Nine Inch Nails was created by Trent Reznor in 1988 as an industrial rock project. Reznor continues to lead the band as its only official member. Nine Inch Nails is considered a pioneer in the industrial music movement, having been highly influential in the evolution of electronic music over the past 25 years.
Noah and the Whale is a critically acclaimed indie-folk-rock band from London. Noah and the Whale's debut album, Peaceful, the World Lays Me Down, reached number 5 in the UK album chart when it was released in 2008. The band's second album, The First Days of Spring, was released a year later and whilst it didn't do quite so well in the charts, it still received very positive reviews from music critics.
OMD - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - was formed in 1978 by Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey. The final two band members of the original line-up, Martin Cooper and Malcolm Holmes, joined the group in 1980 and the four remained as the core of the band until 1989 when all but McCluskey left. Andy McCluskey kept the OMD name and continued to tour and record until 1996 with various new group members including Dave Hughes and Nigel Ipinson.
Alternative rock band Radiohead have produced some of the most critically acclaimed albums of the past 20 years – including OK Computer (1997), Kid A (2000) and In Rainbows (2007). The band has won three Grammy Awards and an army of loyal fans along the way.
Red Hot Chili Peppers unique mix of funk, punk and hard rock has made them one of the most recognisable and popular bands on the planet. Originally formed in Los Angeles in the mid 1980s, the Chilis had to wait until the release of their fourth album, Mother's Milk in 1989, before they gained widespread popularity.
Scouting For Girls take their name from Scouting For Boys, the 1908 Scouts handbook. They are a British Indie Pop band consisting of Greg Churchouse, Roy Stride and Peter Ellard. Their debut album, Scouting For Girls, reached number one in the UK in January 2008.
Snow Patrol will be celebrating their 25th anniversary with a UK & Ireland tour in late 2019. The 14-date tour begins in Cardiff on 13th November and finishes at London's Royal Albert Hall on 5th December. The band will perform classic hits as featured on their new Reworked album.
Alternative rock group Suede are recognised as being pioneers of the Britpop movement in the early 90s. Suede's self-titled debut album was released in 1993 and it went straight to No.1 in the UK album chart.
The Charlatans have announced a co-headline UK arena tour with James, planned for December 2018. The two indie bands will play shows in Glasgow, London, Manchester and Leeds during the short tour.
English rock band The Libertines topped the UK chart with their self-titled second studio album in 2004. Following an 11 year hiatus, the band returned with a third studio album, Anthems For Doomed Youth, in September 2015.
The National have lined up a series of UK arena shows for late 2019 in support of their eighth studio album I Am Easy to Find. The American indie-rock band will play shows in Brighton, Leeds, Cardiff and Nottingham during December.
The Stone Roses released a self-titled debut album in 1989 and, with it, changed the face of British music forever. The album is still considered by many critics to be one of the greatest records of all time.
English indie rock band The Vaccines formed in 2010 and released their debut album, What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?, in March 2011 – reaching No.4 in the UK album chart.
Tribes is a four-piece band from London, consisting of Johnny Lloyd, Dan White, Miguel Demelo and Jim Cratchley. The band formed in 2010 and initially gained attention when their first EP, We Were Children, was named 'Hottest Record in the World' by BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe. The video for the song was filmed on a rooftop in Camden Town as crowds gathered beneath to watch.
Twenty One Pilots will be touring the UK & Ireland in 2019 in support of their new album Trench. The American musical duo will play shows at arenas in Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester and London during the Bandito Tour.
Two Door Cinema Club will be touring the UK in support of their new album, False Alarm, during the autumn of 2019. The indie rock trio will play shows in Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Hull, London and Plymouth as part of the tour in October 2019.