Name: 50 Cent
Birth Name: Curtis Jackson
Date: July 6, 1976
Birth Place: Queens, New York, New York, USA
NAME: Aaron Carter
BORN: Tampa Fl.
FACT: he has a twin sister named Angel, who is 1 minute older than he is.
NAME: Abs (Five)
PERSONAL STYLE/QUIRK: Laid back/slow to anger
Name: Adam Gaynor (Matchbox 20)
Birthday: November 26, 1964
Shoe Size: 13
Facts: Likes apple juice and spaghetti. He does NOT have a middle name. He's allergic to dogs. He's Jewish. He taught himself how to play the guitar. He only paints his thumb and pinky finger. A total neat freak. He likes the band Bush. He doesn't drink or smoke.
Full Name: Adrian Young (No Doubt)
Date of birth: 26 August 1969
Parents: Sam and Jean
Band Position: Percussion
Name: Alexander Arthur Van Halen
Birthdate: May 8, 1953
Birthplace: Amsterdam, NL
Gear: Ludwig drums, Paiste cymbals and gong, Yamaha 820 bass drum pedals, Roland Electric Kickdrum Trigger, Calato Regal Tip sticks
Name: Alicia Keys
Birth Name: Alicia Augello Cook
Date: January 25, 1981
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Awards: Won four awards at the second annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards (2002). Won five Grammy Awards 2002
Fact: At age 16, her outstanding grades allowed her to finish high school early.
Name: Allen Collins (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Born At: St. Lukes Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida
Born On: July 19, 1952
Delivered By: Doctor Owens
Weight At Birth: 7 pounds, 14 ounces
Facts: Loved cars -- especially race cars -- and his favorite summer activity was going to Jacksonville Raceway every Saturday night to watch Leroy Yarborough race.
Name: Amir Derakh (Orgy)
Real Name: Amir Davidson
yInstrument: Guitar synthesizer.
Equipment: Rolands and Parker Flys.
D.O.B.: June 20, 1963.
Born in: Schenectady, NY.
Former Bands/Jobs: Was in Y&T, Rough Cutt, and Jailhouse.
Other Instruments: Guitar is also a master engineer.
Facts: Owns record label called Derock Music/Amiricol Sounds.
Birth Name: Anastacia Newkirk
Date: September 17, 1973
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Education: Professional Children's School
Full Name: Andreas Rudolf Kisser (Sepultura)
Place of Birth: Sao Bernardo Do Campo Sp (Brazil)
Date of Birth: August 24, 1968
Favorite Band: Metallica
Favorite Sepultra Song: Altered State
NAME: Andy Cato (Groove Armada)
PREVIOUS DAY JOB: Warehouseman
EDUCATION: History at Oxford University
Name: Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Born At: St Joseph's Hospital
Born in: Louisville, Kentucky
Born On: July 15, 1948,
Weight At Birth: nearly 8 pounds
Facts: Almost from his earliest memories, Artimus recalls being fascinated by rhythm and sound. Even his first love -- horses -- came from the rhythmic clopping as they moved. Artimus' first memory involves falling off a horse at age seven. When asked if he was OK after picking himself up, the confident Tommy replied, "Yep, it's a long way down though."
Birth Name: Ashanti S. Douglas
Birth Place: Glen Cove, New York, USA
Birthday: October 13, 1980.
Name Game: "Ashanti is a people out of Ghana -- like the Ashanti people. The women in that tribe are most respected there. You know how sometimes in other cultures the women are not really respected? In Ghana there's an African princess called Ashanti. In French, it means to sing. In Indian, it means peace or war."
Fave Flicks: "The Color Purple with Oprah Winfrey and The Gods Must Be Crazy
Hidden Talents: "Um, I can cross my two big toes! No, but I actually
dance. I used to go to a professional dance studio called Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center, and I did tap, jazz, ballet, African, modern, hip-hop, everything. It's good to be well-rounded, and all the different kinds of dance serve a purpose."
NAME: Ashley Angel (O-Town)
DESCRIPTION: The "Heartthrob"
HOMETOWN: Redding, CA
PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE: It's all about the hair
Name: Barry Doherty (231)
Instrument - Drums
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Musical Influences: everything from Racer X to notorious BIG to Jamming R&B.
Hobbies: Martial arts, weapons, video games, more Martial Arts, reading.
Grew Up In: Brooklyn, NY and Long Island, NY.
Siblings: 1 younger sister
NAME: Beyonce Knowlles (Destinys Child)
BORN IN: Houston, TX
FACT: Her sister Solange also sings & dances.
Name: Big Bopper
Real Name: Jiles Perry Richardson
Birthday: October 24, 1930
Born In: Sabine Pass, Texas
Died: February 3, 1959
Married: Adrian Joy Fryon
Children: Deborah and Jay P.
Facts: He played football in high school. Graduated at Beaumont High School in 1949, While he was in college, he found a job at a radio station in Beaumont, Texas. In 1957, while working as a deejay for KTRM in Beaumont, he coined the name "The Big Bopper" a stage name he would use for the rest of his life. In May of '57 he broadcast for six days straight, spinning 1,821 records and established a world record for continuous broadcasting. It was in 1957 when Jape recorded his most famous song, "Chantilly Lace", which became the 3rd most played song of 1958.
Name: Big Pun
Real Name: Christopher Lee Rios
Raised In: The Bronx, NY
Death: Feb 7th, 2000
Past Jobs: Cargo Loader
Facts: played basketball, an avid boxer, collected a half a million from breaking his leg at a municipal park, once known as Big Moon Dog, and dropped out of Stevenson High School at 15
Name: Bill Haley
Born In: Highland Park, Michigan
Birthday: July 6, 1925
Parents: William and Maude Haley
Facts: He was the second child. Received his first guitar at age 13. In June 1940 he left school after finishing the eighth grade and went to work bottling water at Bethel Springs for 35 cents an hour. At 18 he made his first record "Candy Kisses". He died, in his sleep of an apparent heart attack, about 6:30 that morning at his home in Harlingen, Texas. Haley was was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
NAME: Bill Rieflin
CURRENT RESIDENCE: Seattle U.S.A.
