Related Information for Fretblanket Fretblanket are a Power pop band from Stourbridge, England. They were formed in 1987 and seemed to have more success in the United States than in their native Britain, which the band put down to the attitude of the British music press.They were described as 'one of the first British groups to reflect the worldwide influence of Nirvana's "Nevermind", although Ride, The Wedding Present, and Swervedriver have also been identified as influences. The band signed to Polygram.. read more