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Band List - Index D

This is a list of all the bands listed starting with D.

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D:Vided

tribute to Westlife and Take That


Da Da Mouton Noir

Probably the most charismatic and striking band ever to play the pubs of birmingham. The lead singer has a captivating personality to which the whole crowd hangs on every word. The guitarist has sex appeal to make every man woman and beast drool. Da ...



D-A-D

D-A-D is a Danish rock band previously known as "Disneyland After Dark", a name that had to be changed after a threatening lawsuit from The Walt Disney Company. Their style of music is often categorized as melodic heavy rock. They have also used the ...

Daddy Delux

Made up of four mates from Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham, the members of Daddy Delux were stolen from wild 90's thrashers Wasted Taste and chilled-out funkers Indica by infamous industry guru, Ged Rogers. The band took shape in the summer of 2003 ...


Daevid Allen and The Magick Brothers

Daevid Allen was one of the founders of the British progressive rock band the Soft Machine. After recording just one album with the group, he became the founder/leader of Gong, which he left in 1973 to begin a solo career. Allen explored his quirky, ...


Dakesis

Dakesis are a five piece prog-power band from Birmingham, UK. Mixing European symphonic and power metal influences with homegrown classic rock and NWOBHM, a heavy dose of tongue-in-cheek cheese and a fair dash of modern prog, Dakesis have carved a un ...





Dale Perry

On my myspace page you will find my solo material done in a acoustic unplugged format the band being LC on lead Guitar, David Singh and Sian Connor on Backing Vocals, Russell Preston Drums/Percussion and I sing and play rhythm guitar and we are alway ...


Dälek

Back in the day, Dälek (pronounced dialect) and the Oktopus met at William Patterson University. The O, learning that Dälek made beats at his home studio offered to help him engineer his nascent tracks at his growing studio, Sweetwood Sound. Since a ...


Damage Inc

metallica tribute..

Damaged Dolls

I'm so sick and tired of always ending up in another cover band, only playing boring cover songs. Well, back to search for a singer and a drummer who wants to play great 80's sleaze/hardrock." That was Linus' thoughts when he left his latest band, in ...

Damaged Goods

Excellent Birmingham Based 5 piece covering Rock/Pop from 5 decades 60's to the noughties




DAMIAN WILSON BAND

Biography: Damian Wilson Recorded four solo albums, 'COSMAS', 'DISCIPLE', 'LIVE IN REHEARSAL' and 'LET'S START A COMMUNE' - Made available for FREE download at www.damian-wilson.com Toured and Recorded with THRESHOLD, LANDMARQ, ARJEN LUCASSEN, STAR ...


Damien Jurado

Lofi folk - best known for his dark yet fragile first person fictional tales, Jurado unlocks the door and invites us into his own enigmatic world with an energy and intensity that is all-consuming. http://www.capsule.org.uk





Damo Suzuki Network

Damo Suzuki Network performing spontaneous composition Dudes of Neptune, Retinal Circus, The Worrisome Ankletrout and Narcoleptic Penguin as sound carriers

Damon Downs

A great song is a great song whether it's Motorhead or Simon and Garfunkel. I've being a songwriter for around 15 years and have undergone many musical forms to get to this point now.... A signature sound of down-to-earth, quirky guitar-pop ...









Dan Cassidy & James Hickman

Talented transatlantic folk and roots duo, Dan Cassidy (USA) brother of the late Eva Cassidy, and James Hickman (UK) provide an exciting array of fiddling renditions and driving guitar playing. The outcome is refreshing interpretations of new and tra ...

Dan Cassidy Swing Quartet

American Violinist extraordinaire Dan Cassidy presents with unique wit and charm, the amazing 'Dan Cassidy Swing Quartet' performing a dynamic evening of hot tunes that captures the effervescent spirit of the swinging 1930's. Featuring Icelandic guit ...

Dan Cassidy/ James Hickman

Dan is the brother of songstress Eva Cassidy, a virtuoso fiddle player with a unique 'tongue in cheek' humour. James is a renowned performer of roots, folk, celtic and blues with a vibrant voice and a driving guitar style.

Dan Clews

Dan is a well seasoned artist playing many of the UK's best live music venues and recently signed a deal with George Martin Music, which in turn has provided so wonderful support slots with artists including Bloc Party, Jeffrey Lewis, Air Traffic, Th ...




Dan Greenaway

Superb singer, song writer and musician from Worcestershire. Fantastic live acoustic and with his band, Rase.


Dan Haynes

"A gorgeous, warm and gentle voice. Someone to look out for" Nicky Tapper BBC RADIO ""Remember the name"" Ash James : George Tortoise if acoustic music is meant to sooth and calm you even on your shittiest of days, then dan haynes g ...











