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Palladium (band)

Palladium were an English Deathcore band, active from 2006 until early 2009. They are not to be confused with the Australian or American bands of the same name.

The Pinkees

The Pinkees were an English power pop band from Basildon, Essex, active in the 1980s. The band members were Paul Egholm, Andy Price, Max Reinsch, Nevil Kiddier and Paul Reynolds. Piano and additional vocals, when recording, were supplied by their ...

The Piranhas

The Piranhas formed in 1977, and were originally part of the Brighton punk scene, first coming to prominence when DJ John Peel started playing their single "I Dont Want My Body" on his BBC Radio 1 programme, but achieved their biggest success wit ...

Po!

Po! are an indie rock band formed in Leicester, England in 1987, with releases dating up to 1998 on Rutland Records, Sunday Records in the US and Elefant Records in Spain.

Pro-jekt

Not to be confused with Projekt or Project Pitchfork Pro-jekt are a band who have sometimes described themselves as Gothic metal, although it has been noted that they have a darkwave sound. They formed in January 2000, in Derbyshire, England. The ...

Psycho Motel

The band was formed in 1995 by Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith after he left Maiden in 1990. Smith briefly experimented with a project called ASAP Adrian Smith and Project before seemingly retiring from the music industry altogether in 1990. H ...

Pulled Apart by Horses

Pulled Apart by Horses are an alternative rock band from Leeds, England. They formed in early 2008. In 2009 they were successfully signed by Transgressive Records and released their debut self-titled album Pulled Apart by Horses on 21 June 2010. ...

Rain (British band)

The band was formed at the Merseyside Trade Union Community and Unemployed Resource Centre in Huyton, Liverpool, in 1988 with a line-up of Ned Murphy vocals, guitar, Colin Clarke vocals, guitar, Martyn Campbell bass guitar, vocals, and Tony McGui ...

Random Hold

The first line-up featured David Ferguson keyboards and David Rhodes guitar and vocals, plus Simon Ainley guitars and vocals, Bill MacCormick bass and David Leach drums. After a handful of gigs and record label interest, the band signed to Polydo ...

RavenEye

RavenEye are an English rock band formed in Milton Keynes in 2014. The band consist of blues guitarist Oli Brown on vocals, bassist Aaron Spiers and drummer Adam Breeze. Their sound is reminiscent of and rooted in modern garage rock and blues rock.

RedBoxBlue

RedBoxBlue were a British Pop Rock band originating from South London. The band formed in 2007 and its members are Jonathan Haselden, Sam Harrop, Rob Bohner, Timo Simpson, Dominic Gianetta and Tom Murrow. The group disbanded in 2009.

Rattlesnake Remedy

Rattlesnake Remedy was a hard rock band from Birmingham, England. The band was influenced by artists such as The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, Free, Pantera, and Black Sabbath. Its members changed their name to Caduga in 2009. Rattlesn ...

Renegades (band)

Renegades were a British rock band which started out as a side-project from two members of the band Feeder, featuring guitarist Grant Nicholas and bassist Taka Hirose, before becoming a pseudonym name for Feeder themselves. Nicholas formed Renega ...

The Renegades (band)

The Renegades were a British rock band which started out in Birmingham in 1960. The band never had much success in their home country, but they became popular in Finland in the 1960s and from 1966 to 1971 in Italy. In the middle of the 70s Kim Br ...

Ricky (band)

Ricky was an English indie rock band, led by Jim Lines, Guy Gyngell and Darren Richardson. The other constant member of the band was guitarist Gary Rex. Jim lines has gone on to free load and scam people by pretending to front a charity choir but ...

Roadhouse (band)

Not to be confused with the Detroit band of the same name. Roadhouse was a British short-lived rock band, that once included former Def Leppard members guitarist Pete Willis and drummer Frank Noon. According to the bands website, the band recorde ...

The Rose of Avalanche

Formed during 1984, in Leeds, England by founding members Phil Morris, Paul James Berry and Alan Davis. The name came from the "rose" for the beauty and the "avalanche" for the power, as a way of describing their music. Before they had played a g ...

