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Warrior Soul

Warrior Soul is an American hard rock / punk band formed in 1988 by lead singer Kory Clarke, guitarist John Ricco, bassist Pete McLanahan, and drummer Paul Ferguson (later replaced by Mark Evans and then Scott Duboys). Often cited as one of the most underrated bands of the time, they were signed to Geffen Records from 1989 to 1994. The 1995 album Space Age Playboys was released on the independent Futurist Records label, but the band disbanded within the year. Odds & Ends was released the next year as a posthumous collection of demos and outtakes.

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Walter Trout

Walter Trout (born 1951 in Ocean City, New Jersey) is a blues guitarist and front man of Walter Trout and the Radicals. Trout's career began on the Jersey coast scene of the late 60's and early 70's that jump started the career of artists like Bruce Springsteen. He then decided to relocate to Los Angeles where he became a sideman for such artists as Percy Mayfield and Deacon Jones. He also worked in the bands of John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex.

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Elf

Elf, was a blues-rock band founded in 1967 in Cortland, New York, United States by singer Ronnie James Dio (Ronnie Padavona), guitarist and vocalist Doug Thaler, drummer Gary Driscoll, and guitarists Nick Pantas and David 'Rock' Feinstein (Dio's cousin). The band was orignially called The Electric Elves, but was shortened to The Elves, and finally Elf in 1969.
In 1970 the band was involved in an automobile accident which claimed the life of Nick Pantas, whom the band decided not to replace. After recovering from his injuries, Doug Thaler quit the band, and was replaced by Micky Lee Soule.

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Skillet

Skillet is an American rock band formed in Nashville, Tennessee, consisting of all Christian members. Skillet formed in 1996 with two members: John Cooper, former vocalist for Tennessee progressive rock band Seraph, and Ken Steorts, former guitarist for Urgent Cry. The two bands met through touring together, but those bands disbanded soon after, so John and Ken's pastor encouraged them to form their own band as a side-project.

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Anni Piper

Any list of awesome Aussies should include Anni Piper. An outstanding bassist in her own right, she's an authentic roots blues rocker that possesses a voice to die for. It has even been touted that an appropriate compliment would be that she sounds 100% American! Anni remembers with clarity the first time she heard the blues back in her school days. “It was Paul Butterfield Blues Band playing ‘Born in Chicago’ - I knew straight away that this was the direction I was heading.” she says.

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Edgar Broughton Band

Formed in 1968 in Warwick, England, the Edgar Broughton Band were part of the late 60s British underground blues boom. They were contemporaries of Groundhogs, Hawkwind, and The Pink Fairies, but were unique within the movement due to their radical political consciousness. They were famous for performing free concerts, often on the backs of lorries, and their political aim was said to be 'subverting what's above'.

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Horsepower

1. The side project of Ian Bishop & Sacha Galvagna from Rosa Mota. UK based. early 2000's. 1 full length album "fayetteville" and 2 EP's "Bare Back" and "Fairy Tales". also featuring Ted Garcia from Feline.
2. New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band formed in 1978
3. Finnish Hard Rock Band From 80's
4. Also an unsigned band from Augusta GA

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Ac

There are at least two artists with this name, and often this tag will show up for AC/DC recordings scrobbled through Windows Media Player and foobar2000. One artist known as AC is a rapper out of Staten Island. His myspace is www.myspace.com/thisisac. Another artist known as AC described below, Coming from a musical family, AC started playing drums at an early age. His parents encouraged this early musical talent with piano lessons at the age of 8.

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ZZ Top

ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band members are Billy Gibbons (vocals and guitar), Dusty Hill (bass guitar and vocals), and Frank Beard (drums). They hold the distinction of being one of the few rock bands still comprising its original members for nearly 40 years, and until 2006, with the same manager/producer, Bill Ham. They reached the peak of their commercial success in the 1970s and 1980s, scoring many hit songs during that era; but they remain together today and are still touring and releasing albums.

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