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White Fang

The associates of Portland, Oregon’s Light Fang, a punk-noise quartet using a wild, thrashy sound and a prodigious D.We.Y. output, produced the group in 2005 while these were still in senior high school. Bandmates Erik Gage, Kyle Handley, Jimmy Leslie, and Chris Uehlein released their debut LP, Pure Bad, in …

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Angerfist

Without question, Dutch DJ/producer Angerfist is among the biggest names in 21st century hardcore techno. His unrelentingly extreme tracks feature seriously distorted kick drums pounding apart at around 150 or 160 BPM, menacing sawtooth synthesizer melodies, and intense examples or shouted vocals. Quickly recognizable by his white hockey cover up …

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Helen Money

Helen Cash is the executing alias of Alison Chesley, a Los Angeles-based cellist and composer that has appeared on recordings by Bob Mould, Broken Public Scene, Japanese music group Mono, and a large number of various other artists. Her intense, extremely inventive cello playing utilizes various transformative effects, and it …

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The Chameleons UK

The atmospheric pop music group the Chameleons formed in Manchester, Britain, in 1981 in the ashes of several regional groups: vocalist/bassist Tag Burgess began using the Cliches, guitarists Reg Smithies and Dave Fielding arrived in the Years, and drummer John Lever (who quickly replaced founding member Brian Schofield) originated using …

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The Dirty Guv’nahs

A classic-sounding Southern rock-band from Knoxville, Tennessee, the Dirty Guv’nahs (frontman Adam Trimble, Hammond organist Chris Doody, pianist Michael Jenkins, guitarists Michael Jenkins and Cozmo Holloway, and brothers Justin and Aaron Hoskins on bass and drums, respectively) create an energized music mix that recalls the Dark Crowes, Lynyrd Skynyrd, as …

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Birds of Tokyo

Wild birds of Tokyo are an alternative solution rock-band from Australia who have rose to household mainstream success using their second record, Universes (2008). Founded in 2004 in Perth, Traditional western Australia, the music group originally comprised Karnivool’s Ian Kenny (vocals), Adam Spark (electric guitar), Anthony Jackson (bass), and Adam …

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Jonny Craig

Jonny Craig built his popularity for heartfelt lyrics and older, occasionally soul-inspired vocals through his account using the post-hardcore rings Westerhalts, Ghost Runner in Third, and especially Dance Gavin Dance and Emarosa — the final two which released their albums increasing label. Craig provides attributed his gospel and R&B affects …

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Zeraphine

Zeraphine, a bilingual goth-rooted alternate rock-band from Berlin, arose through the demise of Dreadful Shadows, an influential English-language German darkwave music group through the 1990s. Zeraphine was founded in 2000 by vocalist/lyricist Sven Friedrich and guitarist Norman Selbig, who was simply among the founding people of Dreadful Shadows (whose lifestyle …

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Art vs. Science

Art vs. Technology are an Australian trio whose sleek, danceable, computer-embellished dance-pop in the beginning likened favorably to functions like Electric powered Six, Justice, and Junior Older. Inspired with a fateful night time at a Daft Punk concert, frontman Dan McNamee teamed up along with his close friends and previous …

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Allegaeon

Hailing from Colorado, Allegaeon fuse punishing loss of life steel riffs with expansive, surprisingly non-death-obsessed lyrics to make their own design of thoughtful and pummeling rock. Produced in 2008 by guitarists Ryan Glisan and Greg Burgess, bassist Corey Archuleta, and vocalist Ezra Haynes, the music group got off to a …

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