on February 7, 2005 and reached number 23 in the UK singles charts. VV sang the song Meds on Placebo's 2006 eponymous album.Their third album Midnight Boom was released March 10, 2008. It was followed by 5 different singles since its release.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/13833_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Mando Diao

Mando Diao are a rock band from Borlänge, Sweden. According to the band, the name Mando Diao has no meaning at all, but...

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{"key":"13835","name":"Mando Diao","bio":"Mando Diao are a rock band from Borl\u00e4nge, Sweden. According to the band, the name Mando Diao has no meaning at all, but rather appeared to band member Bj\u00f6rn Dixg\u00e5rd in a dream. Their sound is influenced by The Animals and Oasis.The roots of Mando Diao date back to 1995 when Bj\u00f6rn Dixg\u00e5rd was a member of a band called Butler. Band members came and went; four years later, the remaining line-up chose to proceed more seriously in their musical efforts. Bj\u00f6rn Dixg\u00e5rd and Gustaf Nor\u00e9n locked themselves up in a summer house and spent six months writing songs. The now-renamed band, along with Samuel Giers and Carl-Johan Fogelklou, made their first public performances in the clubs of their hometown Borl\u00e4nge in 1999. A local writer described them in an article as the best unsigned band he had ever seen. This was soon followed by a record deal with EMI Sweden. In 2002 their first album Bring 'em In was released in Sweden. It contains early demo versions of their songs, partly recorded in the basement of keyboarder Daniel Haglund who left the band later in 2003. In 2003 the album was released internationally, along with their debut single Sheepdog. In 2004, Mats Bjorke officially joined the band to replace Haglund's departure. In the same year, the band is hailed enthusiastically by the music press as one of the most sanguine newcomer bands of the year. The album Hurricane Bar was released in 2005. Their third album, released in Europe and Japan in September, 2006 is called Ode To Ochrasy, which the band say has a \"darker\" feel, and features the single Long Before Rock 'n' Roll. To promote the release of the album, the band toured Germany, supported by Razorlight and Johnossi. They also supported Dirty pretty things on their tour in England. The album was a big success and they won many prizes in their home country Sweden. Ode To Ochrasy was released in spring 2007 in US and Mando Diao toured the US to promote it.The band released a new album titled \"Never Seen The Light Of Day\" on October 24th 2007.The band supported The Bravery on their 2005 tour, along with Los Angeles band The Colour.Their songs Down in the Past and The Wildfire (If It Was True) feature on the EA Sports games NHL 2006 and NHL 08 respectively, whilst God Knows features on FIFA 06. www.mandodiao.com","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/13835_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is a rock band from San Francisco, United States. The band formed in 1998. Influences includ...

