Arctic Monkeys

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Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys are an alternative rock band formed in Sheffield, England, United Kingdom in 2002 after meeting at Stocksbridge High School. The band consists of Alex Turner (vocals, guitar), Jamie 'Cookie' Cook (guitar), Nick O'Malley (bass) and Matt Helders (drums, vocals). Founding bassist Andy Nicholson left in 2006.

Each of the band's first five singles I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor, When the Sun Goes Down, Leave Before the Lights Come On, Brianstorm and Fluorescent Adolescent hit the UK Top Five, but their sixth single, Teddy Picker, only went Top 20 and their seventh single, Crying Lightning peaked at #12.

The band's rise to success started in late 2004/early ...

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LISTEN: Aussie singers cover The Arctic Monkeys

10 June 2014 0 comments

Last night’s edition of RocKwiz saw a great cover of the Arctic Monkey’s AM hit ‘Do I Wanna Know’...

REVIEW: The Arctic Monkey's Bring The Swagger To Sydney's Qantas Credit Union Arena!

07 May 2014 0 comments

The anticipation for the return of Sheffield's favourite sons is so thick on the streets outside...

BRIT Awards 2014 Full Winners List - Arctic Monkeys Dominate

20 February 2014 0 comments

The BRIT Awards for 2014 just wrapped up in London, showcasing the best in British and...

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