Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys

United Kingdom · Group · 2002–present
Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocals, rhythm/lead guitar), Matt Helders (drums, vocals), Jamie Cook (lead/rhythm guitar) and Nick O'Malley (bass, backing vocals). Former band member Andy Nicholson (bass guitar, backing vocals) left the band in 2006 shortly after their debut album was released.

They have released five studio albums: Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006), Favourite Worst Nightmare (2007), Humbug (2009), Suck It and See (2011) and AM (2013), as well as one live album, At the Apollo (2008). Their debut album is the fastest-selling debut album by a band in British chart history, and in 2013, Rolling Stone ranked it the 30th-greatest debut album of all time. Read more »

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Arctic Monkeys Begin Recording New Album in Secret Location

Four years have passed since Arctic Monkeys released AM, their fifth album and the one on which they seemed to complete the transition from teenage NME buzz band to gods of rock ‘n’ roll. In the interim, frontman Alex Turner revived his side project...

The Last Shadow Puppets Return With "Bad Habits" Video

In December, Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner teased new music from The Last Shadow Puppets, his collaborative project with Miles Kane. Tonight, they've shared the video for "Bad Habits," a Ben Chappell-directed performance clip in which Turner and Kane...

The Last Shadow Puppets Share New Album Teaser

Earlier this month, Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner teased a new record from The Last Shadow Puppets, his collaborative project with Miles Kane. This morning they shared another teaser clip. Watch it below. Their followup to The Age of the...


AM - South America 2014
Arctic Monkeys - Snap Out Of It (Official Audio)
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know? (Live at Avatar Studios)
Arctic Monkeys - Arabella (Official Audio)
Dr John Cooper Clarke on Arctic Monkeys and I Wanna Be Yours


2013 Official Album
Suck It and See
2011 Official Album
2009 Official Album
LateNightTales: Matt Helders
2008 Official Album
Favourite Worst Nightmare
2007 Official Album
Live in Texas: 7 June 2006
2006 Official Live Album


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