Ulterior are an electronic rock 'n' roll band based in London. The band consist of brothers Paul (vocals) and Benn (machines and synths) guitarist Simmons, and bass player, Mikey Ellis. Ulterior are often compared to a large mixture of seminal artists including; The Jesus and Mary Chain, Suicide, The Cult, Big Black, Manic Street Preachers and The Sisters of Mercy. Originally formed in it's current guise in late 2006 as a 3 piece set up of brothers Paul, Benn and guitarist, Simmons. A 4th member, Karl, was introduced on synths in the summer of 2007.