Rosetta Stone (band)

Rosetta Stone are a British gothic rock band formed in the mid-1980s by Porl King and Karl North, plus their drum machine and synthesizer rack nicknamed "Madame Razor". The band is named after the Rosetta Stone, an Egyptian historical artifact, a ...

Rubicon (English band)

Rubicon was an early 1990s offshoot of the band Fields of the Nephilim who released two albums. What Starts, Ends on Atlantic Records and on Beggars Banquet Records in 1992 catalogue reference - BBQ CD 128 was produced by Mark Freegard, and featu ...

The Sandkings (band)

The Sandkings were an indie pop music band from Wolverhampton, England who had minor success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They were named after a 1981 collection of sci-fi short stories by George R. R. Martin called Sandkings. Their first f ...

Scarlet Carmina

Scarlet Carmina are a British rock band from Worcester, UK. Their song Badass Romantic is featured over the 25th anniversary DVD release of 80s Cult Classic This is Spinal Tap.’ The band has been championed heavily by The Friday Session Introduci ...

Scum Pups

Scum Pups were a grunge, punk rock, three piece band, that formed in Leicester, England in November 1989. The band formed while at sixth form college with Matt Day heading the trio. The band recorded their first single EP with Hinckley-based Moti ...

Seachange (band)

Seachange formed in Nottingham, United Kingdom in 1999. They were the first British band to be taken on the roster of American indie-label Matador Records within five years. In Europe they were signed to Glitterhouse Records. In late March 2007, ...

Sergeant Buzfuz

Sergeant Buzfuz are a seven-piece band based in London. Their musical style has been referred to as indie folk, psychedelic pop and anti-folk. They take their name from a character in The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens. The current line-up co ...

Shake Appeal

The band took their name from a Stooges song off the album Raw Power. Their primary influences were the Stooges and the MC5. The first song the band learned to play was "Search and Destroy". The original line-up was Graham Franklin vocals, Jimmy ...

The Shrubs

Future Shrubs singer Nick Hobbs had previously managed Henry Cow and after living in Stockholm for a year joined Swedish band Kraeldjursanstalten. When that band split up he relocated to London and looked for a new band. After being sacked from S ...

Sidi Bou Said (band)

Sidi Bou Said were a London-based alternative rock band, who existed during the 1990s, formed by Claire Lemmon, Gayl Harrison and Melanie Woods. Their music combined an indie rock/folk sound with complex arrangements and literate lyrics. They wer ...

Singing Adams

Singing Adams is a British indie rock band from London. The band was formed by Steven Adams following the break-up of The Broken Family Band. The band should not be confused with Adams solo project The Singing Adams, which has a definite article ...

Skintight Jaguars

Skintight Jaguars were a hard rock/punk band from London, England. They are currently on an indefinite hiatus. The last line-up consisted of guitarist/vocalist Ryan Simmonds, bassist Matt Valentine and drummer J Machete. Original singer Kip Legen ...

The Slow Readers Club

The Slow Readers Club evolved from earlier band Omerta. They formed in 2003 and signed to fashionable Manchester label Northern Ambition in 2005 when they released three singles, each of which sold out on the day of release and became collectors ...

Smokers Die Younger

Smokers Die Younger are a four-piece rock band from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Their debut album opens with hardcore grunge rock and closes with avant-garde art-rock, taking in dub, country music, indie, and rock and roll.

The Snake Corps

Formed in 1984, from the ashes of the then broken-up Sad Lovers & Giants, Tristan Garel-Funk and Nigel Pollard conceived the band, but Pollard left prior to recording the first album. Vocalist Marc Lewis responded to an advert in Melody Maker for ...

The Snapdragons

The Snapdragons were an indie rock band from Leeds, England. They were led by their singer and main songwriter, James Taylor. They released two albums and four singles in the late 1980s and early 1990s, while signed to the independent record labe ...

