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Tarantula

There are multiple bands by the name of Tarantula.
[1] A portuguese heavy metal band
[2] A relatively new band that blends elements of classical music and rock.
[3] A Czech thrash/power metal band.
[4] A Spanish progressive rock band. [1]Tarantula is a portuguese band formed in October 1981. By that time the Barros brothers were just kids dreaming about a musical career. After successful gigs in Portugal and Germany and two demo tapes, the band signed their first record deal in 1987.

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Rodrigo Leão

Rodrigo Leão is a Portuguese musician and composer. He was born in Lisbon in 1964. He became known for his musical compositions and participation in portuguese bands such as Madredeus and Sétima Legião. He co-founded the band Sétima Legião in 1982 and Madredeus in 1985. As his solo records started to receive increasing attention, he suspends his colaborations with these two groups in 1993 and 1994.

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Plastic

There are at least six artists named Plastic:
1. a german electro - ebm band similar to A23 in style there album black colours has been hailed by many as a masterpice
http://www.myspace.com/plasticmusicde 2.Plastic are Agnieszka Burcan (vocal, keyboards, programming) and Pawel Radziszewski (guitar, scratches, programming). Their debut album is full of various music vibes. It takes you on a journey from dance, house through electro, funk, and drum’n’bass to chillout.

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Madredeus

Madredeus is a Portuguese band whose music combines fado influences with modern folk music. The band's founding members were Pedro Ayres Magalhães (Classical guitar), Rodrigo Leão (keyboard synthesizer), Francisco Ribeiro (cello) and Teresa Salgueiro (vocals). Magalhães and Leão formed the band in 1985, Ribeiro joined in 1986. They'd been searching for a female singer, and found Teresa Salgueiro in one of Lisbon's night clubs. Teresa liked their music and agreed to join, so in 1987 Madredeus recorded their first album, Os dias da Madredeus.

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Batida

Batida is the name of a radio show that, since 2007, promotes DJ Dj Mpula's favourites on everything Afro or Afro inspired urban music. Stuff like Kwaito, Kuduro, Brazilian Funk, Dancehall, Pretoria and other Afro House, etc, on the national station Antena 3. Radio Fazuma is now presenting “Dance Mwangolé”, to make you move your hips like a Mwangolé. The story of the record goes like this: Dj Mpula did a research on archives of old Angolan Music...

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Freedoom

There are 2 artists by this name in existence 1) Formed in late 2001 in the streets of Porto, FREEDOOM emerged as a new breath of true raw punk. With a few line up changes during the first year and a half, the band found its bloodied heart as a power trio formed by : Oscar (guitar lead vocals), Mumia Von Chaos (bass back vocals), Giró (drums & chaos)... FREEDOOM released 3 cds by our own label (puta punx disorganisation): "Freedoom" ..02 (sold out), "Still Remain...

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