The Strokes



  • The Strokes
    • Famous as : Rock band
    • Birth Name : -
    • Birth Date : 1998
    • Birth Place : New York City, New York, USA
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : Album "Is This It" (2001)

The Strokes Biography

The Strokes are American band who started out as an indie and made a success mainly in U.K. Its formula consist of Julian Casablancas as the lead vocal, Nick Valensi as guitarist, Albert Hammond, Jr. as the other guitarist, Nikolai Fraiture as bassist and Fabrizio Moretti as drummer. The band were formed in 1998 and claimed their fame in 2001 with their first album.

Julian was sent to a boarding school in Switzerland at the age of 13 and he met Albert there. The friendship continued when Albert visited New York to attend NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and shared an apartment with Julian. Together with Nick, Fab and Nikolai, they started a band, which, like other indie acts, began their career in clubs. Things got serious when Mercury Longue's booker Ryan Gentles decided to step in as their manager.

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