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Band List - Index I

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

I Am Colossus

Birmingham based doom influenced extreme act comprising five members.Led by Chris Hatton of Meltdown Records fame. Formed Feb 2007. I.A.C. fast became one of the top unsigned Midlands acts to see live,performing what have been described as apoc ...


Album release info: New album 'Event Horizon' will be released on May 26th. Written and produced by Theart and Jacob Ziemba and mixed and mastered by Roland Grapow (Helloween/Masterplan), this album is an absolutely blistering slice of heavy rock li ...

I am Zeitgeist

Playing fuzzed up, scuzzed up indie to make your head nod and your toes a tap. Played with the likes of Kasabian, Editors, We Are Scientists, People In Planes, Chikinki, and recently voted unsigned single of the week on xfm


I Speak Machine

I Speak Machine are vocalist and synth-nerd Tara Busch and filmmaker Maf Lewis. Together they make brooding soundtracks and horror/sci-fi films, creating audio and visual in unison and giving both elements equal prominence. Their approach is inspired ...



I/O Earth's debut album, featuring the vocal talents of Steve Balsamo, has received amazing reviews worldwide. Birmingham's break out band of 2009, 10 piece band and "genre defying" music

Iain Archer

"When talking to people about what I've been doing recently, I've described it as 'unlearning'," says Iain Archer of the process leading up to his new album Flood the Tanks. "On this record I've wanted to pick apart what is assumed it means to be a s ...

Ian & Andy

Ian and Andy are two gifted musicians, Ian plays guitar and sings his Irish ballads, while Andy can make his fiddle play with emotion.

Ian Bel

IAN Bel - the man behind the YouTube video, Slave, has had more than 95,000 plays. The Norwegian musician, who grew up on a tiny farm near Oslo, will be performing tracks from his new rock/indie album, Fake Factory. The concept album is based on ...

Ian Hunter

Ian Hunter's musical pedigree should require no explanation, but, for the uninitiated, the primer is as follows. Born in Oswestry, Shropshire and fuelled musically by the likes of Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis, Ian Hunter Patterson played in ...

Ian McNabb

Ian McNabb is known both for his work as leader and songwriter-in-chief of the Icicle Works in the 1980s, and his critically-acclaimed solo career throughout from the early 1990s to date. He has also played with musicians as diverse as Ringo Starr, C ...

Ian Parker

ian parker - 21st century blues man Expressed through a distinctive bitter-sweet vocal delivery and harrowing guitar work, Ian's songs hold nothing back. His ability and willingness to share with his audience, naked honesty and genuine emotion, i ...

Ian Parker & his band

Ian's songs hold nothing back. His ability and willingness to share with his audience, naked honesty and genuine emotion, is what sets him apart.

Ian Siegal

"There are good blues singers and then there is Ian Siegal, who's in a class of his own." - Mike Mager, Blues in Britain. "Ian Siegal is without doubt the most talented musician/songwriter to emerge on the British blues scene in recent years. Ian doe ...

Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is a very talented singer/guitarist from Cheshire/Staffordshire with a history of playing in bands, session work, Studio work, producing, writing and now performing solo cover shows up and down the country in various venues small and large ...

Ian The Goat

Ian the Goat sings Black Sabbath.

Ibibio Sound Machine

Fronted by London-born Nigerian singer Eno Williams, Ibibio Sound Machine is a clash of African and electronic elements inspired in equal measure by the golden era of West-African funk & disco and modern post-punk & electro

Ibou Tall and Jazzmates

The Jazzmates music is a blend of Afro/Senegalese rhythms with Jazz. Considered to be one of the Senegalese new generation of musicians, as one of the leading Jazz Fusion Keyboard players. Ibou Tall has gigged, recorded and/or toured internationally ...



Ida Red

Ida Red present a fusion of original material and songs from artists and genres covering a diverse spectrum from Melanie to Metallica and Traditional Folk through Blues and R&B to Hard Rock, all performed in their own unique and unconventional st ...

Identity Crisis

A 5 piece rock band performing classic & contemporary rock covers, plus some self-written. Featuring Worcestershire's "Young Musician of the Year" 2004 on lead guitar.


Scottish rock band, formed in Edinburgh, in 1995, comprising Roddy Woomble (lead vocals), Rod Jones (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Newton (drums), Allan Stewart (guitar) and Gareth Russell (bass). To date, Idlewild have released six full-length stud ...



Wake Up Promotions present a great tribute to the Beatles - "For a fantastic night out where the hits just keep coming, enjoy the very best of 'The Beatles'. The top Beatles tribute band in the industry performing live for just one night only. Havin ...

Imagined Village

This stunning project, formed in 2007, was spearheaded by Grammy Award winning musician and producer Simon Emmerson and has gathered together an array of brilliant and challenging voices, and set them in a musical framework that honours the past whil ...


