Russell Marsden / Band of Skulls
Music Style:Gritty garage indie rock with a blues twist.
The Lineup:Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals), Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward (drums).
Influences:Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age
Has Toured With:Muse, The Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Fun Facts:In 2009, iTunes featured their single "I Know What I Am" as their free Single of the Week, helping the band to build some buzz.
Their unreleased track "Friends" was included on The Twilight Saga: New Moon soundtrack.
Did You Know?:Marsden and drummer Matt Hayward met when they were 11 years old.
Their latest album By Default was recorded in a church in their hometown Southampton. An image from the church graces the cover of the album.