Sniff n the Tears

Sniff n the Tears is a British rock band best known for their 1979 song "Drivers Seat", a hit in many countries. The exception was the UK itself where a problem with EMIs pressing plant meant that the single was not available following the bands ...

Spycatcher (band)

Spycatcher are a five-piece rock band from Watford, United Kingdom formed by Ex-Cry For Silence members Steve Sears, Gallows bassist Stu Gili-Ross, and Mitch Mitchener of Haunts,William Taylor and Drew Elliott. Within a fortnight of its inception ...

Star 69 (band)

Star 69 was an English alternative rock band headed by Julie Daniels, who released a single full-length album and a number of EPs in the late 1990s, as well as providing "You Are Here" for the soundtrack to the 1997 movie Trojan War.

Step 13

Step 13 was founded in 1996 as a collective of DJs and musicians, linked by a common interest in music experimentation. Originally known as Step 13 Recordings, they would DJ jungle and drum and bass at free party events and club nights across Sou ...

Stereo Models

Stereo Models were an English new wave group, formed in 1979 in Bristol. They are best known for the track "Move Fast-Stay Ahead", on the Bristol compilation album, Avon Calling, released by Heartbeat Records in 1979. Rick Joseph of NME writing a ...

Steve Tooks Horns

Steve Tooks Horns was an English rock band with blues rock and punk influences formed in 1977 by former Tyrannosaurus Rex percussionist turned solo artist Steve Peregrin Took together with Trev Thoms, later of Nik Turners Inner City Unit. The ban ...

The Stingrays (Bristol band)

The Stingrays are a new wave band, which was originally formed in 1977 in Bristol, England, by Russ Mainwaring and Dean Sidney and are still gigging today. They have experienced various line up changes over the years, but have included: Russ Main ...

Straw (band)

Straw was formed in Bristol by Mattie Bennett vocals/guitar and Roger Power bass/guitar, formerly of The Blue Aeroplanes. Later adding keyboardist Mark "Duck" Blackwell, the group signed to Arista Records under the moniker "Please" with a differe ...

Swimming (band)

Swimming is an art rock band formed in Nottingham, UK known for their genre-straddling output that unites a fluid and experimental sonic approach into a sound which is uniformly uplifting. They have releases on their own Colourschool Records, EVR ...

Symbel (band)

Symbel is an English Heathen Metal band created in 2001 by Sceot Acwealde fusing lyrical elements of the English neopagan, anti-capitalist and esoteric anarchist circles with folkish and romanticist nationalist beliefs, drawing from the philosoph ...

Taxxi

Taxxi were an English rock band best known for the song "Im Leaving". The band formed in the late 1970s and first came to prominence in the early 1980s with a few minor AOR hit singles and some MTV airplay. The band received club play in France w ...

Ten Benson

Ten Benson are a rock band from London, United Kingdom formed in 1997. Their early releases saw them described as "psychedelic hillbillies", but they later moved on to a heavy metal sound.

Thirteen: 13

Thirteen:13 were a British alternative rock band formed in 1999 from the ashes of Catch. Quickly signed to Polydor, the bands original line-up consisted of songwriters Wayne Murray vocals and guitar and Toby MacFarlaine bass and vocals with Ben E ...

This Picture (band)

The band consisted of lead singer Symon Bye, Duncan Forrester drums, Robert Forrester guitar, and Austen Rowley, who replaced original bass player Steve Hughes in 1991. The band released two albums, the Kevin Moloney-produced A Violent Impression ...

ThisGirl

ThisGirl was a rock band from Rotherham and Sheffield, England. The band was formed in 1999, and has released seven albums/EPs. They were well known for their energetic performances and had a series of successful tours, most notably playing on th ...

Thousand Yard Stare (band)

Thousand Yard Stare are an English band from Slough, Berkshire, active during the early 1990s, prior to the Britpop explosion. Supporting popular bands on the indie circuit such as James and Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine, the band also relea ...

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