Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC) is an American rock lineup from San Francisco, California, now based in Los Angeles. BRMC is known for their garage rock, blues, folk revival, neo-psychedelia style of music.
bass player Robert Levon Been and guitar player Peter Hayes met at high school in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Lafayette and rapidly formed a group; Hayes having recently departed The Brian Jonestown Massacre. Looking for a drummer, they met Nick Jago, from Devon, England, who had moved to California to be with his parents after spending some time at Winchester School of Art, where he was studying fine art.The ensemble was originally called The Elements, but after discovering that another band had the same name, they changed the name to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. The vox are shared between Been and Peter Hayes.
BRMC’s sixth studio album, Beat The Devil’s Tattoo was put forth March 8, 2010 in the UK & Europe and March 9, 2010 in North America.