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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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23 Angles Of Attack

23 Angles of Attack. Prepare yourself. From Melbourne, Australia, this rock-funk flavoured four piece are making a name for themselves in the Melbourne music scene. Known for their energetic live performances, playing at venues close to music-lover's heart such as The Espy, and having played alongside bands such as Oh Mercy and John Steel Singers. The end result is a sound that combines T.Rex, Queen, Audioslave and The Darkness. Killer hooks, Soulful ballads, and a bit of falsetto? Oh....

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Adler's Appetite

Adler's Appetite (originally called Suki Jones) is an American band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2003. Their original lineup consisted of singer Jizzy Pearl (Love/Hate, L.A. Guns), guitarist Keri Kelli (Big Bang Babies, Alice Cooper, Slash's Snakepit), bassist Robbie Crane (Ratt, Vince Neil) and drummer steven adler (Guns N' Roses). Their only release to date is the EP Adler's Appetite, released in 2005, however they mainly perform covers from the Guns N' Roses album Appetite for Destruction during live shows.

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Richard O'Brien

Richard O'Brien (born Richard Timothy Smith on March 25, 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK) is a writer and performer. He is best known for writing the musical The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he played the character of Riff-Raff. The stage show has been in almost continuous production since, and the cinematic version is one of the best known and most ardently followed cult films of all time.

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Paul Collins

Paul Collins was a founding member of The Nerves, a legendary underground rock group from 1974-77. (Other legendary rock groups formed in 1974, including Blondie, The Ramones, Radio Birdman and The Dictators). The Nerves were a 3-piece band featuring the talents of Jack Lee, Peter Case (The Plimsouls) and Paul Collins (The Beat). Aside from touring with The Ramones, The Nerves funded their own recordings without a record deal. The Nerves originally recorded the song Hanging On The Telephone, which was leter covered by Deborah Harry and Blondie on the chart topping "Parallel Lines" album.

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KISS

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) KISS, American hard rock band
2) K.I.S.S., South Korean female pop trio
3) Kiss, Taiwanese female pop trio 1) Kiss is an American hard rock/glam metal band formed in New York City in 1973. The group has performed and recorded continuously since their formation. KISS has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and has been awarded 45 gold albums to date, and has certified sales of 19 million records in the United States.

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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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Connan Mockasin

Connan Mockasin started as a "blues-pop" band from Wellington, New Zealand. The group consisted of Connan Hosford (vocals, guitar), Ross Walker (upright acoustic bass) and Seamus Ebbs (drums). In April-May 2006, the band released their second EP, Uuu It's Teasy, and toured New Zealand to promote the album. They played a fund-raising New Zealand show in Wellington on the 26th of May, 2006, before relocating to London on the 30th.

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