4 Popular Indie Musicians And Their Rise To Fame

4 Popular Indie Musicians And Their Rise To Fame

In this article, we discuss some of the popular indie rock musicians that you can check out.

Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys is also called Death Ramps. They are a British independent rock band, and they were formed in the year 2002. The band consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Matt Helders, and Nick O’Malley. The name Arctic monkeys was suggested by Jamie Cook, while Alex Turner thought that the name was pretty stupid. However, it stuck, and the band became one of the most popular indie rock bands across the world.


The Strokes

The Strokes was formed in the year 1998 in the US. Julian Casablancas is the lead vocalist, and Nick Valensi is the backing vocalist. One of their albums called Is This It received a lot of critical acclaim is, and also brought six awards in the year of its release. This also happened to be there first album. The second album was not as successful as the first, however it also received a lot of praise from critics. The album also went gold. The third album happened to be a disappointment compared to the first two. In Japan it had a lot of sales initially, but the album overall was not as successful or appreciated as the first two.

The Killers

The Killers is an American rock band formed in the year 2001. The band was formed in Las Vegas by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning. Brandon often sings about his religious views and beliefs about Mormonism. The killers are basically considered to be perfect rock musicians, and they have a huge fan following all over the world. They not only do rock music, but they are also proficient in other genres as well. The lyrics of the songs written by killers are quite meaningful and that is also another thing that their fans really love.



Radiohead is an English rock band formed in the year 1985. Tom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway, and Ed O’Brien of the members of the band. Radiohead happens to be the favourite prog bands of many people across the world. When it comes to the most innovative and creative sounds, and bringing the absolute best to the table, Radiohead is considered to be one of the best in the independent rock music genre.

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