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Thousand Foot Krutch

Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1997, currently composed of Trevor McNevan (vocals), Steve Augustine (drums), Joel Bruyere (bass) and Ty Dietzler (touring guitarist), all of whom are Christians. McNevan and Augustine are also in FM Static; Joel Bruyere, has also started his own side project, entitled The Drawing Room; also McNevan has contributed guest vocals with Three Days Grace, Falling Up, Worth Dying For, Kj-52, Demon Hunter, Hawk Nelson and Manafest.

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Blackwolf

100% PURE ROCK 'N' ROLL. BlackWolf was created by rhythm guitarist, Jason Cronin in early 2009 with the idea in mind to keep rock n roll alive. Each band member has been added gradually, to finally come up with the current line-up today. The band has many influences including : AC/DC, Guns n Roses, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Van Halen, Airbourne, Velvet Revolver, Status Quo, Chuck Berry, ZZ Top - just to name a few. If you want to Rock the night away, you should look no further.

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Peter Green

Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum on 29 October 1946 in London, England) is an influential blues guitarist and founder of Fleetwood Mac and The Splinter Group. In the late 1960s, Green fronted Fleetwood Mac when the band played a hard blues-rock sound, prior to the more pop/rock sound for which it became known by the 1970s. Peter Green started off as a bass player in such bands as The Muskrats.

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Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge (born 25 November 1941 in Leighton, Alabama) is a US-American R&B and performer. Percy Sledge worked in the fields in Leighton before he worked as an orderly at Colbert County Hospital in Sheffield. By the mid-1960s, Sledge was touring the Southeast with the Esquires Combo on weekends and working at the hospital. A former patient who was a friend of producer Quin Ivy introduced the two, an audition followed, and Sledge was signed to a recording contract.

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Don McLean

Don McLean (born 2nd October 1945 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, most famous for his 1971 song "American Pie", about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper. The song spawned the phrase "The Day the Music Died", referring to the day of the crash. Early in his career, McLean was mentored by the folk legend Pete Seeger, and accompanied Seeger on his Clearwater boat up the Hudson River in 1969 to protest at environmental pollution in the river.

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Don Airey

Don Airey (born June 21, 1948) is the keyboardist in the rock band Deep Purple from 2003, succeeding to Jon Lord. He has had a long and productive career, playing with such people and bands as Gary Moore, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Jethro Tull, Whitesnake, Colosseum II, Sinner, Michael Schenker, Uli Jon Roth, Rainbow, and Living Loud. He has also worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Orianthi

Orianthi Panagaris (born 22 January 1985), better known simply as Orianthi, is a Greek Australian musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist. She is perhaps best known for being Michael Jackson's lead guitarist for his ill-fated "This Is It" concert series, and as the lead guitarist in Alice Cooper's live band. Her debut single "According To You" peaked at #3 in Japan, #8 in Australia and #17 in the US; her second album, "Believe", received a worldwide release in late 2009.

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Ramones

The Ramones were a punk rock band which formed in Queens, New York, United States in 1974. The band originally consisted of Joey Ramone (vocals), Johnny Ramone (guitar), Dee Dee Ramone (bass) and Tommy Ramone (drums). The band originally formed as a 3-piece with Dee Dee on bass/vocals and Joey drumming. Soon realizing this line-up would not work, their producer, Thomas Erdelyi (aka Tommy Ramone) joined as drummer and Joey took on lead vocal duties.

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