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Ravenheart

The Powermetal Band Ravenheart was established by Roger (vocals and drums) in 1997.
Suitable band members were found quickly with Greg (guitar), Marco (guitar), Luca (bass) and Bea (key). After several concerts and the fist demo CD ‘Timeless Knights’ Ravenheart worked on producing
a full-length album. During the time of recording Luca was tragically taken away from us in 2006 and the whole production was put on hold.

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The Sontaran Experiment

Named after the legendary Dr Who episode from the 1975, this band has been created to push music to its limits. Crushing doom, blastbeats, harsh electronics/vocals and a beautiful prog feel combine to push boundaries a little further in extremity. Noise artist Stuntcock had been looking for some extreme musicians to accompany his electronic racket, calling on his old cohort Seddon, and two travelling Sontarans, Rooster and Si.

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The Frogman Prog Trio

?Formati alla fine degli anni '70, i Frogman Prog Trio si sono guadagnati nel tempo la fama di innovatori del prog\shredding\avantgarde\noise. L'incontro tra i tre componenti del gruppo, ovvero Rocco Oas, Tina Squit e Robert Dildert avvenne nel celebre jazz bar The Cavern di Liverpoollate (MI), mentre era in corso una competizione tra chitarristi. I tre, dopo aver offeso e avvilito i concorrenti per tutta la durata della manifestazione, additandoli come incompetenti, hanno cominciato a malmenarsi per voler dimostrare la propria superiorit

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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.

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Rhapsody

There is more than one band by the name Rhapsody: 1) Rhapsody (now known as Rhapsody of Fire) is a band from Italy, but have been "on hold" since 2008. A new album has been announced, "The Frozen Tears of Angels", billed for release in March. They incorporate music, and styles. The classical influences include such composers as Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Niccolò Paganini, and Antonin Dvořák. Their songs are also heavily influenced by power metal in general and their lyrics are fantasy-themed.

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The Agonyst

"The Agonyst began as a two piece experiment in 1998 with Louis Coates and David Perrin (IHU, Supernoisegod, Dog Eat Fondue, The Skagbeetles). David became too busy swanning around with his la-di-da posh friends doing poppers and ramming each others brown ones to continue in the project, so their collaborative efforts were archived to possibly later be ripped off.
To this day, Louis continues the hunt for info-hungry musicians with the talent and sex appeal to make people almost forget that the guy at the front is definately genetically flawed on a very obvious level.

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Three

There is more than one artist with this name. For the progressive rock band formed in Woodstock, NY in 1994, see 3. 1) Three consists of a set of identical triplet sisters, Fanny, Frida and Sofia, from Sweden. They are best known for their 2010 single “Lucky Number” and have released a self-titled debut album. 2) After recording the Egg Hunt songs in England, Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson considered forming a new band.

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Skyclad

Skyclad is a British band with strong folk influences in their music. They were formed by former Sabbat vocalist Martin Walkyier, and Satan / Blind Fury / Pariah guitarist Steve Ramsey in 1990 to represent the "ultimate band". From the start, they have incorporated a diverse range of influences from British folk music to German which has fed their constantly evolving sound. They are widely considered the inventors of .

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