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Surgin’

This US melodic hard rock group was founded in 1984 by former Rest members Tommy Swift (drums) and Jack Ponti (guitar, vocals). Enlisting the providers of Russel Arcara (vocals), John Capra (keyboards), Homosexual Shapiro (keyboards) and Michael Ruler (bass, vocals), they debuted in 1985 with When Midnight Shows up. This …

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Arms of Someone New

The darkwave aesthetic Hands of Someone New comprises Mel Eberle and Steve Jones, as well as the duo first came jointly in 1983 once the pair was plugging around with Eberle’s various other music outfit the very first Things. Jones have been the groupings manager, however the musical collaborations between …

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Snuff Johnson

b. 10 August 1913, Cedar Creek, Tx, USA. Documented for the very first time at age 75, Johnson’s repertoire includes examples from many eras of Tx blues. Unlike Mance Lipscomb (also uncovered late in lifestyle), whom he remembers viewing in the past due 20s, Johnson isn’t a electric guitar virtuoso, …

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Sneaker

The band Trainer was formed in LA in 1973 and may possibly not be appreciated at all apart from their status as one-hit wonders and their association with Doobie Sibling/Steely Dan guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter. Offering dual lead vocalists Mitch Crane and Michael Carey Schneider, guitarist Tim Torrance, keyboardist Jim …

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Têtes Noires

Located in Minneapolis, Têtes Noires explored folk-pop having a trio of mid-’80s albums that centered on socially conscious songwriting and gorgeous three-part harmony that recalled the times from the folk revival over 30 years previous, although a drum model did offer one concession to technology. Documenting for Rapunzel Information, the …

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Trio Bulgarka

The three female vocalists within the Trio Bulgarka — Yanka Rupkina, Stoyanka Boneva, and Eva Georgieva — also have performed and recorded using the Sofia Radio Choir, who is able to be heard for the famous group of Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares albums. The trio’s shows, understandably, place significantly …

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Sledgehammer

Among the initial bands to take advantage of the preliminary burst appealing accorded the brand new Wave of Uk ROCK, Berkshire, England’s aptly named Sledgehammer were formed in 1978 by vocalist/guitarist Mike Cooke, bassist Terry Pearce, and drummer Ken Revell. Having acquired the good lot of money of playing their …

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Slammin’ Watusis

They began having a self-titled album of only punk, however the Slammin’ Watusis started to put in a few more musical textures — blues-rock, power pop, a good glimpse of rock — by enough time of 1989’s Kings of Noise. It had been their last recording, nevertheless, though bassist Clay …

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True Believers

If enthusiastic press as well as the praise of the fellow music artists were all it took to become rock star, the real Believers could have been one of the primary American rings from the 1980s. Mixing a firmly woven three-guitar strike and passionate songwriting using a punk rocker’s like …

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