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Dimmu Borgir

Dimmu Borgir is a symphonic black metal band from Norway. "Dimmu Borgir" means "Dark Cities" or "Dark Fortresses" in Icelandic and Old Norse. The name is derived from a volcanic formation in Iceland, Dimmuborgir. Dimmu Borgir started as a melodic black metal band in 1993. Formed by Shagrath, Silenoz, and Tjodalv, the band released an EP in 1994 entitled Inn i evighetens m

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Dusk

There are at least ten artists with this name: 1) A Hungarian Black Metal band. This band described their own music style in the album Deathgate as True Carpathian Black Metal. The first release was 'Fight Of The Soul' in 1995. Lyrical themes are misanthropy, hatred, depths of human soul and satanism. Dusk dissociate the band from the clownish / funny / trendy hungarian "Black" Metal scene with the TCBM Circle (True Carpathian Black Metal circle). Releases: 1995 - Fight Of The Soul 'demo
1998 - Recognizing Ourselves 'demo (unreleased)

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Defiance

There are 2 bands with the name Defiance: (1) Defiance is a thrash metal band from Oakland, California. While virtually unknown to mainstream metal and rock circles, Defiance is known as one of the classic second-tier thrash bands to come from the Bay Area thrash metal scene. They played a decidedly technical style of thrash originally evoking bands like Testament, though they would later move on to playing in their own unique, more progressive thrash style. They reformed in 2005 and have since release an album entitled The Prophecy in late 2009.

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The Art

Hailing from NEWTOWN, Australia, The Art has busted down the doors of the rock scene by performing with the likes of Marilyn Manson, Sonic Youth, and NIN. After Touring America, their most current Aussie dates brought them home to Big Day Out and allowed them to share a stage with Them Crooked Vultures. Having recently completed recording their debut album in Austin, Texas with Chris "Frenchie" Smith (Jet, Trail Of The Dead, Dandy Warhols), they have returned home to join the Pixies on their Australian/New Zealand tour.

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Anorak

There are several bands called Anorak: 1. Anorak was founded in July 2005 by Damian James Davies a guy from Wales (uk) and Miguel Espinosa a guy from Barcelona Spain. They met through a mutual friend who was an English student at the time of Damian. From the very first moment they met they began to create music. This was a very easy and accessible process due to the fact that Miguel had his own studio at home.

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Quasar

There are at least four artists called Quasar... (I) A British Progressive Rock band (II) A Psytrance musician (III) A Funeral Doom Metal band from Russia (IV) A three-piece Progressive/Psychedelic Extreme Metal band from Australia. I: QUASAR was formed in 1979 by founder Keith Turner. They found themselves to be amongst a movement of British bands during the early 1980s, including Marillion, Pendragon, Twelfth Night, Solstice and Pallas, that continued in the progressive rock style created by 1970s bands such as Genesis and Yes.

Read more about Quasar on Last.fm.

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Hellshock

Hellshock is a Crust Punk band from Portland, Oregon that was formed in 2000. They combine a brand of "Dark" Crust Punk with Hardcore Punk, and Thrash Metal. Lyrically, the band writes almost exclusively about war. The five-piece has ex-members of Remains of the Day, Atrocious Madness, From Ashes Rise, and Detestation. The band is still active today.

Hellshock on Last.fm.

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