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OZ

1. Oz is a Finnish band in the 80's. They're not very well known these days but they were among the first and most succesful bands and did some solid groundwork for the Finnish metal scene that blooms today. The band retired after releasing the "Roll the Dice" album, but reunited, located in Sweden, in February 2010. The band has, until this day, released 5 studio albums, 1 EP, Two singles and has appeared on "Scandinavian Metal Attack" splits 1 & 2.

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Digger

There are at least five bands with this name. 1) Digger is a lyric driven pop punk band who were from Allentown PA. Their members changed over the years (1996-2002) but their sound reamined the same. Good energetic pop punk. 2) Digger is a band from Poland 3) Digger was the name for the German heavy metal band Grave Digger for a short period of time. The band worked under the name Grave Digger from 1980 (the year the band was formed) to 1987, when their original guitarist Peter Masson departed and was replaced by new guitarist Uwe Lulis.

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Whitesnake

Whitesnake are an English hard rock band, founded in 1977 by David Coverdale (formerly of Deep Purple) in North Yorkshire. In their early years, Whitesnake played in a hard blues-rock and heavy metal style. By the mid-80s, the band had moved towards a more commercial hair metal sound. They were named the 85th Greatest hard rock band of all time by VH1. Whitesnake were active primarily in the 1980s, but still tour, albeit with an entirely new line-up (bar Coverdale), to this day.

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Gov't Mule

Gov't Mule is a southern rock/jam band formed in 1994 as a side project to The Allman Brothers Band, but has taken on a life of its own. Like many jam bands, Gov't Mule does not get much radio airplay but is popular due to constant touring and intense fan loyalty. When the Allman Brothers Band reformed in 1989 in response to the popularity of the Dreams box set, Warren Haynes was added on lead guitar and Allen Woody on bass.

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Motion Theory

There are two artists with this name: 1. A progressive hard rock band from Durham, UK.
2. A drum and bass outfit from Belgium. 1. Motion Theory is a progressive hard rock band based in Durham, England. Formed in 2007 at Durham University, they are rapidly establishing themselves with their powerful, ethereal sound that blends both technicality and tone. Recently escribed as 'cutting edge progmetallism'.

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Starfighters

Starfighters are a hard rock/heavy metal band from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement founded in Birmingham, England in 1979. They attracted a strong British cult following but were not able to translate this into any lasting success. Career: Initially called Savage, they changed their name to Starfighters and released the single "I'm Falling" on independent label, Motor City Rhythm Records.

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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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Blue On Black

Formed in June of 2001, this three-piece outfit comprises Keith (guitar & vocals), Paul (bass) and Clive (drums & vocals). Describing themselves as 'Weapons Grade Blues/Rock' the band delivers a powerful mixture of original and classic material with the commitment and professionalism that has been earnt from many years touring the Blues, R&B and Rock circuits. The Band considers it essential that the soul of the music is conveyed to their audience with excitement and are never happier than when playing live.

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The Angels

There are three artists with this name
1. An Australian rock band
2. An American girl group best known for "My Boyfriend's Back", a #1 hit in the United States in 1963
3. An American R&B group
none of these are to be confused with any of the artists called Angels, without the definite article. (1) The Angels (Australia) USA as Angel City (1980-1985), The Angels from Angel City (1988-1989), The Angels (1992). In November 1970, brothers Rick and John Brewster formed The Moonshine Jug and String Band. In 1971 the band was joined by Irish immigrant Bernard "Doc" Neeson.

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