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The Valves

There are more than one band named the Valves. One, is from New Zealand, one from Scotland, and another is from Japan. 1)) Harking from the restless city of Christchurch, New Zealand, The Valves are an exciting band who deliver a high octane rock sound. The band formed in 2006, and were forged out of the fires of Wildside legends, Pumpkinhead and Slim. The band has been described as: "One of the most and interesting and passionate bands to explode on our shores...

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Lifescreen

Mark Burrows - Vox/Guitar
Chris Unwin - Bass
Andy Richards - Drums Lifescreen are a power trio from Leeds, we have been honing our sound since forming in early 2007. Lots of gigs and two studio recordings completed, we are now promoting our latest self-produced and self-financed album ‘Deprogramming’, eight songs of epic riff-heavy melodic rock in the vein of Alice In Chains, Kyuss, Helmet and Deftones.

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Circuits

There is more than one artist named Circuits: 1. A hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia. 2.Brought together in the summer of 2006, Circuits are Ben, Nick, Nick Jnr and Simon. This London four piece’s frantic, twitching, spiky guitar pop looks to the new wave sound of the late 70s and combines it with a distinctly modern twist to create something special. Citing The Police, Elvis Costello and Paul Simon as their major influences, Circuits claim to bring new and different proposition in their music.

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Black Lips

The Black Lips are a self-described "flower punk" band from Atlanta, Georgia. While still teenagers, they formed in 2000 after guitarist Cole Alexander and bassist Jared Swilley left the Renegades, and guitarist Ben Eberbaugh left the Reruns. Drummer Joe Bradley joined a few months later. They released their first 7" in late 2001/early 2002 on their own Die Slaughterhaus label. Just days before a tour was to begin in December 2002, Ben Eberbaugh was driving a car that was struck by a drunk driver going the wrong way on a highway.

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Veto

Veto is a Danish indie rock band formed in 2004. They released their first EP, I Will Not Listen, in 2005 and their first full-length album, There's A Beat In All Machines, in 2006, both released on the Danish hip hop label, Tabu Records/Playground Music Denmark. In February 2007 Veto won the award for Best New Act, as well as Best Danish Music Video at Danish Music Awards. Their song "You Are A Knife" was featured briefly in the American television program NCIS episode "Suspicion".

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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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Swagger

1. Swagger formed in September 2007 with the purpose of creating powerful, honest music. The combined vision of three men, they took their bluesy, old-school rock and roll roots and started crafting new sounds.
Singer/guitarist Ryan Crowley and bassist Jordan Bennett grew up playing in bands together, and when they found themselves living in the same town again after achieving separate musical success years later, they rejoined.

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