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In late 2001, Lou Rumour and Just Janelle were introduced to Melissa Starr via their mutual tattoo artist. Shortly thereafter the trio began jamming to escape the tedious perils of retail clothing sales. The following spring, The Rumours made their debut on the Vancouver scene with countless sold out shows. By the end of their first year together, they had played an impressive list of high-profile shows with a diverse list of acts including Taking Back Sunday, the D4, Danko Jones, The Tea Party and Swollen Members.

Bridging doo wop, musicals, hair metal and hard rock influences, The Rumours blend intense, powerful vocals, spiraling guitars and pounding rhythms that continue to earn them press and praise from fans and industry alike. With the summer 2003 addition of sublimely talented drummer Steve Senyk, The Rumours were complete, and sounding better than ever!

As the recipients of Future Shop and Universal Music 'Future Stars' best unsigned band at Canadian Music Week 2003, The Rumours spent the fall of 2003 recording their first full length album entitled "The Mighty Can Fall". The band started 2004 on their first tour alongside Billy Talent and has since toured with Vanilla Ice, Barlow and on their own; they plan to continue on the road in 2005 in support of the January 25th 2005 re-release of "The Mighty Can Fall" on Switchblade Records/ MapleNationWide/Universal Music Canada.

The Rumours are

Lou Rumour - Vocals
Melissa Starr - Bass
Just Janelle - Guitars
Steve Senyk - Drums