Idlewild

Biography

This Scottish pop punk band was formed at Edinburgh University in December 1995 by Roddy Woomble (13 August 1976, Irvine, Scotland; vocals), Rod Jones (b. 3 December 1976; guitar), and Colin Newton (b. 18 April 1977, Macduff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; drums). The trio teamed up with Phil Scanlon (b. Philip Scanlon, 21 May 1976, England; bass) and began to attract press interest owing to their chaotic live shows, which demonstrated their appreciation of the finer points of US hardcore. The... Read more

Genres

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indie
seen live
indie rock
rock
scottish
alternative
alternative rock
britpop
british
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