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Background information
Origin Newport, Wales
Genre(s) Grunge
Indie Rock
Alternative Rock
Years active 1992—present
Label(s) Roadrunner Records
Elektra Records
Echo Records
Liberation Music
Associated acts Renegades
Ben's Brother
Skunk Anansie
Website Website
Grant Nicholas
Taka Hirose
Karl Brazil
Former members
Mark Richardson
Jon Lee

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Feeder Overview


Feeder are an alternative rock band, formed in 1992 in Newport, Wales. The band currently comprises frontman, lead guitarist and head songwriter Grant Nicholas, Bass guitarist Taka Hirose and drummer Karl Brazil. Original drummer Jon Lee committed suicide during January 2002, Skunk Anansie's drummer Mark Richardson stepped in and later left in 2009 when Skunk Anansie reformed. Feeder have also been accompanied by Matt Sime (keyboards; 2000–2002), Dean Tidey (guitar, backing vocals; 1998–present) and Dean Deavall (keyboards, backing vocals; 2008-present). Feeder first saw mainstream success from their third album "Echo Park" (2001), with its first single "Buck Rogers" becoming their first top 10 hit. Two Kerrang! Award wins in 2001 and 2003 for "Best British Live Act" and "Best British Band" later followed.

Renegades (2010) Silent Cry (2008) The Singles (2006) Pushing The Senses (2005) Picture Of Perfect Youth (2004) Comfort In Sound (2002) Swim (Re-release) (2001) Echo Park (2001) Yesterday Went Too Soon (1999) Polythene (1997)

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Feeder Release Single For Japan Tsunami Victims

March 23, 2011
Feeder have revealed that they will release a charity single for the victims of the recent Japan tsunami. All profits from the single 'Side By Side' will go to the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami appeal.  Read more 

Feeder Announce 2011 UK And Ireland Tour And Ticket Information

October 22, 2010
Feeder have announced details of a UK and Ireland tour, which is set to take place next year. The band will play 11 dates, starting at the Dublin Academy on February 5.  Read more 

Feeder, Tinie Tempah, Gabriella Cilmi Join V Festival Line-Up

April 13, 2010
Feeder, Tinie Tempah and Gabriella Cilmi have been added to the line-up for this summer's V Festival. The event takes place at sites in Chelmsford and Staffordshire from August 21-22.  Read more 

Feeder's Alter-Ego Renegades Announce Biggest UK Tour Yet

February 25, 2010
Feeder 'side-project' Renegades have announced details of an April 2010 UK tour and accompanying free EP. Having played a series of intimate shows earlier this year Grant Nicholas, Taka Hirose and Karl Brazil have stepped up their game and will be taking their rockier Renegades sound to venues across the land.  Read more 

Feeder Announce Intimate UK Tour, Set Up Own Record Label

January 7, 2010
Feeder have set up their own record labe in a bid to “control their own destiny”. The band’s first release on Big Teeth Music will be an EP entitled, ‘Renegades’.  Read more 

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