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Graveworm

Originating from Bruneck, Italy, Graveworm are a melodic/symphonic black metal band with influence of gothic metal. They were formed in 1997, and are themed towards sadness, death, love and occult. Even before Graveworm released any demo they got signed by Serenades Records, who saw an incredible show of the band close to their hometown Brunico. A demo was produced straight after, featuring classic hymns like "Eternal Winds" or "When The Sky Turns Black", which were featured on their debut album "When Daylight’s Gone".

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Hel

There are two artists using this name: a Swedish band and a German / band. 1. Hel is a band from Sweden which in the beginning was tied to Ultima Thule's record label, and later they produced their music through their own label, Peanut Music AB. The group, which consists of Malin Pettersson (vocal), Ulrica Pettersson (vocal), Esa Rosenstr

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Woodland

Woodland refers to at least three artists. One is a folk/faerie band from Eugene, Oregon; one is the Akron, Ohio minimalist ambient project of Joe Minadeo (aka patternbased); and one is a German metal band. ~~~ Emerging from the misty old-growth forests of America's Pacific northwest, the folk/faerie Woodland is a mythic fusion ensemble featuring the songcraft of guitarist Emilio Miller-Lopez and singer/harpist Kelly Miller-Lopez.

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In Extremo

In Extremo is one of the most famous bands, originating from Berlin, Germany in 1995. The band's musical style combines heavy metal with medieval traditional songs, blending the sound of the standard metal instruments with traditional instruments such as the bagpipes, harp, hurdy-gurdy and shawm. Versions of well-known traditional/medieval ballads make up the main part of their repertoire, though over the years the band has also begun to write some original material using the German language.

Read more about In Extremo on Last.fm.

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Storm

There are numerous bands/groups by the name of Storm. Some examples include: - a female rapper, featured on 2Pac's "All Eyez On Me" and married to Mac;
- a Norwegian folk metal band;
- a German dance duo;
- an alias of U.S. techno artist Steve Stoll;
- Storm Large, a female rocker and stage performer in Portland Oregon;
- a Korean girl group also known as Storm (스톰);
- a Montenegrin all-girl pop group;

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Falconer

1) FALCONER is Stefan Weinerhall's (the former guitarist of Mithotyn) Swedish Power Metal project with strong folk influences aimed at being similar to Mithotyn, but with clean singing.
Created in May 1999 the project started unnamed. Their (first) self-titled album was released in March 2001.
Since then, they've released 5 other albums: Chapters From a Vale Forlorn (2002), The Sceptre Of Deception (2003), Grime Vs Grandeur (2005), Northwind (2006), and Among Beggars And Thieves (2008).

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Obtest

OBTEST has started in late days of 1992, inspired by the then new and challenging Black Metal explosion, particularly in Scandinavia. Bands like Enslaved, Grand Belial's Key, Mayhem, and Darkthrone had a huge inspirational effect on the youngsters. However, the fascination of the music they have been initially involved into Metal and growing up with [Manowar, AC/DC, Death, Grave] has never faded away, and that’s perhaps the explanation of the evolution OBTEST music has gone through years.

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Norderobring

Founded in the insanity forges of Alasdair Dunn's Mind in 2011, Norderobring then suddenly became reality when Duncan McLaren, a total legend, joined the mighty throng in August 2011 to play bass. And whatever else. On 11/11/11, Colin Pender and Cristina Haining Joined to play guitars and Bass respectively, with Duncan shifting to vocals, and rapidly behind on 13/11/11, filling the ranks, Amber Lennox joined to play keyboards. Mitchell Morrison then joined to do extra guitary funtimes.

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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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