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The Moderns

There are several bands called The Moderns. 1. The Moderns (also known as 'Moderns') was a band from Sweden that existed from 1979 to 1981. It was made up of three high school friends that had previously served in the band Buddyboys. They self-released an EP, "Got to Have Pop", in January 1979. They also released their final 45 "Ready for the 80s" in 1980 and-- after a successful tour in the UK-- their only LP "Tro, Hopp & Fruktan" in 1981.

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Surfin' Lungs

These mental surfers are not playing uncooked, conventional surf music, but, to keep it short, a mixture of the best punk and new wave energy plus more traditional surf. That thing that is usually called power pop, with pop, catchy songs played with energy, to which the Lungs add typical surf music elements, like the sound of the guitars, or the vocal arrangements, or, above all, the melodies. They got together at Bracknell, an inner village about 40 kms. from London, at the start of the '80s. Since then, they've been releasing records on different labels.

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The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea is a multi-ARIA Award winning 90s Australian rock/blues outfit. Originally an instrumental band focused on surf sounds, the addition of vocalist Tex Perkins (also a member of The Beasts Of Bourbon and a solo artist) proved an inspired decision. Combining the charismatic Perkins with the highly talented musicians created an unstoppable force through much of the 90s. Members of the band continue to perform, though with the exception of Perkins, most activity is fairly low key.

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Parasites

Parasites are an American pop-punk band originally formed in 1985 by guitarist and singer Dave Parasite (a.k.a. Nikki Parasite) and bassist Ron Nole, formerly of the locally-known band, The Accelerators, in New Jersey. Dave later relocated to Berkeley, California, forming a new band with local players. The Parasites have had many personnel changes, with the most notable members being drummer Dan Cofer and his brother Scott Cofer, both formerly of the thrash-metal band Pillage Sunday. The band has been releasing records since 1987.

Read more about Parasites on Last.fm.

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is a band formed in 1976 from Gainesville, Florida, USA and led by Tom Petty. Petty has been supported by his band, The Heartbreakers, for the majority of his career. He has occasionally released solo work, as was the case with his 2006 album Highway Companion on which he performed most of the backing instrumentation himself. However, members of The Heartbreakers have played on each of his solo albums and the band has always backed him when touring in support of those albums.

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Juggy D

Juggy D (born Jagwinder Singh Dhaliwal on November 19)[1] [2] is a British bhangra singer from Southall in London, England Juggy D got his name from his first name Jagwinder which became Juggy, and the D from his last name Dhaliwal. Juggy D married his college sweetheart Harjeet Hayre after a year he hit fame and 4 years later she divorced him. Regardless he still has a tattoo of both their names in sanskrit on his left arm

Read more about Juggy D on Last.fm.

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