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Slowdive - 100% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Thames Valley, England-based indie rock band formed in 1989 by Rachel Goswell (16 May 1971, Hampshire, England; vocals), Neil Halstead (b. 7 October 1970, Luton, Bedfordshire, England; vocals/guitar), Brook Christian Savill (b. 6 December 1977, Bury, Lancashire, England; guitar), Nicholas Chaplin (b. 23 December 1970, Slough, Berkshire, England; bass) and Adrian Sell (drums) Read more

Ride - 79% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed at art school in Oxfordshire, England, in 1988 by Mark Gardener (vocals/guitar), Andy Bell (11 August 1970, Cardiff, Wales; guitar/vocals), Stephan Queralt (bass) and Laurence Colbert (drums), Ride had a rapid impact on the alternative music scene. Initially described as ‘the House Of Love with chainsaws’, within a year the quartet’s serrated guitar mel Read more

Chapterhouse - 78% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Reading, England in 1987 by Andrew Sherriff (5 May 1969, Wokingham, England; guitar/vocals), Stephen Patman (b. 8 November 1968, Windsor, Berkshire, England; guitar), Simon Rowe (b. 23 June 1969, Reading, Berkshire, England; guitar), Jon Curtis (bass) and Ashley Bates (b. 2 November 1971, Reading, Berkshire, England; drums), Chapterhouse took the unusual step of re Read more

The Jesus And Mary Chain - 71% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Sonic Youth - 60% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A product of New York’s experimental ‘no-wave’ scene, Sonic Youth first recorded under the auspices of avant garde guitarist Glenn Branca. Thurston Moore (25 July 1958, Coral Gables, Florida, USA; guitar) and Lee Ranaldo (b. 3 February 1956, Glen Cove, New York, USA; guitar) performed together on Branca’s Symphony No. 1. With the addition of Kim Gordon (b Read more

Galaxie 500 - 51% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ex-Harvard College alumni Dean Wareham (1 August 1963, New Zealand; guitar/vocals), Naomi Yang (b. 15 September 1964, USA; bass/vocals) and Damon Krukowski (b. 6 September 1963, USA; drums) formed this band (named after an American Ford car of the 60s) in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Having released one track, ‘Obvious’, on a flexi-disc given away with the m Read more

The Telescopes - 51% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Quintessential English indie band formed in 1988 by Stephen Lawrie (28 March 1969, East Hartford, Northumberland, England; vocals), Joanna Doran (b. Wednesbury, West Midlands, England; guitar, vocals), David Fitzgerald (b. 30 August 1966, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England; guitar), Robert Brooks (b. 11 April 1969, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England; bass) and Read more

Deerhunter - 48% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2001 by Bradford Cox (1982, Athens, Georgia, USA; vocals) and Moses Archuleta (keyboards), the early line-up of this US art punk band also featured Justin Bosworth (b. 1980, d. 2004; bass) and Dan Walton (drums). Guitarist Colin Mee quickly replaced the latter, and with Archuleta doubling on drums the quartet recorded a split 7-inch vinyl singl Read more

Cocteau Twins - 41% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 in Grangemouth, Scotland, the Cocteau Twins originally comprised Elizabeth Fraser (29 August 1963, Grangemouth, Scotland), Robin Guthrie (b. 4 January 1962, Scotland) and bass player Will Heggie. Able to convey an astonishing variety of moods and emotions, using words more for their sound than their meaning, Fraser’s voice became one of the most recogniza Read more

Spacemen 3 - 39% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Instigated in 1982 by Sonic Boom (Pete Kember, 19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England) and regional soulmate J. Spaceman aka Jason Pierce (also, strangely enough, b. 19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England). Augmented by the rhythm section of Rosco (b. Sterling Roswell; drums) and Pete Bain (bass), it took Spacemen 3 four full years to blossom onto record. Ini Read more

Pavement - 38% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Darlings of the 90s US independent scene, Pavement were formed in 1989 in Stockton, California, USA, by college drop-outs Stephen Malkmus (30 May 1966, Santa Monica, California, USA; vocals/guitar) and Scott ‘Spiral Stairs’ Kannberg (guitar). Later they extended to a five-piece by adding Gary Young (b. 3 May 1954, Mamaroneck, New York, USA; percussion), a venerable Read more

Spiritualized - 36% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This dark, neo-psychedelic band was formed by J. Spaceman aka Jason Pierce (19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar) after his messy break-up from former writing partner and Spacemen 3 cohort Pete Kember aka Sonic Boom. Based in Rugby, they were actually inaugurated in 1990 while Spacemen 3 was still officially active. Pierce took the remnants of that b Read more

Swans - 36% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Like many early 80s American bands determined to stretch the boundaries of musical cacophony, the Swans were drawn to the thriving New York underground that also produced Jim Thirlwell (Foetus), Lydia Lunch and Sonic Youth. Although the band endured numerous line-up changes, the Swans always centred on Michael Gira (1954, California, USA; bass/vocals) and, from 1986’s G Read more

Moose - 33% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This UK band comprises Russell Yates (vocals), Kevin ‘K.J.’ McKillop (guitar), Damien Warburton (drums) and Jeremy Tishler (bass). They inadvertently began the so-called ‘shoegazing’ movement, so dubbed because of the static nature of bands who focused on the floorboards instead of their audience, when Yates read lyrics taped to the floor. They rose to notor Read more

Flying Saucer Attack - 32% match to My Bloody Valentine

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This experimental post-rock outfit was formed in Bristol, England by multi-instrumentalist Dave Pearce and bass player Rachel Brook. The two members had originally played in Lynda’s Strange Vacation alongside Matt Elliot and Kate Wright, but set up the Flying Saucer Attack project in 1992 to pursue their interest in lo-fi four-track home-recording. The duo initially releas Read more


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