Wow, a place to brag on obscure bands! The Pursuit of Happiness, Gene loves Gezebel, the Cult, Saliva, Detective (one only a handful of bands to be released on Zeppelin's Swan Song label.). I'll have to think on this & come back to finish, never been asked this before. No...
Mono Puff, The Solids, John Linnell. You would probably know TMBG as the singers of the theme of Malcolm in the Middle, and Carter Bays and Craig Thomas are members The Solids (Bays is the singer, Thomas is the drummer), and are the creators of How I Met Your Mother, and sing...
listens to top 100... Anyone heard of any of these?
The 1975 (love me iz da best ever:)
Muse (their older albums)
Jonathan coulton (bae)
Snarky Puppy (we like it here album ;)
King For A Day (www.kfadband.com)
Jon Peter Lewis (www.jonpeterlewis.com) - he is a solo act, but still rocks!
The New Monkees (http://www.angelfire.com/80s/newmonkees/index.html) - this is a long defunct band that had large press at the time, but now lives in obscurity