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The Strokes
The Strokes

Background information
Origin New York City, United States
Genre(s) Indie Rock
Garage Rock Revival
Years active 1998—present
Label(s) RCA Records
Rough Trade Records
Associated acts Julian Casablancas
Albert Hammond, Jr.
Website Website
Julian Casablancas
Nick Valensi
Albert Hammond, Jr.
Nikolai Fraiture
Fabrizio Moretti

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The Strokes Overview


The Strokes are an American garage rock band formed in 1998 in New York City. Its members are Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar), Nikolai Fraiture (bass guitar) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums and percussion).

Angles (2011) First Impressions Of Earth (2006) Room On Fire (2003) Is This It (2001)

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The Strokes, Slash, Pete Doherty Join T In The Park Festival 2011 Line-Up

April 19, 2011
The Strokes, Slash and Pete Doherty are among the latest additions to the line-up at this year’s T In The Park festival in Scotland. Other acts joining the bill include Fun Lovin Criminals’, Mona and The Naked and Famous.  Read more 

The Strokes Joined By Elvis Costello At New York Gig

April 2, 2011
The Strokes were joined on stage by Elvis Costello as they played the first of two gigs at Madison Square Garden in New York last night (April 1). Costello appeared on stage during the new song 'Taken For A Fool', much to the apparent surprise of singer Julian Casablancas.   Read more 

The Strokes, Friendly Fires, The Vaccines For Radio 1 Big Weekend 2011

March 31, 2011
The Strokes, Friendly Fires and The Vaccines are among the acts that have been added to the line-up for this year's Radio 1 Big Weekend. Nero, Noah and the Whale, Wretch 32, Magnetic Man and Two Door Cinema Club will also appear at the event.   Read more 

The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr Reveals Details About His 'Hardcore' Drug Problem

March 29, 2011
The Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr has opened up about his 'hardcore' drug problem. The guitarist has revealed that he entered rehab whilst The Strokes were working on their new album 'Angles'.   Read more 

The Strokes To Start Work On 'Angles' Album Follow-Up In April

March 25, 2011
The Strokes have revealed that they will start work on their next album in April. The band, who released third album 'Angles' this month, are already thinking about their next project.  Read more 

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