The Thought Criminals are proudly a self manufactured act. Created by Kirlian Blue & given its balls by, front man, Rocky Goode. They had no style gurus or â€˜Malcolm McLarenâ€™s to help them. They donâ€™t claim to be talented musicians - but they do claim to be performers , with very strong musical ideas, lyrics, originality & direction! The Thought Criminals built up a cult following - Headlining well known London venues, such as: The Mass , Camden Underworld, The Dublin Castle, Goldsmiths College, The 333 Club , Studio 11, Club Aquarium, The Hope & Anchor. The band has also played in Sweden and Ireland. Enigma! joined the band in 2009.
The Band has been featured on Promo Compilations aside acts such as Depeche Mode, Moby and Jarvis Cocker in the US. The Band also has hit No.14 on the College Radio Charts in Canada with the single I Wanna Be a Celebrity !
The Thought Criminals have secured deals with labels, internationally: WTII Records (USA / Canada / Mexico) Electric Fantastic Sound (Northern Europe). From day one, The Thought Criminals have blended the styles of dark early 80â€™s electronic music with modern dance music. The Thought Criminals are influenced by acts such as The Prodigy, Gary Numan, John Foxx, The Sex Pistols, Soft Cell, Ultravox, Japan.
Gary Numan, Covenant, New Order, John Foxx, Ultravox, The Prodigy, Front 242, Nitzer Ebb, Soft Cell, The Sex Pistols, Goldfrapp, Tubeway Army, Leftfield, Sheep On Drugs, Duran Duran. John Foxx, Faderhead, Code 64, Mesh, VNV Nation, Devision, Diorama, Icon Of Coil, Tubeway Army,
Gary Numan, Front 242, Nitzer Ebb, Soft Cell, Prodigy, The Sex Pistols, Tubeway Army, John Foxx, Aphex Twin, Covenant, Pop Will Eat Itself, Duran Duran, Visage, The Human League, Japan, Ultravox, New Order, John Foxx, Killing Joke, Public Image Limited, Depeche Mode, Devo, Adam & the Ants, Cabaret Voltaire, Joy Division, Nine Inch Nails, T-Rex, David Bowie.