BAND AFFILIATION: Blackout, Ministry, Revolting Cocks, KMFDM, many more
CURRENT FOCUS: KMFDM, various gigs
KMFDM DUTIES: Drumming, programming
LIKES: Writing in his little online diary
DISLIKES: Whale Penises
EXTRA: Bill started his professional music career in the Seattle based band, Black Out. Worked with such Revco guests as Trent Reznor (NIN) and Ogre (ex-Skinny Puppy). Bill has also done an immense share of guest work, which of course includes but is not limited to KMFDM.
Name: Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)
Real Name: William Patrick Corgan Jr.
Father/Mother: Bill Corgan (Blues Musician) and Martha Corgan (Flight Attendant
Birthday: March 17, 1967, St. Patricks Day.
Birth Place: Chicago
Facts: Billy grew to be a "four-track-cassette making geek" who played guitar in his spare time while working at an old record store and then at a pizza place as a delivery boy. He played guitar up in his bedroom, learning scales and progressions.
Name: Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Born in: Corpus Christi, Texas
Born on: June 3, 1952
Facts: Billy's mother enrolled him in Sanford Academy, a military boarding school located in Sanford, Florida. Here Billy first began developing his taste for music. Billy started taking piano lessons from a lady in Sanford named Madeleine Brown.
Birth Name: Björk Gudmundsdóttir
Height: 5' 4"
Date: November 21, 1965
Birth Place: Reykjavik, Iceland
Education: Reykjaviks music school
Husband/Wife: 'Þór Eldon' (musician; divorced)
Father: Guðmundur Gunnarsson (divorced in 1966)
Mother: Hildur Hauksdóttir
Sister: Three sisters
Brother: Three brothers
Step Father: Sævar Árnason
Son: Sindri Eldon Þórson (born on June 8, 1986; father: Þór Eldon)
Claim to fame: as Selma Yeskova in Dancer in the Dark (2000)
NAME: Black Rob
REAL NAME: Robert Ross
HOMETOWN: Spanish Harlem, New York
PREVIOUS DAY JOB: Times Square Pickpocket
HIGHER EDUCATION: Sullivan College, New York
Name: Bob Alan Deal (Mötley Crüe)
AKA: Mick Mars
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana
Birthdate: April 3, 1956
Former Band(s): Vendetta
Current Band(s): Mötley Crüe
Former Occupations: Security guard, motorcycle mechanic
Biggest Influence: Jeff Beck
NAME: Brad Fichetti (LFO)
HOMETOWN: Mahwah, NJ
FAVORITE CANDY: M & M's
Name: Brandon Boyd (Incubus)
Nickname: Invisible Floating Torso Man
Date of Birth: February 15, 1976
Relationship Status: Single
Band Position: Lead Vocals/Percussion
NAME: Brandy (Norwood)
BORN IN: McComb, Mississippi
FACT: Appeared in the 1990's film, Arachnophobia.
Name: Brian Bell (Weezer)
Birthday: December 9th, 1968
Hometown: Knoxville, TN/ Los Angeles, CA
Spare time: plays in his own band the space twins
Name: Brian Yale (Matchbox 20)
Birthday: November 14, 1968
Shoe Size: 9 1/2
Facts: Favorite movie is Mars Attacks. He fears the letter 'Y'. He likes to quote Austin Powers, "Do I make you horny?". The band nick named him Pookie. He's said to be the goofiest of them all. He doesn't like mayonnaise. He uses Aveada hair products. He attended the University of Miami. He played the trumpet in his high school band. He does good impressions of SNL characters.
Name: Brian Ritchie (Violent Femmes)
Plays: Acoustic and electric bass, xylophone, didgeridoo, conch shell, bouzouki, shakuhachi (Japanese flute), vocals.
Native Of: Milwaukee
First Record Purchase: The Beatles' single "She's a Woman"/"I Feel Fine".
Fact: He has admitted that, as a child, he was "really into Mary Poppins" and "wanted to marry Julie Andrews".
NAME: Britney Spears
BORN IN: Kentwood, Louisiana
FACT: Favorite flavor of ice cream is 'Cookie Dough', she has a tanning bed on her tour bus, she loves Janet Jackson and Madonna, fav actors are Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck, loves to drunk a vanilla Frappuccino before she goes onstage, and she and her mother enjoys hanging out at the mall to shop and get manicures.
Name: Bruce Brown (Charlie Daniels Band)
Hometown:West Frankfort, IL
Favorite CDB Song:Still In Saigon
Name: Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)
Instrument: Bass Guitarist
Born: September 9, 1946
Born In: Toronto, Canada
Facts: He was busted twice for drug possession and deported back to Canada. He was also busted once for being in the USA without his visa and work permit.
Name: Bryan Adams
Birth Name: Bryan Guy Adams
Date: November 5, 1959
Birth Place: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Occupation: actor, musician
Father: Conrad J. Adams (diplomat)
Mother: Elizabeth Jane Adams
Brother: Bruce Adams (younger)
Name: Buddy Holly
Real Name: Charles Hardin Holley
Born In: Lubbock, Texas
Birthday: September 1, 1953
Married: Maria Elena Santiago
Facts: October 14, 1955 The trio of Buddy Holly, Bob Montgomery and Larry Welborn opens for Bill Haley and the Comets in Lubbock. January 26, 1956 Signed to Decca Records. January 23, 1986 Buddy Holly is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the first induction dinner, held in New York City.
Name: Charlie Daniels
Name: Charlie Hayward (Charlie Daniels Band)
Favorite CDB Song:Money and Passing Lane
Name: Charlotte Church
Birth Name: Charlotte Maria Church
Date: February 21, 1986
Birth Place: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Occupation: actress, musician
Father: Michael Reed (separated)
Real Name: Cherilyn Sarkisian
Born In: El Centro, Calif.
