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The Downliners Sect

The Downliners Sect was a British rhythm and blues band of the beat boom era, formed in 1963 when the existing Downliners band split up. Stylistically, they were similar to The Yardbirds, The Pretty Things and the Rolling Stones, playing basic R & B on their first album "The Sect". They subsequently modified their musical style, and after an EP of 'sick' songs (eg 'I want my Baby Back') they experimented with both country ("The Country Sect") and rock ("Rock Sect's In").

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Blue Rodeo

Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor, who have been friends since high school, having both attended North Toronto Collegiate Institute. The pair worked on forming a band after both attended Queen's University at Kingston. They had a few failed attempts and a few adventures before finally coming together with Cleave Anderson, Bazil Donovan, and Bob Wiseman to form Blue Rodeo. Their debut album Outskirts was produced by Terry Brown, who is perhaps best known for his work with Canadian hard rock legends Rush, was released in March 1987.

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Bender consist of Kent Boyce (vocals), Tim Cook (bass), Matt Scerpella (guitar) and Steve Adams (drums).
In 2000, they released the album Jehovah's Hitlist, with the record label TVT Records. The band never got any further due to the fact that they split up after the album. Their hit Angel Dust, is well known from the "Road Rage"-sequence in the movie "3000 Miles to Graceland". Bender is also a band featuring Alex (guitar & vocals), Crum (drums) and Jim (bass), fusing punk, reggae and hip hop.

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Combine the Victorious

Combine the Victorious is primarily the talents of Mark R Henning and Isabelle Dunlop. From their initial release in 2007 the band has contained several brilliant musicians but remained under the vision of the two founding members. Isabelle and Mark are currently recording their third album, and have just released their new single Crumbling Hearts, a follow up to Glasgow, the first of the new sound. discography:
2012 Crumbling Hearts (Boutique Empire)
2012 Paros (Boutique Empire)
2012 Glasgow (Boutique Empire)

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Kim Larsen

There are several Danish musicians by the name Kim Larsen: 1) Kim Larsen (born October 23, 1945 in Copenhagen. Now living in Odense) is a Danish best selling rock musician, known for his solo career as well as being the lead singer of Gasolin'. 2) Kim Larsen is one of Denmark's leading underground figures, best known for his work with doom metal band Saturnus and his solo folk-noir project Of the Wand and the Moon. He has also issued records under the Solanaceae and The Loveless banners, and is a member of and lyricist in the band Black Wreath.

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Callel are cited as one of the finest young bands on the scene in Edinburgh. Primarily consisting of the Granton-based creative core of Craig Hughes and Arron Cornall, Callel's unique sound stems from a combined love of the likes of Big Star and Elliott Smith, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin. Often described as being capable of being both beautifully melodic and hard rocking (often at the same time), these young guns are tipped to have a long and prosperous career ahead of them.

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1. TACOMA, WASHINGTON HARDCORE 2. Wreck were an independent rock band from Chicago, Illinois made up of Dean Schlabowske (later of the Waco Brothers) on electric guitar and vocals, Bart Flores on drums, and Keith Brammer (from Die Kreuzen and Boy Dirt Car) on bass guitar. Kurt Moore (The Won't, Primasonic) played bass on House of Boris, the Mikey single, and the original, unreleased version of El Mundo De Los Niños. They released three records on Chicago's Wax Trax! label under the banner of Play It Again Sam.

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