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Pretty Maids

Pretty Maids is a NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) inspired heavy metal band formed in Horsens, Denmark, by Ronnie Atkins and Ken Hammer in 1981. Over the years Pretty Maids have sold hundreds of thousands of records, but have never broken through in a major way. They have supported such well known acts as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, Saxon, Nazareth and were also featured at the 1987 German version of Monsters of Rock where Metallica headlined along with Deep Purple.

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Bender

Bender consist of Kent Boyce (vocals), Tim Cook (bass), Matt Scerpella (guitar) and Steve Adams (drums).
In 2000, they released the album Jehovah's Hitlist, with the record label TVT Records. The band never got any further due to the fact that they split up after the album. Their hit Angel Dust, is well known from the "Road Rage"-sequence in the movie "3000 Miles to Graceland". Bender is also a band featuring Alex (guitar & vocals), Crum (drums) and Jim (bass), fusing punk, reggae and hip hop.

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Goldsmith

Goldsmith was formed in 1981 by Pez after leaving fellow Cumbrian NWOBHM band Bitches Sin. The original band was a 3 piece with Glen Millihan on bass and Mike Henderson on Drums and Pez on guitars and vocals.The band became a four piece shortly after with the addition of Pete Adams on guitar. The band quickly recorded their first single “Life is killing me” (1982) after interest was shown from their demo cassette.

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Mad Hatter 2.0

Mad Hatter 2.0 are a rebirth of the band "Mad Hatter", which disbanded in the mid '90s with the decline of metal music and band problems. They reformed in the late 2008 as Mad Hatter 2.0 with a new line up, apart from the founding member. They are based in the South West of England and they are described as "groove metal" with "no thrills", they have recorded many demos and are working toward their first album.

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Voodoo Johnson

"Voodoo Johnson grab fistfuls of vintage rock sounds and toss them in the air like confetti" - Classic Rock Magazine - March 09. Voodoo Johnson music available through Itunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, Napster........ or their myspace page and Gigs! With a sound spanning the decades, from the blues-rock royalty of Zeppelin and Sabbath, through the stadium-filling riffs of Guns n’ Roses and the dark atmospheres of Alice in Chains, right up to the hard-hitting grooves of Queens of the Stone Age, Voodoo Johnson are proudly flying the flag for ROCK...

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Carmine Appice

Carmine Appice (b. December 15, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock drummer of Italian ancestry. He is brother to Vinny Appice, who also plays drums professionally. Appice first came to prominence as the flamboyant percussionist with the late 1960s psychedelic foursome Vanilla Fudge. Appice and bassist Tim Bogert contributed distinctive background harmonies to the group's high-decibel sonic assault.

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