Interview: Kleine Schweine Katriona Gilmour met Kleine Schweine, a Leeds based punk band, after their gig at the packhorse and ahead of their album launch. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17117/ | 354 hits
CD Review: Joan As Police Woman - Christobel New Yorker Joan Wasser is the vocal sensation at the heart of Joan As Police Woman. Although with a mind for equal opportunities other band members are mentioned in the biography, it is her voice you will inevitably come back to. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7594/ | 236 hits
Band Profile: The Earlies The Earlies consists of 4 core members. JM Lapham, Giles Hatton, Christian Madden and Brandon Carr. Two members are from Texas and two from Manchester. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7955/ | 142 hits
Band Profile: The Network There are two artists with this name:
1) The Network is a 5-piece New Wave/Synth Punk band from California. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5305/ | 114 hits
CD Review: The Steers - Julia Usually, doing a bit of on-line research on a band as you sit listening to their latest single will reveal a little juicy fact or will at least give you the bit of inspiration needed to start writing - even if you just find out the band members' names and where they're from. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9575/ | 318 hits
Band Profile: The Donnas The Donnas are an American all-female rock band from Palo Alto, California.
After gathering a cult following since their May 1993 debut, the band achieved major commercial success in the late-90s and afterward. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4733/ | 154 hits
Band Profile: Waking Theo Relentless and uncompromising yet soaring and intricate, Waking Theo weld the brutal to the beautiful to create music that is both stunning and epic, in the truest senses of the words. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7686/ | 238 hits
CD Review: Floozy - Untitled Five nice blokes, four affable tracks. Some springy little guitar riffs and a load of enthusiasm. A goofy, friendly CD with a big SG type guitar in moody black and white on the sleeve. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/155/ | 340 hits
Band Profile: The Thrills There has been more than one artist known as The Thrills.
1. The Thrills are an Irish indie rock band, formed in 2001 in Dublin. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5054/ | 161 hits
Band Profile: Slipknot There is more than one artist with this name:
1) Slipknot is a nine-piece alternative/nu metal band from Des Moines, Iowa (United States). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5421/ | 340 hits
Band Profile: Tat There are several artists using this name:
1) TAT began life in 2003 and after a few line up changes now consists of Tatiana DeMaria (Vocals, Guitars), Nick Kent (Bass, Vocals) and Jake Reed (Drums, Vocals). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7992/ | 140 hits
Band Profile: Alfie There are two acts called Alfie: one from the UK and one from Norway.
1) Alfie were a Manchester based indie-folk band. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4472/ | 159 hits
Live Review: Idlewild + Now It's Overhead Band names get more elaborate these days. It's a shame the music they produce doesn't. Now It's Overhead are very dull to watch and listen to. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8152/ | 406 hits
Band Profile: The Von Bondies The Von Bondies are an American alternative rock band. The current members are Jason Stollsteimer on vocals and lead guitar, Christy Hunt on rhythm guitar, Leann Banks on bass guitar and Don Blum on drums. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4987/ | 160 hits
CD Review: Ash - Tokyo Blitz I have to admit that it's been almost six years since I last saw Ash live, since which they've been through the nightmare situation of trying to introduce a DJ to their live show as well as the successful introduction of second guitarist Charlotte Hatherley. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/507/ | 436 hits
Live Review: Hot Snakes + The Computers + That Fucking Tank As a band, Hot Snakes were older than I expected. I should have twigged that they would be closer to liver-spotted than pubescent from the 6 year hiatus they've just come out of, but I was still shocked to see these guys come out. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15896/ | 556 hits
Band Profile: Goblin Goblin was an Italian progressive rock band who were known for their soundtracks on Dario Argento films (e.g. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16715/ | 9 hits
Band Profile: Labyrinth There are several artists under the name of Labyrinth
1. Labyrinth is an Italian progressive power metal band created in 1991 in Tuscany, with famous former members (who has left the band since) like Fabio Lione (singer, Rhapsody) or Olaf Thorsen (guitarist, Vision Divine). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8165/ | 658 hits
News Article: Quarry Hill celebrates music industry legends Trevor Horn, the producer behind classic 80's anthem 'Video Killed the Radio Star', and legendary Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook are just two music industry names making their way to Quarry Hill next week. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16250/ | 649 hits
Band Profile: Dogs Die In Hot Cars Dogs Die in Hot Cars are an indie rock band from St. Andrews, Scotland consisting of members Craig Macintosh (vocals, guitar), Gary Smith (vocals, guitar), Ruth Quigley (vocals, keyboards, French horn), Lee Worrall (bass and glockenspiel) and Laurence Davey (drums and percussion). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5376/ | 183 hits
Live Review: Willy Mason + Sam Airey + Michael Ainsley It is always a challenge to review someone who you hold in high esteem as a musician and a songwriter whilst trying not to be a fan boy, and to also give them the accolade that they deserve. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14715/ | 397 hits
Live Review: Chris Helme + Tom Hingley + Ramon A major coup for the promoters at Joseph's Well: the increasingly popular Naked Bar Guitar acoustic nights on a Sunday managed to get a former Seahorse and an ex-Carpet on the bill for probably the biggest NBG night yet. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9817/ | 273 hits
Band Profile: Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is a band from Huntington Beach, California, United States. They started out as a metalcore band, but have since moved towards hard rock. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5514/ | 397 hits
Band Profile: Superbutt Superbutt is a metal band from Budapest, Hungary since 2000.