Birthday: May 20, 1946
Facts: Was a poor, fatherless kid whose eight-times-married actress-mother struggled by on occasional singing gigs and bit parts. At 16 Cher left high-school and home to take acting lessons in Los Angeles. Sonny Bono hoped to record Cher as a soloist. She was so nervous during her first recording sessions, that she insisted - to everyone's chagrin - that the vocally-challenged Bono sing alongside her. Surprisingly they sounded good together, and a duo was born.
NAME: Chris Fehn (Slipknot)
MASK: Pickle Nose
FACTS: generaly thought of as a pervert onstage, always suggestively stroking his mask, they tend to agree that Chris is the most handsome of the band, he is also known as the funniest.
NAME: Christian (BBMAK)
BORN: Liverpool UK
FACT: His nickname is Burnsy
Name: Christian "Speesy" Giesler (Kreator)
Date Of Birth: July 04.1970
Star Sign: Cancer
Favorite Band: The Who
Favorite Musician: John Entwistle R.i.P.
Least Favorite Music: Raggae
Favorite Movie: Star Wars, Shining
Hobbies: Riding his motorbike
Best Concert: The Who 1979
Things He Hates: People who lie
NAME: Christina Aguilera
BORN IN: Staton Island, NY
FACT: She is scared of ghost's, so she sleeps with the lights on & she once lived in Japan and Florida.
Name: Christopher Hesse (Hoobastank)
Song On The Album: Running Away
Song To Play: Remember Me
Facts: Raised by musical hippies up in the hills of Humboldt County.
His parents got him into piano lessons for a good 6 years until he decided he was angrier than that.
Name: Chuck Berry
Real Name: Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Birthday: October 18, 1926
Born At: 2520 Goode Avenue (now Annie Malone Drive) in St. Louis, MO.
Parents: His mother, Martha, was qualified as a schoolteacher; his father, Henry, was a contractor and deacon of the nearby Antioch Baptist Church.
Married: Themetta Suggs
Facts: The third of six children. Berry joined a gospel group; he also engaged in a brief career as a boxer on his 21st birthday in 1947. Berry's success on the charts was accompanied by a number of appearances in Freed produced movies, including Rock, Rock, Rock in 1956, Mr. Rock and Roll in 1957, and Go, Johnny, Go in 1959, in which he had an extensive speaking part. His 1986 induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the 1987 release of his autobiography and accompanying movie Hail, Hail, Rock and Roll
NAME: Corey Taylor (Slipknot)
MASK: Leather face with dreadlocks
FACTS: down to earth, joined the band after leaving his other band, Stone Sour. known as the least likely to have fun.
Name: Courtney Love (Hole)
Birth Name: Love Michelle Harrison
Date: July 9, 1964
Birth Place: San Francisco, California
Former Husbands: Kurt Cobain, James Moreland
Relationship: Edward Norton (actor; dated from 1996 to 1998), Trent Reznor (musician; dated in 1994), Jim Barber
Daughter: Frances Bean Cobain
Claim to fame: as Althea Leasure in The People vs. Larry Flynt
NAME: Craig Jones (Slipknot)
FACTS: used to play guitar for the band and he has his feelings hurt nightly when he headbangs onstage and everyone runs away. If your missing the humor here, he's the guy with the long metal nails all over his head! The rumor is false about them being rubber.they are indeed metal!
Name: Cyndi Lauper
Birth Name: Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper
Height: 5' 3''"
Date: June 20, 1953
Birth Place: New York
Occupation: actress, musician
Husband/Wife: David Thornton
Son: Declyn Wallace (1997)
NAME: Dan Miller (O-Town)
DESCRIPTION: The Outspoken Leader
HOMETOWN: Twinsburg, OH
PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE: It's all in the timing
Name: Dan Spencer (Supertones)
D.O.B.: November 20th 1973
Born In: Lubbock, TX
Current Residence: Franklin, TN
Marital Status: Married to Leslie
Equipment: A silver trombone!
Before The Band: Played with the Grown-ups, a two-tone ska band out of Denton, TX
Favorite Authors: Francis Schaeffer, Michael Horten, R.C. Sproul, Charles Spurgeon, John Piper.
Favorite Bible Verse: Rom.7
Name: Daniel Estrin (Hoobastank)
Hometown: Augora Hills, CA
Song On The Album: Too Be With You
Song To Play: Pieces
Facts: When he is not involved in music, he usually spends time with friends talking about music. He is a professional Frisbee thrower. He grew up listening to 70's and 80's music with his parents.
Name: D'arcy Elizabeth Wretzky (Smashing Pumpkins)
Birthday: May 1, 1968
Born In: Michigan, USA.
Instrument Plays: Bass Guitar
Husband: Kerry Brown
Left Smashing Pumpkins: September 9, 1999
Enjoys Listening To: Air, Luscious Jackson, Beastie Boys, Nirvana, the Beatles, Red Red Meat, Chainsaw Kittens, and Catherine.
Facts: Has formal training on the oboe, but none on bass guitar. Co-owns Scratchie Records with James Iha, among others.
Name: Darren Metler (Supertones)
D.O.B.: May 30th, 1973
Born In: Mission Viejo, CA
Current Residence: San Clemente, CA
Marital Status: Married to Joy, 2 kids
Hobbies: Surfing, Golfing, Yardwork
Favorite Bands: The Police, Switchfoot, U2, and John Denver
Equipment: Schilke X3 Trumpet, Bach 1 mouthpiece!
Before The Band: I used to be a youth pastor
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 John 3:1
Name: Dave Meniketti (Y&T)
Instrument: Lead Guitar/Lead Vocals
Born & raised in: Oakland, California
Influences: Hendrix, James Brown, Led Zeppelin, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Allman Brothers, Coltrane, and so many others.
Facts: Taught himself to play guitar, won a Bammy Award for "Best Bay Area Guitarist", beating out other great players such as Neil Schon (Journey), Craig Chaquico (Starship), and several other guitar heroes and has been listed in Guitar Player Magazine's "Best of" polls numerous times over the past several decades.
