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The Darkness

There are currently at least 11 (eleven) bands with this name, the most famous of which would be the Hard Rock band from the United Kingdom. The Darkness are an english hard rock band. They are widely regarded as a glam rock band, but the members disputed this and saw themselves as a classic hard-rock band. Their highly retro style of music was influenced by rock bands like Queen, AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith, Sparks, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, T. Rex, Def Leppard, Whitesnake and Thin Lizzy.

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Black Mustang

There are at least 2 acts with the name Black Mustang: 1.) 4 piece Australian rock band http://www.plusonerecords.com.au/bands/black-mustang/ 2.) UK dance act comprising of Jon Brooks (aka The Advisory Circle and Georges Vert) and John Tye (Lo Recordings label boss) on the Lo Recordings label.

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Jason Ninnis

Jason Ninnis is a London based singer/songwriter, influenced by the classic songwriters and artistes of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
For his current project he has teamed up with the maverick musician and producer David Halling, to record his most recent compositions. Official Website: www.jasonninnis.com

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Semi Precious Weapons

Semi Precious Weapons is known as NYC's garage glam rock heroes. Having only formed in August of 2005, their buzz and fan base would suggest that of a band that has been at it for years. Their outlandish rock and roll show is getting some serious attention from all types of New Yorkers, and after extremely successful east coast and mid-west tours this summer and fall, a sold out September NYC residency and with THE Tony Visconti (T-rex, David Bowie, Morrissey) producing new tracks for Semi Precious Weapons, the whole country is starting to catch on.

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Polly Perkins

Singer, actress, author, 60's 'IT" Girl and pioneer of gay rights. Hailed as a diva on the British cabaret scene, from glam rock, jazz, blues and torch songs to self penned vignettes - rich in the social commentary of swinging 6o's London where she first made her mark. Polly recorded a number of notable singles between 1963 1973. In 1969 her first album POP-LORE ACCORDING TO THE ACADEMY was released by MORGAN BLUE TOWN.

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Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry (born 26 September 1945 in Washington, Tyne and Wear) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, famed for his suave visual and vocal style, who came to public prominence in the 1970s as lead vocalist with Roxy Music. He is also noted for his alternative highly successful solo career.

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Queen + Paul Rodgers

November 2004, the first annual UK Music Hall Of Fame induction ceremony takes place. As "Queen" are inducted, surviving active members Brian May and Roger Taylor (without bassist John Deacon who retired from the music business in 1997) play the band's double A-side hits, "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions", complete with former "Free" and "Bad Company" frontman Paul Rodgers. The reaction is immense and the crowd waits in eager anticipation for the return of the act as they close the show with Free's classic, "All Right Now", with a little help from "The Polyphonic Spree".

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The Last Vegas

The Last Vegas is a Chicago based rock and roll band with members Nate Arling (drums), Adam Arling (guitars), Chad Cherry (lead vocals), John Wator (guitars), and Danny Smash (bass), originating from Rockford Illinois, Detroit, Grand Rapids Michigan, and Chicago. They deliver an explosion of urgent, relatable, ferocious rock drenched with exploding guitars and guerrilla warfare drumming, paying homage to the best of 70’s hard rock, while unapologetically mixing in the sleazy underbelly of punk rock.

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