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This is a list of all the bands listed starting with W.


WageR are the best live Rock Band in the UK. With feet firmly embedded in guitar & synthesizer-driven Melodic Rock, their brilliant new music is both original and accessible - layering superbly-crafted songs over the top of beautifully rich and ...

Waiting For Aimee

Waiting for Amiee are a Birmingham based Pop-Punk band hailing from Kidderminster. We play hard hitting, up-beat Pop-Punk that you just cant ignore. We've been together since only December 2005 however we already have a 5 track E.P titled 'Ghetto Pop ...

Wake (Of The Dastards)

Wake performing solo acoustic material. Formed in 2005 in the Midlands UK, the Dastards are in the new vanguard of bands that just don't really fit into any of the typical genres. Dastards combine clever lyrics with intricate guitar patterns and dist ...

Waking The Neighbours

waking up the neighbours?

Waking Up The Neighbours

Europes premier tribute to Bryan Adams, awesome live show, taking songs from B.A's 25 year career, these include the crowd pleasing rock anthems 'somebody' and 'cuts like a knife' through to the international chart hits 'summer of 69' and 'run to yo ...

Walsall Jazz Orchestra

One of the Midlands best kept secrets, The Walsall Jazz Orchestra is a world-class 19 piece big band which, unlike the vast majority of big bands, plays contemporary, rather than traditional big band music. The band plays pieces written by well known ...

Wandering Tilburys

Formed early 2009 in Birmingham. We are inspired by that iconic band of the 1980's with one of the mightiest line-ups of all time. We play songs by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan.

Wasted Race

3 piece alternative rock band with influences as diverse as blues/punk/metal/hiphop


Pete and Fin defined the spirit of '80s rock, and defied the ravages of any and every trend. They lived hard and played it even harder. No band personified the glorious decadence of three chords better. British to the core, they were a debauched, dep ...

We All Need Heroes

The Source of the Madness This band first came to life July 2008 with no name and no idea what to expect from it. Danny and Dave were the first to meet at Rich Bitch Studios in Birmingham. The first "practice" session took place on a warm sunny a ...

We Are Goose



Artist Name : WEAK13 Official Site :http://weak13.site4fans.com/ Biography: WEAK13 is a British industrial / metal / grunge act, founded in 1999 by NICK J.TOWNSEND in Kidderminster, United Kingdom. As its main singer, producer, songwriter, a ...


West Mids alt rock quartet


Wednesday 13

Influences: Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Vincent Price, Billy Idol, Sounds Like: Murderdolls, Frankenstein Drag Queens From Planet 13, Manian Spider Trash

Wellard Willy

Wellard Willy are one of Leicester´s original and most perennial rock covers bands. Lead singer Jezz is the ultimate showman . His mixture of onstage energy and downright cheek are always guaranteed to entertain. The repertoire includes a diverse c ...

When it Rains

Five piece rock/funky blues band playing original material and some covers. Line up: keyboard & vocal, guitar, bass, drums and percussion. Dave, Brian and Pete were with 'The Cohen Brothers' who after touring extensively for a number of years dis ...

Whisper In The Riot

Melodic metal is the route taken by Whisper in the Riot, who put as much enigmatic thought into their lyrics as they have their name. As far as the metal goes, there's a combination of blast, shred and scream to tick that box and the melodic is inser ...


All the way from Beijing China , doing only a handful of dates to support their debut lp(produced by Einsturzende Neubatuens Blixa Bargeld),WHITE bring their cosmic industrial noise to Birmingham!!

White Buffalo

California-bred singer, songwriter, guitarist Jake Smith.

White Sensation

Lady Gaga tribute act

White Wizzard

WHITE WIZZARD takes us screaming into 2010 with OVER THE TOP, the debut full-length of the new Los Angeles-based traditional heavy metal act. Led by bassist, band founder and visionary, Jon Leon, WHITE WIZZARD consists of some of the finest young mus ...

Whitesnake UK

WHITESNAKE UK play tribute to the very best of WHITESNAKE, from the early classic Moody/Marsden line-up to the present day USA incarnation, faithfully reproducing classic songs such as "Fool For Your Loving", "Is This Love" and "Here I Go Again".


Whitney make casually melancholic music that combines the wounded drawl of Townes Van Zandt, the rambunctious energy of Jim Ford, the stoned affability of Bobby Charles, the American otherworldliness of The Band, and the slack groove of early Pavemen ...

Who’s the Kinky Faces

Formed in 2000 in Birmingham. Current line-up since 2003. Gigging regularly, if not frequently, in Brum and The Black Country. Adrian Green (Lead Vocals), Stuart Harper (Guitar & Backing Vocals), Tom Startin (Drums) and David Rann (bass)

Whole Lotta Led

WHOLE LOTTA LED regularly play two and a half hour sets and perform approximately 100 concerts a year to enthusiastic crowds. New generations are getting involved in the Led Zeppelin experience, audiences at WHOLE LOTTA LED gigs span four generation ...

Wild Willy Barrett & Sleeping Dogz

This trio combines melody & madness in a wonderfully idiosyncratic view of the world. Wild Willy Barrett has always been a first-class acoustic musician. In Sleeping Dogz he is joined by two other fine players - celtic piper John Devine and celli ...

Wild Youth

"Wild Youth are the face of a new genre of music (no doubt about that) which is coming to you like a big punk rock 'n' roll meteor, and it is that genre exactly. Go to a Wild Youth show and it's got all the attitude of '77 punk, and charm of a new st ...