NAME: Debelah Morgan
FACT: She was Miss Black Teenage World at 14
HOMETOWN: Tucson AZ
Full Name: Derrick Leon Green (Sepultura)
Place of Birth: Cleveland, OH
Date of Birth: January 20, 1971
Played In: Outface, Overfiend, Alpha Jerk
Favorite Band: Black Sabbath, Bad Brains
NAME: Devin Lima
FAVORITE CANDY: Sour Patch Kids
TYPE OF GIRL: Nonsmoker
Name: Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield)
Real Name: Walter Milton Dwayne Midkiff
Born: September 30, 1942, Libra
Born In Chesterville Ontario, Canada
Facts: He played drums on a bunch of Monkees records. He mainly played on Peter Tork's songs, such as: "Tear the Top Right Off My Head", "Can You Dig It?", "Long Title", and such.
Name: Dexter (Offspring)
Real Name: Bryan Kieth Holland
Birth Date: 12/29/1966
Family: Wife - Kristine Luna, Daughter - Alexa Holland
Current Education: Has a Phd in Molecular Biology
Instrument: Lead Vocals, Guitar
Side Projects: Owns Nitro Records
Other Info: He owns his own plane called "Anarchy Airlines". He got his nickname "Dexter", from school when he was class valedictorian, He wears a size 11 shoe, He hates carrots, He taught himself the guitar
Name: Dirk "Alex" Lance (Incubus)
Date of Birth: August 18, 1976
Relationship Status: Single
Band Position: Bass Guitar
Name: D.J. Chris Kilmore (Incubus)
Date of Birth: January 21, 1973
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, PA
Relationship Status: Single
Band Position: Turntables
Full Name: DJ Lethal (Limp Bizkit)
Place of Birth: Leor DiMant, Latvia
Other Bands: House of Pain
Birth Name: Earl Simmons
Date: December 18, 1970
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Occupation: actor, rapper
Wife: Tasherah Simmons
NAME: Dorona Alberti
CURRENT RESIDENCE: Rotterdam, Holland
BAND AFFILIATION: KMFDM
CURRENT FOCUS: KMFDM, being a student at a music academy in Rotterdam, Holland
LIKES: Being really mysterious
DISLIKES: Groping Brett Banditelli hands
EXTRA: Dorona is a mystery to her fans (in America anyway), but her impact on KMFDM is unforgettable. Her voice is often considered the best that a female KMFDM vocalist has ever had, and she has had divine influence on songs such as "Godlike", "Light", and "Trust".
Name: Douglas Robb (Hoobastank)
Birthday: Jan. 2, 1975
Location: Agoura Hills, CA
Nationality: Half Japanese and half Scottish.
Facts: He spent a year in Japan where he attended the first grade. He jokes that sometimes he's dubbed "the Asian guy in the band. We're a highly un-politically correct band amongst each other." Being Asian has also made him a role model.
Name: Dr Dre
Birth Name: Andre Young
Date: February 18, 1965
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation: actor, musician
Wife: Michel'le (rap artist; married in 1996)
NAME: Drew Lachey (98 Degrees)
BORN IN: Cincinnati Ohio
FACT: His ideal date is taking a girl to the beach or mountains for a romantic candlelit dinner for two.
Name: Dwight Yoakam
Birth Name: Dwight David Yoakam
Date: October 23, 1956
Birth Place: Pikeville, Kentucky, USA
Occupation: actor, musician
Education: Northland High School in Columbus, OH
Movie Appearances: Sling Blade (1996) and Dont Look Back (1996)
Fact: Dwight Yoakam's inclusion in the Brooks & Dunn Neon Circus And Wild West Show is something different for the singer, who has never really embarked on such a package tour before.
Name - Eddie Harsch (Black Crowes)
Birthday - May 27
Birthplace - Toronto, Canada
Astrological Sign - Gemini
Height - "ouch, my head!"
Other Bands Played With - (are you kidding?) 105
Instruments played - anything that doesn't belong to me
Hobbies - ones requiring excessive velocity, high impact, and special goggles
Name: Edward Lodewijk Van Halen
Birthdate: January 26, 1955
Birthplace: Nijmegen, NL
Instrument(s): Guitars, Keyboards
Gear: Peavey Wolfgang Guitars, Peavey 5150/5150 II Amps, Lexicon PCM 70, Roland SDE3000 Digital Delay, Eventide H3000 Harmonizer, MXR M101 Phaser, MXR M119 Flanger, custom Wah-Wa
Name: Elton John
Real Name: Reginal Kenneth Dwight
Birthday: March 25,1947
Born In: Pinner England
Facts: Elton John, rose to fame in the seventies. His father wanted him to be a Banker. Started playing piano at age four.
Played in a band called Bluesology, Thats How He Became ELTON JOHN He took the Name from two of the band members John Baldy and Elton Dean. In 1973 Elton Got a Part in the Movie Tommy; and had his star placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Name: Elvis Aaron Presley
Born In: Tupelo, Mississippi
Died at: His Memphis home, Graceland, on August 16, 1977.
Parents: Vernon and Gladys Presley
Birthday: January 8, 1935
Awards: 14 Grammy nominations (3 wins) from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and was named One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 1970 by the United States Jaycees.
Facts: His twin brother, Jessie Garon, was stillborn, leaving Elvis to grow up as an only child. He made 33 successful films. Globally, he has sold over one billion records, more than any other artist. His American sales have earned him gold, platinum or multi-platinum awards for 131 different albums and singles, far more than any other artist.
