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Autolux

With a distinctive appear that samples equally from electronica, noise pop, post-punk, and shoegaze, Autolux formed in 2000 in LA. Vocalist/bassist Eugene Goreshter acquired initial met previous Ednaswap drummer Carla Azar while collaborating in the rating for Dario Fo’s play Accidental Loss of life of the Anarchist, and following addition …

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Zwan

Following dissolution from the Smashing Pumpkins in December 2000 and a short stint moonlighting with New Purchase, Billy Corgan quietly come up with his first official post-Pumpkins task in late 2001, a quartet referred to as Zwan. And in addition, Corgan opted to enlist on drums his longtime musical foil …

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Jane’s Addiction

Jane’s Cravings were perhaps one of the most hotly pursued rock and roll bands if they obtained notice in LA in the mid-’80s, with record businesses at their foot. Flamboyant frontman Perry Farrell, previously from the music group Psi Com, got an undeniable charisma and a pastime in provocative artwork …

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Veruca Salt

Veruca Sodium reshaped the jagged, abrasive punk-pop from the Pixies and Breeders right into a more accessible, riff-driven power pop formula that also borrowed from pop/hard rockers like Cheap Technique. It was an effective formulation, both musically and commercially, however it didn’t make certain them indie rock and roll reliability; …

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Catherine

In the first phases of their career, the Chicago-based group Catherine was frequently dismissed to be little more when compared to a second-rate Smashing Pumpkins knockoff. The actual fact that Catherine drummer Kerry Dark brown was wedded to Pumpkins bassist D’Arcy do small to weaken this allegation, combined with the …

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Jimmy Chamberlin

As the propulsive engine driving the Smashing Pumpkins, Jimmy Chamberlin earned respect among the most popular, influential drummers from the ’90s. Though it certainly helped to truly have a vocalist/songwriter of Billy Corgan’s caliber fronting the group, the need for Chamberlin’s drumming in the Pumpkins’ music can’t be understated. His …

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The Last Hard Men

Quickly formed in 1997, the final Hard Men was an alternative solution supergroup comprising Kelley Deal from the Breeders, Jimmy Chamberlin from the Smashing Pumpkins, Jimmy Flemion from the Frogs, and Sebastian Bach of Skid Row. The forming of the music group was the brainchild of Offer and Bach, who …

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Silversun Pickups

LA indie rockers whose organic but richly atmospheric audio (and their subsequent critical and business success) helped place the uber-hip Sterling silver Lake scene in the map, Silversun Pickups were shaped in 2002, initially utilizing the name Several Couples. The initial handle reflected the actual fact that within the band’s …

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Trust Company

Alternative metallic outfit Trust Company (generally known as TRUSTcompany and TRUST*CO) shaped in Montgomery, AL, circa 1997 around Kevin Palmer (vocals/guitar) and Jason Singleton (drums). Both met after senior high school, primarily playing in an area music group jointly before breaking off to generate their very own group. Distinguishing themselves …

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Spacehog

Spacehog mixed glam rock and roll affects, including David Bowie and T. Rex, to their wall-of-distorted-guitars audio, a mixture that helped the music group make a moderate dent within the past due-’90s alternative rock and roll picture. The quartet created in NEW YORK in 1993, pursuing English drummer Jonny Cragg’s …

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