Travis Star Fran Healy, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos And Members Of Band Of Horses, Grandaddy And Midlake Have Formed A New Indie Rock Supergroup.
Banquet are working on Volume I, their debut album, which will be released next year (16).
Midlake's Eric Pulido launched the band and tells the Dallas Observer he simply emailed famous friends and people he admired and asked them if they would be interested in joining a collaborative group.
"I was surprised people said yes," he says.
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Blur's lead guitarist Graham Coxon will make his debut appearance at the festival as will unique cabaret pop artist Patrick Watson and folk rockers Woods. Leading the line-up are indie New Yorkers Grizzly Bear, the return of Grandaddy in one of their few comeback gigs, Nottingham's Tindersticks and instrumental trio Dirty Three.
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The Strokes' 2001 debut LP 'Is This It' has been named album of the decade by NME magazine, while troubled musician Pete Doherty saw three of his records make the top 50 list.
The Strokes' 'Is This It' has been named album of the decade.
The American rockers' 2001 debut LP topped a list compiled by British music magazine NME made up of votes from record producers, label bosses and musicians, including members of Radiohead and Arctic Monkeys who both rank highly.
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Paul Weller, Grandaddy and Stereophonics are among a host of bands who have donated a song to an album raising money for testicular cancer research in the UK.
Other groups appearing on BOLLOCKS TO CANCER include Dave Matthews Band, Elbow, The Rakes and hundred Reasons.
The album, which is raising funds for British male cancer charity Everyman, was released on Monday at branches of Virgin Megastore, where it can be picked up for GBP4.99 ($8.99).
American rock band Grandaddy are splitting up after 14 years of making music, it was announced today (27JAN06).
The Californian stars admit shunning the commercial spotlight was a mistake, as despite having a cult following, they have gained nothing financially.
The NOW ITS ON hitmakers have promised fans a farewell album titled JUST LIKE THE FAMBLY CAT, but there will be no final tour.
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The LOSER hitmaker is performing alongside other acts including Grandaddy at the event, which is being held to pay homage to cult star Smith - who died of a self-inflicted knife wound on 21 October (03).
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Grandaddy guitarist JIM FAIRCHILD is recovering after being run over by his own tour bus.
Before the Californian indie rockers set off for a show in Phoenix, Arizona last week (ends30MAY03) Fairchild decided to indulge in a spot of drinking, which led to him falling under the wheels of the moving coach.
The wheel met with Fairchild's shoulder, but, despite some broken bones, he was able to continue playing guitar after only missing one of the group's shows.
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