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{"key":"504","name":"Black Rebel Motorcycle Club","bio":"Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is a rock band from San Francisco, United States. The band formed in 1998. Influences include The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Verve, The Rolling Stones, Oasis, T. Rex, The Velvet Underground, Love and Rockets, Daniel Ash, and The Jesus and Mary Chain.The band's second album 'Take Them On, On Your Own' featured several songs ('Generation' and 'US Government') which were critical of the United States' foreign policy and George Bush in particular. After conflict with their label (Virgin Records), the band was dropped in 2004. Nick Jago left the band at the end of their summer tour in the same year due to \"internal conflict\". Following Jago's departure Peter Hayes and Robert Levon Been regrouped and recorded the band's third album. With their third record Howl, they added blues, folk and gospel, a la Spiritualized.In 2005 the band inked a new deal with Echo in the UK, and RCA in the US. Nick Jago also returned to the fold. The band's third album \"Howl\" was released that same year to widespread critical acclaim. Jago returned after most of the album was recorded but played on \"Promise\".\"Baby 81\" the band's fourth album was released on May 1st, 2007. In June 2008 Nick Jago once again left the touring line-up of the band being replaced by The Raveonettes' touring drummer Leah Shapiro. Nick stated that \"\u2026I am fired again and to be honest with you I respect their decision\". However Hayes and Been released a conflicting joint statement that read \"Nick won't be joining us for the upcoming European tour, but it's not true that he is fired. We just feel Nick needs time to sort out exactly what he wants right now. His heart and all his energy and attention is on his own solo project and he needs to see that through\". Current:On January 9, 2013, the band announced via Facebook the name of their seventh album called Specter at the Feast which was released on March 18 in the UK and Europe and on March 19 in USA, Canada and worldwide. It is considered a tribute to Michael Been (The Call), Robert Levon Been's father who died suddenly on tour with BRMC in August 2010. It received mostly positive reviews; many critics noting that despite the band having been together for some time the album showed a mellower and moodier side with songs such as opener `Firewalker'.The band made the first single from the record available, a cover of The Call's 1989 hit \"Let the Day Begin\", for free download on their official website. The decision to record the song was a tribute to Robert's father Michael, who used his experience from The Call to help BRMC before his death in the last couple of years. The single became Q Magazine's track of the day. The band have also released the Let the Day Begin EP for free, consisting of the single and the album track \"Returning\", made available for streaming on the official website.On April 8, 2013 it was announced that the band would play at Rock Werchter, the largest rock festival in Belgium.The band continues to show a willingness to tour despite the obstacles. During the 2013 tour, the organisers of the Harvest festival in Australia decided to abandon the multi-city event, of which BRMC were one of the lead acts, only a few months ahead of the performances. BRMC was the first band to announce it would still visit the country and play its own shows. Many shows on the 2013\/2014 tour have sold out.BRMC's music\/songs have been featured in many films, television programs and video games.Visit blackrebelmotorcycleclub.com for tour\/CD and merchandise info. Discography:2001 - B.R.M.C.2001 - Screaming Gun (EP) 2002 - Spread Your Love (EP)2003 - Take Them On, On Your Own2005 - Howl2006 - Howl Sessions Vol.1 (EP)2006 - Howl Sessions Vol. 2 (EP)2007 - Baby 812007 - Napster Live Session (EP)2007 - American X: Baby 81 Sessions (EP)2008 - The Effects Of 333 (Download)2010 - Beat the Devil's Tattoo2013 - Specter At The Feast","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/504_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"40,000 - 75,000"}

The Subways

The Subways are a British garage rock/indie rock band. Their debut album, Young For Eternity, was released on 4 July 200...

