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Glen Matlock & the Philistines

Glen Matlock is one of the most respected, if underrated British musicians. In a career that has spanned over thirty years, Glen has made indelible contributions to music as the original bass player with The Sex Pistols, formed the infamous Rich Kids, worked with a variety of artists ranging from Iggy Pop, fellow original School of '76 Brit Punk Rockers The Damned, through to neo-rockabilly singer Robert Gordon, whilst pursuing his own musically distinctive direction where melodic and inventive rock music thrives.

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Marillion

Marillion are a rock band formed in Aylesbury, England often categorized as neo-progressive. They originally started as "Silmarillion" (from Tolkien's book) with heavy influences from classic Genesis but went on to develop their own distinctive sound. The band was formed in 1979 by Mick Pointer (drums), Steve Rothery (guitar), Doug 'Rastus' Irvine (bass), and others, soon adding vocalist Fish (real name Derek W. Dick), Diz Minitt (bass), and Brian Jelliman.

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Magnum

There are several artists by this name: 1) Magnum was a "free soul" act in the 70's from San Pedro, CA. 2) Magnum is an American AOR band. They released only one full album - No Secrets (1989). We recommend to tag them as Magnum (US). 3) Magnum are a British melodic rock band from Birmingham England. Formed in 1972, Magnum have undergone several changes in personnel over the years but the singer-songwriter core of Bob Catley and Tony Clarkin remain today.

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Billy Idol

Billy Idol (born William Michael Albert Broad on November 30, 1955 in Middlesex, England) is an English musician. Idol lived in worthing before attending Sussex University for only a year before joining the bromley contingent of keen Sex Pistols fans. During this period, Idol decided to become a musician and formed a band called Generation X in 1976. Generation X signed to Chrysalis Records and released three successful albums before breaking up.

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Venice

There are three bands called Venice: 1. Venice was started in 1977 by cousins Michael and Kipp Lennon. Michael's brother Mark joined the band in 1978, followed by Kipp's brother Pat in 1980. Their music has been described as the "Southern California sound of the 1970s" in the vein of the Eagles and Crosby, Stills and Nash. Venice is quite popular in The Netherlands and have toured there multiple times. The members of Venice are: Kipp Lennon - lead vocals
Mark Lennon - lead vocals
Michael Lennon - electric & acoustic guitar, vocals

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Downliners Sect

The story of the Sect starts in Twickenham, a London suburb back in 1962 when a young man named Mick O’Donnell started a band called the Downliners (after the Jerry Lee Lewis song "Down The Line". After some member changes and a disastrous tour to France, the band split in the beginning of 1963. Mick O’Donnell and the drummer Johnny Sutton decided to form a new band and put in an advertise in a music paper to get some new members.

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Family Man

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) FAMILY MAN is a hardcore punk band from Berlin/Germany. It was founded in December 2005 in order to revive a more archaic, original style of hardcore punk. With the main trend in hardcore then being "play fast or die", FAMILY MAN set out to bring a certain heavy rock feel back into the music, as bands like Black Flag and Poison Idea have done before.

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Stormy Mondays

Stormy Mondays is a Spanish rock band whose music lives in the present but whose musical roots are firmly planted in the rock and roll tradition. With classic influences like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen or Neil Young, their sound comes close to bands like Counting Crows, REM, Jayhawks or Tom Petty

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