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Justin Sane

Justin Sane is the lead guitarist and singer of the political punk rock band Anti-Flag. He has released two solo pieces to date; a 6 song EP entitled "These are the Days" and "Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Justice" in 2003. These recordings generally focus on love, family, and more everyday concepts rather than the politically charged stance of Anti-Flag. He is currently working on a new solo record, and has begun to preview new tracks during live performances.

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Ash Victim

Ash Victim is a singer-songwriter who plays stripped down acoustic folk-punk consisting mainly of vocals and acoustic guitar with a strong DIY ethic. He started out busking in the streets of Jersey (channel Island) playing a mixture of covers and originals. In August 2011 he moved to Basingstoke, England, where he continued to busk, began putting more effort into his original music and playing as many shows as possible.

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HOSTAGES FOR SMACK

Four piece brutal oi punk band from Hertfordshire, UK. Formed in 2004. Their first album was recorded in 2005 and was followed by a split in the band until they were booked, by popular demand, to play a local charity festival in 2011 called 'Balstock'. After this the band decided to continue to bring the noise to those who want, like and need it!!!

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Stza Crack

Stza Crack, also known as Scott Sturgeon, (Born March 4th 1976) has fronted several punk-ska bands in the New York area, the best known bands being Choking Victim and Leftöver Crack. In 1990 Sturgeon and a friend of his Alec Baillie formed No Commercial Value, which later evolved into Choking Victim and then again into Leftöver Crack. Although many members of these bands have come and gone, Sturgeon remained a constant figure, writing the vast majority of the lyrics and music and becoming the bands' self-appointed spokesperson.

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Babyboom

Babyboom are the acoustic sideproject of Sonic Boom six, with additional organ and trumpet players. They play a blend of acoustic, ska, folk and reggae. As opose to Sonic Boom the prodominant song writer of the band is guitarist Ben with the lyrical content being less overtly political. Two Babyboom tracks feature on the Sonic Boom Six compilation; 'Champion Edition'on Moon Ska Europe, however a four song EP has also been released independantly by the band. Matthew Reyonlds of Howards Alias and Thinkpol features on half of these tracks.

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Mark Ayling

A lifelong drummer, Mark Ayling has now branched out into the world of acoustic music, playing his own brand of raw acoustic guitar combined with direct and uncompromising lyrics. Discarding the usual Folk/Acoustic influences such as Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, Mark finds his inspiration from bands as diverse as The Jam, The Specials, New Model
Army, The Clash, Motorhead and Joy Division, creating a sound that has the energy of Punk whilst retaining the melodic elements of the acoustic guitar.

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Me and Mark

Originally formed under the name Pirate Radio in 2009, Me and Mark consists of Josh James from Evergreen Terrace/Casey Jones and singer/songwriter Mark O'Quinn. After years of friendship the two decided to write music that they felt was fun, honest and different from other projects they've been involved in. A self released demo will be available in mid March 2010. Send them your jokes.

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