Dan Walsh

Touted as the finest banjo player in the UK, Dan Walsh is described as 'taking the banjo into the stratosphere' (Froots) with a unique and eclectic style taking in folk, funk, bluegrass, jazz, rock and even Arabic. Also a singer and guitarist, he has ...


Dan Williams

Self written songs inspired by the Shropshire Hills and its beautiful people. Dan Williams, singer songwriter, plays original energetic heartfelt acoustic folk/blues/rock with the odd cover thrown in for good measure





























Daniel Smith Duo

Daniel Smith is described as the world's greatest Dutch-Indonesian-Anglo-Scottish blues and boogie woogie piano player - and it's probably true! He learnt boogie woogie from his Dutch-Indonesian uncle. As a solo artist and with The Daniel Smith Blues ...










DANNY BRYANT’S RED EYE BAND

He is a superb guitarist and songsmith with a great voice. He has been praised with superlatives from all avenues in the music world and features heavily in music magazines all over Europe. See 'Guitar Techniques',' Classic Rock', 'Guitar & Bass' ...








Danny Moves

danny moves is four like minded musicians from a little town called kenilworth, we try and write catchy, rocking tunes, and love playing them live. We have recored our debut EP, "Do not pass go, do not collect £200", which showcases 3 of the most po ...



Dannys Last Dance

Having recently secured support for Alabama 3 (and support with The Bluetones in the pipeline), the band's ethos 'to gig, gig and gig again' seems to be working. Having reached the final of London's 'Grey Horse - Battle of Bands', the band has recent ...


Dante Fox

Melodic rockers based at Birminghams renound Rich Bitch Studios.


Danu

The band first burst onto the Irish music scene in the mid-nineties and rapidly generated an excited buzz, as it became clear that this was a new band with something special. Since then they have gone on to become one of the leading names in Irish mu ...


Dappy

meh




Darden Smith

From the same stable as Neil Young, Jackson Browne and James Taylor, he has played at major stadiums across North America and Europe, in his 10 album, 20 year career. He has collaborated with and written songs for a wide variety of artists, including ...




Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker, The Hootie and the Blowfish frontman, who traded pop superstardom for a solo country venture in 2008, has since scored platinum album sales, a CMA award and membership in the coveted Grand Ole Opry, among other accolades.









Dark Page

DARK PAGE a 3 piece Rock Tribute Band From The West Midlands Formed around 15 Years ago Playing "No Frills" Classic Rock with a Hard Edge and a "No Bullshit" Attitude Playing all Venues Small to Large Priding ourselves on Always giving 100% no matter ...


Dark Patrick

Having successfully performed to full houses in Ukraine and making a name for themselves as innovators of their own unique style Dark Patrick are now impressing audiences in other parts of the World with their sincerity, professionalism and "out of t ...


Dark Side Of The Room

DARK SIDE OF THE ROOM play the music of the wonderful PINK FLOYD The most authentic floyd tribute outside of Cambridge, concentrating on classic material from the seminal albums Dark Side Of The Moon and Wish You Were Here, as well as choice morse ...








Darkside

Darkside - the Floyd Experience The group was formed in the summer of 2005 as a result of a desire to not only play but perform the music of Pink Floyd with the same sense of adventure and experimentalism that made the band so unique in the Sixtie ...













Darryl Evans & Steve Tovey

Wurlitzer Organ Concert








Darwin’s Radio

Darwin's Radio are a 4 piece band from the South of England. Formed when former Grey Lady Down members Mark Westwood and Sean Spear joined forces with Declan Burke of The Spirit of Rush (the well-known Rush tribute). Darwin's Radio - whilst clear ...





Dashboardporn

Dashboardporn (one word) are a 5 piece rock and roll band from Leicester, England. Come and see us and discover for yourself why Steve Lamacq played us on his Radio 1 show.



Dauntless

Dauntless is a Finnish death/thrash metal band. We have released 6 demos during 1995-2004. Our main aim is to find a decent record deal


Dauntless UK

Andy (guitar) and Sam (bass) got together with our old drummer back at the end of college in 04. Our old drummer left around the christmas 05 period and was replaced by the rather uber Steven in and around the end of Jan 06. We dont hang about. Other ...















Dave Gibb

Dave hails from Wanlockhead in Scotland and describes himself as 'the left-handed, balding, middle-aged, songwriting folkie from Scotland's highest village', but there's much more to him than that. He is a superb guitarist with a very distinctive and ...

Dave Hause

Dave Hause is an American singer-songwriter that has played in multiple Philadelphia, PA area punk and hardcore bands. He currently performs solo as well as sings and plays guitar in The Loved Ones...