Full Name: Emily Burns Erwin (Dixie Chicks)
Birthdate: Aug. 16 1972
Birthplace: Pittsfield Ma
Hometown: Dallas Texas
Instuments: Dobro, banjo, guitar
NAME: Enrique Iglesius
BORN IN: Madrid, Spain
FACT: He hates photographs, phoniness, limousines, people with ulterior motives, & getting up early
Birth Name: Eithne Ní Bhraonáin
Date: May 17, 1961
Birth Place: Gaoth Dobhair, Donegal, Ireland
Occupation: actress, musician
Father: Leo Brennan (owns a local pub in Meenalech)
Mother: Baba Brennan (former teacher)
Sister: Máire Ní Bhraonáin (Mary Brennan)
Brother: Ciarán Ó Braonáin (Kieran Brennan) and Pól Ó Braonáin (Paul Brennan)
Name: Eric Clapton
Birth Name: Eric Patrick Clapton
Date: March 30, 1945
Birth Place: Ripley, Surrey, England, UK
Education: Kingston Art School Kingston-upon-Thames England UK
Husband/Wife: Melia McEnery (graphic artist; Irish and Korean heritage; met in 1999; married on January 1, 2002), Patricia Anne Boyd (actress, model; married on March 27, 1979; divorced in June 1988; ex-wife of former Beatle George Harrison)
Relationship: Lori Del Santo (Italian TV actress), Yvonne Kelly
Name: Ethan Luck (Supertones)
D.O.B.: October 16th 1978 in Long Beach, CA
Current Residence: Nashville, TN
Marital Status: Single
Hobbies: Guitars, Collecting vinyl, video editing, skateboarding, and getting tattooed!
Favorite Bands: The Clash, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Superdrag, The Living End, Slick Shoes, Stairwell and Social Distortion.
Equipment: Sovtek Mid 50, 1969 Fender Bassman 50, Gibson Les Paul, Fender Telecaster, Epiphone hollowbody!
Name: Duncan Phillips (Newsboys)
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Favorite City: New York
Favorite Venue: Red Rocks, The Roxy
Favorite Festival: Festival Con Dios
Gear: Yamaha Maple Custom Drums
Bikes: Cagiva Grand Canyon 900, Suzuki PRZ 400, DR-2 400
NAME: Eric-Michael Estrada (O-Town)
DESCRIPTION: The Smooth Operator
HOMETOWN:Palm Bay, FL
PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE: Dont be a player hater
Name: Faith Hill
Birth Name: Audrey Faith Perry Hill
Date: September 21, 1967
Birth Place: Jackson, Mississippi
Education: McLaurin High School
Husband/Wife: Tim McGraw (country singer; married on October 6, 1996, in Rayville, Louisiana), Daniel Hill (musician; married in 1987; divorced in 1991)
Relationship: Scott Hendricks (producer)
Fact: While on tour she likes to have fresh flowers in her dressing room, anything but lilies.
Name: Fats Domino
Real Name: Antoine Domino
Born In: New Orleans.
Facts: The first language he learned to speak was French. He first performed in public at age 10. Fats Domino exploded onto the rock-and-roll scene in 1955 when his song, Ain't That A Shame, was covered by white recording artist Pat Boone. Boone's version went to number one, and Domino's version on Imperial went to number ten. In 1957 he appeared in the movie The Girl Can't Help It, singing his hit Blue Monday. His awards have been many, including Grammy's Lifetime Achievement and Hall Of Fame Awards. In 1986, Fats Domino took his place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Name: Fiona Apple
Birth Name: Fiona Apple Maggart
Height: 5' 2''"
Date: September 17, 1977
Birth Place: New York, New York
Education: Senior High School (two months home study)
Relationship: Paul Thomas Anderson (screenwriter)
Father: Brandon Maggart (actor)
Mother: Diane McAfee (former singer)
Half Brother: Garrett Maggart (actor)
Birth Name: Frank Carlton Serafino Ferrana (Mötley Crüe)
AKA: Nikki Sixx
Birthplace: San Jose, California
Birthdate: December 11, 1958
Former Band(s): London
Current Band(s): Mötley Crüe, 58
Former Occupations: Music Store Clerk, Dishwasher
Biggest Influence: Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Deep Purple, T-Rex
Name: Frank Sinatra
Birth Name: Francis Albert Sinatra
Date: December 12, 1915
Birth Place: Hoboken, New Jersey
Occupation: actor, vocalist, director, writer
Education: High School (dropped out at 15)
Death Date: May 14, 1998
Place of Death: Hoboken, New Jersey (buried at Cathedral City's Desert Memorial Park in Palm Springs, California. Specific Interment Location: B-8, #151)
Death Cause: Acute heart attack
Name: Frankie J
Real Name: Francisco Javier Bautista Jr.
Hometown: San Diego
Parents: Francisco - Water Co. Employee, Alicia - Retirement Home Worker
Facts: Once sang in a band, grandfather played violin in church, spent first 2 years in Tijuana, Mexico
NAME: Fred Durst
HOMETOWN: Gastonia, North Carolina
EYE COLOR: blue
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 August 1971
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
NICKNAMES: Fred, Felipé
BEFORE HE WAS A ROCK STAR: Fred Spent 18 months in the Navy & Later worked as a tattoo artist.
NAME: Gavin Rossdale (Bush)
BORN IN: Kilburen, England
FACT: He didnt talk till he was 4 years old & when he did, his first word was 'cookie'
Name: George Michael
Birth Name: Georgios Krylacos Panayiotou
Date: June 25, 1963
Birth Place: London, England, UK
Occupation: actor, musician
Education: Bushey Meads Comprehensive School
Relationship: Kathy Yueng (artist), Kenny Goss (fitness instructor; born on September 17, 1959)
Name: George Strait
Birthdate: May 18, 1952
Birthplace: Poteet Texas
Hair: Naturally wavy chestnut brown
Eyes: Piercing green
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. in boots
NAME: Geri Halliwell
FULL NAME: Geraldine Estelle Halliwell
BIRTHDAY: August 6, 1972
PLACE OF BIRTH: Watford, England
FAMILY: Spanish Mum Ana Maria, Her father Laurence (half Swedish) sister Natalie Brother Max step sister karen step brother paul
STAR SIGN: Leo
EYE COLOR: Blue
RELATIONSHIP: Bobby Hashemi (a former New York banker)
FATHER: Lawrence (half Swedish)
MOTHER: Anna-Maria (Spanish)
CLAIM TO FAME: as Ginger Spice
Name: Gordon Gano (Violent Femmes)
Job: Lead vocals, guitar (acoustic and electric), banjo, fiddle
Birthday: June 7, 1963
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI.
Influences: Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Robert Johnson and Louis Armstrong. Later influences include the Velvet Underground and Bob Dylan.
Facts: The son of an American Baptist minister, he comes from a large (7 children), artistically gifted family. Both his parents and some of his siblings have worked in theater and the movie industry. His father also played guitar.