András Vörös - vocals
Attila Kovács - guitar
Tamás Praznek - guitar
Zoltán Prepelicza - bass
Péter Sz?cs - drums
Feb // Birth of Superbutt. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12879/ | 117 hits
Band Profile: Flies are Spies from Hell UK / EURO TOUR 2011:
12 dates across England, Belgium, the Czech Republic and France.
29 April - Liverpool @ Mello Mello w/ Listener / Victory Over The Sun / Si40 / Poetry & Acoustic acts (Tickets - www.victoryoverthesun.co.uk )
30 April - Blackpool @ Later at the Blue Room Festival (w/ Escape Artist / Goonies Never Say Die / What The Blood Revealed / Alright The Captain / We Say No / Karhide / Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster / The Harks / Stitchthread)
1 May - Free!!! www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6513/ | 280 hits
Band Profile: Gogol Bordello Combining elements of punk, gypsy music, and Brechtian cabaret, Gogol Bordello tells the story of New York's immigrant diaspora through debauchery, humor, and surreal costumes. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7265/ | 296 hits
Band Profile: A Wilhelm Scream A Wilhelm Scream is a punk rock/melodic hardcore band from New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16954/ | 44 hits
Band Profile: The Seal Cub Clubbing Club As friends of friends at school in The Wirral, The Seal Cub Clubbing Club started off playing Prog-Reggae, a Black Rebel Motorcycle Club cover and just 'jamming' in 2003. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6336/ | 220 hits
Live Review: Sawthroat + Misled Vision + Esclavage ESCLAVAGE A rather melodic beginning for a band that seem ready to tear the new roscoe down. This song turns into a roaring mosh-fest in seconds with all members showing good stage presence. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1104/ | 365 hits
Interview: Merchandise Jessica Thornsby caught up with Brad from Bolton-based Merchandise www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10468/ | 909 hits
Band Profile: Jamie T NME award-winner Jamie Treays is a 25-year-old singer/songwriter hailing from Wimbledon, South London, England. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11489/ | 200 hits
Live Review: Happy Red Tractors + Outroads Right, well I've not done a live review before, or indeed any review for that matter, seeing as I've been asked to review the EP as well. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13595/ | 560 hits
Band Profile: Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson (born as Brian Hugh Warner on January 5, 1969) is the lead singer of the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States-based shock rock group of the same name. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5878/ | 244 hits
Band Profile: Cave In Cave In is an alternative/metalcore band that formed in 1995, in Methuen, Massachusetts.
The group's early work on Hydra Head Records was more extreme and chaotic in the style of bands like Converge and The Dillinger Escape Plan, but their later output appears to be influenced by a wider range of styles. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4973/ | 165 hits
Band Profile: Deer Tick Deer Tick is a folk rock band which formed in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 2004. The band consists of John McCauley III (guitar, vocals), Ian O'Neil (guitar, vocals), Christopher Ryan (bass, vocals), Rob Crowell (keys, saxophone, vocals) and Dennis Ryan (drums, vocals). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16403/ | 49 hits
Band Profile: U2 U2 is an Irish rock band which formed in 1976 in Dublin, Ireland. Since the band's formation, they have consisted of Bono (real name Paul Hewson) (vocals, guitar, harmonica), The Edge (real name David Evans) (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals), Adam Clayton (bass) and Larry Mullen, Jr. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5629/ | 170 hits
Band Profile: Phoenix Pearle 'Phoenix Pearle' is a new band created by writing and producing duo singer songwriter Sara Garvey aka Ella May of Nightmares on Wax, and producer / bassist Hamlet Luton aka James Naked. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14177/ | 180 hits
Band Profile: The Darkness There are currently at least 11 (eleven) bands with this name, the most famous of which would be the Hard Rock band from the United Kingdom. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4609/ | 275 hits
Band Profile: Tina Dico Tina Dico (born as Tina Dickow on October 14, 1977 in Aarhus, Denmark) is a singer and songwriter, inspired by artists such as Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7566/ | 194 hits
Interview: Kasms Jessica Thornsby spoke with Rachel Mary Callaghan, vocalist with Kasms, about 'shriekbeat', their name and why they wrestle with people at their gigs! www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10650/ | 648 hits
Live Review: Vampire Weekend + White Williams Now I don't usually have many options on a Wednesday night, but with both Vampire Weekend and Black Lips playing on the same night I was torn. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9515/ | 684 hits
Interview: The Warlocks Cathy Simpson talks to The Warlocks about drugs, music, guitars and groupies... www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1630/ | 787 hits
Live Review: Napoleon IIIrd + Ali Whitton and the Broke Record Players + Loqui Even if he is unable to attend - by dint of incarceration, far-flung vacation or other indisposition - the embedded chronological awareness of any Leeds gig-goer will tell him at this juncture (6pm on the first Friday of the month) that he should be nestling within the subterranean catacombs of the Hi-Fi Club. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7945/ | 559 hits
Band Profile: Phoenix There have been a number of artists going by the name of Phoenix
(1) A popular French alternative rock band
(2) A Romanian folk rock band
(3) A short-lived British hard rock band
(4) A UK-based filk band
(5) A goa project
(6) A rac band with members from France and Sweden. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11483/ | 318 hits
Band Profile: Skin 1) Stage & recording name of Brixton, UK solo artist Deborah Anne Dyer (of Skunk Anansie).