Imarhan are intent on dismantling the ideas western listeners have about popularized Tuareg music. This new wave of Tuareg musicians sound very different to the desert distortion that accompanies groups like Mdou Moctar or Group Inerane. Instead, it ...

Imelda May

Dublin-born Imelda May has the rare kind of raw talent and timeless glamour that truly illuminates the stage. You don't just watch Imelda perform, you experience it, "She holds her audience by the scruff of the throat, reaches down and tears out your ...


Imindain were formed in late 2002, combining doom, with death and black metal influences.

Immortal Technique

Afro-Peruvian rapper and producer Immortal Technique moved from Peru to New York to escape civil war in the 1980s. The C.I.A. sponsored suppression of the liberation struggle in his homeland, together with his experience of growing up on the mean str ...

Imogenís Kiss

Imogen's Kiss are Adam Wilson, Dave Harris, Kevin Thompson and Dan Hewson. The band were formed in early 2006 by Wilson and former lead guitarist Paul Dawson (who left the band in 2008) in an attempt to play catchy, mainstream music that would appeal ...


Symphonic metal from the Netherlands


Imurno are a three piece rock band with a powerful sound. Equiped with enthusiasm and an inspiring ability to entertain, the band have earnt themselves the title as one of the best bands in the midlands area. They formed in 2003 and have since played ...

In Bed With

In Bed With is a new Anglo-French trio led by drummer Sylvain Darrifourcq and featuring Julien Desprez on guitar and Kit Downes on keys. Their music touches many bases, from rock and contemporary jazz to electronica. The trio is supported by Jazz Shu ...

In Ruin

Hey we are In Ruin, an up and coming Melodic Death Metal band from the West Midlands area. We fuse elements of old school Heavy Rock like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath and fuse them with Thrash Metal scene from the 80's like Pantera and then mix it ...

In The Flesh - A Tribute to Pink Floyd

With stunning renditions of Pink Floyd tracks from the albums The Piper at the Gates of Dawn through to A Saucerful of Secrets, Atom Heart Mother, Meddle, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall, In The Flesh are an accomp ...




Having sold over 13 million albums worldwide, Incubus' extraordinary career has spanned over a decade, and includes six studio albums, which have spawned a total of thirteen Top 10 Rock hits with four singles debuting at #1 upon their release. The mu ...

Indecent Assault

A return to blistering form after a 20 year hiatus from the Black Country's finest anarcho-punk band. Hunt down the new 5 song ep Still Burning, or check out the latest recording on the Angry Scenes Records Compilation 2


Indesinence is a crushing, heavy and dark Doom Metal act based in London. The project was carefully gestated and given birth during the year 2002, out of a need on the individual members' part to create the darkest Metal-based music possible.


Formed in stourbridge,formally ( Almost Country ) "Indiana" is a five piece country/rock band, playing a mixture of well known country and 60's songs,along with original songs. Jane :Vocals. Kieth:Guitar/Keyboard/Vocals. Robin: Bass/Vocals. ...

Indie Shenanigans

Indie Shenanigans are a 4-piece indie/rock cover band playing songs spanning over 30 years. Their aim is to perform the songs as professionally and energetically as possible with a close attention to detail to the original recordings. The duration of ...


Midlands premier indie rock covers band playing the stones to Blur to Killers to Oasis


Amazing 6 piece, female lead band covering a wide variety of musical styles including rock, pop, soul and funk. The set list features foot stamping dance floor fillers from the 60s to the present day from the likes of Kings of Leon, U2, Stevie Wonder ...

Inertia Blooms

Floydesq prog mixed with the electronic stylings of four tet in the key of Oceansize.


Inferno are building a reputation as a powerful and unforgettable live band and continue to keep turning heads every time they play with their brand of modern catchy hard hitting rock/metal. Raised on a steady diet of Queens of the Stone Age, Moto ...


Infidel are an experimental six piece, merging many forms of conventional and non-conventional music into 4-6 minute long head f**ks!


InMe never limit themselves. In their 13 years of existence they have constantly evolved to become the 4-man machine they are today. Their passionate & innovative attitude towards creating music has led to the creation of their proudest opus, 'He ...

Inner Space Music

Following in the footsteps of the likes of Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Ornette Coleman, Inner Space Music takes improvisation into new territory, and frames it within a set of strongly melodic, catchy tunes with references going back into jazz ...

Inner Terrestrials

On the road for 21 years, London's legendary Inner Terrestrials are original pioneers of the UK dub punk sound; a stomping mix of dub, punk, ska, folk and general anarchic danceability.


Innerworkings has been around since September of 2005 and plays all original music. Band members are Brad Steddom (Lead Vocals / Guitar), Heath "Tate" Johnson (Backing Vocals / Guitar), Dennis Chilton (Backing Vocals / Bass) and Dustin Schmid (Drums ...


