Australian band Ariel was the brainchild of Mike Rudd and Bill Putt, following on from the break-up of their previous band Spectrum in April 1973. Ariel played blues-tinged rock with some country overtones.
The original line-up broke up in...
English ex-pat Rob Griffiths embraced 1960s English pop culture (The Who, The Kinks, Union Jack flags draped over amplifiers) so it was perhaps unsurprising that Little Murders (the band were named after a 1971 film starring...
Formed in Stourbridge, West Midlands, in 1986, The Wonder Stuff amassed a sizeable local following and released an EP, It's A Wonderful Day, in 1987.
Along with other Midlands hopefuls Pop Will Eat Itself, Crazyhead and Gaye...
By the time this Perth (Australia) band's debut LP, Rarer Than Rocking Horse Shit, was released on vinyl it was already three years old, having previously been available on cassette only.
Before Shaun Cassidy, even before David Cassidy, there was TV teen heartthrob Bobby Sherman.
At the height of his career, Sherman had a hit TV series, a succession of smash singles and the adoration of millions of teenyboppers...
If Unicorn had come from California rather than Surrey their entry in the musical history books would have been substantially fatter.
Chiefly remembered now through their association with Pink Floyd's David Gilmour - who produced their second...
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