Stephin Merritt (born January 17, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter based in California (formerly in New York City), best known as the principal singer and songwriter in the band The Magnetic Fields. He is distinctive for his untrained bass voice
311 (pronounced "three eleven") is a band from Omaha, Nebraska. Their musical structure incorporates a variety of musical styles including rock, punk, hip hop, reggae, metal, and funk.311 has enjoyed commercial success stemming from its widespread fan base. Since their self-titled album in 1995, all but one of their albums (the exception being Live) have been in the top 15 of the Billboard 200. Nineteen of their singles have received significant radio airplay since "Do You Right" in 1993; five of those songs being top 5 hits on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart.
The name actually came from a skinny dipping incident when Jim Watson, the band's former guitarist, was charged with indecent exposure by the Omaha Police Department and was escorted home handcuffed and naked. The police code which appeared on the citation was "3.11"
John Mellencamp, previously known as John Cougar and then John Cougar Mellencamp, (born October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana) is a Grammy-winning American rock singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actor.Mellencamp was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10, 2008 by Billy Joel.
Louis Freese, better known by his stage name B-Real, is a rapper of Mexican and Afro-Cuban heritage. He is best known for being the lead rapper in hip hop group Cypress Hill, who debuted with their self-titled album Cypress Hill in 1991.
Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from Los Angeles, California. Cypress Hill was the first Latino group to have platinum and multi-platinum albums. The band was originally called DVX, but the name was changed after Mellow Man Ace left in 1988. Over the course of its history, Cypress Hill has sold more than 17 million albums worldwide, including more than 11 million records in the U.S. alone.
Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969), better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician and artist known for his outrageous stage persona and image as the lead singer of the eponymous band. His stage name was formed from the names of actress Marilyn Monroe's first name and convicted murderer Charles Manson's last namePrior to dating Rose McGowan, and Melissa Romero, Manson was linked to Michele Greenberg who is portrayed as 'Rachelle' in his book 'The Long Hard Road Out of Hell' and "may have a child fathered by Warner". Prior to his relationship with Von Teese, he was engaged to actress Rose McGowan.Manson dated a woman named Melissa "Missi" Romero. As explained in his autobiography The Long Hard Road Out of Hell, during the production of Antichrist Superstar, she became pregnant with Manson's child; however, she had an abortion during her second trimester.On December 30, 2006 Von Teese filed for divorce due to "irreconcilable differences". ET.com and People claimed that Manson w
Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Slipknot consists of nine members, the current band members are Sid Wilson, Joey Jordison, Paul Gray, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn Crahan, Mick Thomson, and Corey Taylor. They are recognized as one of the pioneering bands in the New Wave of American Heavy Metal.The band formed in late 1995 and underwent several line-up changes following the independent release of their debut album, Mate. Feed. Kill. Repeat. in 1996. Their debut self-titled studio album, Slipknot, was released in 1999 and was followed by two further studio albums, Iowa in 2001 and Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) in 2004. They have recently released their fourth studio album, All Hope Is Gone, on August 25, 2008.
Slipknot has released their fourth studio album All Hope Is Gone on August 20, 2008. They changed the masks since this photo was taken.
Peelander-Z is a Japanese punk band based in New York City. They bill themselves as a "Japanese Action Comic Punk band hailing from the Z area of Planet Peelander".