Dave Kelly

Dave Kelly (guitars, guitar synth, banjo, vocals) Dave is a talented guitarist and has performed in his own right as a solo artist. He has previously been a member of The Ready Rolled Band, The Trevor Burton Band, The Official Receivers and The Emmit ...








Dave McPherson(InMe)

You know the name, it's more likely than not to be because of his time fronting Essex, UK melodic rock band InMe; over the next year, however, your perspective on Dave McPherson may well change. His time writing and performing with InMe has seen D ...






Dave Onions

Singer/songwriter with a distinctive percussive guitar style














Dave Speedy Jazz Orchestra

Big band sounds from this 12 piece jazz orchestra. The sounds of Ellington, Gershwin played like they should be heard!






Dave Wakeling

The singer, songwriter and guitarist behind the biggest 1980's '2-Tone Band, The Beat, now based in the USA with a different line-up known as The English Beat, Dave Wakeling is the consummate showman, touring the world with an all-star line-up, perfo ...



Davey Arthur & Friends

Davey Arthur is famous for being one of Ireland's most successful, talented and influential working musicians. Although still touring widely with The Fureys and also with his duet show Davey is enjoying great success with this brand new show. Davey i ...



David Bristow

Pre war blues with collarless shirt and braces!!

David Buckingham

David Buckingham award winning guitarist and composer







David Celia

Introducing David Celia, based out of Toronto, Canada - a world class musician who has played for audiences all over Canada. With regards to his musical style, it has been described as "roots-rock with hints of folk wrapped up in a pop package". ...









David Garside

Singer/songwriter/auteur David Garside has recently released his third album 'MODERN MEDIAEVAL' on boutique London label Frizz Records. There are few songwriters working today that have absorbed their 'classic pop/rock' influences so fully and arr ...




David Gray

David Gray is back with his seventh album 'Life in Slow Motion' which is released in Ireland on 9th September, UK and Europe 12th September and the USA and Canada on 13th September. With the comeback single 'The One I Love' boasting massive airplay a ...










David Moore Band

NEW 4 PIECE BAND FRONTED BY DAVID MOORE ON GUITAR AND VOCALS PLAYING MIXTURE OF BLUES BASED ORIGINALS AND COVERS. THINK; ROBERT CRAY, HENDRIX, ALBERT COLLINS, SRV, 3 KINGS.





David R. Black

piece Alternative art-Rock band from Manchester consists of 'David R' (ex-Kings of Hong Kong, Aniseed and Purple Effect), Paul 'Pai' Williams (previously in Obsessive Compulsive) and Ms Sarit Black. After touring extensively over the past 4 years, th ...







David Sylvian

Former frontman for 80s stars 'Japan'




DAVINA & THE VAGABONDS

From the USA, high energy Blues, Jazz, Dixieland and Ragtime












DAX











Daysleeper

Daysleeper are currently playing a healthy mix of modern guitar based tunes and classic oldies, as well as their own material. They are an energetic five piece band who are now touring after having recently finished the recording of their first album ...

Daz Dolczech & The Destroyers

We are a collection of musicians from the Birmingham Area, who have taken an interest in East European Music, in particular Balkan, Gypsy and Klesmer Music. We think our music is of a consistantly high standard, both technically and spiritually, i ...






DC Fontana

ART & SOUL... Turned-on music to shake your hips & pluck your heartstrings. . . DC Fontana are on a mission-possible as art attack survivors. In-demand across Europe & further afield, the DCs ride the cusp between scenes & dreams, ...









Dead Belgian

Dead Belgian are a Liverpool-based band playing the music of Jacques Brel. They began life in 2007, inspired to share Brel's music with all who would listen. Each member brought their own influences to the band, from European folk to progressive rock ...


Dead By Dawn

Dead by Dawn was officially formed on 6th October 2003. The band began life following some dramatic personnel changes in a previous band. The remaining three members, Znow (vocals), Phil (bass) and PJ (guitar) dusted themselves off and began writing ...







Dead Fly Bukowski

I have it on good authority that Dead Fly are a live force to be reckoned with

Dead Girls

A beer spitting, drunken, naked, fighting mess trying to pass themselves off as an indie/punk band. Renowoned for their antics on and off the stage, Dead Girls embark on their World Tour this Autumn...



Dead Idols

The Birmigham based band formerly Electric Eden have been on the music scene since 2002 and have played with King Adora, Kill Keneda, Defenestration, Colour Of Fire, Engrica, Span, Fallen To, Reuben, Oceansize and This Girl. They also played the Gree ...



Dead Letter Office

"Some of the most memorable music to grace the world in years gone by has been driven by angst and emotion. Most of the greats have had that edge - indefinable yet completely understood. Dead Letter Office don't want to fit into any scene, or to ble ...



