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Black Rain

For French glam/hard-rock band, see Blackrain. There are at least eight bands with the name Black Rain:

1) Black Rain, the NYC post punk / industrial group began in '89 with Stuart Argabright, Bones, Shin Shimokawa , Thom Furtado and Dave Vulcan, emerging out of the ruins of seminal post-punk outfit Ike Yard. After playing CBGB's, The Bank, Tompkins Square Park show commemorating the Riots there and the last GG Allin show at the Gas Station on LES ( Lungcast cassette ), this phase of the group went on to work in the Studio with Roy Mayorga (Thorn / StoneSour ) on drums and guitar riffage.

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Roxy Music

Roxy Music were a London, England based art rock group founded in 1971 by art school graduate Bryan Ferry (vocals and keyboards). Other members were Phil Manzanera (guitars), Andy Mackay (saxophone and oboe) and Paul Thompson (drums and percussion). Former members included Brian Eno (synthesizer and "treatments") and Eddie Jobson (synthesizer and violin), who replaced Eno after Roxy Music's second album.

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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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Culture Club

Culture Club was a popular 1980s pop group, perhaps most noticeable for their gender-bending frontman Boy George. The other members of the band were Roy Hay on guitars and keyboards, Mikey Craig playing bass and Jon Moss (ex Damned, London, Adam and the Ants) on drums. Their first album, 1982's Kissing to Be Clever, became a major international hit, spawning the hit singles "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" (which went 'all the way' in the BBC-Charts in late 1982), "Time (Clock of the Heart)", and "I'll Tumble 4 Ya".

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Sex Gang Children

Sex Gang Children is an early group that formed in the early 1980s in Britain. They were a very dramatic band, relying on heavy bass, tribal drumming, sudden mood shifts, a woozy cabaret ready sound that influenced the rise of the later scene, and yet another in a long line of goth singers with an odd, highly dramatic voice. Although the group only released one official album, their singles and various other tracks have been packaged into numerous collections, and they remain one of the better known bands out of the early scene.

Read more about Sex Gang Children on Last.fm.

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Grist

There is at least couple band by Grist name: 1)Grist is a no instruments_ no composition_ project of dark ritual drone ambient, from Australia/
http://www.myspace.com/thegristproject
2)Genre: Visual kei/rock GRiST is japanese visula kei rock band. They have just released just on maxi single called "?new born?" http://www.grist-mind.com/ 3)Genre: Glam rock/Emo/Punk/light rock Line up:
Marco - Vocals & Guitar
PenPen - Guitar
Jonathan - Bass & Backing Vocals
Xarper - Drums
Sammeli - Keyboard

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Jim Keays

Born in Scotland in 1946, Jim Keays was lead singer for Australian band the Master's Apprentices until 1971. He recorded his solo debut album, The Boy From The Stars, in 1974. A science fiction concept album, it reached #13 in Melbourne. The title track was released as a single.

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Nitro

There is more than one artist with this name:
1) Nitro was formed by guitarist Michael Angelo Batio, a neo-classical/fusion shred guitarist known to be uncannily fast. Jim Gillette is the singer, known to have a very wide range in full voice. Nitro's drummer was Bobby Rock, who was also in Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Nelson, Brunette, Hardline, and a touring line-up of Slaughter.
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Heavy metal outfit Nitro boasted "the fastest, loudest...

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Blackrain

French Glam/Sleaze band that started in 2002 as a cover band by members Swan and Max. They asked bassists and drummers to play with them when they played a show in a bar but none of them actually stayed with the band. 2 years later they find drummer Kenny Snake and bassist Heinrich. In 2004 they write a 5 track demo with their own written material called Twilight, Rain and Darkness. All 500 copies were quickly sold out.

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