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Funker Vogt

When "Funker Vogt" was founded in 1995 by Gerrit Thomas and Jens Kästel, nobody could foresee that, within just one year, it would grow into one of the leading -acts of today. Originally, it had been envisaged as just one more of Gerrit Thomas's many musical projects; however, the project took the world by storm and grew to become his main act. The members consist of Gerrit Thomas, Jens Kästel, Björn Böttcher, Frank Schweigert (who replaced Thomas Kroll in 2004), and Kai Schmidt. They all hail from the town of Hameln, Germany.

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Rasputina

Rasputina is a "" ensemble composed of singer/cellist Melora Creager, and various, frequently changing band members. The current lineup includes Creager (cello), Daniel Dejesus (cello), and Dawn Miceli (drums). Founded by Creager in 1992, they have long held true to their mission of enlightening the common man as to the power and versatility of the mighty cello. Historically influenced, and constantly costumed, Rasputina keeps a small legion of incredibly passionate admirers enthralled with their earnest musicianship.

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Scary Bitches

Scary Bitches is a deathrock band formed in UK by Alma Geddon and DEADri Ransiid in 1998.
Theatrical designer Dean Blunkell designed the bizarre costumes that pull their image as 'Lesbian Vampyres from Outer Space' into sharp focus, and complement their strange, bizarre, hard hitting, but amusing lyrics about vampyres, werewolfes, strange children, necrophilia & cannibalism that have been described as being in the style of the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' but with a more modern & vindictive sense of humour'.

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Grayscale

There are at least four artists with the name Grayscale: 1. An American indiepop group founded in 2005 and active through the present.
2. A Gothic metal band founded in Finland in 2000.
3. A trio of 8bit/chiptune ATARI musicians from Poland. See Grayscale Project instead.
4. A Hardcore band from Semarang, Indonesia, free download and listen their EP here 1. Brit-pop influenced rock with a New Wave kiss… a mashup of U2, The Psychedelic Furs, and Pink Floyd. Straight outta Cleveland.

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Kitsch

There are more than one band named “Kitsch": 1) A power pop/rock 'n' roll band from England formed in the early 80s famous for being one the earliest bands of both Tyla (The Dogs D'Amour) and Paul Raven (Killing Joke, Prong, Ministry) and were led by Rook Randle (Lunaseed). Their demo song 'Teenager of the Week' was later covered and released as the first Dogs D'amour track (retitled 'Teenage') on the 1983 glam-punk compilation, Trash on Delivery.

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Ice Age

There are 5 known bands who use the name Ice Age: 1) Most well-known on last.fm: the progressive rock / metal Ice Age, founded in the early 90s.
2) Swedish Female Heavy Metal / Thrash Metal band active mostly in the 80s.
3) Hardcore band from NY. The band consists of (former) members of This Is Hell, Up The Fury, Soldiers, etc.
4) Young band from Copenhagen. They spell Iceage in one word. (www.last.fm/music/iceage)
5) Gothic Rock band from Germany. Released one cassette in '92.

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EDEN HOUSE

In this new collaborative project the core members are Stephen Carey, formerly of Ireland’s This Burning Effigy; and Tony Pettitt, formerly of the Fields of the Nephilim. With each song various musicians have been involved, bringing in their own talents and trademark sounds to produce the debut album that is ‘Smoke & Mirrors’. The vocalists who have graced The Eden House to produce these songs are Julianne Regan (All About Eve), Evi Vine, Amandine Ferrari and Monica Richards (Faith and the Muse).

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Silent Scream

There was more than one band named Silent Scream. One of them was a hardcore band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin that was around from about 1987 to about 1989. More info: http://milwaukeehardcore.net/milwhc/MilwHC:Bands:SilentScream. The other was a California based death/thrash band featuring the following:
#3 Demo(1991) and From The Darkest Depths Of The Imagination(1992) which was produced by Gene Hoglan. The band has 2 pages up at MySpace. The official bands URL is: http://www.myspace.com/silentscreamusa and the fan page is http://www.myspace.com/matrixofmadness

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