Dead Man’s Cab

Dead Man's Cab are a Midlands-based blues band fusing the traditional sounds of the blues with elements of funk and soul to produce a powerful live sound. The band formed in mid-2003 with the intention of playing music that allows them to mix their w ...

















Dead Sea Skulls

The Birmingham trio formed in late 2012 by Jimi Crutchley(bass), and brother Nick Crutchley (guitar), alongside world renowned and highly acclaimed percussionist, Ash Sheehan on lead vox/drums. Gnarly, hard punk riffs and incredibly infectious mel ...



















Deadpig Project

The Deadpig Project Well... This started as a band, has now developed into what we call a project. There's a load of songs written by me (Rob Lomax) - what will happen next is some of the guys from the band along with some guests will do some gigs a ...






Deagon

Deagon is a Bristol based 5 piece rock band, described as organic, hardcore, melodic-metal. Fronted by the powerful vocals of the charismatic Jake Deagon, the band deliver energetic stage shows with ripping riffs, blistering lead, funky bass and poun ...



Dean Elliot

Originally hailing from Worcester, Dean Elliott is an acoustic singer/songwriter most famous for performing the lead role of Buddy Holly in the West End hit show 'Buddy'. Aside from 'Buddy', Dean has also performed on TV's Richard and Judy, BBC Lon ...







Deap People

Fronted by Happy Mondays man Mikey Shine these guys play the funkiest, rockiest, original toons in town. Rock stars in the making.







Death Before Sunrise

The Band members ---- Rhys Edwards GUITAR/BACKING VOCALS Born: April 14th 1985 From: Llantwit Major, South Wales Personal: Older brother of drummer Aled Equipment: Guitars: Fender Telecaster, Gibson SG Richard Fisher VOCALS Born: Novem ...






Death Is Not Welcome Here

Fully armed with explosive hooks and sky-high chorus lines, this war machine is gathering pace rapidly. you can almost hear it rumbling in the distance. the music, even in its beauty, is just the medium to shout the Truth in the face of the enemy. it ...



Death Stars

Following the success of their previous album "Termination Bliss", Deathstars won the award for Best Newcomers at the Golden Gods Awards in 2007 as presented by the UK Metal Hammer Magazine. They also won the goldtitle, the "Champions Belt" at the TV ...



Debaser

4 Hard rocking punks from the second city coming at you with some ballsey rock. Ashley Ryan (vocal, guitar) Is actually mental, Kev Ryan (Guitar) is lead guitar for the band, Steven Bilby (bass) is the funk master general and Paul Meredith (drums) is ...









Deborah Rose

Emotive Welsh songstress






Decatone

Decatone play funk music. Heavy, in-your-face, make-you-dance funk! Their set is all original material with more hooks than a butcher's freezer. The Decatone sound features all the classic funk ingredients: a solid groove laid down by the drums and p ...















Deep Kicks

The Deep Kicks are a funky blues-pop band currently based in the sunny town of Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Their brand of catchy tunage mixed with blissful bluesy soul is loved by all who hear it so catch them out playing when you can!

Deep Love Foundation

Intense surge of raw power and melody!

Deepest Purple

Deepest Purple brings you the very best of this legendary band, performing all the classics from both line-ups on the same night. Set 1 covers the best of Gillan/Glover era, and Set 2 features the best of Coverdale/Hughes - a unique combination, neve ...





Def Leppard

legends











Deft Leppard

Deft Leppard were formed in 2005 to remind us all of one of the greatest British rock exports of all time. The band is a full-on tribute to 80's rock superstars Def Leppard, bringing all the energy and atmosphere of the real thing to a venue near you ...

Deftones

Grammy Award-winning alt-metallers



Degrassi

Based in Edinburgh Degrassi have received critical acclaim from such luminaries as: NME (bring it on band of the month), Radio 1, XFM, Drowned in Sound, Rocksound, Kerrang, Logo, Q and much of Scotland's music press. Degrassi have been a formida ...



Deja Vous

ABBA tribute




Del Camino

Del Camino has recently supported Roachford, Beverley Knight, Tony Christie and UB40. Drawing on a wealth of experience, individual members of Del Camino have also performed along side the likes of Courtney Pine, Jean Toussaint, Andy Hamilton & ...








Delphic

"A New Order for the 21st century" - Q Magazine With two independent single releases under their belt, the Manchester trio are set to release their debut album 'Acolyte'. Splicing New Order's patent Mancunian brand of indie disco intellec ...

Delta

Delta formed in 1993 from the ashes of cult Sarah Records indie band The Sea Urchins, the core lineup consisting of brothers James and Patrick Roberts on guitar and vocals. A 10" for Che and three singles for Dishy Records followed before the band si ...





