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Vamps

There are at least 2 bands/artists with the name Vamps. 1) VAMPS is a Japanese unit by Hyde (lead vocalist of L'Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (guitarist of Oblivion Dust, hide with Spread Beaver and Spin Aqua). HYDE and K.A.Z have been working together since HYDE's third solo album FAITH, which was released in 2006. In early spring 2008, they announced the name-change for HYDE's solo project - and officially formed a band. One of the reasons being to give more credit to K.A.Z for his work. Thus VAMPS was born.

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On/Off

There are four artists named ON/OFF: 1) ON/OFF is a Japanese band comprising of twins Naoya & Kazuya Sakamoto (坂本直弥 and 坂本和弥). They performed in the drama "Fuuma no Kojirou" and also performed its ending song "永遠の刹那"; the opening theme of the anime Vampire Knight, "ふたつの鼓動と赤い罪", is their second and more mainstream single. 2) English On/Off is an alias of UK electronica duo Posthuman. 3) On/Off: Patrick Shaw Iversen & Raymond Pellicer

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Jelly

There are several artists tagged as 'Jelly' (not in chronological order) : 1) A 90's Indonesian band from Surabaya. 2) A Psychedelic rock band from Tucson, AZ. www.thejellyproject.com. 3) A Japanese rock band, more correctly tagged as JELLY→. 4) A Chinese pop star, more correctly tagged as 赵美彤. 5) A west-coast soft rock band featuring future actress Amy Madigan. The band released one album, "A True Story" in 1977.

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Erika

There are at least four artists named Erika. 1) Erika De Bonis is an Italian dance singer better known for her popular song I Don't Know. Erika's first releases were under the label of Rossano Prini A&R SPY records. The young Italian artist became famous when she released the song Relations. This track jumped to No. 1 on all Italian charts in the first half of 2001. Erika released some other tracks that became very popular in dance clubs: Right or Wrong and Ditto. She is the sister of Magic Box. Erika's Official Myspace is myspace.com/erikapop

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Lisa

There are at least six known artist with the name 'Lisa', two are from Japan, one from Korea, one from Italy, one from Taiwan, one from France and one from Holland. 1) Risa Oribe (織部里沙 Oribe Risa, born June 24, 1987), better known by her stage name LiSA is a Japanese singer signed to Aniplex under Sony Music Artists. Her stage name is an acronym for 'Love is Same All', a band she formed in 2008. She is known for her works as the vocalist of the second generation of Girls Dead Monster (Girls Dead Monster Starring Lisa), which gained popularity through the anime Angel Beats!.

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Coffins

Coffins are a Japanese band, formed in 1996 by guitarist and vocalist Uchino. Having gone through several lineup changes in the past, they now consist of Uchino, Ryo (drums) and Koreeda (bass). Their sound is influenced by old school '80s and '90s , and . After several demos they released their 1st full-length album "Mortuary In Darkness" in 2005.

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Annabel

There are at least 4 artists named Annabel:
1. Annabel, a japanese doujin music singer.
2. Annabel, an indie-rock band from Kent, Ohio
3. Annabel, a heavy-metal band from Prague, Czech Republic
4. Annabel, a dutch female singer
1. Annabel is a Japanese doujin music singer, she was born in Argentina and educated in Japan. binaria is another circle that she sings with やなぎなぎ. She is also the singer of Annina with the composer is bermei.inazawa. She also features in many game and anime themes. The ending theme from Sankarea, "Above your hand", was her first song with a videoclip.

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Heath

Heath is a self-titled solo project from X JAPAN's bassist, Morie Hiroshi , a Japanese artist born January 22, 1968, in Amagasaki, Japan. When Heath was a member of X JAPAN he released two solo albums: "Heath" (1995) and "Meikyu No Lovers" (1996). Аfter the disbanding of X JAPAN he presented the third album "Gang Age Cubist" (1998), and the singles "Crack Yourself", "Treasure Land " and "Traitor".

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LM.C

LM.C is a rock band from Japan. Members:
Vo. Maya ( sinners (as a guitarist)→ 雅-MIYAVI- (support, as a guitarist) → LM.C )
Gu. Aiji ( KALENPierrotLM.C )
Support:
Ba. Ikuo / Ken
Dr. Death-O / Yuya
Key. JAYKAY / Jun
VJ. DENKI-MAN LM.C was founded by Maya in Tokyo,Japan , a support guitarist for musician Miyavi in the support band Ishihara Gundan (Ishihara being Miyavi's real last name, Gundan means 'brigade' or 'army' in Japanese) and a guitarist in his own band, Sinners. While still with Miyavi, maya and other support members also played live shows as LM.

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