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The Strokes - 18% match to The Libertines

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in New York City, USA, in 1999, by the end of the following year the Strokes were being hyped as the most important rock band of the new millennium and hailed as the second coming of the Velvet Underground. Other, less forgiving critics dismissed them as a group of rich kids offering a pale pastiche of any number of great guitar rock bands.Julian Read more

The Cribs - 16% match to The Libertines

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This UK indie rock band was formed in 2002 by twin brothers Gary Jarman (20 October 1980, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England; bass/vocals) and Ryan Jarman (b. 20 October 1980, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England; guitar/vocals) and their younger sibling Ross Jarman (b. Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England; drums). The trio made their debut at the start of 2003 with the Jen Scha Read more

Adam Green - 14% match to The Libertines

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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28 May 1981, Mount Kisco, New York, USA. Green began exorcising his songs onto four-track tape at the age of 12, eventually forming anti-folk favourites the Moldy Peaches (with, allegedly, one-time baby-sitter Kimya Dawson), for whom he would regularly appear on stage dressed in a Robin Hood costume. Although unreleased until 2002, Green’s self-titled debut album (aka G Read more

Arctic Monkeys - 14% match to The Libertines

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The remarkable rise of this UK indie rock outfit can be attributed to the power of the Internet in helping promote unknown bands. The Arctic Monkeys were an underground phenomenon who gained mainstream recognition when their witty, literate post-punk stomper ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ reached the top of the UK singles chart in November 2005.

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The Horrors - 12% match to The Libertines

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The Vaccines - 12% match to The Libertines

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Franz Ferdinand - 11% match to The Libertines

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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One of the most intriguing UK guitar bands to emerge in the early years of the twenty-first century, Franz Ferdinand derive their name from an Austro-Hungarian royal whose assassination proved to be the catalyst for the World War I (via a racehorse named Archduke Ferdinand that the band had seen on the television). The Glasgow, Scotland-based quartet, Alex Kapranos (Alexande Read more

Oasis - 11% match to The Libertines

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The View - 11% match to The Libertines

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Formed in early 2005 by Kyle Falconer (vocals), Kieren Webster (bass), Peter Reilly (guitar) and Steven Morrison (drums), this Scottish indie rock band from Dryburgh, Dundee, barely two years later the View had become one of the UK music scene’s ‘buzz’ bands. The line-up first played together at secondary school, performing a mixture of cover versions and origina Read more


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