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{"key":"13830","name":"The Subways","bio":"The Subways are a British garage rock\/indie rock band. Their debut album, Young For Eternity, was released on 4 July 2005 in the UK and February 14, 2006 in the US. Billy Lunn (guitars\/vocals), Charlotte Cooper (bass\/vocals), Josh Morgan (drums)They released their second album All Or Nothing on 30th June 2008 and this is preceded by the first single Alright on 16th June 2008. The first track from the album Girls & Boys was given away as a free download from the artist's site.BeginningsThe Subways, formed in 2003, began at an early age, and currently have an average age of 21. The Subways began by playing Nirvana and punk songs in Billy and Josh's lounge, under the name of Mustardseed. They later changed their name to Platypus, and began to tour small, local venues, such as The Square in Harlow, Essex. An early CD of the band playing live was recorded at The Square which they sold at gigs.As their reputation grew, Billy in particular became annoyed with all the different names the band were coming up with. He came up with The Subways, apparently from his days hanging out. \"One of the few places where I felt I could refuge and find peace in my old town of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England was in a subway under the roads and pavements. I would haunt there in between breaks at work and college.\" Feeling the most free at that time underneath the rat-race of economic town life, he thought it only appropriate to divulge this \"free essence\" he felt in that subway to the band, where he felt he could truly escape from the drudgery of everyday life. It was during this time that Billy formed a closer relationship with Charlotte Cooper.Home recordingsThe band released endless demos and EPs in their early days when playing the London circuit in the UK. With every batch of new songs that The Subways would compose, Billy Lunn would insist that the band record them. However, at such a young age the group had no money with which to go into a studio to record consistently with, so they came upon the idea of buying their own cheap recording system at home. Eventually, the band had their own website, http:\/\/www.thesubways.net, which Billy Lunn himself constructed and maintained, where they would put all their new songs up on the internet. Also, through the use of their own home recording system they now had roughly 8 demo's worth of songs both on the internet and being sent out to local and London promotors at various venues. The Subways then began touring in the local and London area.Having the home recording system also proved useful for production. The band felt that it would not only benefit themselves, but other local bands who could not afford the studio prices, even in the Welwyn Garden City area. It was here, that Billy and Charlotte both stumbled upon the opportunity that would eventually prove significant for the band. \"I was producing a local Welwyn Garden City band in my front lounge one day and I noticed that it was quite good so I asked if they were going to send it to any London venues, because I knew a few that would like it. They said that they were going to send it off to Michael Eavis who runs Glastonbury, and I asked why\u2026\" Michael Eavis that year was running an unsigned bands competition to play on the Other Stage, and The Subways decided that would be a great idea. \"It was really just another address to send one of our CD's off to. All we wanted was to play shows and this was another great opportunity. The CD we sent off to Michael Eavis was literally one among a bunch of 30 that were being sent out to London promoters for a load of gigs we wanted to book. \"We never expected the phonecall saying that we'd won and were to play Glastonbury,\" said Cooper on radio.ProgressionAfter Glastonbury, The Subways went on to play The Carling Weekend 2004 in both Reading and Leeds, and then proceeded to play their very first (self funded) tour of the UK consisting of 35 dates.The late John Peel was the first DJ to play single \"1am\" on National Radio.The band signed to City Pavement & Infectious Records in late 2004. Their first album, Young For Eternity, which was released on the 4 July 2005, was produced by Lightning Seeds frontman Ian Broudie, with their debut single \"Oh Yeah\" reaching number 25 in the UK Music Chart in its release week 21 March 2005.They also appeared in the 7th episode of the third season of American drama The OC, performing \"Rock & Roll Queen\" and \"Oh Yeah\" at the show's fictional nightclub The Bait Shop. Also featured on this episode was the song \"I Want To Hear What You Have Got To Say\".Some of their tracks, such as \"She Sun\" and \"Rock & Roll Queen\", are now being used on television adverts for Rimmel cosmetics featuring British supermodel Kate Moss.The band postponed touring in April 2006 because Billy had nodules on his vocal chords. They played a \"secret\" gig in The Green Room in their home town of Welwyn Garden City on Friday June 16, under the alias of The Audrey Hepburns and also as support for the Foo Fighters in Manchester at the Lancashire County Cricket Ground on Sunday June 18, and have recently returned to touring, with Billy expected to make a full recovery.In the summer of 2006 the band were opening for the co-headlining tour across North America for Taking Back Sunday and Angels & Airwaves.On June 22, the band performed on the late night talk show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien.On August 4, they performed at Lollapalooza.The next day, August 5, they performed at Street Scene in San Diego.On August 7, they appeared on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.On August 25, they returned to Reading and Leeds Festivals, this time on the main stage.On the 10th of August 2007, they played at the Ripcurl Boardmasters Unleashed festival in Newquay with bands such as Funeral For A Friend and Ash","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/13830_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Best Coast

Best Coast is a surf pop band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The band comprises Bethany Cosentino (voca...

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{"key":"26435","name":"Best Coast","bio":"Best Coast is a surf pop band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The band comprises Bethany Cosentino (vocals, guitar) and Bobb Bruno (lead guitar). Best Coast released their debut album, \"Crazy for You,\" on July 27, 2010, on Mexican Summer Records. The album debuted at No. 37 on the Billboard Hot 100. Songfacts reports that actress Drew Barrymore directed the music video for their track Our Deal.Beach blanket lo-fi pop from Bethany Cosentino, (formerly of Pocahaunted), inspired by Bethany\u2019s longing for Los Angeles while spending her days in NY attending Eugene Lang College, Best Coast sprung forth during her first days back in California. She says we can expect \"songs about summer and the sun and the ocean and being a lazy creep,\" with \"drums, beach boys bass lines, and other amazing things\" added by her friend Bobb Bruno.Side Projects\/Past Bands: Pocahaunted, Uphill Gardeners, Polar Goldie Cats, Goliath Bird Eater, submissions.http:\/\/www.bestcoast.us\/","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/26435_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"35,000 - 75,000"}

Eagles of Death Metal

Eagles of Death Metal are an American rock band which formed in Palm Desert, California in 1998. The band consists of Je...

