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RX Bandits

Rx Bandits is a four-member band based in Seal Beach, California. Their musical style is an eclectic mix of progressive rock, ska, punk, and reggae deemed groove tech by the band. The band started out amid other popular southern California ska-influenced acts such as Reel Big Fish and No Doubt. Of the original line-up, only singer/songwriter Matt Embree and drummer Chris Tsagakis remain. Their first two releases were recorded with bassist James Salomone and trombonist Rich Balling.

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Heavyball

Heavyball are a hard rocking indie/ska band based in London. Formed in late 2011 when Nottingham brothers Matt and Habs Salisbury and school friend Johnny Iball, began to play together. The band's sound is impertinant indie with a cheeky nod to ska. Influences include The Kingsmen, Jimmy Cliff and Fleetwood Mac. Heavyball’s first EP, Small Town Hero, recorded by producer Dave Creffield (Embrace, James), was released in June 2012 and recieved BBC airplay across the country.

Read more about Heavyball on Last.fm.

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Skamonics

The Skamonics are a London based jazz meets ska collective, playing a unique mix of authentic 60s ska, jazz, two-tone and completely unexpected covers. The band have been together since 2007 and have performed at London clubs, pubs and festivals - as well as many function gigs. A driving ska rhythm section provides a firm foundation for blazing horns and a female vocalist, blasting out a wide repertoire of ska favourites and tunes given a ska treatment for the very first time.

Read more about Skamonics on Last.fm.

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Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog made its big breakthrough in 1994 with the hit single No Fronts and the album All Boro Kings. The story behind Dog Eat Dog started a little earlier though... Dog Eat Dog has actually been around since 1990, when Dave Neabore and Sean Kilkenny decided to form a band of their own after previously playing in another band called Mucky Pup. A short while later Dave and Sean were accompanied by John Connor who was to act as the voice of the band and Dan Nastasi, who would play the second guitar.

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Boo

There are various artists, called 'Boo' or BOO! :

An Alt Rock band from South Africa, a rap trio from Detroit and a Czech-Austrian alternative rock band Boo (without exclamation mark). Boo is also a ‘monky punk’ band from South-Africa. The album ‘Shooting Star’ is from the South-African band. Boo is also the alias of a promising young MC/producer from Moscow (Russia), who has so far made his name through guest appearance on a smash radio hit “Expensive Love” (“Dorogaya Lubov’”) also featuring Loc (fellow rapper of T.

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The Skints

Do The Dog Press Release This young 4 piece crew draw wide ranging influence from the likes of King Tubby & Augustus Pablo through to The Specials, Bad Brains & Operation Ivy & their highly infectious sound fuses together elements of chilled out dubby reggae with fast skanking 2 tone & blazing skacore. Although only in their line up for about a year The Skints have already notched up loads of gigs in & around London's squats, pubs & clubs & picked up some Radio 1 airplay for their first demo thanks to Mike Davies' Punk Show.

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Black & Blue

There are two bands bearing the name Black & Blue. One was a hardcore band from Kent, UK. Formed of members from Hatemail and Bases Loaded, Black & Blue have been writing music since the end of 2006 and now have a 5 track demo out. They took large influence from bands such as American Nightmare and Horror Show. They broke up October 2009 Andy plays for Breaking point, Never Again and Atlantic Hearts Sketch sings for Atlantic Hearts and puts lovely pictures on peoples skin Ryan Plays for Still Dreaming and Atlantic Hearts

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