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The Wanted

1. British boyband signed to Geffen who release their first single All Time Low in summer 2010. Members are Jay McGuinness, Max George, Nathan Sykes, Siva Kaneswaren and Tom Parker. 2. Psycho-Rockabilly trio from Smolensk, Russia. The Wanted have a stompin' rockin' style which sits neatly between Psychobilly and Neo-Rockabilly. 3. 1966 Garage Rock from Detroit, MI, United States. Tim Shea (lead guitar), Arnie DeClark (guitar), Dave Farnstrom (organ), Bill Montgomery (bass), Chip Stalmer (drums).

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Frenzy

Frenzy are a 3 piece band, formed in the August of 1983, during the successful revival of the Rock-a-Billy music scene around that time. Steve Whitehouse, the founder member of the group, had already found success with his previous two outifts, most notably ' The Sharks ', another 3 piece Rock-a-Billy band who had released an album and various other ditties since their formation in 1981. Indeed, Steve has been actively involved in music since 1980. Sighting musical differences, Steve left The Sharks to pursue his destiny with Frenzy.

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The Rebs

The Rebs are an unsigned 4-piece from Southampton. In mixing modern synth-pop with classic songwriting, they have created a unique and large sound with a stage presence to match. With the band taking their influences from good songs, not just hip artists, the results are unique and catchy tunes, inspired by real life stories and ahead of popular culture. When playing live the band shine, endearing any audience as they quickly get across what they are all about.

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Kitty Daisy & Lewis

Kitty Daisy & Lewis are a three-piece band comprising the teenage siblings of the Durham family. Their music is influenced heavily by R&B, Swing, Jump blues, Country and Western, Blues, Hawaiian and Rock 'n' Roll... The trio are all multi-instrumentalists playing guitar, piano, banjo, lapsteel guitar, harmonica, double bass, ukulele, drums, trombone, xylophone and accordion between them.
Kitty Durham (15) is the youngest of the group and primarily sings and plays drums, harmonica, ukulele, banjo, trombone and guitar.

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Crazy Cavan

"Crazy" Cavan Grogan started out as "Screamin' Count Dracula & the Vampires", along with Lyndon Needs, Terry Walley and Gerald Bishop. Although they loved doing those first early gigs, the band was short-lived due to their young ages and no one having a driver's license. It was a good start, though, and encouraged by those who went to see them, they knew that, despite the media not playing it, Rock 'n' Roll wasn't dead and forgotten, and there were still thousands of kids out there who hadn't even heard of Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent or Johnny Burnette.

Read more about Crazy Cavan on Last.fm.

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The Denholme Velvets

Sophie - Vox
Lewis - Damn right upright doghouse double bass
Tom - String Machine
Grimm - BANG! Latest Psychobilly crew to come out of Leeds.
Recording their first EP soon and playing near a shit hole near you sooner!
Keep your eyes peeled for these guys!

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Buddy Holly

Charles Hardin "Buddy" Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an american singer-songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll. The change of spelling of "Holley" to "Holly" came about because of an error in a contract he was asked to sign, listing him as Buddy Holly. That spelling was then adopted for his professional career. Although his success lasted only a year and a half before his death in an airplane crash, Holly is described by critic Bruce Eder as "the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll.

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