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Leaves Eyes

Leaves' Eyes is a symphonic gothic metal band with folk elements from Norway and Germany assembled in 2003, shortly before singer Liv Kristine was fired from Theatre of Tragedy. Their debut album, Lovelorn, was released in 2004. The second album, Vinland Saga, was released 30th of May 2005, and retells the tale of the discovery of Vinland (i.e. North America) by Leif Erikson. The EP Legend Land was released on June 2, 2006 as a followup to Vinland Saga.

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A Split Second

A Split Second is a Belgian electronic and industrial band.
A Split Second is simply too good to be ignored, and from their conception in 1985 it didn't take the world long to acknowledge the importance of Marc ICKX's and Chrismar CHAYELL's unique musical vision. Official website A Split Second's first American release, the 1987 EP A Split Second, collected highlights from their early European releases, which included Ballistic Statues (which featured the tense masterpiece "Close Combat"), Smell of Buddah as well as their innovative EBM classic, "Flesh".

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Elysion

Two Bands (Greek Dark/Gothic Metal & Swedish opera/pop-duo)
Finnish Dj (Drum & Bass) 2006-present ELYSION were founded in 2006 by guitarist Johnny Zero & by singer Maxi Nil who, by welcoming on board talented musicians of different backgrounds, soon shaped up a highly promising team, with music approach consisting of many shades of atmospheric and metal elements mixed pop/rock formulas as well as alternative/electro and Gothic influences.

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Seraphim

1. Seraphim is a female-fronted power metal band from Taiwan, established in 2001. The current band line-up consists of: Vocals - Quinn
Lead Guitar & Vocals - Kessier
Drums - Van
Guitar - Tiago
Bassist - Mars 2. Seraphim was a mid 1990's emo/hardcore band from America.
They released a split 7" with The Candyland Carcrash entitled "A Rocket Trip to the Moon" (1995, Small Craft Advisory, SCA #001), a Self-Titled 7" (1995, Static, STATIC #003) and had a song on the "There Is a Light" compilation 12" (1997, Red Jagwire/Grimmlake)

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Imperia

Imperia was founded by the ex-singer of Trail of Tears, Helena Iren Michaelsen. Imperia can be defined as an Atmospheric Metal band with strong opera influences. Helena collected some fine musicians around her who have built up their skills by playing in various bands for years. Imperia's line up is: Helena Iren Michaelsen - Vocals and choirs
Steve Wolz - Drums
John Stam - Guitars
Gerry Verstreken - Bass
Jan "Örkki" Yrlund - Guitars
Audun Gronnestad - Orchestrations
In 2005 Helena started a new band; Angel.

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The Mist of Avalon

Founded as a classic goth rock band back in the 90s, The Mist Of Avalon have built up quite a reputation during the last 15 years performing together with a. o. Tiamat, Funhouse, NFD and 69 Eyes. Now, after a recording hiatus of 10 years, the Swedish band present with “Dinya” their much-anticipated third album. Regarding their musical development, the band has successfully cast off any genre bonds.

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Arcturus

Arcturus is an band from Oslo, Norway featuring many prominent members of the Norwegian black metal scene from bands such as Ulver, Dimmu Borgir, Mayhem, Borknagar, The Kovenant, Emperor, and Winds. Arcturus have experimented throughout their career, extracting influences and incorporating elements from all over the musical spectrum including black metal and classical music, but the core of their sound has always been metal.

Read more about Arcturus on Last.fm.

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Evadne

http://www.myspace.com/evadneband Hexenprozesse (first name of the band) was born in 2000. This name was changed to Evadne, which was an expression of sorrow, death and suicide how the end of this demigoddess of Greek mythology. This name expressed all we wanted at that moment. Under this new name the band released their first demo (In The Bitterness Of Our Souls), which was produced by Evadne and recorded, mixed and mastered by Alfonso A.

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Kartikeya

Kartikeya is a Blackened Death Metal Band with Indian influences (in both lyrics and instrumentation) formed in Moscow, Russia in 2004. On June 22, Kartikeya released their single "The Horrors Of Home" (featuring Keith Merrow & Aleksandra Radosavljevic) from their upcoming album titled "Samudra". Current Lineup:
Mars - Vocals
Arsafes - Guitars, Clean Vocals, Ethnic Instruments
Rinat - Guitars
Alexander - Bass
Alex Smirnov - Drums
Dmitriy - Percussion

Read more about Kartikeya on Last.fm.

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