Sometimes rock stars are born on the Island. See photos of bands formed on Long Island.

Nine Days

Band: Nine Days, formed in 1994 Members: Brian
Band: Nine Days, formed in 1994 Members: Brian Desveaux (vocals), Jeremy Dean (keyboard), Nick Dimichino (bass guitar), Vincent Tattanelli (drums) and John Hampson (guitar)

Giants at Large

Band: Giants At Large, formed in 2010
Band: Giants At Large, formed in 2010
Members: Matt Lagattuta (singer), CJ Kostaras (drummer), Brian Thomann (bassist) and Anthony Pasini (guitarist)

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(Credit: MichaelShronk.com)

Robbers

Band: Robbers, formed in 2006 Members: Andrew Accardi
Band: Robbers, formed in 2006
Members: Andrew Accardi

(Credit: Mark Ablaza)

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Tomahawk Chop

Band: Tomahawk Chop, formed in 2008 Members: Dan
Band: Tomahawk Chop, formed in 2008
Members: Dan Clemens (vocals, guitar), Jeff Skaferowsky (guitar), Tom Kelly (bass) and and Dan Hillier (drums)

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(Credit: Samuel Gursky / Irving Harvey LLC)

Nightmare of You

Band: Nightmare of You, formed in 2004 Members:
Band: Nightmare of You, formed in 2004
Members: Brandon Reilly (vocals, guitar) and Joe McCaffrey (guitar)

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(Credit: Nathan West)

Swear and Shake

Band: Swear and Shake, formed in 2010 Members:
Band: Swear and Shake, formed in 2010
Members: Adam McHeffey (vocals), Kari Spieler (vocals), Shaun Savage (bass) and Thomas Elefante (drums)

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(Credit: Handout)

The Narrative

Band: The Narrative, formed in 2006 Members:
Band: The Narrative, formed in 2006
Members: Suzie Zeldin (vocals, keys) and Jesse Gabriel (vocals, guitarist)

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(Credit: Andrew St. Clair)

Eastern Phoebes

Band: Eastern Phoebes, formed in 2009 Members: Ry
Band: Eastern Phoebes, formed in 2009
Members: Ry Smith and Meg Bayley

(Credit: Eastern Phoebes)

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Nothing to Lose

Band: Nothing To Lose, formed in 2010
Band: Nothing To Lose, formed in 2010
Members: Anthony Wall (vocals), Matthew Florio (guitar, vocals), Eran Abraham (bass) and Mauricio Rincon (guitar)

(Credit: Christinebalogh.com)

Patent Pending

Band: Patent Pending, formed in 2001 Members:
Band: Patent Pending, formed in 2001
Members: Joe Ragosta (vocals), Anthony Mingoia (drums), Marc Kantor (guitar), Joshua Dicker (guitar), Rob Felicetti (guitar/vocals) and Travis McGee (bass)

(Credit: Handout)

Taking Back Sunday

Band: Taking Back Sunday, formed in 1999
Band: Taking Back Sunday, formed in 1999
Members: Adam Lazzara (lead vocals), John Nolan (lead guitar, backup vocals), Eddie Reyes (rhythm guitar), Shaun Cooper (bass guitar) and Mark O'Connell (drums)

(Credit: Phillip Graybill)

Gabriel the Marine

Band: Gabriel the Marine, formed in 2008
Band: Gabriel the Marine, formed in 2008
Members: From left to right in the background: Robbie Hassett (bass), Dominick D'Agostino (guitar), Michael Desmond (vocals, guitar) Foreground: Dylan Ebrahimian (vocals, violin) and Tommy Davis (drums)

(Credit: Coleen Higgins)

The Movielife

Band: The Movielife, formed in 1997. Members:Vinnie Caruana
Band: The Movielife, formed in 1997. Members:Vinnie Caruana (lead vocals, pictured), Evan Baken, Brandon Riley, Nick Ghanbarian

(Credit: Newsday/Agaton Strom)

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Phil Navetta is the bassist of the band
Phil Navetta is the bassist of the band The Movielife, formed in 1997. (April 30, 2011)

(Credit: Newsday/Agaton Strom)

Urkel & The Winslows

Band: Urkel & The Winslows, formed in
Band: Urkel & The Winslows, formed in 2009
Members: Jeff Wikun (lead guitar), Mike Maldonado (tenor sax), James Pagano (trumpet), Matt Murphy (bass), Joe Maldonado (drums) and AJ Passariello (alto sax)

(Credit: Lynch Visions )

Memphis Crawl

Band: Memphis Crawl, formed in 2004 Members:
Band: Memphis Crawl, formed in 2004
Members: Matty O'Brien (vocals), Zuzu Frack (guitar), Mad Freik (bass) and Mikey Powder (drums)

(Credit: Handout)

Hotel of the Laughing Tree

Band: Hotel of the Laughing Tree, formed
Band: Hotel of the Laughing Tree, formed in 2009
Members: AJ Estrada (lead vocals, guitar), Brandon Peterson (harmony vocals, guitar), Mike Solomon (keyboard/piano), Fred Ardis (drums, percussion) and Dan Ardis (bass)

(Credit: Handout)