One of the genuine unexpected surprises to grace the UK music scene in 2008, the Last Shadow Puppets had been conceived the previous year by Arctic Monkeys Alex Turner (Alexander David Turner, 6 January 1986, Sheffield, England) and the Rascals Miles Kane (b. Liverpool, England). Friends since Kanes previous band the Little Flames had supported the Arctic M
- 21% match to The Rascals
This UK indie rock quartet comprises Joe Carnall (1988, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England; vocals/bass), Louis Carnall (b. 1986, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England; guitar), Tom Rowley (b. 1986, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England; guitar) and Joe Green (b. 1986, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England; drums). Growing up together in Sheffield, the members of Milburn began pl
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.
- 17% match to The Rascals
One of the UKs 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
- 12% match to The Rascals
One of a number of UK art-rock bands to emerge in the early 00s in the wake of the success of the Libertines, the Rakes formed in 2002 when workmates Matt Swinnerton (guitar), Jamie Hornsmith (bass) and Lasse Petersen (Denmark; drums) teamed up with Swinnertons friend Alan Donohoe (vocals) to start a band. Based in London, the quartet made an immediate impact on the ci