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The Church

The Church is an band which formed in Sydney, Australia in 1980. Initially linked in with acts of the period, their music later became largely defined by the interplay of guitarists Marty Willson-Piper and Peter Koppes coupled with the abstract lyrics of bassist/singer Steve Kilbey. Their debut album, Of Skins And Heart (1981), earned them their first radio hit "The Unguarded Moment". They were originally signed to EMI's Parlophone label, but record company dissatisfaction led to them being dropped overseas, which limited their exposure early on.

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Distophia

Unfortunately, Distophia have decided to call it day. They will have a new band at some point in the future but Distophia is now officially over. This means that Distophia are not set to return this year with “Beat Dyslexia”, their debut full-length and the album the Birmingham-based noise-rock/lo-fi four-piece had always dreamed of making. Spurred on by the rise of the manufactured alternative and seeking to fight the encroaching apathy which genuinely left-field music currently experiences...

Read more about Distophia on Last.fm.

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Cordelia's Dad

Cordelia's Dad is a band from Northampton, Massachusetts that combines folk and punk rock influences and was instrumental in the creation of the genre later to be dubbed "No Depression". The band formed in 1987 and was active until 1998, when the members relocated to different parts of the country. After releasing an album of older material in 2002 the band has reunited in 2007 for their twentieth anniversary.

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Mike Keneally

Michael Joseph Keneally (Born December 20, 1961) is an American musician.
Born in Long Island, New York, he moved to San Diego, California at an early age and has been a fixture on the local music scene there since 1985 when he formed the local cult band, Drop Control.
Although a well established musician in his own right, Keneally is probably most well known as former Frank Zappa "stunt guitarist" and a Zappa 1988 tour band member.

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Concrete Blonde

Concrete Blonde is an alternative rock band dating from the early 1980s to the early 1990s (and re-formed again in the 2000s). They are best known for the poignant songwriting and vocals of Johnette Napolitano. Singer / songwriter / bassist Napolitano formed the band Dream 6 with guitarist James Mankey in Los Angeles in 1982, releasing an eponymous EP in France on the Happy Hermit label in 1983. When they signed with IRS in 1986, labelmate Michael Stipe suggested the name Concrete Blonde, describing the contrast between their hard rock music and introspective lyrics.

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Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling is a band from Reykjavík, Iceland. As of 2009 they have released four albums and a best of compilation. Singapore Sling have supported The Brian Jonestown Massacre on their North American tours and covered Dirty Water a 1966 garage rock hit by The Standells in their debut album. They have also covered The Monks' I Hate You in the 2006 compilation Silver Monk Time: A Tribute to the Monks.

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Phluid

Phluid a Glam Rock Band From North Yorkshire Consists of Band Members Polly (Lead Vocals) ,Scottish and Oz/Ollie on Guitars, Jeff on Bass and Ginna On Drums, They Have Several Cd's(Cynical Smile,Propaganda 625 And EP's(Release,Iconoclast) With a DVD Coming Out Soon.They Also Tour Around The Country and have a loyal fanbase.

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Go Radio

JASON LANCASTER - Vocals, Guitars, Piano
MATT “BURNS” POULOS - Bass
STEVEN KOPACZ - Drums
ALEX REED - Guitar
 
It’s a truly rare occasion when a debut by a band is met with the kind of feverish fan anticipation that has encircled LUCKY STREET, the full-length debut by Tallahassee, Florida melodic rockers GO RADIO. But then again, none of those other groups have JASON LANCASTER at the helm.
 

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Meanstreak

There are two artists named Meanstreak: 1) Meanstreak is a legendary female thrash metal band from New York, formed in 1985. They recorded one full-length album called "Roadkill", which is considered the best female thrash metal album of all times. Although they never reached world fame, in the circles of thrash metal fans, they earned an status of pure classic.
Meanstreak played some gigs as the supporting act to bands such as Manowar, Overkill, Motörhead, Anthrax, and Dream Theater. Last known lineup:

Read more about Meanstreak on Last.fm.

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