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The Advent

The Advent may refer to the alias of techno artist Cisco Ferreira or the Christian metalcore band. aka Cisco Ferreira Longtime advocates of sonic terrorism even before banding together as the Advent in 1993, Cisco Ferreira and Colin McBean's assault on conventional techno flourished in part because of abundant glimpses into related styles, from electro and hip-hop to techno. Soon after leaving school, Ferreira began working as an engineer at Jack Trax Records, a job which enabled him to glimpse first-hand the work of such auteurs as Derrick May and Marshall Jefferson.

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Tactical Sekt

Tactical Sekt is an electro-industrial act consisting of Anthony Mather (USA - Vocals, Keyboards, Programming), Marco Gruhn (Germany - Live Synths) and Jay Taylor (UK - Live Drums). They are known for their powerful, noisy, dark electronic sound similar to Suicide Commando or Hocico. Tactical Sekt was conceived in the mind of Anthony Mather in about 2002/2003. Mather previously had experience with elektro-industrial music in his former band, Aslan Faction.

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Nachtmahr

There are atleast three bands using the name 'Nachtmahr'. 1) Nachtmahr is the solo project of Thomas Rainer (Better known for his other projects: L'Âme Immortelle and the now defunct Siechtum)...
The debut album, "Kunst Ist Krieg" (Art Is War) is a brutal mix of dirty hard techno and power noise with elements of industrial
myspace: www.myspace.com/nachtmahrprojekt
unofficial russian site: www.nachtmahr.ru

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unsinn

Unsinn is a promising Polish dark electronic project. They had started experimenting with industrial and dark electronic sounds in the early 2010 and released their first songs shortly afterwards.
The band quickly abandoned their original ambient/martial fascinations and currently their style is pure dark/harsh electro. The lyrics oscillate around love, hate, social alienation and dark side of religion.
So far Unsinn has created remixes for groups like H.Exe, RSM and Stian Shiver. They also appeared on Halotan Sounds 1.0 compilation, along with the leading Polish industrial bands.

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Klinik

[1] Belgian pioneers of and -. Also known as The Klinik. See also Dive, Sonar, Monolith. In 1985, Verhaeghen joined forces with two other bands, Absolute Body Control (with Dirk Ivens and Eric van Wonterghem), and "The Maniacs" (Sandy Nys) to form one "super group" Absolute Controlled Clinical Maniacs. This rather unwieldy name was soon dropped in favour of the shorter name "The Klinik". Nys soon left the band to form Hybryds, followed in 1987 by van Wonterghem, leaving The Klinik as the "classic" duo of Dirk Ivens and Marc Verhaeghen.

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Funker Vogt

When "Funker Vogt" was founded in 1995 by Gerrit Thomas and Jens Kästel, nobody could foresee that, within just one year, it would grow into one of the leading -acts of today. Originally, it had been envisaged as just one more of Gerrit Thomas's many musical projects; however, the project took the world by storm and grew to become his main act. The members consist of Gerrit Thomas, Jens Kästel, Björn Böttcher, Frank Schweigert (who replaced Thomas Kroll in 2004), and Kai Schmidt. They all hail from the town of Hameln, Germany.

Read more about Funker Vogt on Last.fm.

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Blaqk Audio

Blaqk Audio is an electronic project from Oakland, United States, created by and consisting of Davey Havok as lyricist and vocalist and Jade Puget writing music and programming synthesizers. Both Jade and Davey are members of the band AFI. Blaqk Audio were signed to Interscope Records, their debut album, CexCells, was released on August 14, 2007. The first single from the album is 'Stiff Kittens', revealed by Jade on the BA myspace blog.

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