Wildfire - awesome songs covered in metal! Wildfire take great songs from all styles and give them a proper METAL treatment. The Osmonds, FGTH, Duran Duran, Nancy Sinatra, Charlie Daniels Band... you've NEVER rocked them this way before! Plus loa ...


Wildflowers began in April 2012, put together by lead singer and chief songwriter 21 year old Siddy Bennett. Suitably labeled in an early review as "Punk Dolly Parton", Siddy's style is freewheeling, strong, and and with lots to say on many subjects, ...

Wilko Johnson

Wilko Johnson The man who put Canvey Island on the cultural map made some of the most influential music this country has produced in the last 30 years when, in the early Seventies, his band Dr Feelgood ripped the UK music scene apart in a torrent of ...

Will Chandler (CLIFF RICHARDS)

Will Chandler is a Cliff Richard tribute artist with all the hits at his disposal, and interactive fun too! He comes with a good band or solo.

Will Dance For Chocolate

Will Dance For Chocolate play crunchy stalker pop rock and have lovely girl singers. The music is played by the girls captive men, whom they ensnared like sirens. If you like girls, rock, chocolate, pop and all that good stuff, come and engage in the ...

Will Killeen

Born in Mayo, Ireland, Will Killeen has been playing guitar since the age of 10. He has a totally unique style, and has been described by audiences as "mesmerising" and "dazzling". He is considered one of the foremost slide guitarists in Europe. ...

Will Robert

Will Robert has a distinctive brand of infectious, guitar focused acoustic music. Experimenting with open tunings, unusual guitar techniques and percussive elements, Will creates an exciting dynamic connecting melody and rhythm through the body of hi ...

Will Varley

Rambling folk singer Will Varley, who walked over 500 miles along England's south coast with a guitar on his back, is gearing up for the release of his third album 'Postcards From Ursa Minor' released 30th October via Xtra Mile Recordings. His last t ...

Willy Mason

His retro, can't-quite-put-your-finger-on-it sound combined with 21st century, media savvy and social commentary lyrics gives him a wide appeal to listeners.

Winstons Big Brother

Winstons Big Brother is an Alternative/ Indie rock band based in Birmingham U.K. Having been on the music scene for two years, Winstons Big Brother(also known as WBB)have made massive footsteps not only in their home city, but all over the U.K, Europ ...


With a voice reminiscent of some of the greatest British blues singers of the 60's and 70s, as well as a truly remarkable talent for playing the electric blues guitar


Since their formation in London in 1976, the members of Wire have maintained and advanced a musical project which treats the creative potential of a rock band as a fluid, amorphous medium. As removed from self-conscious intellectualism as they are fr ...


Birmingham based 4 piece formed in 2008 fronted by Rich Tregortha on lead vox + guitar and join by younger brother Matt tregortha on bass and backing vox as well as Paul Norgrove on guitar with Dave Walters on drums. We have an alternative rock, yet ...


Wish is a 40 piece music orchestra with a heart. As well as producing excellent entertainment, catchy music and exciting live performances, they also do vast amounts for some amazing charities. As well as producing and performing their own music f ...


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With The Beatles

Four experienced musicians bringing the early years of The Beatles to life, authentic instruments capturing the raw sound of the sixities.



Wodensthrone were formed in Sunderland in 2005 with the goal of creating stirring heathen black metal in the grand tradition of greats such as Enslaved, Moonsorrow and Primordial; a revitalising force capable of beautifully formed progressive flouris ...

Wolf Slang

Wolf Slang, a 3 piece band from Wolverhampton consists of Ryan Evans , Aiden Best & Connor Dowdeswell.

Womack & Womack

They have been called 'The First Royal Family of Soul' after Prince Charles cited 'Love Wars' as his favorite classic hit. Now 80's legends Womack & Womack return to the UK touring scene for the first time in four years... As well as successfu ...


A tremendous 21-piece band that's groovy, jazzy, dancey, global, and energetic!

Wooden Shjips

Wooden Shjips, from San Francisco play their loud rock 'n' roll in a style heavily influenced by the experimentalism of psychedelia, classical minimalism and garage rock excess... Their songs sound something akin to the icy garage rock of early ...

Woodhead Trio

A new venture for Andrew Woodhead pairing his keyboard skills with the smooth lines of Arne Somogyi and the vibrant sax of Rachael Cohen


Enjoy a more laidback, lush, psych-folk vibe with Woods

Woody Mann

"This is one of those names that should be uttered only in hushed tones. Not only was he taught by the peerless guitar picker the Rev Gary Davis, but Mann has played with Son House, Bukka White and John Fahey and has studied jazz under the great Lenn ...

Words Can Kill

Bought together at the tail end of 2004, Words Can Kill are a band who blend a range of melody and harmony, with forceful heavy guitars and fast riffage to provide something truly special. The band go from soothing, epic, dreamy music, to heavy chugg ...

World Service

"Fronted by one of the greatest songwriters/ frontmen that the West Mids has produced (Andy Wickett, ex-Duran Duran)".

Wot Crisis?

Four piece Punk/Rock band playing covers from 70's/80's and some up to date tunes.Formed 2009


WRANGLER ...A project which sees Stephen Mallinder , the voice of electronic legends CABARET VOLTAIRE and head of the OFFWORLD SOUNDS Label take the vocal helm once more ....Stephen Mallinders unmistakable vocals combined with electronic geniuses Ben ...

Wrapped in Plastic

These guys are a mixture of industrial, grunge and heavy rock - reinforcing thick guitars and funky drug-fuelled bass with synths and samples galore. Overall it's a really unique sound that needs to be heard. They sound and look absolutely amazing li ...



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