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{"key":"22986","name":"Eagles of Death Metal","bio":"Eagles of Death Metal are an American rock band which formed in Palm Desert, California in 1998. The band consists of Jesse Hughes (vocals, guitar) and Josh Homme (drums), who are also the only constant members of the band. The current touring lineup consists of Hughes, Dave Catching (guitar), Eden Galindo (guitar), Matt McJunkins (bass) and Julian Dorio (drums). Homme rarely tours with the band due to commitments with Queens of the Stone Age, with Dorio, a member of The Whigs, being his current touring replacement.The band has released four albums since their formation: \"Peace, Love, Death Metal\" (2004), \"Death by Sexy\" (2006), \"Heart On\" (2008) and \"Zipper Down\" (2015). Despite their band name, Eagles of Death Metal is not a death metal band. Hughes stated that a friend was introducing Josh Homme to the death metal genre. When he played a song by the Polish band Vader and made a claim that the song was within the death metal genre, Homme then referred to Vader as \"The Eagles of Death Metal\". After hearing this phrase, he wondered what a cross between the Eagles and a death metal band would sound like. In a 2003 interview Homme described the sound of the band as a combination of \"bluegrass slide guitar mixed with stripper drum beats and Canned Heat vocals.\" Jesse Hughes is known by fans for his enthusiastic interaction with audiences at live performances.While the band were on stage at Le Bataclan in Paris, France, on November 13, 2015, the audience was attacked by terrorists wielding automatic rifles, grenades and suicide vests. The death toll inside the venue was 89, including the group's merchandise manager, but the band members made it safely out of the venue via a door backstage.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/22986_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"40,000 - 75,000"}

Drenge

Drenge consists of two brothers, Eoin Loveless and Rory Loveless, from Sheffield. They've been playing riffy garage post...

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{"key":"74050","name":"Drenge","bio":"Drenge consists of two brothers, Eoin Loveless and Rory Loveless, from Sheffield. They've been playing riffy garage post-punk, not too dissimilar to The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, and Pulled Apart By Horses, since 2010. IInfluences: \u00a30.00, Margaret, England vs Argentina 1998, Antisocial Behaviour Orders.For more, visit http:\/\/www.facebook.com\/drengeboys","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/74050_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

The Dead Weather

The Dead Weather is an alternative rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, United States in 2009. They consist of...

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{"key":"2546","name":"The Dead Weather","bio":"The Dead Weather is an alternative rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, United States in 2009. They consist of Alison Mosshart (vocals, guitar), Dean Fertita (guitar, organ), Jack Lawrence (bass, drums) and Jack White (drums, vocals, guitar).All members of the band are from other, well known alternative rock groups. Mosshart is a member of The Kills, Fertita is a member of Queens of the Stone Age, Lawrence is a member of The Greenhornes and The Raconteurs and White was a member of The White Stripes and The Raconteurs.White produced their album, Horehound, which was released in the US on July 14th 2009. The album was recorded in three weeks at White's own Third Man Studio in Nashville. This group sparks particular interest because Jack White, well known for guitar skills, played drums with this band.. White\u2019s last booking as a drummer was with the Detroit punk outfit Goober and the Peas, aged 19.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/2546_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

The Vines

The Vines are an Australian alternative rock band originally formed as Rishikesh in 1994 in Sydney. They play a musical ...

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{"key":"13861","name":"The Vines","bio":"The Vines are an Australian alternative rock band originally formed as Rishikesh in 1994 in Sydney. They play a musical hybrid of 1960s garage rock and 1990s alternative music. Until 2011, their line-up consisted of vocalist and lead guitarist Craig Nicholls, rhythm guitarist Ryan Griffiths, bass guitarist Brad Heald, and drummer Hamish Rosser. In December of 2011, former Channel V presenter Jane Gazzo confirmed via Twitter that Griffiths and Rosser had been \"sacked\" from the band.They appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone in October 2002 (the first Australian band to do so since Men at Work in 1983) with the words \"Rock is Back: meet the Vines\" boldly emblazoned underneath. Referred to as the 'The' bands, The Strokes, The Hives, The White Stripes and The Vines combined \"old fashioned punk and adrenaline fuelled riffs\" to be ushered in at the beginning of 2002 as the \"saviors of rock\".The Vines have been moderately successful in the Australian recording industry, winning an ARIA in 2002 for Breakthrough Artist and receiving nominations for six other awards in as many years. In 2003, their debut album Highly Evolved went double platinum in their home country of Australia, and since then the band has released three albums and a \"Best-Of\" compilation from their time at Capitol Records. The band started to record their 5th album in February 2010. The album recording was completely finished in mid March, with mixing taking place in Sydney at the end of March and mastering taking place in early April. The album, \"Future Primitve,\" was released in June 2011.DiscographyHighly Evolved (2002)Winning Days (2004)Vision Valley(2006)Melodia (2008)Future Primitive (2011)","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/13861_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Blood Red Shoes

Consisting of Steven Ansell (vocals and drums) and Laura-Mary Carter (vocals and guitar), they formed in Brighton, 2005 ...

