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Dashboard Confessional

Dashboard Confessional was started in 2000, by Chris Carrabba in Boca Raton, Florida, as a side project from his band Further Seems Forever. Chris recorded his first album, The Swiss Army Romance, in 2000. The following year, he recorded Further Seems Forever's debut album The Moon Is Down. However, he left the band soon after the album's release, instead recording and releasing his sophomore album The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most, as well as a follow-up EP titled So Impossible.

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The Bon Scotts

The Bon Scotts are a five piece from Melbourne, with a catchy, playful and above all, honest energetic music. Formed in 2005 the band released only one EP, the yellow fall before disbanding. Reforming in 2009 to record Oddernity the band has quickly gained recognition with its animated live show and distinctive image. Confounded by Zimmerman’s witty and pertinent song writing, rarely is a new music more considered, confident and ingenuous.

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Fatis Valour

Fatis Valour are an indie rock band from Brisbane, Australia, formed in 2006. They have released a 5 track self-titled EP sold at their live shows, and are currently planning a full length to be released mid-2008. The band consists of:
JARRYD JAMES KLAPPER - Lead Vocals, Guitar
SHANE GRAHAM - Guitars
JAMES EDWARD O'NEIL TAYLOR - Bass Guitar
SAM WILLIAMS - Drums Check out Fatis Valour at: http://www.myspace.com/fatisvalour.

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Shane Nicholson

The Brisbane-born Shane Nicholson is an accomplished singer-songwriter with two critically acclaimed, yet commercially unsuccesful albums under his name - 'It's A Movie' and 'Faith & Science' - and a best-selling duet album with wife Kasey Chambers under the name Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson 'Rattlin Bones'. He also released 2 EPs and an album with his band Pretty Violet Stain, who broke up in 2001.

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Newton Faulkner

Born January 11, 1985 as Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner. Faulkner began playing guitar at the age of 11-12 with session guitarist Bob "crazy guy" Cranham and also attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, where he spent 2 years gaining both diploma and the higher diploma award under the tutelage of Eric Roche. His first band was a Green Day cover band, in which he played bass guitar.

Ben Harper

<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Ben+Harper" class="bbcode_artist">Ben Harper</a> (born October 28, 1969) is an American <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/grammy" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">grammy</a>-winning singer and songwriter. A native of California, he grew up listening to <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/blues" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">blues</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/folk" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">folk</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/soul" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">soul</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/rnb" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">rnb</a>, and <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/reggae" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">reggae</a>. Harper's blend of groove-laden <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/funky" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">funky</a> <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/soul" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">soul</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/folky" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">folky</a> handcrafted acoustics helped him to gain cult status during the course of the 1990s and widespread attention toward the end of the decade. Harper combines elements of classic <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/folk" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">folk</a> singers, <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/blues" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">blues</a> revivalists and jam bands and is embraced by critics and college kids alike. Harper's body of work sells consistently and he tours constantly, building a solid, dedicated fan base.

Tiger & Woods

Shrouded in mystery! No one knows where it’s coming from, no one knows where it’s going to. Well, that’s all about to change. Those special extended disco versions that have been carefully tuned, remixed, over-dubbed, sliced and diced by Larry Tiger and David Woods have caused quite a stir.

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Triceratops

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) A three-piece Japanese pop/rock band, composed of Sho Wada on vocals/guitar, Koji Hayashi on bass, and Yoshifumi Yoshida on drums. 2) A noise band out of Vancouver, Canada that gives much of their music away at trashrecords.org/triceratops/ 3) A hardcore band from Columbus, Ohio. 4) A doom/stoner metal band from Auckland, New Zealand. Their debut release was the 'Vs. Music' EP in 2011. Members: Aaron, Craig, Duncan, Jared. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/triceratops666" rel="nofollow">Facebook.</a>