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The Libertines - 96% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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One of the UK’s most fêted bands of the early 00s turned out to be the Libertines, an outfit whose sound was comparable to early punk purveyors such as the Clash and the Jam. The Libertines story began when leaders Pete Doherty (12 March 1979, Hexham, Northumberland, England; guitar/vocals) and Carl Barât (b. Carlos Barât, 6 June 1978, Basingstoke, Ham Read more

Johnny Marr - 57% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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We Are Scientists - 48% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Archetypal US indie rock band formed in 2000 in California by Keith Murray (10 May 1977, USA; guitar/vocals), Chris Cain (b. 1 September 1977, USA; bass) and Michael Tapper (b. USA; drums). The trio met while attending Pomona College in Claremont, and after graduation relocated to Los Angeles and then New York in order to launch their career. They spent the next three years Read more

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Los Campesinos! - 44% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Originally based at Cardiff University in Wales, this Welsh indie pop band was formed in 2006 by students Neil (guitar), Ellen (bass), Ollie (drums), Tom (guitar), Gareth (vocals, glockenspiel), Harriet (violin, keyboards), and Aleksandra (vocals, keyboards). In a typically youthful gesture, the seven band members all adopted the surname Campesinos. Their demo CD gained them ai Read more

British Sea Power - 41% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Brighton, England-based art rock band formed in 1999 by Yan (Yan Wilkinson; vocals/guitar), his brother Hamilton (b. Neil Hamilton Wilkinson; bass/vocals), Noble (b. Martin Noble; guitar), and Wood (b. Matthew Wood; drums). The brothers and Wood first met while at school in their native Lake District, and Yan met up with Noble while they were studying at Reading University. Read more

Ash - 40% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This indie band from Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland, first began to make headway into the mainstream in 1994. Playing sprightly, youthful punk pop, the average age of the members was only 17 when they released their debut record. Rick ‘Rock’ McMurray (11 July 1975, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; drums), Tim Wheeler (b. 4 January 1977, Downpatrick, Read more

The Stone Roses - 37% match to The Cribs

Genres: Documentaries Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A classic case of an overnight success stretched over half a decade, the UK band Stone Roses evolved through a motley collection of Manchester-based non-starters such as the Mill, the Patrol, and English Rose before settling down as Stone Roses at the start of 1984. Acclaimed for their early warehouse gigs, at this time the line-up comprised Ian Brown (20 February 1963, Warr Read more

Supergrass - 33% match to The Cribs

Genres: Documentaries Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Initially regarded as new entrants in the UK’s indie guitar band movement of the mid-90s, Oxford’s Supergrass suddenly found themselves thrust into the rock mainstream. The band was formed by Danny Goffey (Daniel Robert Goffey, 7 February 1974, London, England; drums), Gaz Coombes (b. Gareth Michael Coombes, 8 March 1976, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; vocals/guitar Read more

The Horrors - 33% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Jam - 31% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly successful late 70s and early 80s UK band comprised Paul Weller (25 May 1958, Woking, Surrey, England; vocals/guitar), Bruce Foxton (b. 1 September 1955, Woking, Surrey, England; bass/vocals) and Rick Buckler (b. Paul Richard Buckler, 6 December 1955, Woking, Surrey, England; drums). After gigging consistently throughout 1976, the band signed to Polydor Records e Read more

Yuck - 31% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Manic Street Preachers - 30% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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In their rise from cult punk revivalists to stadium conquering rockers, this Welsh band has enjoyed a love/hate relationship with the music press, opening with a bizarre encounter in 1991. The catalyst was guitarist Richey Edwards, who cut the words ‘4 Real’ into his forearm to the amazement of New Musical Express critic Steve Lamacq, when he dared to call into questi Read more

The Coral - 30% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Originating from Hoylake, a small town on the Wirral Peninsula in Merseyside, England, the Coral was formed in 1996 by school friends James Skelly (1980, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England; vocals/guitar), Nick Power (organ/vocals), Bill Ryder-Jones (b. 1983, Salford, Greater Manchester, England; guitar/trumpet), Lee Southall (guitar/vocals), Paul Duffy (bass/saxophone), and Ia Read more

The Vaccines - 26% match to The Cribs

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Blur - 22% match to The Cribs

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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‘When our third album comes out our position as the quintessential English band of the 90s will be assured.’ A typical bullish statement that could have been made by any number of UK indie bands in 1990 - but from the mouth of Damon Albarn of Blur it amounted to prophecy. Blur were formed in London while Albarn (23 March 1968, Whitechapel, London, England; vocals), Read more


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