Delta Rhythm

Four guys from the West Midlands, a mutual love of music, here are The Delta Rhythm, a cross-breed of Blues, Hard Rock, Indie and Prog Rock. Focused on bringing a mixture of heart churning Blues, head banging Rock, foot-tapping Indie and soul divi ...



Delusions Of Grandad

Unfortunately, due to musical diferencies, Delusions have now split and gone there seperate ways, therefore won't be playing anymore gigs under that name. Though various side projects are underway.





Dementia

Dementia's sound is geared towards a more progressive style, yet at the same time keeping the music true to their original style 'Old Skool', and not 'sell out', so to speak. The band's more progressive sound is reminiscent of bands such as 'Dream Th ...












Dennis

3 piece rock,blues band playing mostly original material with some choice covers thrown in but in their own style. A really well liked band of musicians,always a crowd pleaser.

Dennis Bovell Dub Band

Dennis Bovell has earned himself the reputation of being Britain's reggae maestro, from pioneering early developments in the genre over 20 years ago to producing classic hits. He is renowned as an accomplished multi-instrumentalist (playing guitar, b ...



Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio

Well known and very much liked for his distinguished work on the UK jazz scene, Dennis Rollins has worked with many national and international stars from both the jazz and pop world: Courtney Pine, Jamiroquai and Maceo Parker, to name but a few. H ...

Deodato Siquir

Mozambican master drummer Deodato Siquir lavishes silky smooth vocals on top of West African rhythms and sophisticated urban licks to create one of the most pleasant listening experiences in Jazz. His debut album Balanco throws down a chilled, laid b ...






Derek Eynon

Derek Eynon started out as a bass player in his native Solihull in the Mid 1970's , whilst still a member of the Solihull Youth Choir, and was lead vocalist for the band Night Service who had several radio sessions and scored highly in a Melody Maker ...





Derrin Nauendorf

'independent' acoustic guitar player


































Devildriver

Since they formed in 2002, DevilDriver have enjoyed a slow, steady career build. Their self-titled 2003 debut was a crushing introduction to a new breed of extremity, spearheaded by the distinctive vocal ferocity of front man, Dez Fafara. The band's ...





Devoted to Rock

Devoted To Rock was formed in March 2009, with the intention of creating a great rock covers band. The nucleus of the band had been involved in cover bands before and had a desire to play great rock songs from the 70's/80's right up to modern classic ...










Diabel Cissokho

Senegalese musician Diabel Cissokho is part of the great line of Cissokho griots. Growing up in Dakar, surrounded by a rich musical heritage and a family of musicians, Diabel began playing a number of traditional instruments. However, Diabel's affini ...


DiaboliKill

DiaboliKill are an up-for-a-laugh wild bunch from Lichfield, just oozing catchy Heavy Metal. Of recent they have been writing, recording and practicing at Neon Sound Studios in Burntwood, and touring to build their following. Their debut demo CD ...






Diamond Drive

Diamond Drive started as the band they are today in december 2006. The band took form when the instrumental crew, after a long search for a lead singer that could compliment their music, got hold of Jens. During the first year Diamond Drive has re ...


Diamond Head

Classic Rock. First demo cut in Kidderminster in 1978. A truly rock and roll history playing with the likes of ACDC and Iron Maiden more line up changes than hair changes but still very much rocking out.

Diamond Lil

A small band capable of huge things Diamond Lil are the next big thing bringing back old style rock n roll. songs to check out: House of hell Gypsy Queen She's Kryptonite Devil Within Superman Angel Eye's members Harry Colley - Vocals an ...




Diana Braithwaite & Band

"Powerful, soulful Canadian blues singer, Diana Braithwaite returns to the UK this year with her Big City Blues Band. Dubbed "Canada's National Treasure", Diana Braithwaite's voice sears through time, taking audiences back to where the blues began. H ...







Dick Gaughan

One of Britain's most innovative and contemporary voices. A superb musician, one of the finest guitarists in the British Isles (Martin Carthy has called him the best player on the folk scene) and a brilliant all-around entertainer. Dick Gaughan is kn ...







Die So Fluid

Die So Fluid - Formed 4 years ago, and exploded onto the alternative rock scene with their darkly individual and metal-edged sound-scape. Sultry underworld siren Grog provides soaring, passionate vocals and hard-hitting bass guitar, accompanied by mo ...






Diesel Brothers

from their Myspace site: "Formed in November 2004 from the ashes of two highly regarded Midland's blues/rock bands, The Diesel Brothers are firm favourites on the Midlands' rock 'n' roll music scene. Mixing adaptations of classic rock 'n' roll tun ...

Diesel Park West

Some bands belong to their own time, others trespass on decades where they don't really belong. Diesel Park West must have seemed to some people back in '89, with the release of the far-reaching Shakespeare Alabama, the most welcome and liberating gu ...