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{"key":"13848","name":"Blood Red Shoes","bio":"Consisting of Steven Ansell (vocals and drums) and Laura-Mary Carter (vocals and guitar), they formed in Brighton, 2005 after their previous bands (Cat On Form and Lady Muck respectively) had broken up and they decided to \"have a jam\".They have performed many, many live shows to date and initially released four 7\" records on different independent labels (Jonson Family, Try Harder, Abeano\/XL, Drowned in Sound). They were signed to V2 with whom they released the singles It's Getting Boring By The Sea (June 11, 2007) and I Wish I Was Someone Better (October 29, 2007).Their debut album Box Of Secrets was finally released in April 2008 on Mercury Records, where they were transferred to following the sale of V2 to Universal.Their second album Fire Like This was released on 1 March 2010 to critical acclaim.The single It's Getting Boring By The Sea is featured on the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/13848_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Black Lips

The Black Lips are a self-described "flower punk" band which formed in Atlanta, Georgia, United States in 2000.While sti...

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{"key":"23576","name":"Black Lips","bio":"The Black Lips are a self-described \"flower punk\" band which formed in Atlanta, Georgia, United States in 2000.While still teenagers, they formed after guitarist Cole Alexander and bassist Jared Swilley left the Renegades, and guitarist Ben Eberbaugh left the Reruns. Drummer Joe Bradley joined a few months later. They released their first 7\" in late 2001\/early 2002 on their own Die Slaughterhaus label.Just days before a tour was to begin in December 2002, Ben Eberbaugh was killed in a car accident after his car was hit by a drunk driver. The band carried on believing that Eberbaugh would want them to continue.The band's debut full length album was released on Bomp! Records in 2003. Eberbaugh was replaced by Jack Hines, a friend of the band members, but he too was eventually replaced by current guitarist, and former Renegades member, Ian St. Pe , in 2004.The Black Lips have a reputation for crazy live shows that have included vomiting, urinating, nudity, band members kissing, fireworks, and a chicken. They have slowly built a fanbase that appreciates their energy and style that is a rough mishmash of blues, rock, doo-wop, country, and punk.They gained national attention in 2006 with features in Spin and Rolling Stone magazines. The band got exposure in the New York Times for being the hardest working band during the 2007 South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in which they played a dozen shows over a three-day period.In September 2007 their most recent album entitled Good Bad Not Evil was released. The Black Lips made their American national television debut in October 2007 on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and played O Katrina.The band also has songs from previous recording sessions, and they will eventually be released by In The Red Records.The Black Lips are going to star in a film called Let It Be. They will play musicians in a fictitious '1980s era DIY band called The Renegades. The movie is set for production in 2008.Cole, Jared and Joe also play in a band called The Spooks, along with members of Deerhunter and The Kiwis. The Spooks have recorded an album which should be released in 2007 or 2008 on the Die Slaughterhaus label. Ian also plays in a blasphemous garage punk band called The Original Three. There is a full length record out on Empty records and a single out on SYA records (Italy). The Original Three will have a new single coming out in December 2007 on Savage records (Sweden). Jared plays in a band called The Gaye Blades. Rob's House Records has released one 7\" by The Gaye Blades, and another one should be released before the end of 2007. Cole has also released solo material under the name Old King Cole Younger. There is one split 10\" release of his material on Rob's House Records that features Bradford Cox of Deerhunter, under the name of Atlas Sound, on the other side.In 2009, the band released their fifth album, \"200 Million Thousand\", on Vice Records.Band Members * Cole Alexander (Old King Cole Younger) - Vocals, Guitar (2000 - present) * Jared Swilley - Vocals, Bass Guitar (2000 - present) * Joe Bradley - Vocals, Drums (2000 - present) * Ian St. Pe - Guitar (2005 - 2014) * Jack Hines - former Guitar (2002 - 2005, 2014 - present) * Ben Eberbaugh - Guitarz(2000 - 2002) - deceased","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/23576_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Beach Fossils

Beach Fossils is an American indie rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2009. The group currently includes Dusti...

