For every UK-based rock band that has achieved staggering success here in the United States, there are scores who, despite great success in their own territory, have never made the trip across at all. Then there are those that have made the jump only to get swallowed. Manic Street Preachers, anyone? Placebo? Pulp? Suede? Heck, even Damon Albarn had to (temporarily) ditch Blur and create a transgenre animated outfit named Gorillaz to really... More >>>