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Tempest

Tempest is a popular name! It is used by (1) a Finnish demoscener named Janne Suni who was plagiarized by Timbaland; (2) an unsigned German Death/Thrash Metal Band from Nuremburg; (3) a Celtic folk-rock group based in California; and (4) an electronic project of Elijah Colburn, an unsigned artist from Greer, SC. Other bands have used the name in the past, including: (5) a Christian glam metal band; (6) a British rock band; and (7) a New Zealand rock/metal band.

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Billy in the Lowground

Billy in the Lowground formed back in 1991 as the Brew Band, since when they've slogged all over the country playing loud 'n' dirty folk rock (for want of a better description) to all & sundry.
Based in the West Country, UK but they'll go anywhere as long as there's free beer...
Playing what could loosely be termed Folk-Rock (think

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The Currency

Born of a proud lineage of convicts, bushrangers, stowaways and scoundrels THE CURRENCY form a six-piece orchestra parading traditional folk instruments alongside a firecracker punk rhythm section. Fiddle, mandolin, acoustic and electric guitar play a mix of jigs, sea shanties, oz rock and punk anthems that keep the crowd dancing like wild dingoes.
LIVE SHOWS THE CURRENCY pride themselves on putting on a good show, always picking great venues and

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Great Big Sea

Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs. The band also performs original material. On March 11, 2010, Great Big Sea celebrated their seventeenth birthday as a band. And like almost every one of their many anniversaries spent together, they celebrated it by playing a concert, this one in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Band From County Hell

The Band from County Hell are an 8 piece Celtic rock band from Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK. They were formed in 1995 by Glasgow born Steven McLelland. The current line up includes Steve McLelland - Guitar & Vocals, Julie McLelland - Vocals & Bodhran, Ben McLelland - Fiddle, Accordian & Whistle, Johnny Dowd - Drums, Kenneth - Whistle and George Morton - Trumpet & Accordian.

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The Elders

There is more than one artist with this name: 1)The Elders are a celtic rock band out of Kansas City, formed in 1998. They tour extensively in the midwestern United States, especially Irish and Celtic festivals during the summer. They have released six albums to date (two live albums, four studio albums), their most recent being "Racing The Tide"(2006). The current lineup includes Ian Byrne (lead vocals, percussion, tin whistle), Norm Dahlor (bass, banjo, vocals), Brent Hoad (violin...

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Blackwater

Blackwater may refer to at least 3 artists:
1) a French group of Celtic music caracterized for its energic sound and accurate control over the instruments. See http://www.lesonotone.com/blackwater/ and http://www.myspace.com/blackwateririshconnection. 2) a deathmetal band from the cold north. Inspired by bands like Kataklysm, Hate Eternal, Bloodbath, Behemoth etc... 3) A London-based classic rock band comprising Tommy Balaam (vocals/guitar), George McKenzie (Guitar), Rory Murphy (Vocals/bass) and Bryce Dunn (Drums).

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The Buccaneers

There are at least 3 acts associated with the name 'The Bucceneers' 1: A Folk (Rocky Mountains Roots) band from Calgary, Canada.
2: A Groove Reggae band from Austria
3: A Punk Rock band from Straubing, Germany
4. A Blues/Rock band from York, England 1: The Buccaneers play fairly standard versions of traditional music, but with a LOT of exuberance. "Whiskey In the Jar," "Black Velvet Band..." old uptempo bar favorites, done well and set for dancing.

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