Name: Greg K. (Offspring)
Real Name: Greg Kriesel
Birth Date: 1/12/1965
Birthplace: Glendale in California
Instrument: Back Up Vocals, Bass
Equipment: Gallien-Krueger 2000RB bass heads, Shure Wireless, Mesa Boogie 4x10 Road ready speaker cabinet, Mesa Boogie 2x15 Road Ready speaker cabinet, Tech 21 Sans Amp, Ibanez ATK custom basses, Daddario .050-.105 Strings
Other Info: He likes to collect hats. He also likes playing golf and he goes camping quite often too.
Name: Gurrg (MuDvAyNe)
Real Name: Greg Tribbett
Facts: Has a strong background in the local music scene dating back to his teens. In the years of his youth, his engagement to the local gestapo heightened his sense of awareness and personal preservation.
Name: Guy Hoffman (Violent Femmes)
Birthday: May 20, 1954
Native Of: The Milwaukee-area
Fact: He attended high school in the nearby town of Shorewood, where he played on the football team and was in the school band.
Full Name: Gwen Stefani (No Doubt)
Birth Name: Gwendolyn Renee Stefani
Height: 5' 6"
Birth Place: Anaheim, California, USA
Husband: Gavin McGregor Rossdale (lead singer of the band Bush; engaged on January 1, 2002; married on September 14, 2002 at St. Paul's Church in London)
Date of birth: 3 October 1969 (Libra)
Parents: Dennis and Patti
Brothers/sisters: Eric, Jill and Todd
Birthplace: Anaheim, Calafornia
Band Position: Lead Vocals
Fact: Her brother was an artist for the hit show, 'The Simpsons'
Full Name: Igor Graziano Cavalera (Sepultura)
Place of Birth: Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
Date of Birth: September 4, 1970
First Instrument: Some Samba Drums
Favorite Band: New Model Army
Favorite Sepultura Song: Under Siege
NAME: J (Five)
BIRTHDAY: June 13 ,1976
PERSONAL STYLE/QUIRK: Responsible/loves going crazy
NAME: Jacob Underwood (O-Town)
DESCRIPTION: The Rockin Rebel
HOMETOWN: El Cajon, CA
PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE: Keapin' It Real
Name: James Charles Rodgers
Born In : Meridian, Mississippi
Birthday: September 8, 1897
Death : 1933
Once Worked As: A Railroad Hand
Fact: Never appeared on any major radio show or even played the Grand Ole Opry during his lifetime. But he, Fred Rose, and Hank Williams were the first persons to be elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1961, which is indicative of his importance in the history of Country Music.
NAME: James Root (Slipknot)
FACTS: joined the band during the recording of the first album, he claims he was pretty mello until Slipknot brought out the monster in him.
Name: James Yoshinobu Iha (Smashing Pumpkins)
Born In: Chicago, Illinois
Birthday: March 26, 1968.
Known As: The "quiet one", although in concert he has been known to taunt the crowd with strings of obscenities, perform ad-lib rap, and tap dance.
Facts: Has numerous songs released as b-sides, and a solo album in February of 1998 titled "Let It Come Down". Modeled for Anna Sui in 1996. Co-owner of Scratchie Records with D'arcy Wretzky-Brown which began in 1996 and has signed bands such as Fulflej, Fountains of Wayne, and the Frogs.
Name: Ja Rule
Birth Name: Jeffrey Atkins
Date: February 29, 1976
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Occupation: actor, musician
Husband/Wife: Aisha Atkins
Name: Jay Gordon (Orgy)
Full Name: Jay Paul Gordon.
Role in the band: Vocals.
D.O.B: January 30th, 1967.
Birth Place: San Fransisco, CA.
Ethnical Background: Spanish, French, Irish, Scottish, African-American.
Other Instruments: Played bass/guitar for 4 years prior to forming Orgy.
Facts: Jay became interested in music when he saw his first concert at age 12- Iron Maiden w/ the Scorpions. He owns his own label called D1 Music Net.
HOMETOWN: Brooklyn NY
HIDDEN TALLENT: Acting. We was in 'Streets Is Watching' a 1998 short film based on his second album.
NAME: JC Chasez (*NSYNC)
BORN IN: Washington, DC
FACT: His favorite childhood memory was playing hide 'n' seek. His best hiding place was under a pile of laundry.
Name: Jeff Frankenstein (Newsboys)
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Favorite City: New York
Favorite Venue: Fox Theater, Detroit
Favorite Festival: Inside Out Soul Festival, New Hampshire
Gear: Korg Keyboards, Hammond organs, Roland Vocoders, Motion Sound Leslies
Bikes: Cagiva Grand Canyon 900, Suzuki PRZ 400
NAME: Jennifer Lopez
BORN IN: Bronx, NY
FACT: She was a danver on the 1980's show, 'In Living Color'. She also made her film debut in "My Little Girl" at the age of 16.
Name: Jerry Lee Lewis
Born on: September 29th 1935
Born In: Ferriday, LA
Facts: Started playing piano as a child at the age of nine. After abandoning his studies to become a minister he became a professional bar singer/pianist in his native Louisana. Appeared in the film "Discjockey Jamboree" in 1957 and "Highschool confidential" in 1958. Married his fourteen-year-old cousin Myra Brown. In 1985 he was inducted in the Rock and Roll hall of fame. In 1989 his life was filmed in "Great balls of fire". Jerry Lee Lewis is a cousin of country singer Mickey Gilley and TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart
Name: Jessica Simpson
Birth Name: Jessica Ann Simpson
Height: 5' 3"
Date: July 10, 1980
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, USA
Education: J. J. Pearce High School
Husband: Nick Lachey (member of 98 Degrees; married on October 26, 2002 in Austin, Texas)
Sister: Ashlee (younger)
Name: Jewel Kilcher
Height: 5' 6"
Date: May 23, 1974
Birth Place: Payson, Utah
Occupation: singer, songwriter, actress
Mother: Lenedra (Jewel's manager)
Fact: Acted in the movie 'Ride With The Devil' & hopes to record a country album soon.
