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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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...

LISTEN: Miley Cyrus Covers The Arctic Monkey's 'Why'd You Only Call Me When Your High?'

04 February 2014 0 comments

A Miley Cyrus cover of the Arctic Monkey’s indie smash Why’d You Only Call Me When Your High?’ has...

Arctic Monkeys Announce 2014 Australian Tour Dates

28 November 2013 0 comments

Artic Monkeys have finally announced dates for their upcoming Australian tour off of the back of...

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