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Apologies, I Have None

Apologies, i have none is a 2 piece, drums-and-guitar band based in Hackney, London. Playing upbeat, punk-influenced sing-alongs, they play energetic live sets and tour regularly. They released their second Ep, "Two Sticks and Six Strings" in 2009 as a follow up to 2007's "Done" Ep.

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The Wild

There is more than one band called The Wild. 1. The Wild is a 4 (sometimes 5) piece folk-rock band currently based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Wild also help run WonderRoot, a nonprofit community center in Atlanta that provides a low-cost/free recording studio, darkroom, computer lab, library, conference room for the local kids as well as an all-ages show space for tons of bands passing through. 2. The Wild is a 3-man alternative / indie-hip hop band from Auckland, New Zealand.

Read more about The Wild on Last.fm.

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Bleeding Hearts

Folk, punk, rock! Unique sounding band with 5 albums: 'Fly In The Face of Fashion', 'Anarcoustica', 'Merchants of Propaganda', 'Time, Change and Continuity' (10 year celebration album), and the latest, 'Politics and Love, Sex and Understanding'. There is also a 5 track EP, Bose Liebe, one of many FREE downloads available from their website (www.bleedinghearts.co.uk). Please check out their Myspace (www.myspace.com/bleedingheartsonline).

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Greenland Whalefishers

Greenland Whalefishers started out in Bergen Norway in 1994, long before anyone had heard of bands like Flogging Molly or Dropkick Murphys. Combining british punk with celtic folk influences, the band soon became one of the most interesting post-pogues bands . Almost two decades of touring all around the world, releasing seven full length albums, piles of singles and EPs and an uncountable number of split-releases, contributing with music to the movie

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Cordelia's Dad

Cordelia's Dad is a band from Northampton, Massachusetts that combines folk and punk rock influences and was instrumental in the creation of the genre later to be dubbed "No Depression". The band formed in 1987 and was active until 1998, when the members relocated to different parts of the country. After releasing an album of older material in 2002 the band has reunited in 2007 for their twentieth anniversary.

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The Celibate Rifles

The Celibate Rifles are a rock band from Sydney, Australia. The band was formed in 1979 and released their first album Sideroxylon in April 1983 on the Hot Records label. The band has toured both America and Europe extensively, releasing fourteen studio albums.
Members:
Dave Morris
Damien Lovelock
Kent Steedman
Paul Larsen
Jim Leone
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Kent Steedman, Dave Morris, Michael Couvret, Phillip Jacquet and Ian Martin conceived the band in 1979 when they were still in high school. The band's name is believed to be inspired by (being a complete antonym of) the Sex Pistols.

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Shane MacGowan

Shane MacGowan (born December 25, 1957) is best known as the original singer and songwriter with The Pogues, and is considered one of the most important and poetic Irish songwriters of the last thirty years. MacGowan drew on his Irish heritage to create The Pogues, a band that he founded, but from which he was away during a long hiatus in the 1990s. Many of his songs are influenced by Irish nationalism, Irish history, the experiences of the Irish in London and in London life in general.

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The Mahones

The Mahones are a Canadian Celtic punk band, whose blend of Celtic folk with alternative rock was a popular draw on the Canadian live music circuit in the 1990s. The band was formed in Kingston, Ontario in 1990 by Fintan "Finny" McConnell and Barry Williams, as a one-off band for a St. Patrick's Day party. According to their website (www.themahones.net), the name was chosen to rhyme with The Ramones.

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