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Escapist

There are three bands with the name Escapist: 1) ESCAPIST is a Hardcore Punk band from NJ. http://www.escapistpunx.tumblr.com
http://www.facebook.com/escapisthc 2) Escapist is also a hardcore/punk/grind band from tampa, florida. You can download their ep Sinking Ship here: http://www.mediafire.com/?8y013heqc7cs5uu
http://www.facebook.com/weareescapist 3) Escapist is a Melodic Power Metal band that started in 2009 in Argentina when Ivan De Noia and Sebastian Divito got together with Luciana Queirolo and Walter Segovia.

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Within Temptation

Within Temptation is a band from The Netherlands. Despite being labeled by the media as a gothic metal band, Within Temptation consider themselves "more a symphonic rock/metal band ... we are in my opinion no Gothic band". The band consists of vocalist Sharon den Adel, guitarist Robert Westerholt, Jeroen Van Veen (bass), Martijn Spierenburg (keyboards) and Ruud Adrianus Jolie (guitars). Within Temptation was formed in 1996 by Robert and Sharon, after Robert left his previous band The Circle, who then renamed themselves Voyage.

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Imperial Vengeance

Imperial Vengeance is a British extreme metal act formed in 2007, originally being a studio based collaborative between C. Edward-Alexander (Vocals, Guitars and Orchestration) and David Bryan (Bass, Lyrics). The concept was an attempt to explore ideas and material firmly rooted in the glory days of the British Empire and presenting a wide range of subjects influenced by its

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Graveworm

Originating from Bruneck, Italy, Graveworm are a melodic/symphonic black metal band with influence of gothic metal. They were formed in 1997, and are themed towards sadness, death, love and occult. Even before Graveworm released any demo they got signed by Serenades Records, who saw an incredible show of the band close to their hometown Brunico. A demo was produced straight after, featuring classic hymns like "Eternal Winds" or "When The Sky Turns Black", which were featured on their debut album "When Daylight’s Gone".

Read more about Graveworm on Last.fm.

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Adastreia

Adastreia is: Del Gentilini - Guitars
Matt Clarke - Bass
Josiah Lutton - Keyboards
Jamie Dodd - Vocals
Michael Row - Drums Adastreia began in July 2004 when a previous musical project involving Del, Matt & Westley disbanded. After initially forming as a four-piece with Alexandra on vocals and keyboards it was decided that a dedicated keyboard player was needed to free Alexandra up for her vocal duties.

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Elysion

Two Bands (Greek Dark/Gothic Metal & Swedish opera/pop-duo)
Finnish Dj (Drum & Bass) 2006-present ELYSION were founded in 2006 by guitarist Johnny Zero & by singer Maxi Nil who, by welcoming on board talented musicians of different backgrounds, soon shaped up a highly promising team, with music approach consisting of many shades of atmospheric and metal elements mixed pop/rock formulas as well as alternative/electro and Gothic influences.

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Skyforger

Skyforger is a band from R?ga, Latvia. They have been tempering their music in the smithy of the Thundergod since 1995. For the last decade, the band has been fighting under the flag of Latvian ; an extreme blend of traditional music and various metal influences ranging from Norwegian inspired through to 80s-rooted . The band's unique combination of ancient and modern influence has given them a wide appeal throughout both the and scenes...

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Sentenced

Sentenced was a Finnish band, formed in 1989 and disbanded in 2005. Sentenced was originally formed in 1989 in the town of Muhos, Finland as a band. The band produced their first album "Shadows Of The Past" in 1991 with singer/guitarist Miika Tenkula. The next two albums "North From Here" and "Amok" and the following EP "Love & Death" had bassist Taneli Jarva as singer, but in 1995 Taneli decided to take a few years off to rest before starting a new band, The Black League. Sentenced recruited Ville Laihiala in 1996 and put out the album "Down".

Read more about Sentenced on Last.fm.

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Nazxul

Nazxul is a band from Sydney, Australia. The group was formed in 1993 by guitarist Adrian Henderson, keyboards player/guitarist Lachlan Mitchell, former Mortal Sin and Slaughter Lord drummer Steve Hughes and Dalibor Backovic on vocals and bass. A demo appeared the following year and with the addition of guitarist Greg Morelli from Sydney thrash band Grungeon. Nazxul began work on an album called Totem that was released in 1996. Originally envisioned as a mysterious studio-bound project, the group only appeared in publicity photos as shadowy figures or draped facelessly in cloaks.

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