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Breaking Orbit

Progressive hard-rock band Breaking Orbit formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in August 2005. Known then under the name "Nucleus", the band released two EP's - 2006's "9 Months in Solitary" and 2008's "Circumvolution" - and played hundreds of shows around the country, establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with within the Australian independent music scene. After changing their name to "Breaking Orbit" in late 2009...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are a funk rock band based in Hollywood, California and was formed in 1983, in Los Angeles, California. The band currently consists of founding members Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Michael "Flea" Balzary (bass) along with longtime member Chad Smith (drums). Guitarist John Frusciante quietly left the band on good terms in early 2008. On January 2nd 2010 Josh Klinghoffer was announced as Frusciante's replacement.

Dommin

Dommin - an infatuation with melody, the palpable taint of loss, and an enduring faith in the power of dark romance. The band is fronted by a voice from the past declaring its yearning for the future. Singer/songwriter and guitarist Kristofer Dommin is backed by Billy James on bass, Konstantine on keyboards and Cameron on drums.

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Violent Soho

Violent Soho are a four piece band from Mansfield, Brisbane. Band members Luke Boerdam, James Tidswell, Luke Henry and Michael Richards attended school together. Their debut EP, Pigs and T.V., was released in early 2006 and recieved wide acclaim; 'Blunt Magazine' hailing Violent Soho's Vines-esque sound as "boisterous pop rock reviving the spirit of the grunge era". Recently joining The Grates on a national tour and playing local 4zzz festival Market Day, Violent Soho have burst onto the Brisbane music scene, offering a raw yet fresh element to the already rich musical tapestry of the city.

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The Trews

The Trews are a Canadian rock group from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, consisting of vocalist Colin MacDonald, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek, and drummer Sean Dalton. The band are currently based in Toronto, Ontario. The band started off with the name One I'd Trouser, before changing their name to Trouser and eventually The Trews. They released an EP as Trouser, and a second EP under the name "The Trews."

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Weezer

Weezer is an American alternative rock band. Formed in 1992, they have released eight full length albums, six EPs, and a DVD. Their latest album, Hurley, was released on September 14th, 2010. They have sold over 9 million records in the United States to date. The Beginning (1992-1993) Weezer formed on February 14, 1992, in Los Angeles, California by Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Matt Sharp, and Jason Cropper, who was later replaced by Brian Bell.

The Deep End

The Deep End was a band from Watertown, NY consisting of Adam Maguire (The 65 Film Show,) Mike DeMarco (Between Walls, ex-The Score, Good Morning Reality, ex-Alabama Blacksnake) and Josh Hagen (Collective Funtime Band, ex-Dead End, ex-Curse What's Sacred) in the fall of 2002. Many shows and an EP later they broke up in 2003 when Mike moved to NYC and Adam was sent to war with the Army. A brief reunion may or may not have happened in 2004 when Mike moved back to Upstate NY and Adam came back for a few months before ultimately moving away but Adam did play at least one acoustic show in 2004.

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