Related Information for American Football American Football are an American emo/indie rock band from Urbana, Illinois, originally active from 1997 to 2000.The band was formed by guitarist and singer Mike Kinsella (formerly of Cap'n Jazz, The One Up Downstairs, Joan of Arc, Owls and currently of Owen) and drummer Steve Lamos (formerly of The One Up Downstairs and currently of The Geese), and also included guitar player Steve Holmes.The band had few live performances and disbanded less than a year after releasing their self-t.. read more