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{"key":"26461","name":"Beach Fossils","bio":"Beach Fossils is an American indie rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2009. The group currently includes Dustin Payseur, Tommy Gardner, Jack Doyle Smith and Tommy Davidson. They are known for their lo-fi, atmospheric sound and Payseur's vocal style.Formed in 2009, the act was originally a means to expand the solo project of Dustin Payseur. That same year bassist John Pe\u00f1a and guitarist Christopher Burke were recruited as the lineup for their initial tour. Their debut single, Daydream\/Desert Sand was released in February 2010 on Captured Tracks. In May 2010, their self-titled debut album was released, met with favorable reviews.The following years saw a number of changes to their lineup, including when John Pe\u00f1a left the band in 2011 to form Heavenly Beat, and guitarist Cole Smith, who left for his solo project, DIIV. In 2012, Tommy Gardner stepped in as the drummer to form their current lineup. Clash the Truth was released in early 2013, peaking at number 40 on the Independent Albums chart. Paysuer described it as being an album about what happens after you've solved the immediate problems that come with moving away from home - \"something that just doesn't feel like it makes sense yet\".","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/26461_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

The Hellacopters

The Swedish rock band The Hellacopters was formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1994 as a side project by Nicke Andersson (a ...

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{"key":"22962","name":"The Hellacopters","bio":"The Swedish rock band The Hellacopters was formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1994 as a side project by Nicke Andersson (a founding member of the Swedish death metal bands Entombed and Death Breath ), with Dregen (guitar) (who later left the band to concentrate on his other band Backyard Babies), Kenny H\u00e5kansson (bass) and Robert Eriksson (drums). Robert Dahlqvist,\"Strings\"(lead guitar) met the other members while working in a bar and replaced Dregen in 1999. Also in the band is Anders Lindstr\u00f6m(keyboard, tambourine and guitar), better known as Boba. Their first single 'Killing Allan' was recorded in Dec. 1994 and released in early 1995 on Nicke's own label Psychout Records. The first incarnation of their 2nd & 3rd singles, '1995' (Freak Scene Records) and 'Now\/What Are You' (Planet Of Noise Records) respectively, came out during 1996. The Hellacopters eventually signed up with 'White Jazz Records' for the debut album 'Supershitty to the Max', released in June 1996, for which the band was rewarded with the Swedish Grammy.In april 2008 The Hellacopters released their last album 'Head Off', which contains cover tracks of bands that had influenced the band over the years. The first single was \"In the Sign of the Octopus\", originally performed by The Robots.All in all, The Hellacopters have produced 6 albums, a cover album, two compilations of non-album work, a best of album, six EPs, and many other official releases.The Hellacopters have now split, but they toured Europe and Scandinavia for the last time in the fall of 2008 thereby the name of the tour \"The Tour Before The Fall\". Doing this, they threw in the towel with a bang. Their last show took place on the 26th of October in Stockholm and was aired live to the world on Myspace.The world has lost one of the last, real rock bands, but gained one legend more.See www.hellacopters.com for more\u2026","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/22962_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Ty Segall

Ty Segall is an American musician and songwriter, based in Los Angeles, California. A multi-instrumentalist, Segall is a...

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{"key":"26662","name":"Ty Segall","bio":"Ty Segall is an American musician and songwriter, based in Los Angeles, California. A multi-instrumentalist, Segall is a vocalist, guitarist and drummer. He has released eight solo albums and is a member of the bands The Traditional Fools, Epsilons, Party Fowl, Sic Alps, Fuzz, and The Perverts.Segall began his recording career as a part-time musician in various underground bands in Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area, before beginning a solo career in 2008. Segall's first solo release was the cassette Horn The Unicorn released on the Wizard Mountain label (later re-released by HBSP-2X on vinyl record). Around the same time, Wizard Mountain also released a split cassette featuring Segall and the band Superstitions entitled Halfnonagon.In 2012, Segall released three LPs: His solo album, Twins; a collaboration with White Fence titled Hair and Slaughterhouse, an album with the Ty Segall Band.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/26662_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Nickel Eye

Nickel Eye is the solo project of The Strokes' bassist Nikolai Fraiture. The band consists of Nikolai Fraiture (guitar, ...

