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Pagan's Mind

Previously known as Silverspoon, having issued the 'Sink Or Swim' demo under their former name, PAGAN'S MIND came into being during mid 2000. Frontman Nils K. Rue had previously sang for Sunset Strip. Guitarist Thorstein Eugen Aaby had previously been employed by acts such as Deadline and Sunset Strip whilst drummer Stian Lindaas Kristoffersen has experience with Woodstone, King's Quest and Sunset Strip.

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Defenestration

There are a few bands with the name Defenestration: Defenestration were a UK metal band from 2000 to 2004, based in Kettering. They were fronted by female singer Gen Tasker and other members include Jamie Thompson on guitar, Scott Warner (bass), Rob Reeves (guitar) and Kieran Brain (drums). Former members include Stuart Bruce, Stacey Maher & Ben Gordelier. Jamie Thompson has since joined Raging Speedhorn. Gen Tasker has gone on to become lead singer of a new band called Thracia

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As Cities Burn

As Cities Burn was a (earlier material), (midway) and (later) band from Mandeville, LA that formed in 2002. As an unsigned act, the group accomplished impressive success touring and selling thousands of copies of their two EPs. Their success drew the attention of Solid State Records, who signed them in 2004. ACB released its first full length album, Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest, on June 21 of 2005, and was featured in Solid State's Young Bloods Tour with The Chariot, Showbread, and He Is Legend.

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Miranda

NOTE: This is NOT "Miranda!", the Argentinian electropop band. If your Miranda! tracks lead to this page, please correct the artist field in them and help keep last.fm's stats correct. Miranda may refer to: 1) Swedish goa trance producer Linda Miranda Silvergren. 2) Italian instrumental/noise rock band Miranda, on From Scratch Records. 3) Short lived Spanish eurodance/trance project.

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Thousand Needles In Red

Thousand Needles in Red are a band from Sydney/Brisbane that formed in 2009. Clint Boge (from The Butterfly Effect and Final Days of Autumn) is the vocalist of the band, Tristan Bouillaut is the guitarist, Phil Eades on the drums and Pablo Fernandez on bass. In 2010, Fernandez left the band and was replaced by Ayden Mitrovich. www.myspace.com/thousandneedlesinred

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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and The Fury is most commonly known as a hard rock band from Kansas City, MO, which was founded in 1995, and broke up in March 2006. The band featured Jeff Wood (guitar and vocals), Aaron Ogle (guitar), Jay Kassen (bass guitar and vocals), and Nathan Russel (drums). Another band who uses the name is a hardcore/Christian band from Kokomo, IN. The band features Tyler Koronich, Benji Zirkle, Isaiah Baker, Derek Hoover, and Bill Tipton, and is currently on hiatis due to Tyler leaving the band.

Read more about The Sound and the Fury on Last.fm.

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Falter

There are several artists going by the name Falter; 1.Falter are an alternative metal band from Blackburn. With influences taken from a vast amount of artists and genres, they blend a mix of hard rock, metal and grunge to create a raw and visceral sound that they can undoubtedly call their own. Falter are indisputably crowd pleasers, as their live performances have been described as fierce, thrilling and an adrenaline rush of honest intensity that other local bands seem to lack.

Read more about Falter on Last.fm.

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JONCOFY

The band originated in 2007 in Kiev in the restless mind of guitarist-vocalist Math_Max, whose experiments with digging guitar and torturing his voice reached the dimensions of a mania and needed to be shared with someone. On the score of it the first 3-piece line-up was formated soon and recording debut of Joncofy was not too long to appear. The band’s 5-song self-released demo “Li(f)e?” was a really howling success. It had tons of positive replies and reviews in local and foreign music community and became kind of the quality standard for Ukrainian alternative metal bands.

Read more about JONCOFY on Last.fm.

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Awaken

Awaken is a band from Greenwich, CT formed in 2009 by vocalist Glenn DaGrossa. He was formerly the songwriter and founding member of the band Lazarus, which Kerrang! magazine hailed as "one of the quintessential metal bands of our time." Thanks to DaGrossa's soaring vocals and stellar song craftsmanship, Lazarus was also voted one of 2007's best unsigned bands by the staff at Germany's Heavy magazine and metalexpressradio.com said their 2007 debut, Episode One, "could have easily been sandwiched between Queensrÿche's The Warning and Saxon's Innocence Is No Excuse.

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