Different Stations

Different Stations are a band based in Stratford Upon Avon made up of four teenagers who live for creating music. In a short amount of time Different Stations have come a long way gigging with many bands and local venues from in and around the midlan ...





Digital & The Analogues

Digital and the Analogues are a four-piece musical outfit from Birmingham, UK. Their early songs were a rich fusion of dissonance and sprawling melody, new technology and contemporary ways of creating sound. This produced often highly experimental pi ...








Dillon

Quirky little band from Kidderminster. have been around for nearly a year now, kind of electric/indie style. visit our main site to find out more about us really... have a listen to our stuff too if u wish




Dino Baptiste

One of the UK's leading keyboard players, Dino is a blues and funk artist who has performed with legends including Mick Jagger, Lulu and Leo Sayer.







Dionne Warwick

A LEGEND! Scintillating, soothing and sensual best describe the familiar and iconic voice of five-time Grammy Award winning music singer Dionne Warwick. With a career spanning 50 years, more than sixty charted hit songs and selling over 100 million r ...









DIRTBOX DISCO

LIVELY PUNK ROCK IN FROCKS





dIRTY dARLINGS

We have been together for about 1-half year now. Going from strenght to strenght. We have come up with our own sound music which is called Expolsive, at fusion of Indie,Rock and Roll and Punk.

Dirty DC

AC/DC is a band whose appeal is huge, widespread through the generations and totally indifferent to musical fashions. Their unique formula of tight riffs and fat rhythm combines dance ability with hard-rocking anthems that flow through the blood of a ...





Dirty Frank

Rock covers band playing everything from Radiohead to Rage Against the Machine

Dirty Goods

Dirty Goods make dirty, electronic-infused music, with a sound that calls upon the vocal styling of Prince, mixed up with the Synth-led sounds of Chromeo and MSTRKRFT. Hailing from Newport South Wales, the band have accomplished a lot in their short ...

Dirty Harry Band

West Malvern's premier rock band playing covers of AC/DC, Sex Pistols, Clash, Led Zeppelin, Talking Heads, etc.






Dirty Little Lies

Dirty Little Lies are a fresh fast tempo Altenative band from the West Midlands. The four piece formed july 2009 and are entertaining and forfilling the expectations of working class Britain with their relevant lyrics and fast past energetic style. ...








Dirty Protest

Five piece in your face punk rock from lincolnshire

Dirty Ray

In a previous life Ray was a singer/songwriter with the band Immaculate Fools, but times change and so has he. He's now working solo under the name of Dirty Ray and making some of the finest stripped down blues you'll hear anywhere... dont miss it! ...












Dirty Wafer

Over the last few years Dirty Wafer have been concreting a reputation for being one of the best live acts around doing private parties,weddings,pubs & clubs.. there is nothing Dirty Wafer cannot do. Dirty Wafer consist of 5 top young musicians



Dirtyscore

not just a brand - but a band


Disarm Goliath

Disarm Goliath are quite simply a hard hitting, balls to the wall HEAVY METAL band. Fact. While other bands shy away from the tag Disarm Goliath are proud to be labelled 'Heavy Metal' and are always ready to defend the metal faith. Hailing ...


Disciples of Tone

The Disciples of Tone have existed for three years. There are three of them (this lends itself to lazy comparisons to The Jam - although there is perhaps an element of truth in this) however, they have also been compared to Joy Division, Gang of Four ...






Disco Tramps

Former members of Belch Pop Frenzy gittin down!


Discotheque Wreck

A new, energetic rock/pop/funk band from the West Midlands. Made up of six members, the band have been together since the start of 2008 and are currently playing their way through as many venues as possible, whilst attempting to write and record as m ...

Disfunksional

After spending a year as a covers band, having no proper gigs and having constant member changes, the 2nd year for *Disfunksional* has been their strongest, with the band line-up fixed, having recorded a 5 track EP and constantly making new songs. Th ...










Distophia

The famously-dense walls of guitars and feedback squalls of their live set (honed through gigs and tours with bands as diverse as Jetplane Landing, Modey Lemon, Seafood, Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster & Alec Empire amongst others) were effortl ...

Distorted Breed

Hertfordshire based rock outfit Distorted Breed unleashed their debut EP 'The Wrong Road' on July 3rd 2010 at rock venue The London Stone, marking the realisation of a bold, dirty creative vision that began in the mind of front man Jim Distortion. Si ...





Diswasher

happy hardcore/punk


















Dizzee Rascal

izzee Rascal There couldn't have been a more perfect beginning to mark the next phase of Dizzee Rascal's already glittering career. The first official release from the 2008 Dirtee Stank camp, "Dance Wiv Me" featuring Calvin Harris & Chrome sho ...

