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Ornatos Violeta

If there’s a good example of a Portuguese music group that didn’t quite fulfill its potential, Ornatos Violeta is most definitely one of these. Initially known as Suores dos Reis, Ornatos Violeta produced in 1991. Its lineup was nearly formed from the starting, save for a limited period where in …

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Alison’s Halo

The so-called Beautiful Noise scene that sprouted up in Arizona in the first ’90s produced a little core of bands that played ethereal, guitar-heavy space rock. Located in the higher Phoenix area, Gorgeous Sound founders Alison’s Halo utilized their like of British groupings like My Bloody Valentine, Trip, the Verve, …

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Dave Vanian

Prior to the mainstream got a your hands on it, punk rock was about marching towards the tune of your drummer, as well as the Damned’s singer, Dave Vanian, was a prime example. Rather than wearing the quickly to become universally approved punk standard (spiky locks, ripped jeans, natural leather …

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The Violet Burning

A really unique band, Violet Burning up combined similarly rare and diverse qualities to make among ’90s alternative’s most spiritually driven, if not really quixotic, outfits. Led by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Michael Pritzl, Violet Burning up went through many lineup adjustments through the entire band’s long profession. While never putting your signature …

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A House

The Irish guitar pop ironists A RESIDENCE formed in Dublin in 1985 through the remnants of the group Last Chance. Made up of the primary trio of vocalist Dave Couse, guitarist Fergal Bunbury and bassist Martin Healy and frequently aided by satellite television people Dave Dawson (drums), David Morrissey (keyboards) …

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The Modern Art

Before earning acclaim using the long-running psych outfit Sunlight Dial, Gary Ramon was the first choice of the present day Artwork, a project that ranged from stark post-punk to even more psychedelic territory simply because the ’80s unfolded. Ramon started making music young, playing with upcoming Sunlight Dial member Anthony …

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The Stratford 4

Alt-popsters the Stratford 4 includes users Chris Streng (vocals, acoustic guitar), Jake Hosek (acoustic guitar), Andrea Caturegli (drums), and Sheetal Singh (bass) — and even though the quartet is situated in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, almost fifty percent of their users hail originally from Seattle. Created in 1998, the music …

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Michael Hutchence

The ill-fated frontman for ’80s pop sensations INXS, Michael Hutchence was created January 22, 1960 in Sydney, Australia; elevated mainly in Hong Kong, he produced his professional debut performing in a industrial for a location toy firm at age eight. The family members came back to Sydney in 1972. While …

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Preston School of Industry

Following the demise of slacker rock and roll kings Pavement in later 2000, guitarist/songwriter Scott “Spiral Stairs” Kannberg immediately formed a fresh band, dubbed Preston College of Industry. Signing up for Kannberg are drummer Andrew Borger (Tom Waits, Moore Brothers) and bassist Jon Erickson (Moore Brothers). After Kannberg uncovered a …

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Action Action

Clarke Foley (vocals/bass), Adam Manning (electric guitar), Dan Leo (drums), and Tag Thomas Kluepfel (vocals/keyboards) create the clear, moody dance-punk stylings of Actions Actions. The bandmembers emerged jointly in 2004 after their prior groupings — the Reunion Present, Count the Superstars, and Diffuser — disbanded. Actions Action’s debut record, Don’t …

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