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MerrickUK

Merrick (named after Joseph Carey Merrick ) began life in Bristol, England in early 2002, the band take their influences from bands such as - ISIS, Tool, Deftones, Cult of Luna and Mogwai to name a few.
The band and their debut self released 2005 album gained recognition with reviews in publications including Rock Sound and Terrorizor Magazine. This promotion gained Merrick recognition locally, nationally and globally, selling the band’s first album all over the UK, Europe and the USA.

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riot:noise

RIOTS are a form of civil disorder characterised by disorganised groups lashing out in a sudden and intense rash of violence and noise. While a RIOT may be premeditated and intentionally incited, a true RIOT is quickly joined by people without foreknowledge of the RIOT. While individuals may attempt to lead or control a RIOT, RIOTS are particularly chaotic and exhibit mob mentality. Spread the word, a RIOT is coming

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The Stabilisers

The Stabilisers are a high energy punk/garage rock four-piece, formed in 2002, and based in London. The line-up from August 2009 to the present is : Jon Bott (bass, lead vocals)
Istvanski (guitar, vocals)
Simon Corbey (guitar, keyboards, vocals)
Francis Braithwaite (drums, vocals) Allan Crockford played guitar with the band from 2003 - Easter 2009. He is now working on his own project 'The Galileo Seven'

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Defiance

There are 2 bands with the name Defiance: (1) Defiance is a thrash metal band from Oakland, California. While virtually unknown to mainstream metal and rock circles, Defiance is known as one of the classic second-tier thrash bands to come from the Bay Area thrash metal scene. They played a decidedly technical style of thrash originally evoking bands like Testament, though they would later move on to playing in their own unique, more progressive thrash style. They reformed in 2005 and have since release an album entitled The Prophecy in late 2009.

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Underdose

The music of Underdose, defined by fans as ‘progressive, melodic, moody, happy, hard grunge’, ‘technical, not-so-straightforward rock’ or ‘a combination of Alice in Chains & Tool’, is in itself the symbiotic convergence of relatively diverse musical preferences of its four members and a result of more than 5-year-long ripening in the dirt of beer-and-tobacco scented, dimly lit pubs. With our music...

Read more about Underdose on Last.fm.

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A Lot Like Eskimos

A Lot Like Eskimos are a Leeds based band, drawn from Citylife and suburban surroundings of their modern pop culture to create their very own take on modern music. With a lot of influence from their own personal and musical experiences, they mix elements of pop, punk rock, dance, experimental and many others, to create a belonging soundtrack to love life and death. This belief of boundless music keeps them hard to pigeonhole, with diverse arrangements of orchestral tympanis to trance sirens breaking through in their songs.

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The Maddigans

In the past couple years The Maddigans have worked extremely hard and it's started to pay off. Their recent accomplishments include booking their 7th Canadian tour, 1st ever US tour, being featured on AbsolutePunk, playing Canadian Music Week 2011, and reaching over 13,000 fans on facebook alone. Now the band is gearing up for Canadian, US and other tours in early 2012. Check out their website here: www.facebook.com/themaddigans

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Shush

Shush are a female fronted four piece rock band based in London. They exploded onto the rock scene 2 years ago with their twisted sound of rock with dark pop melodies, lush vocals, crunchy guitars, pounding bass and thundering drums.
“Shush are a bright spark from the fires of what is best termed alternative pop-rock” (Malcolm Dome, Total Rock)
"Multi-national. Poly-cultural. And many faceted, Shush are a bright spark from the fires of what is best termed alternative pop-rock.

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