Dizzy Lizzy

"I could only watch the first three number, owing to the emotions, the resemblance to Phil and the mannerisms and the playing, it was spooky. It made the hairs stand up on the back of my neck!!" Eric Bell Thin Lizzy "I'm very impressed ...








Django Bates Beloved

'One of jazz's great piano trios' (The Guardian) are led by renowned pianist and composer Django Bates, with bass player Petter Eldh and Peter Bruun on drums.




DNA


DNR


Do Me Bad Things

Do Me Bad Things, the astonishing blues/rock/soul/metal/everything/anything nine-piece from Croydon have slapped countless unsuspecting, jaded audiences out of their torpor over the last twelve months, and left jaws hitting the floor everywhere they ...



Doctor's Orders

DOCTOR'S ORDER'S were formed in 2005 with the aim of playing good time bouncing blues, and the result is just that. Doctor's Orders' music, while it could broadly be described as blues, is an eclectic mix within that genre, combining funk, rock, r&a ...

Dodgie Williams – The Ultimate Robbie Williams Tri

Dodgie Williams is one of the most established and well respected Robbie Williams Tribute bands in the UK. Dodgie performs with the same energy and charisma as Robbie and his live show is a match for any other Robbie tribute in the world. Even Robbie ...

Dodgy

DODGY 'Water Under The Bridge - 2007 Tour' "I'm made up that we're doing this tour, I chose to leave Dodgy at a time when many thought I was mad .... Perhaps I was mad. But i'm not now." Nigel Clark The 'Mighty Dodgy Vibe' returns! In November th ...








Dogan Mehmet

Dogan Mehmet is a second generation Turkish Cypriot, with both sides of his family from the island. His heritage forms a big part of his musical identity, alongside his love for English traditional music and the rich cultural heritage of Brighton and ...















Dom Kennedy

Dominic Hunn, better known by his stage name Dom Kennedy, is an American rapper from Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. Since 2008, Kennedy has released 5 independent mixtapes, most notably his 2010 "critically acclaimed mixtape" From the Westsid ...

Domenica

Aggressive, solid & intense female fronted hard rock/punk band

Dominic Crane

Former guitarist with Rumblefish and Low Art Thrill. Now has own band with former Blessed Ethel and Pavlov Dogs drummer Tim James. Very distinctive sound, somewhere between Burt Bacarach and Jeff Buckley.






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Don Gallardo and How Far West

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Don Gallardo unites introspective lyrics, gritty twang, and honey-warm vocals, producing a rootsy, personal sound that exists between the boundaries of Americana, Folk and 70's classic rock.

Don Letts

legend an ting

Don McLean

legend



Don O’Lee

The Don O'Lee Duo have been together for 15 years and have played all over the world.They have appeared on radio and television both here and abroad but their main love is playing LIVE! Over 15 years they have done more than 2500 live appearanc ...






Donkey Ride To Gibralta

DRTG play whatever the f*ck they feel, whether that be pop punk, hardcore, ska, whatever. You name it, they might play it.



Donovan

In this New Millennium, Donovan is recognised as an authentic poet, one who anticipates the coming age of global awareness. Donovan is honored by old and new generations as a rare and unique artist who reflects and embraces all the important developm ...





Dont Touch the Walls

Don't Touch the Walls are an alternative/folk/rock band from Birmingham. Their music is made up of strong rhythms, driving guitar and cutting male-female vocal harmonies. With influences coming from the worlds of folk, rock, funk and pop, their so ...

Dont you want me 80s

This ultimate 80's tribute band has the ability to perform their marvellous show within a small venue to a national theatre. The sights and sounds of the 80's brought to you in a professional way with these talented singers and musicians on stage, ...




Doors Alive

A tribute to the Doors The Doors were a celebration of all that was great, weird and wonderful about Los Angeles. They sang of backdoors and bars, women and wine and there was something unique about them. The Doors Alive recreate the look, sounds an ...

Dopamine

A perfect blend of furious guitars, attention grabbing hooks, luscious dynamics and anthemic melodies.

Dopethrone

The heaviest D.I.Y. trio from Canada, Dopethrone, was born in 2008 in Hochelaga, Montreal's trashiest Ghetto. They encompass the bleakness of black metal, the steadfastness of New Orleans-style sludge, and a heavier-than-thou doom mentality. The riff ...




Dorian Ford Trio

A classic jazz piano trio from London led by Dorian Ford, play in the style of the Bill Evans trio from their album The Bill Game.











Doug Wimbish

Bass player with Living Colour.
















Doyle & Hess

Doyle & Hess are Ant and Andy from Chapel Ash, Wolves. They formed in April 2005, and have played hundreds of gigs since. They are available for all the usual events, parties, weddings, bar mitzvah's etc.