Name: Jimi Hendrix
Birth Name: Johnny Allen Hendrix
Date: November 27, 1942
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington
Occupation: musician, composer, singer, actor
Death Date: September 18, 1970
Place of Death: London, England, U.K
Death Cause: barbiturate overdose
Relationship: Monika Danneman
Father: James 'Al' Hendrix
Name: Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins)
Birthday: June 10 1964
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois.
Facts: His brother was a jazz drummer, as was his father. Then in July of 1996 in New York City, he and touring keyboardist Jonathan Melvoin overdosed on heroin. Jonathan died, and Jimmy was arrested for possession of heroin. Billy, James, and D'arcy promptly booted Chamberlin from the band, as he had been battling a continual drug problem.
Name: Jody Davis (Newsboys)
Birthplace: Princeton, Indiana
Favorite City: Copenhagen, Denmark
Favorite Venue: Hersey Arena
Favorite Festival: Creation West
Gear: Earnie Ball Musicman Guitars, Lexicon Effects, Gurlitz Amps
Bikes: Suzuki DR2400 Baha, Honda CR 450
Name: Joe Ferrara (231)
Instrument: Bass & Vocals
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Musical Influences: Mostly 80's new wave & pop and early 90's hard rock
Hobbies: Graphic design, macromedia flash, music production.
Grew Up In: Queens, NY
Siblings: 2 younger sisters, Jennifer, Dawn, 1 younger brother, Michael
Favorite Foods: Chinese, Italian
Name: Joe Salto (231)
Instrument: Lead Vocals
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Musical Influences: KISS, Dan Reed Network, Wasp, Alice Cooper, Garth Brooks, Run Dmc
Hobbies: Harsh weather camping, Mountain biking
Grew Up In: Lindenhurst, NY
Siblings: 1 Brother Named Anthony
Pets: 2 cats and a killer fish named Godzilla
Name: Joey Fatone
Birth Name: Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr.
Height: 6' 1"
Date: January 28, 1977
Birth Place: Victory Memorial Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
Education: Dr. Phillips High School, Florida St. Mary's Catholic School, Brooklyn, New York
Facts: Used some of his fortune to help finance a book that his high school drama teacher wrote, favorite movie is Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, Kenny is his favorite South Park Character, his sister Janine is a backup singer for Britney Spears, and loves to listen to Stevie Wonder.
NAME: Joey Jordison (Slipknot)
FACTS: the shortest member, really talkative, and posed naked with only his spare mask covering his manhood in Kerrang. He was the guy to call slipknot fans 'Maggots'
Birth Name: John Corabi (Mötley Crüe)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birthdate: April 26, 1959
Former Band(s): Angora, The Scream, Mötley Crüe, Union
Current Band(s): Ratt, Zen Lunatic
Former Occupations: Telemarketer, Construction, Fast Food
Biggest Influence: Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)
Full Name: John Everett Otto (Limp Bizkit)
Place of Birth: Jacksonville, Florida
Position in Band: Drummer
Family Ties: He is Sam's (From Limp Bizkit) Cousin
Name: John Mayer
Date: October 16, 1977
Birth Place: Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Education: Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts (dropped out)
Claim to fame: Album Room For Squares (2001)
Born In: Boston, Massachusetts
Mothers Occupation: A church soloist and trained musical theater performer
Grew Up Listening To: Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Etta James.
Quote: "When I was two years old, I would sing nursery rhymes. I would do riffs on them and make them jazzy,"
Facts: She taught herself to interpret the pop and blues tunes she heard with her own distinctive and unique style, auditioned for CBS-TV's Kids Say the Darndest Things and appeared on the TV show, America's Most Talented Kids.
Name: Jon Bon Jovi
Birth Name: Jon Francis Bongiovi Jr.
Date: March 2, 1962
Birth Place: Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Education: Sayreville War Memorial High School, Sayreville, New Jersey Studied acting with Harold Guskin
Wife: Dorothea Hurley (married on April 29, 1989, in Las Vegas, Nevada)
Son: Jesse James Louis Bon Jovi (born on February 19, 1995)
Daughter: Stephanie Rose Bon Jovi (born on May 13, 1993)
NAME: Jonathon Davis (KoRn)
BORN IN: Bakersfield CA
FACT: Consults a psychic on a regular basis, favorite band used to be Duran Duran, has 2 sons named Nathan and Pirate.
NAME: Jordan Knight
BORN IN: Worchester, MA
FACT: Favorite foods are bacon double cheeseburger, pizza, chinese food, & twix candy bars.
Name: Jose Pasillas (Incubus)
Date of Birth: April 26, 1976
Relationship Status: Serious Relationship
Band Position: Drums
NAME: Joy Enriquez
HOMETOWN: Whittier, CA
FIRST SINGLE: "Tell Me How You Feal"
FACT: She holds the record for most wins (eleven) on Star Search.
Name: Jürgen "Ventor" Reil (Kreator)
Date Of Birth: June 29.1966
Favorite Bands: Rush, Judas Priest
Favorite Musician: Neil Peart
Least Favorite Music: Techno
Favorite Movie: Matrix
Favorite Book: Clive Barker First book of blood
Best Concert: Rush , Irvine Meadows CA 1990
Favorite Country: Australia
Name: Justin Randall Timberlake
Born: January 31, 1981
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 6' 2"
Parents: Mom (Lynn), Dad (Randall), Step Dad (Paul Harless)
Siblings: Half Brothers (Jonathan & Steven)
Tattoos: Several, including a N'Sync flame on his ankle and the initials JRT on his leg
Favorite Food: Cereal, pasta
Nicknames: Curly, Bounce, Juju, Shot, The Baby
Tidbits: Justin talks in his sleep, Danielle was the name of his first crush.
Birth Name - Kelly Clarkson
Date of Birth - April 24, 1982
Birthplace - Burleson, TX
Embarrassing Moment - Had to do with a guy turning her down. As she puts it. "His loss!"
Facts - On September 4th, Kelly was voted the winner of Fox's American Idol talent contest. Played with the high school band and sang in choir.
