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Ado

There are 2 artists with this name: 1) Adolfo Makuntima Makwiza (Ado) has been contributing to the African music scene in Toronto for over ten years now. In fact, he was the first African-Canadian to found an African musical group here. Although he admits that it's challenging to live as an artist in Canada, he has won support across the country, mostly from African music lovers seeking another opportunity to put on their dancing shoes.

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Leeroy Stagger

In 2004, Victoria Canada had been thrown into the spotlight due to the success of garden city hipsters HOT HOT HEAT. Right in the midst of that was Leeroy Stagger, who had HHH's seal of approval as touring support for the band and musical contemporary early on. "I wasn't ready and nothing really came about for me throughout that time period" recalls Stagger, but he did manage to release the critically acclaimed "Dear Love" album...

Read more about Leeroy Stagger on Last.fm.

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Malicious Intent

Malicious Intent is a Hardcore punk band from Pomona, CA. Active in the mid 80's most commonly played with other locals such as Justice League, P.O.W., Liberation Crutch. Singer Curt Kanales went on to sing for the famous hardcore band Chain Of Strength. Malicious Intent also refers to a hardcore band from Bridgeport, WV who were active during the mid 90s and played extensively throughout the U.S. east coast. The group released three albums.

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The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip's infectious songs, catchy melodies, inspired lyrics, and solid musicianship have secured their place as the kings of rock in Canada. Formed in the early '80s in Kingston, Ontario, they are: Gordon Downie (vocals), Paul Langlois and rob baker (guitars), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). The group met while at Kingston Collegiate Vocational Institute (KCVI) and all attended Queen's University in Kingston. They started as a cover band playing Rolling Stones and Doors covers, and were first represented by a local Kingston agent named Bernie Dobson.

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Lighthouse

There are multiple artists with this name:
1. A German punk band
2. A Canadian rock band 1) Lighthouse is also a Hardcore/Punk band from Germany formed in summer 2007.
Ever since forming in late 2007, Lighthouse have recorded 2 Demos and an unreleased EP. Now with their debut Album "Abyssus Abyssum Invocat“ to be released this summer on Anchors Aweigh Records , this five piece is ready to spread their crushing & complex, yet melodic take on the genre.

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Justin Hines

Justin Hines is a Canadian musician from Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He released his debut album "Sides" on August 21, 2007, which was highly acclaimed. His second studio album "Chasing Silver" reveals a much different side to Hines, showcasing his incredible vocal range as well as his musical versatility. He will soon be releasing his Christmas album, which is rumored to be a breath of life into the Holiday genre.

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