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{"key":"66198","name":"Nickel Eye","bio":"Nickel Eye is the solo project of The Strokes' bassist Nikolai Fraiture. The band consists of Nikolai Fraiture (guitar, vocals, electric bass, double bass, harmonica), Joel Cadbury (steel guitar), Jamie McDonald (guitar) and Brett Shaw (drums). Their debut album, 'The Time of the Assassins', out January 27 via Rykodisc, is a \"pretty stripped down\" collection of guitar, bass, drums, and a touch of mellotron. And its standout track, \"Providence, RI,\" sees Fraiture's songwriting chops surface as he recalls childhood memories to a head-bobbing melody.www.myspace.com\/officialnickeleye","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/66198_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Thee Oh Sees

Thee Oh Sees are a band from San Francisco, California, USA. The group began as an outlet for John Dwyer to release his ...

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{"key":"26661","name":"Thee Oh Sees","bio":"Thee Oh Sees are a band from San Francisco, California, USA. The group began as an outlet for John Dwyer to release his instrumental, experimental home recordings, and over the course of several albums evolved into a full band. The band is noted for both its prolific album releases, energetic live shows, and their whimsical visual aesthetic that juxtaposes cartoon imagery and horror. The band has changed its name several times, being known as Orinoka Crash Suite, OCS, Orange County Sound, and The Ohsees. Some say John Dwyer (of Coachwhips, Pink & Brown, OCS, Landed, Yikes, Burmese, The Hospitals, Sword & Sandals, Superpit, The Drums, The Trawgs, Zeigenbock Kopf and Dig That Body Up It's Alive!) is in Thee Oh Sees and he seems to be making this band the most serious project. He's done everything from noise to death metal to punk and now Thee Oh Sees. Thee Oh Sees are no doubt the lightest of his excursions, but in contrast to the rest of his resume one could surmise that there are significant reasons for the change. Thee Oh Sees have a lo-fi electric-acoustic sound that's usually soaked in reverb, making it as if you can hear and see the exact room they recorded in. It creates a very distinct mood that seems to fit their style, lyrics, and melodies.What most people focus on is that Mr. Dwyer is in the band. While it's certainly a notable quality, the recent band members bring so much more to the table. The earliest recordings are Dwyer's solo recordings, mostly single instrument\/vocal ditties that you can hear him working out. They're an intimate portrait of John, but without the recent material, the portrait would simply be incomplete. Thee Oh Sees don't subscribe to any one style.With the addition of Brigid Dawson, Petey Dammit, and a rotating cast of drummers, the sound has grown into the landscape that one man couldn't create alone. Brigid's soprano voice brings an almost hauntingly sensitive aspect to the lyrics and melodies, while Petey and Mike's pounding and insistent backline (and additional drums from Lars Finberg of The Intelligence on recent recordings) complete the frame in its entirety. Their energetic, sweat-laden shows coupled with their prolific recording schedule has garnered them a growing, dedicated fan base. The catalog that this band has put together is growing and growing, albeit under several different monikers, and several different labels.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/26661_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"please contact"}

Royal Blood

Formed at the beginning of 2013, Royal Blood are a 2-piece band from Brighton, East Sussex, UK. Having known each other ...

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{"key":"22961","name":"Royal Blood","bio":"Formed at the beginning of 2013, Royal Blood are a 2-piece band from Brighton, East Sussex, UK. Having known each other for years in different bands, Mike Kerr (Bassist\/Vocalist) & Ben Thatcher (Drums) finally came together and went into the studio to record \u2018Figure It Out\u2019 \u2013 the first track that brought attention to the band. At the tail end of 2013, Royal Blood released \u2018Out of The Black\u2019, their debut single on Black Mammoth Records. The band released their debut album ''Royal Blood\u2019' on 22 August, 2014 which sold 66,000 copies in its first week.","featuredImage":"http:\/\/assets.allamericanmusic.com\/images\/22961_h_0.jpg","feeRange":"10,000 - 30,000"}
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