NAME: Ken Jay (drummer, Static-X)
HOMETOWN: Osaku, Japan
PREVIOUS DAY JOB: Sushi Chef
HIGHER EDUCATION: Berklee College Of Music
NAME: Kelly (Destinys Child)
BORN IN: Atlanta, GA
FACT: Her and Beyonce was once on Star Search & lost.
Full name: Kevin Max (DC Talk)
Born Where and When: Michigan, August 17, 1967
Family Stats: 1 brother, 4 half sisters, 4 half brothers, 2 moms, 2 dads
Pets: Irish wolfhound named Tully, black lab named Baron Vonfartbox.
First Job: Grocery Bagger
Hidden Talent: Reading minds and levitating
NAME: Kevin Richardson (BSB)
BORN IN: Harrisburg, KY
FACT: Born on a farm & lived in a 17 room cabin, which was a camp during the summer.
NAME: Kid Rock
REAL NAME: Robert James Ritchie
HOMETOWN: Romeo MI (north of Eminems Hometown)
EX-GIRLFRIEND: Model/Actress James King
OCCUPATION: Musician, Actor
PAST RELATIONSHIPS: Kelly South (autoworker)
SON: Robert James Ritchie Jr. (born on June 14, 1993; mother: Kelly South)
CLAIM TO FAME: Double-platinum album Devil Without a Cause (1998)
FACT: As a kid, he hid in the closet to avoid piano lessons
Name: KuD (MuDvAyNe)
Real Name: Chad Gray
Weird Fact: He found his youthful spare hours engaged in gargling
Name: Kyle Cook (Matchbox 20)
Full Name: David Kyle Cook
Birthday: August 29, 1975
Shoe Size: 11 1/2
From: Frankfort, Indiana
Facts: He attended the Atlanta Institute of Music. He played the violin for 5 years. He got his first guitar, Yamaha Classical guitar, on his 13th birthday. He's good at cooking, but not good at doing laundry
NAME: Lucia Cifarelli
CURRENT RESIDENCE: New York U.S.A.
BAND AFFILIATION: Drill, KMFD(M)DFMK, LUCIA
CURRENT FOCUS: KMFDM, LUCIA
KMFDM DUTIES: Vocals
LIKES: Red wine, groping Sascha hands, screaming, singing sweetly, lookin' good, punching Brett right in the safety goggles
DISLIKES: Groping Brett Banditelli hands
EXTRA: Lucia started her music career in the alternative band Drill. Lucia added an undeniably profound element to MDFMK, and she will continue to do her thing on KMFDM's new album. Her solo project, LUCIA, is in production.
NAME: Lance Bass (NSYNC)
BORN: Laurel, MS
FACTS: He loves his Star Wars, Pinball machine, and his Dr. Seuss paintings at his home in Mississippi.
FAN OF: Garth Brooks, Boyz II Men, and Brian Mcknight.
Name: Lauryn Hill
Date: May 26, 1975
Birth Place: South Orange, New Jersey, USA
Occupation: actress, musician
Education: Columbia University, New York, New York
Husband: Rohan Marley (son of the late reggae artist Bob Marley)
Son: Zion (born in 1996)
Daughter: Selah Louise (born November 12, 1998)
Fact: She had a regular gig on 'As The World Turns' & she used to do flips while Wyclef and Pras rapped. They werent signed sooner because they reminded execs of a circus act.
Name: Leann Rimes
Full Name: Margaret LeAnn Rimes
Birthday: Aug. 28, 1982
Birthplace: Jackson, Miss.
Raised: Garland, Texas
Eye Color: Blue
Parents: father Wilbur and mother Belinda (divorced in 1997)
Residence: Los Angeles
Name: Leonard Haze (Y&T)
Plays: Ludwig drums (since 1979), Paiste cymbals (since 1980), Vic Firth drum sticks, and Axis Percussion.
Facts: co-founder of Y&T, Leonard gets the credit for naming the band Yesterday & Today. In 1986, he was named the World's Fastest Foot in Circus Magazine by Carmine Appice.
NAME: Lil Bow Wow
REAL NAME: Shad Moss
BORN: Columbus OH
FACT: Honor student, started rapping when he was 5 years old and he would like to play Pro Basketball.
Name: Lil Kim
Birth Name: Kimberly Denise Jones
Date: July 11, 1975
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Relationship: Christopher Wallace (a.k.a. Notorious B.I.G.; actor, musician; born on May 21, 1972; died on March 9, 1997 - homicide)
Father: Linwood Jones (divorced)
Mother: Ruby Mae
Brother: Christopher Jones (older)
NAME: Lil Wayne
FULL NAME: Dwayne Carter
HOMETOWN: New Orleans
NAME: Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopez
BORN IN: Philadelphia, PA
FACT: She has her own record company (Left Eye Productions) & publishing Co. (U.N.I. Publishing INC.)
Name: Little Richard
Real Name: Richard Wayne Penniman
Born In: Macon, Georgia
Birthday: February 15, 1955
Facts: April 1, 1956 Little Richard's biggest hit, "Long Tall Sally" released on Specialty Records, tops the R&B chart for eight weeks and reaches #6 on the pop chart. June 30, 1956. October 1, 1957 On the fifth date of a two-week tour of Australia, Little Richard suddenly abandons rock and roll for religion. In January 1958, he enters Oakwood Theological College in Huntsville, Alabama. January 31, 1970 Little Richard quit music at the height of his fame to attend Oakwood theological college in Huntsville, Alabama.
Name: Liz Phair
Birthday: April 17, 1967
Born In: New Haven, CT
Raised In: Winnetka, a suburb of Chicago
After High School: Studied art at Oberlin College in Ohio
Facts: She supported herself by selling her charcoal drawings on the streets of Wicker Park and in 1995 she married Jim Staskausas, a Chicago-based film editor.
Name: LL Cool J
Birth Name: James Todd Smith
Date: January 14, 1968
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Occupation: actor, musician
Wife: Simone Smith (married in 1995)
Birth Name: Chris Bridges
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Occupation: actor, musician