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Good Charlotte - 87% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Punk pop became a lucrative commodity in the late 90s, as countless skaters decided to put down their boards and pick up instruments in the hope of enjoying the commercial success achieved by bands such as Green Day and Blink-182. The Waldorf, Maryland, USA-based quintet, Good Charlotte, is just one of a countless stream of similarly styled bands, using the same chord patterns Read more

Boys Like Girls - 65% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Formed in 2005 by Martin Johnson (vocals/guitar), Paul DiGiovanni, (guitar), Bryan Donahue (bass), and John Keefe (drums), this Boston, Massachusetts-based indie rock act rose rapidly through the ranks of their contemporaries to establish themselves as one of America’s most eagerly supported new bands. The quartet had all played around Massachusetts with other hopeful band Read more

Sum 41 - 63% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Canadian pop punk quartet broke through in the US charts in 2001 with their second album, All Killer No Filler. Sum 41 was formed in Ajax, Ontario in 1996 by teenagers Deryck Whibley (21 March 1980, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; vocals/guitar) and Steve Jocz (b. Stephen Martin Jocz, 23 July 1981, Ajax, Ontario, Canada; drums). Dave Baksh (b. 26 July 1980, Toronto, Ontar Read more

Yellowcard - 53% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of a number of pop punk outfits to enjoy commercial success in the early years of the twenty-first century, the Ventura, California, USA-based Yellowcard was formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1997. The original line-up of the band featured Ben Dobson (vocals), Todd Clary (guitar/vocals), Ben Harper (guitar), Warren Cooke (bass) and Longineu Parsons (16 February 1980, US Read more

Green Day - 38% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Music Theme Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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With alternative rock music going overground in the early 90s, few acts were better positioned to exploit the commercial possibilities than Green Day - Billie Joe Armstrong (17 February 1972, California, USA; vocals/guitar), Mike Dirnt (b. 4 May 1972, California, USA; bass/vocals) and Tre Cool (b. Frank Edwin Wright III, 9 December 1972, Germany; drums/vocals). Armstrong and Read more

McFly - 36% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This UK quartet arrived on the music scene in early 2004 as potential rivals to the then current kings of the teen pop rock crown, Busted, and the links between the two bands make interesting reading. McFly was formed in 2001 by Tom Fletcher (Thomas Michael Fletcher, 17 July 1985, Harrow, London, England; guitar/vocals), Danny Jones (b. Daniel Alan David Jones, 12 March 1986 Read more

Bowling for Soup - 34% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA, this pop punk quartet was formed in 1994, with its roots reaching back to a two-man music comedy team (vocalist/guitarist Jaret Reddick aka Jaret Von Erich and bass player Erik Chandler aka Erik Rodham Clinton), that specialized in acoustic tunes and cover versions of 80s glam metal songs. With a second guitarist signed on (Chris Burney aka Read more

The Maine - 34% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Fall Out Boy - 32% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Originating from Chicago, Illinois, USA, emo band Fall Out Boy began to take shape at the turn of the new millennium. Formed by Patrick Stump (27 April 1984, Evanston, Illinois, USA; vocals/guitar), Joseph Trohman (b. 1 September 1984, Chicago, Illinois, USA; guitar), Pete Wentz (b. 5 June 1979, Wilmette, Illinois, USA; bass) and Andrew Hurley (b. 31 May 1980, Milwaukee, Wis Read more

Avril Lavigne - 31% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Avril Ramona Lavigne, 27 September 1984, Belleville, Ontario, Canada. One of the new breed of musically literate female singer-songwriters to emerge in the new millennium, Lavigne made her breakthrough at the age of 17 when her debut Let Go broached the US Top 10 in June 2002. Her guitar rock and angst-ridden lyrics bore obvious comparisons to her compatriot Alanis Morissett Read more

Forever The Sickest Kids - 31% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Papa Roach - 31% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Originating from Vacaville, Northern California, USA, Papa Roach established themselves alongside major nu metal bands such as Korn and Limp Bizkit with the release in 2000 of their major label debut, Infest. The band was formed in 1993 by high school friends Coby Dick (Jacoby Shaddix, 28 July 1976, Mariposa, California, USA; vocals), Dave Buckner (b. 29 May 1976, Los Angele Read more

Plain White T's - 31% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Tom Higgenson (Thomas John Higgenson, USA; vocals), Ken Fletcher (bass) and Dave Tirio (b. 28 October 1979, USA; drums) formed this Illinois, USA-based pop punk band in 1997. Higgenson and Fletcher had previously played together in the Villa Park-based high school band Harvey’s Daughter. The band spent the next three years playing local gigs and developing its sound, al Read more

My Chemical Romance - 30% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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New Jersey, USA-based goth-punk band formed in 2000 by vocalist Gerard Way (9 April 1977, Newark, New Jersey, USA) and drummer Matt Pelissier, with guitarist Ray Toro (b. Raymond Manuel Toro-Ortiz, 15 July 1977, Kearny, New Jersey, USA) joining up soon afterwards. Bass player Mikey Way (b. Michael James Way, 10 September 1980, Newark, New Jersey, USA) and guitarist Frank Ier Read more

Three Days Grace - 30% match to Simple Plan

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Canadian alt metal band was formed in Norwood, Ontario, in 1997 by Adam Gontier (vocals/guitar), Neil Sanderson (drums) and Brad Walst (bass). The members had originally played together in the under-achieving Groundswell before changing their name, relocating to Toronto, and developing a more mainstream sound. A partnership with producer Gavin Brown gave the band’s ca Read more


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