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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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Darkane

Darkane (formerly known as Agretator) is a Melodic Death / Thrash Metal band formed in Helsingborg, Sweden in 1998. The name Darkane is a portmanteau of the words "dark" and "arcane". The first album featured Lawrence Mackory, who had a much more death metal influenced voice. After 1998's Rusted Angel, Andreas Sydow was recruited, and handled vocals on the next three albums, Insanity, Expanding Senses, and Layers of Lies. He decided to leave the band in 2007 and Jens Broman (Construcdead, The Defaced) took his place for Demonic Art.

Read more about Darkane on Last.fm.

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Tesseract

TesseracT will confuse, bemuse, amuse and abuse you all in one song. Currently recording their highly anticapated debut album TesseracT will be touring the UK and Europe throughout 2009. The band is: Acle Kahney and James Montieth – Guitars; Abisola Obasanya - Vocals; Jay Postones –Drums; Amos Williams – Bass and vocals; and of course the ever growing rack of pcb’s, leads and cpu’s known perhaps ominously as HAAL.

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Fractals

Currently Three Artists Releasing Under Fractals.
1. Black Metal Artist
2. Tech Metal Band
3. Future-Garage, Instrumental Hip Hop Artist.
1. Fractals is the recording moniker for Agustin Mojica. Fractals has been involved with Mako Eyes, Knorosov, f(Fractals), and is currently active with the black metal project White Noise/Black Vomit, as well as a tape under the Fractals namesake. 2. Fractals is a three man Technical Metal project consisting of
Levi Miah - Guitar, Bass, Programming
Tom Douglass - Guitar, Programming

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Drottnar

Norwegian , self-described as "Bunker Metal".

Drottnar is bizarre; orthodox bedlam skillfully crafted through cutting- edge unorthodoxy. The totality of the concept compels beyond what trends or external preferences will ever decide. Conceived through a series of deeply vested intentions and ideals, Drottnar was proudly established in 1997. The bandmembers' previous relationship to death metal evolved in patterns of fierceness, slightly changing into a more extreme taste.

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Exit State

Hailing from the familiarly disconsolate surroundings of an East Lancashire mining town UK, Roy Bright (vocals/guitars), Adam Stephenson (guitars), Phil Ireland (bass guitar/vocals) & Peat “Crazy Texas” Hicks (drums/vocals) finalised a line-up during late July 07 that allowed each band member to collectively write and perform music that gives them the same great feeling they get when listening to music created by their favourite artists.

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Five Star Prison Cell

Dubiously labeled a "Tech metal", or "Math Rock" band, Five Star Prison Cell offer a different and non-conformist approach to songwriting. Brutally heavy, Dark and forboding with the ability to switch time, pace, genre and style at the drop of a hat; Adam, Cam, Mark and Marc take great pleasure in constantly challenging themselves while at the same time serving up a dish of fresh new and always evolving ideas to their unsuspecting but ever growing fan base.

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Meshuggah

Meshuggah, whose name is taken from the Hebrew and Yiddish word for "crazy", are a five-piece band from Umeå, Sweden, founded in 1987. Their style is most easily described as extreme/technical metal with some jazz influence. They use extended polymetric passages, complex drum patterns, angular, dissonant guitar riffs, and harsh vocals. Their lineup has always been consistent, apart from bass which has been handled by many people since the band's conception.

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