The Arctic Monkeys are a British indie rock band known for singing about their lives. What made them stand out from other British bands was their diverse lyrics and strong accents, which hail from northern England. The band has been taking a break since 2014, but have recently recorded their sixth album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.
Who are Arctic Monkeys, how old is each member, when are their birthdays, how tall are they and where are they from?
Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band, who formed in 2002 in Sheffield in the north of England. The band consists of Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O’Malley.
Alex Turner is the lead singer and guitarist. He is 31 years old and was born on January 6 1986 in Sheffield. He saw performance poet John Cooper Clarke on stage at the Boardwalk in Sheffield while working as a barman and this performance greatly influenced the Arctic Monkey’s style. He is 1.7 metres tall.
Drummer Matt Helders is 32 years old and was born May 7 1986. He was friends with Turner from the age of seven and grew up in Sheffield.
Guitarist Jamie Cook was born on July 8 1985 and is 33 years old, and was a childhood neighbour of Alex Turner.
The bass player in the band is Nick O’Malley. He was born on July 5 1985 and is 33 years old. He joined the band as a replacement for Andy Nicholson just as the band was taking off in 2006.
Why are Arctic Monkeys famous and what do they do?
The Arctic Monkeys are a indie rock band from Sheffield, England that formed in 2002. They were one of the first bands to develop their career over the internet, making early use of social network website MySpace to promote their music and connect directly with fans and stream their concerts. They are also notable for singing in their strong regional accents.
What is Arctic Monkeys’ net worth?
In 2015 all members of the band were listed on the Sunday Times Rich 30 under 30 list. According to the Sunday Times Alex Turner was worth £13million, Jamie Cook and his wife, glamour model Katie Downes, were worth £12million and Matt Helders and Nick O’Malley both had an estimated worth of £10million each.
How much do Arctic Monkeys earn?
NME magazine reported that in 2014 Arctic Monkeys were able to command £115,000 a show.
Who is the drummer for Arctic Monkeys, who is the lead singer, where did they get their name?
The lead singer of the Arctic Monkeys is Alex Turner and the drummer is Matt Helders. The other members are guitarist Jamie Cook and bass player Nick O’Malley. Turner told NME magazine that Jamie Cook came up with the name but doesn’t know where he got it from.
Will Arctic Monkeys tour the UK in 2018, who opened for them in 2017, how much are their tickets, when will they next tour?
The Arctic Monkeys took a break in 2014, with members working on separate projects. They released the album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino in May 2018 and have sold out a UK tour of London, Manchester, Birmingham and Sheffield this September.
What kind of music is Arctic Monkeys?
The Arctic Monkeys play indie rock and have cited a range of musical influences, such as Oasis, Queens of the Stone Age and The Smiths.
Have Arctic Monkeys broken up?
The band entered a hiatus in 2014 but in September 2017 they started recording a new album. It is scheduled for release on May 11 2018.
What number one songs and albums has Arctic Monkeys released, when were they released?
The Arctic Monkeys have released six albums: Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not in 2006, Favourite Worst Nightmare in 2007, Humbug in 2009, Suck It and See in 2011 AM in 2013 and Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino in 2018.
All these albums made it to the top spot on the UK charts. They had number one hits with the singles I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor in 2005 and When The Sun Goes Down in 2006.
What awards have Arctic Monkeys won?
The Arctic Monkeys have won the Mercury Music Prize, seven Brit Awards and 20 NME awards.