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The Atlantics

There are several bands that go by the name of The Atlantics. 1. The Atlantics were an Australian surf rock band in the early 1960s and arguably Australia's most successful of the genre. Most well-known for their classic hit, "Bombora", their later recordings such as "Come On" are examples of 1960s garage rock. They were the first Australian rock band to write their own hits. In 2000 the group reformed with three of the original members, and they are still actively releasing new material and performing live.

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The Strange

There are two bands known as The Strange: 1) The Strange is a collaboration between Chris Eckman (The Walkabouts) and the Croatian Surf-Rock band The Bambi Molesters. Their debut album is called "Nights of Forgotten Films", and was released 1st June 2004 on Dancing Bear Records from Zagreb, Croatia. This 11-songs-2-inch-tape album was recorded in January 2004., engineered and co-produced by Phil Brown. 2) The Strange

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The Staggers

There are at least three bands called the Staggers: A group of wild and young 60s garage surf trash maniacs from Graz/Austria. They released their first official album "Teenage Trash Insanity" in 2007 on the German "Wohnzimmer Records". A band from Columbus, OH that sounds like a cross between the Melvins and Man or Astroman. They are known for hit songs like "Dick Buttdick" and "Pig fucker." And a punk band from Dallas, Texas. Known as Riot Squad up until 1998.

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Death Valley Surfers

Death Valley Surfers are what you can call “Crazy Rock'n'Roll”. DVS are sworn to fun & are dedicated to having a party on stage. In 1998 Russ Surfer, the former drummer of The Highliners decided start a new band. Using the influence of Surfin’ & 60’s Hot Rod music, he began by blending this to Psychobilly. The band has evolved its own unique sound, with the jump about Rhythm of Bo-Diddley on speed. DVS continued the stage chaos of the likes of The Highliners & King Kurt.

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Daikaiju

Who is the Daikaiju??? Premium action heroes deliver most high rocket music! Special reverb skill combo for full impact! Loud sonic boom for earful pleasure! Beautiful radiation of hyper-dimensional springy sound creates divine psychic wind for your special defense! Worship Psycho-surf band Daikaiju daily for good luck and health! Daikaiju provide the music for Escape Pod, a popular science-fiction webcast, which can be found at http://escapepod.org.

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