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The Wildhearts

The Wildhearts (formed in 1990) are a rock group from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. The band's sound is a mixture of hard rock and melodic pop, having been touted in the music press as combining influences as diverse as The Beatles and Metallica. Current line-up: Ginger, Scott Sorry, C.J., Ritch Battersby. Most recent album: The Wildhearts - "Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before" Vol. 1 See:
www.myspace.com/thewildhearts
http://www.thewildhearts.com

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A Last Concern

A last Concern are Leeds band made up by Steve Mincher (vox) Rob Massey (guitars) Rick Boyle (Guitars) Greg Dickenson (Bass) and Paul key (drums) A last Concern, a band with an intricate metal sound, light and shade in contrast with a twist of melodic brutality for good measure. Formed in July 2008 ALC have already made appearances twice on BBC radio Leeds showcasing their talents and exclusive plays of their freshman EP “Whats the point living, if you don’t feel alive” due for completion in early spring 2009.

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Badlands

1. http://outinthedesert.bandcamp.com/album/so-little from los angeles. 2. There are several bands having gone by the name "Badlands", the most famous being the late '80s hard rock band formed by former Black Sabbath vocalist Ray Gillen. Badlands was a short-lived rock band founded by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee and Black Sabbath members Ray Gillen and Eric Singer. Badlands also featured bassist Greg Chaisson. After the first Badlands album, Eric Singer was replaced by Jeff Martin. Eric Singer later played drums on the Greg Chaisson solo album It’s About Time.

Read more about Badlands on Last.fm.

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Creature With the Atom Brain

Creature with the Atom Brain is a Belgian alternative rock band consisting of Millionaire keyboardist Aldo Struyf (Guitar/Keys/Vocals), Dave Schroyen (Drums), Jan Wygers (Bass) and Michiel Van Cleuvenbergen (Guitar). The band have been said to make "fuzzy stripped-back rock’n'roll noise with a generous helping of weird." The band's name is taken from the Roky Erickson & the Aliens song (which in turn was taken from the 1955 film of the same name), with Struyf citing Erickson's former band the 13th Floor Elevators and the man himself as influencing Creature with the Atom Brain's sound.

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Pretty Boy Floyd

There are 2 bands with the name Pretty Boy Floyd:
- A glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, fronted by Steve "Sex" Summers. They are most famous for their debut album Leather Boyz With Electric Toyz. They formed in 1988 in Hollywood, CA. After 8 shows they were snapped up by MCA Records and had two of their promotional videos featured on MTV. The Pretty Boy Floyd line-up is constantly a revolving door scenario, with many Glam metal musicians passing through the ranks. Vocalist Steve Summers remains the sole original member.

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Anna

There are several artists called Anna:
1) Anna Santos (Spanish/Japanese) of Latin band BON-BON BLANCO, who solos as "Anna"
2) German pop band (written "AnnA")
3) 90's Rock band from Croydon, England
4) Techno Project ("Schneewittchen EP")
5) Swiss rap artist (Debut: "Still Young", 2006, muve/Musikvertrieb)
6) Ukrainian nu-metal band. 1) Anna Santos is the vocalist of Latin band BON-BON BLANCO. She releases her solo work under just "Anna".

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Rant

RANT (formerly known as Yeast Dough) is an Emocore/Metalcore-Band from Kapfenberg, Austria, consisting of Martin Weber (vocals), Christian Seidinger (guitar), Joachim Hofer (bass) and Christian Hollik (drums). RANT was founded in 1999. Since May 2002 the lineup didnt change. From that time the band from Kapfenberg, Austria was permanently increasing its popularity in its home region and in whole Austria.

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Afghan Whigs

American band the Afghan Whigs were a soul-influenced, alternative rock band that was mainly active in the 1990s. While achieving only moderate commercial success, the Afghan Whigs attracted ample critical acclaim and deeply loyal fans, Rolling Stone described the band as spending "the bulk of their career on the brink of stardom", yet they've "never quite broken beyond a substantial legion of devotees enamored of their thinly veiled sleaze."

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