There are three artists with the name Blues: A.) A defunct hardcore/rock band from Tucson, Arizona B.) A rapper from Sweden C.) Founding member of The Cherry Blues Project A.) Blues (originally known as Blues for the Martyrs) formed in 2004 in Tucson, Arizona. They released one full length record and two EP's, and toured several times across the country. The band went through several line up changes over the years, while also continuously evolving their sound.