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Background information Origin London, U.K. Genre(s)
Hard rock
Psychedelic rock Years active 1969 - 1971
2004 - present Associated acts Free
Atomic Rooster
Cactus Website Members Peter French
Luke Rayner
Ed Pearson
Jimmy Rowland Former members Mick Halls
Derek Brooks
Stuart Brooks
Keith George-Young
Ron Thomas

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ONE OK ROCK is a Japanese Rock band formed in the summer of 2005. It was started by Toru with High School friends Alex and Ryota after each of them got their musical instruments. After that, Taka joined as their vocalist and they focused on performing shows in the Tokyo area. In 2006 they independently released 2 mini albums. Because of their albums sales, their participation in relatively large festivals that summer and their energetic shows in the outskirts of Tokyo, they were noticed by a foreign record company.

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Edu K

Edu K presents his newest musical effort, the "Frenétiko" album. It's the next level of Edu Ks musical vision in fusing a multitude of highly energetic musical styles into a big new sound. Call it baile punk, samba reggaeton or electro punk funk – Edu K's "Frenétiko" album is Brazil’s new millenium answer to the post local, post genre musical era we live in. It's a high energy mash up of kick ass music that is fresh and unique.

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Clean George IV

"an orgy of bombastic riffs and gonzo sloganeering" Q magazine
"wonky narco-pop from excellently named band" Kerrang
"absurd glam" NME
"an album that teems with caustic epigrams and gems of insight" The Quietus
"an emergent force to be reckoned with" The Stool Pigeon
"improbably thrilling"
"bulging with ideas and slapping genres with glee, stupidly fun and subtley intelligent" The Skinny

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The Psychogeographical Commission

From The Psychogeographical Commission was formed at the start of 2008 to explore the many interfaces between the built environment and the people who inhabit it through dérive, magick and sonic experimentation.
After a great deal of time wandering the back streets of London and other large cities looking for the spirits which now dwell within them, we came to the conclusion that the psychological make-up of cities is now at odds with the populations inherent rural based mythology.

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Wednesday 13

Wednesday 13 is a horror punk band, fronted by Wednesday 13 of Maniac Spider Trash, Murderdolls, Frankenstein Drag Queens From Planet 13, Bourbon Crow fame. The group formed in 2004 and continue to play. The genre of music is a mix of goth and punk with lyrics heavily inspried by horror movies. All music and lyrics are written by the vocalist Wednesday 13. All guitars, bass, keyboards and vocals on the recordings are by Wednesday 13. Coner drummed on their debut album, whilst Kid Kid and Piggy D provided some back up vocals.

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Mimas is a Danish death indie act (in their own words) from Aarhus, Denmark. The band consists of Daniel Malling Beck (guitars, choir), Gert Jørgensen (bass, choir), Lasse Dahl (drums, choir) and Icelandic born Snævar Njáll Albertsson (guitars, vocals and trumpet).
In 2005 they released the EP 'Hands Will Carry', which earned them a place at the Roskilde Festival.
Since then they've toured England five times. They went on their first European tour in June 2009 and will follow up with tours in England and other European countries later in the year.

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The Sonisphere Festival is a series of summer music festivals which will take place across Europe from June 2009. The festival is owned and promoted by Kilimanjaro Live with financial backing from AEG. Event history: The idea for Sonisphere was first concieved when Stuart Galbraith, was working for now business rivals and organisers of Download Festival, Live Nation. The plan was to hold a series of events that would 'translate into other territories'. The event did not begin to materialise however, until Galbraith left Live Nation for events company Kilamanjaro Live.

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Former Cell Mates

“If Former Cell Mates were in charge of drive-time radio playlists, life would be that bit sweeter.” Rock Sound. Former Cell Mates answered their calling in the fruitless, barren wasteland that was the music scene of the new millennium. Armed with cheap guitars, premium lager and fatigued by the numerous insipid Indie bedroom dwellers, Punk rock fashionistas and pretenders to the rock and roll throne, Former Cell Mates made it their aim to put the soul back into rock ‘n' roll.
“Raucous punk-rawk … sounds great to the sober ear but to the sozzled brain, it sounds mighty.” NME

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