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Shy One

Shy One was born on July 16th, 1983. Growing up watching horror movies and listening to acts such as Rush, Led Zeppelin, and Metallica, one would be quite surprised to find out he now considers himself to be a hip hop artist. All of these artists would have an affect on Shy One, but it was the Memphis

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Oh, Sleeper

Oh, Sleeper is a band from Fort Worth, Texas signed to Solid State Records. Oh, Sleeper formed in April of 2006 after former members of short-lived rock band Terminal got together with former Between the Buried and Me guitarist Shane Blay. Eventually they found a vocalist in Micah Kinard and began practicing. As the 4 members began sledging through all the normal problems of a band start-up (no place to practice, no money and different schedules) the biggest obstacle was finding the last and final member.

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Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin, born Patricia Jean Griffin, March 16th, 1964 in Old Town, Maine, is an American singer. She brought out her debut album Living With Ghosts--a set of demos featuring only Ms. Griffin and her guitar--to critical acclaim in 1996. Her sophomore album, Flaming Red, demonstrated a more rocking, full-band sound. The ill-fated Silver Bell album was never released by her record label, however, and the label terminated her recording contract shortly after that. Many of the songs from Silver Bell were re-recorded for subsequent albums.

Read more about Patty Griffin on Last.fm.

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Tytan was a nwobhm band formed in 1981. Kevin Riddles & Dave Dufort had both left Angelwitch, Kal Swan came on recommendation from Paul Samson. The first line up was Norman 'Kal' Swan (Vocalist), Steve Gibbs and Stuart Adams (Guitarists), Kevin 'Skidz' Riddles (Bassist) and Dave Dufort (Drums). Tytan's first concert was in January 1982 at the Marquee Club, London. On the 26th of March 1982 a live session was broadcast on the BBC's Friday Rock show.

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Bosque Brown

For all intents and purposes, Mara Lee Miller is a solo singer songwriter but has chosen the moniker Bosque Brown as the vehicle for her recordings. Her lyrics are simple and full of "truth-telling" and "woe." Bosque Brown Plays Mara Lee Miller was released May 2005 and was backed by a wonderful handful of musicians from Seattle. The latest release is a vinyl one-sided LP which consists of four songs and an etching on the b side. A cd version is also included with the LP for portability.

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There are more than one bands using the name Sparrows One is a Post-Hardcore band from Medway, Kent, UK Another is a rock band from Central Coast / Sydney
A little bit Bronx, little bit Hot Water Music, little bit Hives.
They are currently recording some tracks that will be released at the start of the year on Vinyl, usb & CD.
The Band Consists of Scotte Woods / Guitar - formally of One Dollar Short, Marcus Catanzaro / Guitar - formally of All In Favour & Distress, Damien McCluer / Drums, Brad Fitter / Bass & Ryan Hazell / Vocals.

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There are eight artists by the name of Vex. 1) Vex hailed from South East London / north west kent area and formed in the very early eighties, the 'Sanctuary' 12" and 'It's no crime' on the Mortarhate compalation 'Who?What?Why?When?Where?' were their only releases.
Sanctuary was issued on Fight Back, a sublabel of Mortarhate, run by the people of Conflict. Vex also played gigs with Conflict, so they were more associated with the anarchist punk scene than the Batcave fair. But contrary to most anarcho-punk bands from that time, they were not influenced by CRASS or Conflict.

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