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Gin Blossoms - 100% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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‘A big slice of American cheese’ was how the singer of this American rock band once described their sound. Favoured sons of MTV, they had earlier attracted a fierce local following after formation in Tempe, Arizona, USA, in 1987. Their original line-up comprised Doug Hopkins (Douglas Hopkins, 11 April 1961, USA, d. 5 December 1993, Tempe, Arizona, USA; guitar), Bil Read more

Better Than Ezra - 87% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This unusually named US alternative rock band was formed in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1988, by university students Kevin Griffin (1 October 1968, USA; vocals/guitar), Joel Rundell (b. USA, d. 8 August 1990, USA; guitar), Cary Bonnecaze (drums) and Tom Drummond (b. 30 June 1969; bass). They made their debut a year later with a cassette-only release, Surprise, which featured Read more

The Verve Pipe - 62% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Before becoming a viable commercial force in 1996 with their first album for RCA Records, the Verve Pipe had already released two small-scale independent albums on their own LMNO Pop! label. Led by singer, guitarist and songwriter Brian Vander Ark (19 June 1964), the band was formed in East Lansing, Michigan, USA, in the early 90s. Backing Vander Ark were his brother, Brad V Read more

The Wallflowers - 59% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The vast majority of the initial attention surrounding US rock band the Wallflowers concerned the fact that one Jakob Luke Dylan (9 December 1969, New York City, New York, USA), the son of Bob Dylan, was their songwriter, singer and guitarist. Interest in his career was only natural, though on the evidence of the Wallflowers’ self-titled debut for Virgin Records in 1992 Read more

Hootie & The Blowfish - 50% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This hugely successful US quartet was formed at the University of South Carolina in 1989. They are led by Darius Rucker (13 May 1966, Charleston, South Carolina, USA), whose soulful vocals add sparkle to an otherwise fairly formulaic rock sound. The quartet is completed by Mark Bryan (b. 6 May 1967, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA; guitar, ex-Missing In Action), Dean Felber (b. Read more

Vertical Horizon - 48% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This endearingly popular live ‘modern rock’ outfit was formed in 1991 by Georgetown University undergraduates Keith Kane and Matthew Scannell. The two singer-songwriters began performing together as an acoustic duo, relocating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts where they saved enough money from their menial day jobs and live gigs to finance their own album. There And Back Ag Read more

Collective Soul - 47% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Stockbridge, Georgia, USA, Collective Soul earned their reputation with strong, hook-laden pop rock songs, the best example of which is ‘Shine’, which topped Billboard’s Rock Album Tracks poll in May 1994 and broke into the mainstream Top 20. The band’s history up to then, however, had been a tortuous one spanning more than a decade. Ed Roland ( Read more

Sister Hazel - 47% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A modern pop rock quintet who built their reputation on a rugged touring schedule and stern work ethic, Sister Hazel were rewarded with a contract from Universal Records in 1997. Formed in Gainesville, Florida, USA, the band had already recorded their self-titled debut for independent label Soul Trax by this point, attracting a strong local following and critical attention from Read more

10,000 Maniacs - 45% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US band originally comprised enigmatic vocalist Natalie Merchant (26 October 1963, Jamestown, New York, USA), backed by Robert Buck (b. 1958, Jamestown, New York, USA, d. 19 December 2000, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; guitar), John Lombardo (b. 30 September 1952; guitar), Dennis Drew (b. 8 August 1957; keyboards) and Steven Gustafson (b. 10 April 1957; bass). Merchant Read more

Counting Crows - 43% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This San Francisco, California, USA-based adult rock band grew out of the acoustic duo Sordid Humor, formed in 1989 by Adam Duritz (1 August 1964, Baltimore, Maryland, USA; vocals) and David Bryson (b. 5 November 1961, USA; guitar). Mat Malley (b. Matthew Mark Malley, 4 July 1963, Oakland, California, USA; bass), Steve Bowman (b. 14 January 1967, USA; drums), and Charlie Gil Read more

Sponge - 43% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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Soul Asylum - 41% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Originally a Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA-based garage hardcore band, Soul Asylum spent their early years under the yoke of comparisons with the more fêted Replacements and Hüsker Dü. Indeed, the latter’s Bob Mould was known to fondly describe Soul Asylum as ‘our little brothers’, and was on hand as producer for their first two long-playing sets.Read more

Spin Doctors - 41% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This four-piece band came together in 1989 when Christopher Barron (5 February 1968, Hawaii; vocals) and Eric Schenkman (b. 12 December 1963, Massachusetts, USA; guitar) met Aaron Comess (b. 24 April 1968, Arizona, USA; drums) at the New School of Jazz in New York. With the line-up completed by Mark White (b. 7 July 1962, New York, USA; bass), the band signed a recording con Read more

Barenaked Ladies - 40% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Taking their name from a childhood slang term for a naked woman, the Barenaked Ladies are, in fact, five strapping lads from Scarborough, near Toronto, Canada. They were formed in 1988 by songwriters Steven Page (22 June 1970, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals) and Ed Robertson (b. Lloyd Edward Elwyn Robertson, 25 October 1970, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; guitar/ Read more

Fastball - 40% match to Toad the Wet Sprocket

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Based in Austin, Texas, USA, alternative rock trio Fastball comprises Miles Zuniga (10 September 1966; vocals/guitar), Tony Scalzo (b. 6 May 1964; vocals/bass) and Joey Shuffield (drums). Previously Shuffield and Zuniga had been members of pop/rock band Big Car, who released one album, Normal, for Giant Records in 1992. However, that band disintegrated owing to record compan Read more


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