2 definitions by BrianHJones

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The Manvils are a Canadian indie rock band from Vancouver. The band, consisting of singer, songwriter and guitarist Mikey Manville, lead guitarist Mark Parry, bassist Greg Buhr and drummer Andy Mac, formed in 2005.

The band play a brand of rock music strongly influenced by 1960s British Rock music styles. Their debut album "Buried Love" is influenced more by 60s psychedelic music. They have toured with many bands in their short career this far including Stereophonics, The Bellrays, Horrorpops, They Might Be Giants, The High Dials, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, SuicideGirls etc.

The bands live show is known to be totally unpredictable, intense and an unrivaled experience which draws more and more attention and more fans each time they play.

Their music has been featured in the CBC Television documentary series "Moscow Freestyle" and they will feature in a future Budweiser Beer commercial in 2006/2007.
The Manvils - The Best Damn Band out there!
by BrianHJones November 09, 2006
Mark Parry is the lead guitarist for the Canadian based indie rock group The Manvils. He Currently resides in Vancouver Canada.

Mark was born in Aberdare, Wales but lived most of his life in Swansea. He began playing guitar at the age of 13. After playing various other instruments including piano, flute, oboe, clarinet and violin. He spent countless hours practicing his instrument, along with cassette tapes of his favourite musicians such as Paul Kossoff, Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend, Syd Barret, Brian Jones etc. He became an accomplished guitarist and has played with some well known musicians in the Uk.

In 2004 he moved to Vancouver to study at the University of British Columbia and in November 2004 became friends with country influenced singer/songwriter Mikey Manville after meeting at a video store where Manville worked at the time. Their love of music encouraged them to form The Manvils along with bassist Greg Buhr and drummer Andy Mac in January of 2005.

His indie, classic rock, 1960s, psychedelic influences are strongly heard throughout The Manvils songs and has taken the band from what would have been a purely country band to what has become a unique blues-heavy, psychedelic rock band.

In 2005, The Manvils opened for the Uk based band Stereophonics and following the show he was asked to join them as second guitarist for their world tour.

His uncle is David Saul, the former Premier of Bermuda.
Mark Parry - The Ultimate Guitar Hero!
by BrianHJones November 09, 2006

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