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Reef

The band members included Gary Stringer on vocals, Kenwyn House on guitar, Jack Bessant on bass and Dominic Greensmith on drums. Their second album, Glow, is ranked at number 26 in Kerrang!'s "100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die" list.

Although most members of Reef have West Country connections, it wasn't until the four members met in London that the band was formed.

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Bitter Sweet Kicks

Bitter Sweet Kicks are a self-described "dirty rock n' roll" band from Melbourne, Australia. Influenced by proto-punk (The Stooges) and old school rock music (New York Dolls, AC/DC), their sound is a mix of raucous rock rhythms and rollin' guitar licks. Helmed by the gravelly rasp of Jack Davies (vocals), the rest of the band is anchored by Johnny Kicks (Bass Guitar), Chris Taranto (Guitar), Brendan Charlie (Guitar) and Joe Cunliffe (Drums). http://www.myspace.com/bittersweetkicks

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Aztecs

ChrisGoes(Australian) Billy’s new career was very much performance rather than hit driven. His group’s next albums where ‘Aztecs – Live’ (recorded at Melbourne Town Hall) and ‘Aztecs Live – At Sunbury’. The rise to popularity of this Aztecs coincided with the liberation of liquor regulations in Melbourne, bringing rock and roll out of the dances and clubs, and into the pubs. Despite or because of their volume, The Aztecs became the premier pub attraction.

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Once Over

Once Over were a Ska Punk band formed in October 2003 in Brighton, UK. The band played their last gig on the 22nd February 2009 to a sold out crowd at the Prince Albert, Brighton. Throughout their time as a band, Once Over achieved large critical acclaim and were rotated heavily on the Mike Davies' Punk Show on Radio 1. Being recognised as one of the UK's hardest working bands, Once Over toured constantly across the UK and mainland Europe both as headliners and as support for large acts such as The Toasters, Big D and the Kids Table, and Rentokill.

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Obsessive Compulsive

Obsessive Compulsive Are An Unsigned Gothic/Punk Band From Manchester, UK. They've Released Two EPs, June 2004's 'A Demon For Every Occasion' & 'The Corpses Of Thought' In January 2007. "We're dirty and hungry and angry. We live in a van and spend most nights on a hard floor. We're passionate about music, individuality, independance, freedom and Jack Daniels. We don't want to appeal to the lowest common denominator, have a number one hit or play wembley arena. We prefer outcasts, selling our own CDs and sweaty hovels full of passionate music fans and loud, trashy music.

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The Flower Kings

Swedish band. Formed in 1993 by veteran guitarist Roine Stolt as a touring band to support his solo album The Flower King, the band stayed together after the tour and has gone on to become one of the most prolific studio recording units in rock music of their era. In ten years it has released nearly 18 hours of music. The Flower Kings have seen frequent personnel changes. The original line-up for Stolt's solo album consisted of Stolt (vocals, electric guitar, bass, keyboards), Jamie Salazar (drums), and Hasse Fr

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Mott the Hoople

Mott the Hoople were a glam rock group formed in 1968 in Herefordshire, England near the Welsh border. They were lead by Ian Hunter until his departure in 1974. The band would break up in 1976. They are best known for the international hit single "All the Young Dudes", written by David Bowie. Mott the Hoople formed when Silence, a not-too-successful group from the Welsh borders, was joined by session pianist and rock n roll hopeful Ian Hunter. They developed from Dylan obsessives to their own character over the course of four albums for Island.

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Swell

Swell are an American indie and lo-fi band formed in San Francisco, USA in 1989 by David Freel (guitar/vocals) and drummer Sean Kirkpatrick. Joined by bassist Monte Vallier and second guitarist John Dettman, the band issued their self-titled debut album (1990) and follow-up 'Well..?' (1991) on their own Psycho Specific imprint to positive reviews and college radio airplay.
Plaudits from musical luminaries such as British DJ John Peel followed, and in the tailwind of the grunge explosion Swell signed a record deal with Warner Brothers offshoot Def American.

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Idiot Box

Idiot Box are a quirky power pop/rock band based in Bradford, UK. They formed in 1998 around Rick Idiot (guitar/vocals) as original members' Gaz Idiot (drums), and Adam Cockburn (guitar), previous band That Man There dissolved during the hard Winter of '97. The original lineup was fleshed out by Mickey Motorvator on bass. Mickey left around the time of the Serbian/Bosnian conflict to concentrate on sticking it to the Man, so Gaz switched to bass whilst Steven Wilson joined on drums. Ben Holden also joined on guitar, and Adam left shortly afterwards.

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