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Kaiser Chiefs

Focusing on a melodic mixture of classic Brit-pop, post-punk, and new wave, Kaiser Chiefs’ early blue-collar, pub-style undertake indie rock were able to divided the difference between timely and nostalgic. Composed of vocalist Ricky Wilson, guitarist Andrew White colored, bassist Simon Rix, keyboardist Nick Baines, and drummer Nick Hodgson, Kaiser …

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Tito & Tarantula

Latin rockers Tito & Tarantula comprised singer/guitarist Tito Larriva, previously most widely known for founding the seminal LA punk music group the Plugz. Larriva was created in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico but spent his early years living outside Fairbanks, Alaska; his family members later on relocated to Un Paso, Tx, where …

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Agnes Gooch

The LA quartet Agnes Gooch’s unusual moniker could be traced to an early on drummer whose babysitter utilized to threaten him with retribution as a result of said character. In most cases, Agnes Gooch is normally a character in the musical Mame. Acquiring common musical surface upon meeting within a …

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Artificial Joy Club

Heavy problems aside, Artificial Pleasure Club sounds huge, solid and melodic — and intellectually available in both their music and lyrics. Their Interscope debut Melt works out music both blunt and poignant, music that’s emotive. Brought in from Ottawa, Canada, Sal, guitarist Leslie Howe, bassist Tim Dupont, guitarist Michael Goyette …

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Morgan

Called after keyboardist Morgan Fisher, Morgan was shaped in the first ’70s by three musicians who experienced performed in the past due-’60s Uk pop group ROMANCE: Fisher, drummer Maurice Bacon, and bassist Bob Sapsed. Vocalist Tim Staffell, who place lyrics to Fisher’s music, joined up with from Smile, the pre-Queen …

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Accuser

Germany’s Accuser was formed in the city of Kreuztal and followed in the wake of this country’s first influx of successful velocity metal rings (Kreator, Damage, Sodom, etc.). Quickly progressing from your full-out thrash of their early attempts (1987’s The Conviction and 1988’s Experimental Mistakes) to a far more specialized …

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Thunderhead

After an unsuccessful audition with Victory, American vocalist Ted Bullet fulfilled ex-Viva guitarist Henrik Wolter and ex-Talon bass player Ole Hempleman within a Hanover bar, and by adding drummer Alex Scotti to complete this German-based band, documented a demo that quickly prompted a contract with Intercord. Behind The Eight Ball …

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Thom Starr & the Galaxies

The South Bay region of California, which roughly entails the coastline between Orange State and LA towards the north, was home to a vigorous instrumental surf band scene in the first ’60s as young groups influenced with the reverb rumblings of artists like Hyperlink Wray, Duane Eddy, as well as …

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The Watchmen

A Canadian alternative rock and roll unit centered out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Watchmen’s muscular, roots-based pop sound drew evaluations to bands just like the Tragically Hip, R.E.M., as well as the Wallflowers. Founded in 1988 round the skills of vocalist Danny Greaves, guitarist Joey Serlin, bassist Peter Loewen, and …

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3 Colours Red

So named honoring the common film by Krzysztof Kieslowski, Uk punk revivalists 3 Colors Red were made up of vocalist/bassist Pete Vukovic, guitarists Chris McCormack and Ben Harding, and drummer Keith Baxter. Produced in London in 1996, the group have scored an underground strike using its Fierce Panda label debut, …

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