This is an archive of the band profile for Accolade.

Accolade are a five-piece melodic indie/rock band with members hailing from the cities of Leeds/Bradford and Halifax in the UK. With influences ranging from the modern, rockier sounds of Incubus, Audioslave and Span to the timeless classics of the Beatles and Pink Floyd, Accolade's main focus is their songwriting and catchy choruses, incorporating an intricate level of musicianship into their songs.

Recently the band has added talented front-man and songsmith Nick Evans to their line-up. This addition has given the band a new lease of life, and has taken the sound and energy to a new level. With an ever-increasing fanbase both locally and on the internet, the band has achieved over 60,000 plays on MySpace and is now beginging to secure support slots for signed bands at some of Britian's most reputable venues.

Vocals: Nick Evans
Guitar: Chris Crookes
Keys: Paul Ainley
Bass: Jonny Whelan
Drums: David Zdanowicz.