2) Side project of Swans, releasing two albums under this name, later changing name to The World of Skin. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6045/ | 186 hits
Band Profile: Buck 65 Richard Terfry, better known as Buck 65, is a Canadian hip hop artist, MC and turntablist. However he has recently moved away from hip hop in a stylistic context, and is moving closer to blues, country, rock, folk and avant-garde genres. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4586/ | 191 hits
Band Profile: Nightmare Of You Nightmare of You is an indie rock band which formed in Long Island, New York, United States in 2004. They consist of Brandon Reilly (vocals, guitar), Joseph McCaffrey (guitar), Brandon Meyer (bass) and Michael Fleischmann (drums). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5994/ | 637 hits
Band Profile: Belle & Sebastian Belle and Sebastian is a band from Glasgow. Led by guitarist/vocalist Stuart Murdoch, the seven-piece band has an intimate, majestic sound that is equal parts folk-rock and '60s pop. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6196/ | 215 hits
Band Profile: Guns'n'Roses Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band founded in Los Angeles, California in 1985.
The band has released six studio albums: Appetite For Destruction in 1987, G N' R Lies in 1988, Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion II in 1991, The Spaghetti Incident? www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4980/ | 142 hits
Band Profile: Venom Venom is an extreme metal metal band formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 1979.
Coming to prominence towards the end of the 'New Wave of British Heavy Metal', Venom's first two albums - Welcome to Hell (1981) and Black Metal (1982) - are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15064/ | 128 hits
CD Review: The Birdman Rallies - Gondola The first issue I noticed with this CD is that it is titled "Gondola," yet features some vaguely equine illustration for the cover art. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15815/ | 655 hits
Band Profile: Mower There are two bands called Mower.
1. Mower is an American rock/metal band.
2. Mower is a UK alternative rock band formally on Graham Coxon's Transcopic label. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5155/ | 242 hits
Band Profile: Draco There are several artists named Draco.
1. The machine will never cease to function... Drone DraCo was born and raised in Croatia, escaping the Collective, and currently residing at the nation's capitol city Zagreb from where he runs a netlabel Diggarama together with his friend bLURiX (all heil Diggarama!). www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4825/ | 256 hits
Interview: Ali Whitton Lauren Strain caught up with Ali Whitton at Manchester's Dry Bar to look back on a busy 2005 for the songwriter, which included an appearance at Leeds Festival and saw the release of his "Kisses" and "Curses" EPs. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6166/ | 999 hits
Band Profile: Sonic Youth Sonic Youth is an influential experimental rock band which formed in New York City, New York, United States in 1981. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15429/ | 140 hits
Band Profile: Twisted Wheel Twisted Wheel was formed in February 2007 in Oldham
Band members are guitarist and singer Jonny Brown, bassist Stephen Evans and drummer Eoghan Clifford
The Guardian's Paul Lester commented on the band: 'The sound of Manchester's youth snatching back '60s psychadelia and using it to smash in the windows of '77 punk..Basically, the kid from 'Kes' has formed a punky skiffle band and he's pissed off about that dead bird..the band produce a 'furiously fast rockabilly rumble, so primitive and unrefined it makes the Monkeys sound like ELP.'
First things first...Twisted Wheel are not named after the legendary Northern Soul club of the same name (though they are aware of it), are encyclopedic about their musical heroes and recoil at the thought of being pigeon-holed as a 'northern band'. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9477/ | 585 hits
Interview: The Yards Sam Saunders spoke to Chris Helme of the Yards in January 2004... www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2261/ | 1,019 hits
Band Profile: Bloc Party Bloc Party are an English alternative rock band. In 2005, the band released their critically acclaimed debut album Silent Alarm. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5454/ | 494 hits
Band Profile: Green Day Green Day is an American rock trio formed in 1987. The band has consisted of Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass guitar, vocals), and Tré Cool (drums, percussion) for the majority of its existence. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5121/ | 381 hits
Band Profile: Stereophonics Stereophonics are a rock band who were formed in 1992 in Cwmaman, Wales by friends Kelly Jones (Guitar/Vocals), Stuart Cable (Drums) and Richard Jones (Bass) but no relation to Kelly. www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4605/ | 332 hits