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Emperor

Emperor is an influential Norwegian band that represents a synth laden, progressive yet brutally aggressive and chaotic part of the genre, something quite different from the minimalism of other originators of the Norwegian sound (e.g. Darkthrone). The band was formed around the core members Samoth (Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen) and Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) of the band Thou Shalt Suffer and bass player Mortiis (Håvard Ellefsen) in Notodden, Norway, 1992.

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Leaves' Eyes

Leaves' Eyes is a band with elements from Stavanger, Norway and Ludwigsburg, Germany. The band assembled in 2003, shortly before singer Liv Kristine was fired from Theatre of Tragedy. Leaves' Eyes currently consists of Liv Kristine (female vocals), Alexander Krull (male vocals, programming), Sander van der Meer (guitars), Thorsten Bauer (guitars/Bass), and Roland Navratil (drums & percussion). Former members include Martin Schmidt (drums, left in 2004), Chris Lukhaup (bass, left in 2007), and Moritz Neuner (drums, left in 2007).

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Full Moon

There are many artist's that go by the name Full Moon. 1..Full Moon from UK is an alternative rock band, singing in Portuguese and English, consisting of 5 elements:
* Mino (vocals)
* Francisco Fernandes (guitar, vocals)
* Nuno Salome (guitar)
* Fernando Meira (bass)
* Joao Martins (drums)
The band started in 1998 and they have released a debut EP “For Sale” (2000). They ended in 2003. 2. Kouyama Mitsuki, a singer in the anime 'Full Moon wo Sagashite'. 3. One of the first hiphop groups in Serbia.They released their one and only album in 1999.Its called Na Nivou.

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Kaledon

Kaledon was born in the second part of 1998 after the split between the lead guitarist Alex Mele and his band "River of change".
After the spilt Alex Mele called immediately the bass player Paolo Lezziroli and the rhythm guitarist Tommaso Nemesio.
After many line-up problems, the band started to play live in the big Roman theatres.
Kaledon replaced the original drummer "Daniele Staccini" for technical problems with Dario Sacco"
Kaledon's first release was in autumn of 1999. The band produced their first demo cd, "Spirit of the dragon" without keyboard.

Read more about Kaledon on Last.fm.

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Norderobring

Founded in the insanity forges of Alasdair Dunn's Mind in 2011, Norderobring then suddenly became reality when Duncan McLaren, a total legend, joined the mighty throng in August 2011 to play bass. And whatever else. On 11/11/11, Colin Pender and Cristina Haining Joined to play guitars and Bass respectively, with Duncan shifting to vocals, and rapidly behind on 13/11/11, filling the ranks, Amber Lennox joined to play keyboards. Mitchell Morrison then joined to do extra guitary funtimes.

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Claim The Throne

The leading warriors of Australian Battle Metal have finally arrived with their first era entitled ONLY THE BRAVE RETURN. A 50-minute epic journey displaying an array of blackened melodic death metal, of course mixed with elements of medieval folk music and battle cries. Each song on the album also represents a chapter in the coinciding novel, based on an original fantasy story created by the band.

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Seven Kingdoms

Seven Kingdoms was formed in Deland, Florida in 2007 by Camden Cruz and Bryan Edwards. Kevin and Keith Byrd joined soon afterward on guitar and drums, followed by Cory Stene on bass and John Zambrotto on keyboards. Under the name of Seven Kingdoms, they entered the legendary Morrisound Recording Studios in August 2007 and finished production on their debut album, "Brothers of the Night". "Brothers of the Night" was lyrically inspired from the literary works of George R. R. Martin, and influences spanning the vastness of metal's subgenres.

Read more about Seven Kingdoms on Last.fm.

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Atlantean Kodex

Almost nothing certain is known about this enigmatic outfit from the northern forests of the kingdom of Bavaria. Formed around 2006 by Trummer and Kreuzer, the band quickly managed to become the centre of the new European epic metal movement. Their "The Pnakotic Demos", released in 2007, was praised by journalists and fans all over the world as one of the best Epic Metal albums ever.
Rooted deeply in the sound of Bathory, old Manowar, Solstice and Manilla Road...

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Thor

There are seven artists with the name Thor: * Thor is the original rock warrior, and has been active since the 70's playing his unique brand of metal, developing a cult following around the world. Now in his late 50's Thor still actively tours bringing his rock and roll spectacle to new audiences every night. * Thor is a rock band from Chemnitz, Germany. * A Berkshire-based pop/psych outfit who recorded one acetate in the 60's.

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