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The Tea Party

The Tea Party is a Canadian rock band from Windsor, Ontario, with blues, progressive rock and Middle Eastern influences who formed in 1990 and disbanded in October 2005. They reformed in 2011 to play some shows in Canada. They have released seven albums commercially during their time together. Guitarist and vocalist Jeff Martin, who has perfect pitch, was also producer for almost all of their albums.

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Harlequin

There are (at least) three bands with this name: a Canadian classic rock band; a Swedish punk band; and a Medieval/Folk band from Tasmania. Canadian rock band: Harlequin was a Canadian rock band that formed in Winnipeg in 1975 and lasted until the mid-1980s. The original members of Harlequin were vocalist George Belanger, guitarist Glen Willows, keyboard player Gary Golden, drummer David Budzak and bassist Ralph James. Harlequin signed with Epic Records in 1979 and had a string of hit singles in Canada. Their biggest hit single is "Innocence" which topped Canada's charts.

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Sam Roberts

Sam Roberts is a Canadian singer-songwriter, based in Montreal, Quebec. His 2001 debut release, The Inhuman Condition became one of the bestselling independent releases in Quebec and Canadian music history. Born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, he attended Loyola High School and McGill University. Roberts formed the band William in 1993. The band's name was changed to Northstar in 1996. Although the band gained some notice in independent rock circles, they couldn't break through to a national audience, and broke up in the late 1990s.

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Trigger Effect

Trigger Effect are a bunch of jerks from Montreal who play some loud, obnoxious music. They like to travel around from city to city in a big, smelly van and get out ever so often to yell at people. They have made some musical discs including Dare to Ride the Heliocraft and Friendship Adventure Music, Versitis Maximus and Escape From Planet Scorpion. They have made parties with a bunch of cool bands all over North America and Europe.

Read more about Trigger Effect on Last.fm.

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The Sheepdogs

This band won the contest to be the first unsigned artist to be featured on the cover of the Rolling Stone magazine. From the prairie city of Saskatoon, Canada come the Sheepdogs, 4 young gentlemen who revel in the joy of rock n roll so wholeheartedly, it's downright contagious. Sporting the long-haired looks of their musical forefathers, the lads make the most of their 2 guitars, bass and drums combo.

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Thousand Foot Krutch

Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1997, currently composed of Trevor McNevan (vocals), Steve Augustine (drums), Joel Bruyere (bass) and Ty Dietzler (touring guitarist), all of whom are Christians. McNevan and Augustine are also in FM Static; Joel Bruyere, has also started his own side project, entitled The Drawing Room; also McNevan has contributed guest vocals with Three Days Grace, Falling Up, Worth Dying For, Kj-52, Demon Hunter, Hawk Nelson and Manafest.

Read more about Thousand Foot Krutch on Last.fm.

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