Feeder

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

This highly fêted UK alternative rock band was formed in 1995 by sound engineer Grant Nicholas (Newport, Wales; guitar/vocals) and Jon Lee (b. 1968, Newport, Wales, d. 7 January 2002, Miami, Florida, USA; drums), who had previously played together in Reel and Rain Dancer. They were joined by Taka Hirose (b. Nagoya, Japan; bass), and began playing under the name of Real. After signing to the Echo label later the same year, the trio changed their name to Feeder and played their first gig in Yeovil, Somerset on 25 May. The band released their debut Two Colours EP in November 1995, and built up a substantial live reputation as a support act for Terrorvision and Reef. An acclaimed six-track mini-album, Swim, followed in June 1996, but their early singles ‘Stereo World’, ‘Tangerine’, ‘Cement’, and ‘Crash’ made little progress in the charts, with only the last two reaching the UK Top 50.

A new song, the...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of Feeder


Email alerts for products
by Feeder
Email Icon
OLDIES.com on facebook
To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)