Doza

The West Midlands based indie covers band





Dr Feelgood

From 1971 to lead vocalist Lee Brilleaux's untimely death in 1994, Dr. Feelgood never left the road, playing hundreds of gigs every year. Throughout their career, Dr. Feelgood never left simple, hard-driving Stonesy rock & roll behind. Their devo ...



Dr Hasbeen

Established space rock band, influenced by Hawkwind, Pink Floyd, Signed to Black widow records










Dr Zook

4 piece free rock featuring Johnny 2 Bad from Cracked Actors





Drag

Formed in july last year Dressed As Girl have already made a huge impact on the local birmingham punk scene. With glam rock, punk influences from new york dolls to king adora this band are set to be huge.



Dragonforce

DragonForce is somewhat of a rarity, based in London, England they play a style of music that is almost non-existent in the country where they reside. Formed in September 1999 and formerly known as DragonHeart, the band changed their name in Decembe ...

Dragonland

"The time had come to work towards our vision of the perfect melodic metal"




D-Ran D-Ran

Duran Duran tribute

Drastic Elastic

Classic Rock Blues From the 70's like it use to be



Dreadzone

Dreadzone's 6 album career has spanned the credibility of a Creation Records release, major moves on Virgin and independent support on Functional and Rufflife. These innovative dub fusion masters were cited by John Peel as having recorded one of his ...
















Drink With The Dead

Combining an uncompromising heaviness and a rock n roll attitude DWTD create a cacophony of down tuned riffs, filthy bass hooks, decimating blast beats and demented vocals. They are set to take the extreme metal world by storm!! With a new found ene ...







Driven Overboard

are a young band from Southport - the drummer sings!





Drongos for Europe

Drongos for Europe are a birmingham based hardcore punk band. They formed in 1979 playing the first gig in November 79 at St Marks Church in Great Barr Birmingham.


Drop The Ball

Drop The Ball formed in October 2009 as high energy, maximum time drainer alternative to doing nothing. Since then they have split up for a day, acquired a new rhythm section, written, wrote & performed three albums one (of which is a live one, s ...


Drowned Denko

experimental / progressive / electronic / drum n bass drum-based weirdcore à la Wolverhampton




Drug Mule

Drug*Mule are an alternative rock band based in Birmingham, England. Recently nominated for a Digtial Music Award 06, Formed January 2004, Drug Mule are a 4 piece band that can play heavy as well as catchy acoustic driven rock/pop. They play passi ...








Drunk Lovers, Sinners & Saints

Drunk Lovers Sinners and Saints are an Alternative Rock band from the midlands. Inspiration for the name came whilst listening to Alexsonfires album 'Crisis'. Their sound is influenced by the catchy hooks of Paramore, the energy and drive of Lost Pro ...













Dublin Busker

Raised On Songs And Stories, and the culture of his native City of Dublin, Bob, musician, singer and former street entertainer has charmed the public both inside and outside the theatre. As part of the duo known as The Sheridans he played all over B ...


Dublin Jacks

Versatile group of lads playing mainly irish songs and tunes,influences dubliners, fureys, christie moore and Richard Thompson.




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Dueller 88

Duelling pianos from Dino Baptiste & Joe Stafford


Duels

Already in '05, whilst unsigned, the quintet have had their demos spun by Zane Lowe via Radio One and Steve Lamacq (who proclaimed the ensemble his 'new favourite band' on his BBC 6 Music show), whilst they have undertaken extensive touring with fell ...


Dufus

Dufus are possibly one of the most prolific, original and influential bands to emerge from the chaotic mash of the anti-Folk, experimental, acoustic and rock genre in the last ten years. The band have been criminally ignored by the mainstream music p ...


Dukes of Stalis

The Dukes of Stalis are a punk, rock and alternative band from Walsall in the West Midlands, formed officially in mid 2006 the band had several years together before breaking on to the Midlands unsigned scene. Original band members Russell J Bird ...














Durban Poison

In November 2004, at the ridiculously tender age of just 16 and 17, Durban Poison travelled up to the capital's Scala Club and promptly WON the London heat of the Global Battle of the Bands, defeating 18 other bands on the night. They had been togeth ...















Dycian Maze

Dycian Maze are a metal band based in Birmingham. They have a debut EP called 'Soldiers of the Grave'. Influenced by the early thrash metal scene, they are entertaining crowds far and wide with their fresh and modern version of a tried and tested mod ...


Dynamite Slap

They play a wide range of rockabilly & boogie-woogie classics.


Dynamo’s Rhythm Aces

With covers and tribute acts ten-a-penny on the live circuit, it's going to take something a leeetle bit special to raise the genre above a quick session of milking the nostalgia cash cow. Step forward Dynamo's Rhythm Aces, whose particular brand of ...




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