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Mental As Anything

Mental As Anything is an Australian New Wave/rock music band who, since the late 70s have released numerous albums & singles and have produced many innovative music videos. Although they have worked in a much broader musical idiom, Mental As Anything are in many respects comparable to British band Madness, in that their music is typically delivered with a quirky, ironic sense of humour and a strong visual identity.

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Chriss

Chriss - Horváth Krisztián - was born on 26th of October, 1977 in Budapest. The thought of playing music came at an early age, he built his career step by step, working hard. He made an entrance behind the turntables as early as 1994 and has been a frequent guest of the best clubs of Hungary. In 1997 Club Korona became the official stage of BPM ( Booking Promotion Management ) and Global Underground Management which meant performances of Sasha, John Digweed, Dave Seaman and similar well-known names.

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Now Nothing

Formed in spring 2005 by founding members Sylph(Vocals) and Dr Decay(Synths, programming and backing vocals), but nothing as such was done apart from a few programed tracks and discussions of direction which became ironically nothing... Sylph decided to quit due to lack of motivation and commitment in December 2007. In January 2008, Dr Decay took it upon himself to carry on the project initially with his brother and cousin which never became of anything.

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Arcadia

There are more than 6 bands with the name Arcadia: a British pop band, an Australian Metalcore band, an Italian industrial/thrash metal band, a Japanese power metal band , a Canadian Christian Rock band, a Latin band, a Filipino Metalcore band. 1. Arcadia was the pop group formed in 1985 by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran, during a break in that band's schedule. However, Roger Taylor appeared in only a few band photographs and in none of the music videos...

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Lion

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Lion were a 1980s rock band best known for their The Transformers theme song from the 1986 animated movie of the same name.
A hard rock quartet, Lion was formed in 1983 after ex-Tytan vocalist Kal Swan (born Norman Swan) relocated from London to Los Angeles and teamed up with drummer Mark Edwards who had been in Steeler alongside Yngwie Malmsteen and '3rd Stage Alert'.

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Brian Auger's Oblivion Express

In 1965 Auger formed the group Steampacket along with Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll and Rod Stewart. With Driscoll and the band Trinity he went on to produce several hit singles, notably a cover of Bob Dylan's This Wheel's on Fire. In1965 Auger formed the group The Steampacket, along with Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll, Vic Briggs and Rod Stewart. With Driscoll and the band, Trinity, he went on to record several hit singles, notably a cover version of David Ackles' "Road to Cairo" and Bob Dylan's "This Wheel's on Fire", which was featured on Dylan Covered.

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Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan

"Especially for You" was the fifth international single released from singer Kylie Minogue in time for the Christmas 1988 market and is a duet with Jason Donovan. It did not appear on her debut album but was included on Jason Donovan's 1989 debut album Ten Good Reasons. The single was released on November 28, 1988 and was written by Stock Aitken Waterman. Its strongest market was the UK, where its release followed the on-screen wedding of the two actors' respective characters of Charlene and Scott in Australian soap Neighbours which brought peak audiences.

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Doppelganger

There at least 3 bands with the name Doppleganger 1) DoppelgangeR is is one of the most famous and oldest gothic bands in Russia. The band revives the traditions of Old School of Gothic Rock and Post Punk, set by such bands as Joy Division and Siouxsie and The Banshees. Expressive vocal, atmospheric guitar, bass which cuts through like a sharp glass, and wild drums drive the audience from rage to tears and back.

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