There are two bands that go by the same name. One was a Finnish rock & roll band from the mid 1970s. The other is a hardcore band from Lubbock, Texas. --- Royals was a Finnish band, playing bluesy rock & roll. The band was formed in 1975. It consisted of Pave Maijanen (bass), Ippe Kätkä (drums) and Albert Järvinen (guitar). The band made two studio albums ("Spring 76" and Out) and one live album (Royals Live). In the year 1978 the band broke up. ---- Read more about Royals on Last.fm.