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French Toast

FRENCH TOAST is a band that does a lot with a little. Formed by James Canty and Jerry Busher in 2001, it still just relies on two humans to mix the sounds of guitars, keyboards, drum kit, various percussion, samplers and sequencers with personal and haunting lyrics. FRENCH TOAST BAND: James Canty, Jerry Busher, Ben Gilligan play all instruments, including guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, sampler, and trumpet.

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Cryptopsy

Originating from the Montreal area, this group first appeared in 1992, when it was called Necrosis; in the same year it was reincarnated under the name of Cryptopsy. With just a demo called Ungentle Exhumation and then the album Blasphemy Made Flesh (1994), the group acquired a solid reputation on the international scene. Their release of None So Vile in 1996 was the first burst of brilliance in their career.

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Deadweight

There are two bands that go under the name of Deadweight: 1. Deadweight (UK) A brutal technical death metal 5 piece from Birmingham, England. Were signed to indie label 'Feto Record'. Their debut album 'Origins of Darkness' is in shops now. Expect shredding, pummelling, pulverising, miss shaped noises in your ears. www.myspace.com/deadweightuk. The band split in early 2009. 2. Deadweight (US) is an alternative rock trio from San Francisco, California. Playing the violin and cello through a variety of guitar effects, their studio recorded material is surprisingly hard rock.

Read more about Deadweight on Last.fm.

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The Morning After Girls

The Morning After Girls is a pop rock band, in the vein of The Dandy Warhols, The Vines and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, from Australia. The group originally formed in Melbourne around 2003, however in 2004 founding members Sacha Lucashenko (voice/guitars) and Martin B. Sleeman (guitars/voice) relocated to Sydney. The group has released two EPs, the first on Rubber Records in 2003 and the second on Fly Music in early 2005, both of which are self-titled. Mid to late 2005 they have toured with The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Read more about The Morning After Girls on Last.fm.

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Ed Rush & Optical

Both Ed Rush and Optical are the co-heads of a drum and bass record label called Virus Recordings, based in London, UK. Both have earned acclaim separately, with Optical engineering tracks on Goldie and Grooverider's albums and releasing some excellent solo tunes on the likes of Prototype, 31, and Metro. Ed Rush also has countless releases, notably on No U-Turn, where he and Nico first emphasized the dark era of drum and bass with the masterpiece album Torque, and Metalheadz, where he produced such classics as "The Raven" and "Locust".

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