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The Deviants

The Deviants (formerly the Social Deviants) were a musical group in the United Kingdom. Out of the Ladbroke Grove UK Underground Community, a number of bands would emerge. Perhaps the most anarchistic band of the Underground was the Deviants founded and fronted by singer/writer Mick Farren, the Social Deviants, later just the Deviants, made three bizarre albums in two years. Mick Farren states that The Deviants were a community band which "did things every now and then - it was a total assault thing with a great deal of inter-relation and interdependence".

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Sinnerboy

Sinnerboy exist since 1996, being the most long-lived and one of the best Rory Gallagher's tribute bands. It is a british trio, having only one goal in their lives: to sound like Rory Gallagher Band. They have always been present to every festival honoring Rory around the world, and they are Donal Gallagher's first choice for the participating groups in such events. "Sinnerboy are living proof that my brother's music still lives", he says. Live performances are the very essence of Sinnerboy, filled with authenticity, passion and many-many songs of their hero, Rory.

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Blodwyn Pig

Blodwyn Pig were a British rock group founded by Mick Abrahams after he left Jethro Tull in 1968. (Abrahams had a major falling out with Tull leader Ian Anderson.) Blodwyn Pig consisted of Abrahams (guitar and vocals), Jack Lancaster (saxophone), Andy Pyle (bass guitar), and Ron Berg (drums). The band recorded two albums, Ahead Rings Out in 1969 and Getting To This in 1970. Both reached the lower half of the British top ten.

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Blackberry Smoke

Atlanta based Blackberry Smoke continues to grow into the premiere Southern Rock band in America. Over the last 12 months, they have shared the stage with ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery-Gentry, Shooter Jennings, Cross Canadian Ragweed and countless others.
Blackberry Smoke has relentlessly toured the US this year including a 3 month opening for ZZ Top, and multiple dates with the bands mentioned, The Outlaws and more. They will be joining Lynyrd Skynyrd once again for the Simple Man Cruise in Jan 8-12 2009.

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Samantha Fish

The sky is the limit for native Kansas City Blues artist, Samantha Fish, often called a Blues prodigy at only 21. Samantha has been known to share the stage with several influential blues artists such as Tommy Castro, Tab Benoit, Shirley King, Watermelon Slim, Kenny Neal and Cedric Burnside. Her deceptively mature voice, is sultry and innocent at the same time, while her intense guitar gives her a sound that is a cross between Jonny Lang and Susan Tedeschi.

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Canned Heat

Canned Heat is a blues-rock/boogie band that formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its own interpretations of blues material as well as for efforts to promote the interest in this type of music and its original artists. It was launched by two blues enthusiasts, Alan Wilson (1943 – 1970) and Bob Hite (1943 – 1981), who took the name from Tommy Johnson's 1928 Canned Heat Blues, a song about an alcoholic who has desperately turned to drinking Sterno, generically called "canned heat".

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Slow Dazzle (UK Band)

Slow Dazzle are a rock band, first appearing in March 2009, and are from the UK. Addressing grown-up angst with intelligent lyrics and catchy yet sometimes heavy tunes, their all-original 2 1/2 hour live set is worth catching if you can, as these themes are addressed with energy and drive on tap from this small powerhouse of a band. Make no mistake, it is a BIG sound live. In short sharp punchy tunes , some almost poppy, such as "Eyes Full of Gold Like the Universe", this trio gel into a tight rythmic powerhouse.

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Dave Stewart

There are several artists with the name Dave Stewart:
1) Dave Stewart (prefers David A. Stewart) is most renown as one half of the succesful 80s pop duo Eurythmics
2) Dave Stewart is a British keyboardist and former member of Egg, Hatfield And The North, National Health and Bruford, now works with vocalist Barbara Gaskin
3) Dave Stewart is a British drummer with the group Camel
4) Dave Stewart is a British guitarist and vocalist with Steve Hillage's band

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Badlands

1. http://outinthedesert.bandcamp.com/album/so-little from los angeles. 2. There are several bands having gone by the name "Badlands", the most famous being the late '80s hard rock band formed by former Black Sabbath vocalist Ray Gillen. Badlands was a short-lived rock band founded by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee and Black Sabbath members Ray Gillen and Eric Singer. Badlands also featured bassist Greg Chaisson. After the first Badlands album, Eric Singer was replaced by Jeff Martin. Eric Singer later played drums on the Greg Chaisson solo album It’s About Time.

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