Train are a band from San Francisco, California, consisting of Pat Monahan, Jimmy Stafford and Scott Underwood. They formed in 1994 and their single 'Drops of Jupiter' was a grammy-award-winning song along with 'Calling all Angels' and 'Meet Virginia' topping the charts. They have found many ways of publicizing their music and building a fan base including television appearances, radio air time tours, intimate gigs and online pages on social networking sites etc.
Their audience are able to buy their singles and albums from stores such as HMV and download them from online stores such as itunes and spotify. Fans are also able to buy their products from amazon.co.uk and play.com and also from the bands official website.
- Band website: www.trainline.com
- MySpace: www.myspace.com/train
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/train
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/train
- Youtube channel: TrainMusic
You can get to all of these web pages from their official website where fans are able to also look on the different pages they have for example, biography, music, news media, tour and shop. You can also join their mailing list which allows you to receive news and information first etc.
Biffy Clyro are a rock band originating from Scotland comprising Simon Neil, James Johnston and Ben Johnston. They formed in 1995 under the name of Screwfish and instead of James Johnston the band's third man was someone known as Barry, he was soon replaced by James. For two years after this the band spent time rehearsing and their first three albums 'Blackened Sky’, ‘The Vertigo Of Bliss’ and ‘Infinity Land' rightfully earned the band a small but loyalty fan base. But it was in 2007, when the release of their album, 'Puzzle' went gold in the UK and sold over 100,00 copies that the band's following grew exponentially. Their latest album 'Only Revolutions' in 2009 reached number 3 in the UK and very quickly went gold. it later went platinum in 2010 and was nominated by the Mercury Music Prize.
The bands official website biffyclyro.com allows fans to view images, videos, music, updates and tour dates etc. They can also visit the store when you can buy merchandise. From the website you can use the links to visit their facebook, myspace and twitter pages etc.
Official website: www.biffyclyro.com
YouTube channel: biffyclyro