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Framing Hanley

Framing Hanley is a five piece rock band from Cookeville, Tennessee. Nixon, Chris, Brandon, Tim, and Luke came together to form a band that was eventually named Framing Hanley. (The band was called by a different name up until 2006, Embers Fade, but changed in dedication to a great friend of the band, Ashley Hanley, who passed away.) With their amazing musical abilities and live show the band quickly gained a large following in Nashville. In November of 2006, the band was fortunate to hook up with producer Brett Hestla (Dark New Day), who helped harness their energy into two songs.

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Close Your Eyes

Giving every ounce of their being over to everything that they set their minds to, CLOSE YOUR EYES blew the top off of the Abilene, Texas music scene and has brought their high energy, passionate brand of hardcore to the masses. With one listen of their Victory Records debut, We Will Overcome, audiences everywhere will notice the authenticity of this spirit-filled, hardcore outfit. Shane Raymond (Vocals) and Brett Callaway (Guitar/Vocals) first met at Hardin-Simmons University. Being the only two "hardcore" kids in the cafeteria connected them immediately.

Read more about Close Your Eyes on Last.fm.

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Lilium

"Lilium" (meant to mean "fortress") started as a solo-project of Pascal Humbert, 16 Horsepower's bass player. Under this moniker he made the album "Transmission of All the Good-Byes", a mainly instrumental creation, which was released in 2000. Lilium now is a duo-project after 16 Horsepower drummer Jean-Yves Tola joined Humbert. As a double act they have so far released one album, "Short Stories", which came out in 2003. Humbert worked on "Transmission Of All The Good-Byes" from 1984 until 2000. The album was released at the end of October 2000 on Glitterhouse Records.

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Abbe May

Abbe May is a rock singer-songwriter from Perth, Australia. Known for her an extraordinary voice - a stirring howl borne on the melancholic balladry of a grieving heart. As confrontational as it is vulnerable, her characteristically anguished howl and moan conceals an undercurrent of hot-blooded intensity within the poetry and grunge-fuelled candour of her music and band The Rockin' Pneumonia (consisting of: Abbe May (Vocals, Guitar, Ukelele), K.T Rumble (Lead Guitar), Rodeo Stone (Bass), Pickett (Drums, Vocals)).

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Coockoo

Coockoo is a young and eccentric, alternative rock band, based in Moscow. Internet success in January 2009 with their provocative single; Groupies’ Anthem (F.U.C.K) brought instant popularity within the Russian underground music scene. During the proceeding year they have built on this success playing regularly at some of the finest music venues in Moscow. The year has continued positively with rotations on national radio and performances being screened on Russian Music TV channels.

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Fog

Fog is a name of at least five artists: 1) A pseudonym of Andrew Broder, who notably changes style from album to album. The first released was a self titled on Ninja Tune in 2002 after he was brought to the attention of the label by Doseone. Ether Teeth followed in 2003, Hummer EP in 2004, 10th Avenue Freakout in 2005, the Loss Leader EP in 2006 and most recently, Ditherer in 2007. Andrew collaborated with Jonathan 'Yoni' Wolf of Why? on the 2003 release Hymie's Basement on the London label Lex Records.

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Silents

Silents, are an alternative rock band from Sheffield, consisting of Adam Howarth, Ash Romans and John Heyes. They began as The Search Party but after a few months wrote all new material and started gigging under the name Silents. In 2011 the band left the studio after recording their first Demo with Cocean's Ross Hooley, and are currently gigging relentlessly around South Yorkshire and have played with such bands as Little Comets, Mabel Love, Exit Calm and The Violet May amongst others and are due to play at Sheffields Tram Lines festival in July 2011

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Gliss

Los Angeles three-piece Gliss are indie jangle, out there psychedelia and late night shoe gaze melodies. They’ve supported The Raveonettes, Silversun Pickups, The Editors, BRMC, Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan, We Are Scientists, Nicole Atkins & The Young Gods members:
Martin Klingman
Victoria Cecilia
David Reiss
Releases:
Kick in your Heart EP
Blue Sky single
Rugby Road single
Love the Virgins Album (WEA)

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