Inoffensive is a 'high energy' rock covers band based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The band is very popular on the local pub circuit around Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands and regularly play Biker Rallies and parties. ...


Duo singing modern & classic party/dance covers

Insanity Project

Formed in late January 2004 after Matt and Benji both posted on the same heavymetal website looking for a band, Insanity Project have spent the last two years getting tight, writing songs, doing gigs and making their 7 song demo which has been availa ...

Inspector Gadjo

Inspector Gadjo play a blend of 'Hotclub Swing' and 'Bebop'. Will Barnes, Tommy Mills and George Jackson create a truly unique sound that they call 'Gypsy Bop' 'Highly recommended' - Jaco Duckworthius 'Effin brilliant!' - Lester Bongs


we're 3 guys who just wanna play our stuff and for people to enjoy a good show. we have been together for about three years and produced a wide range of our own material, no covers. you could say our influence has come from listening to many differen ...


The band has been influenced by The Gun Club, The Breeders, The Chameleons, The Jesus Lizard, surf guitar music and garage rock/metal generally. You will hear songs about escaping small towns, global paranoia, girls and thrills and things like that


Reggae Originals hear it to believe it!!!!!!!!!


NME Future 50 stars, Invasion, fronted by Chan Brown who belts out unexpedtedly soulful vocals amidst the heavy rock madness generated by the rest of the band. Apparently Chan is also no stranger to some fairly shamanistic dressing up; throw in those ...


Invocal are a leftfield, oestrogen laden acoustic quartet from Northampton. They sing songs about modern life with caustic humour, eccentric meloncholy and (most days) expert musical prowess. The term 'comedy' is sometimes a little misleading, as oft ...

IO Earth

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE* IOEARTH was voted best new/unsigned band of 2010 in the Classic Rock Presents Prog readers poll "The amazing musical discovery of 2010" The music of IO Earth transcends all boundaries and is truly Genre Defying! An epic ...

Ion Storm

A 4 piece hard rock outfit from Worcester featuring: "Metal" Mike on Bass and Vocals "Ave" on Guitar and "White haired" Ted on Drums. The band play a mixture of Originals and Covers, 70's to date, ranging from The Who to metalica. Ion Storm ha ...





With more than ten years in the making IRM have established themselves as a unique high profile act and released several albums on Cold Meat Industry, Segerhuva and recently Autarkeia. IRMs live performances have during the last few years become vivi ...


"on Invada Records"

Iron Knights

Iron Knights are a British metal band touring to promote their new album, scheduled for release on 5 May 2014 Biography: Although the roots of the band can be traced back to 2008, the real change that has lifted the band to new heights took pl ...

Is I Cinema


Island Three

Let us first start by saying a big HEYA!! We're a five-piece band from Birmingham. Between us we have a range of musical tastes: funk, rock, metal and progressive (to name a few). We hope some of that shows up in our music. We've been busy over th ...

Isle of Woman

Isle of Woman are three strong and individual women, who use stunning rich beautiful harmonies to sing about bare bones reality. Think Joan Rivers meets the Andrews Sisters or Fascinating Aida with a hint of 40s close harmony. Whether musing about br ...


Islet, El Burro Source https://www.theticketsellers.co.uk/buy_tickets/venues/?id=58 'Illuminated People' Islets debut album follows 2010's rapturously received pair of EPs - 'Celebrate This Place' and 'Wimmy' - which the NME described as being ...


former winners of the xfm rock school hit the road with their new EP fairground, playing their final tour before disbanding this summer.


ISOR formed in Chester in 1999, principle song writers Dave Merricks & Nick Hemingway have continued to develop their sound with each successive CD redefining the bands musical identity within the contemporary Metalcore scene ISOR originally a 3 ...

Itís Only Rock íní Roll

'Its Only Rock 'n' Roll' featuring Bev Bevan - Raymond Froggatt - Geoff Turton - Trevor Burton - Hartley Cain - Danny King From the ashes of the award winning show Brum Rocks 'Live' flies the fiery phoenix that is 'It's Only Rock 'n' Roll' a brand ...

Itís So Easy

Guns'n'Roses Tribute


IT BITES to re-form, record and tour IT BITES are reuniting to record a new album and go on tour. The original line-up of John Beck on keyboards, drummer Bob Dalton, and bass player Dick Nolan, is to be completed by the addition of John Mitchell ...


San Francisco 'Summer Of Love' legends

Ivory Wave

5 piece band hailing from the streets of the West Midlands. A fusion of iconic Indie beats, synth sounds & authentic lyrics.



Indie Rock band from Leicestershire.

Izzy Skint

If you are into rock/blues and generally having a good time, this is the band to see. Izzy Skint play some great blues and rock standards but with a ZZ Top feel. From Pat Travers to Boxcar Willy and Howling Wolf to Gary Moore. You may even hear some ...

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