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Maxim

There are at least two artists called Maxim: 1) Keith Palmer (born 21 March 1967), best known as Maxim or Maxim Reality, is an MC of the British electronica/rave band The Prodigy. He is known for his fierce style of appearance in both music videos and live shows, often wearing scary contact lenses and kilts. His fierce style is also vibrant in the lyrical sense; in live shows he is known to scream and shout to hype up the audience.

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Morrigan

There seem to be more than 1 artists that go by the name of Morrigan 1. A German Black Metal band, formed by ex-members of Mayhemic Truth. See here for the band's biography.
2. A Japanese solo artist who works with the "WAVE" doujin circle. Mainly produces arranges.
3. A German (Fulda, Hesse) Melodic Power Metal band formed in 1997,now split-up.(http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=1667)
4. A vocal trio from Seattle specializing in nautical songs.

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Geist

There is more than one band with the name Geist: 1.) Geist, (http://www.geistreich.org)
2.) Geïst, from Germany (http://www.facebook.com/eis.official)
3.) Geist, an / project from Alsace in France: http://www.geist-musik.eu.
4.) Geist, (http://www.myspace.com/geistclans)
5.) Geist, The group's music features percussion, harp and Chapman Stick. http://www.harpdancer.com/geist.html
6.) Geist, from Israel (http://www.myspace.com/geistfluch)

Read more about Geist on Last.fm.

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Metsatöll

Metsatöll, an Estonian folk metal band, was formed in 1999 in Tallinn by Markus Teeäär (vocals), Silver “Factor” Rattasepp (drums) and Andrus Tins (bass), playing epic heavy metal with small influences from ancient Estonian folklore. The debut album called "Terast mis hangund me hinge" (Steel Frozen in Our Souls) was released at that time. In 2000, a good friend Lauri "Varulven" Õunapuu joined the band.

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Wardruna

Wardruna is a Norwegian musical constellation set out to explore and evoke the depths of heathen Germanic wisdom and spirituality. Musically Wardruna has its main focus on the cultic musical language found in the near-forgotten arts of galdr, seidr and the daily acts of the cultic life, mixed with impulses from Scandinavian and Nordic folk music. They formed in 2003 in Bergen, Norway. The album entitled ‘Gap var Ginnunga’ is the first in a planned trilogy that will interpret the runes of the Elder Futhark.

Read more about Wardruna on Last.fm.

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Fenrir

There are several bands that share the name Fenrir: [1] A Celtic folk metal band from Nancy, France. Their official weblog can be found here. Their Myspace page can be found here. Their album, entitled "Whispers from the Old World," can be downloaded from Jamendo. [2] A melodic death metal band from Granollers, Spain. More information on this band can be found on their Myspace page here. [3] An RAC/Oi band.

Read more about Fenrir on Last.fm.

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Sceptic

Sceptic is a Polish death metal band founded in 1994 by Jacek Hiro (ex-Decapitated, Dies Irae, Virgin Snatch). Marcin Urba? (one of the fastest 200 meter sprinters) handled the vocal duties for the first and the third album (Blind Existence, Unbeliever's Script), but is currently a session member due to his sport career. Weronika Zbieg (Totem, Doctrine X) handled the lead vocal duty on the latest album, Internal Complexity. FB: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sceptic/113605028705418
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/scepticpl

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