Nu Metal

4Arm

4ARM are a Melbourne Groove / Thrash metal band with a mixture of influences such as Metallica, Machine Head, and Testament. Since 2004 have been musically distinctive, aggressive and explosive. 2005 saw the band release their debut full length album entitled '13 Scars', which led to a nomination in the top 5 Metal Bands at the 2006 Music Oz Awards. Danny Tomb and Andy Hinterreiter signed national endorsement deals with Randall Amplifiers, Mesa Engineering, ESP Guitars and Dean Markley strings.

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Stone Sour

Stone Sour is a three time Grammy Award-nominated American Alternative Metal/Hard Rock band from Des Moines, Iowa, USA The band was founded by Corey Taylor, vocalist of Slipknot, and former drummer Joel Ekman. Early days
Taylor's long time friend, Shawn Economaki, joined shortly after, and filled in as the bass player. The band had played clubs and bars with different guitarists - often filling the position for just one show. This time, Stone Sour recorded 2 demo tapes, in 1992 and 1994. Shortly after, in 1995, Jim Root - who is now also part of Slipknot with Taylor - joined the band.

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Tripod

There are at least four artists with the name Tripod: 1) Tripod are an Australian comedy band from Melbourne, who are slowly making themselves known elsewhere. They have a small following in the UK and a trickle of fans in the USA. Tripod consists of Scod, Gatesy and Yon. They're well known for their 'Song In An Hour' challenges on Australian radio station Triple J. Once a week they appeared on the morning show with Wil Anderson and Adam Spencer and were given a list of 'ingredients' from the listeners. They would then have only an hour to write a song containing all those ingredients.

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Slipknot

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Slipknot is an American alternative/nu metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Formed in 1995, the group was founded by percussionist Shawn Crahan and bassist Paul Gray. After several lineup changes in their early days, the band consisted of nine members for the greater part of their tenure: Sid Wilson, Paul Gray, Joey Jordison, Chris Fehn, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn Crahan, Mick Thomson, and Corey Taylor. However, the death of Paul Gray on May 24, 2010, left the band with only eight remaining members.

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Disturbed

There are 2 acts by the name of Disturbed; 1) Well-known nu metal/hard rock band with lead singer David Michael Draiman, formed in 1996, with several albums including The Sickness (Giant/Reprise 2000), Believe (Giant/Reprise 2002), Ten Thousand Fists (Reprise, 2005), Indestructible (Reprise, 2008) and Asylum (Reprise, 2010). 2) Late 80's Thrash band who released the album Disturbing the Peace in 1988; formed by Earl Root in 86/87 and disbanded in 92/93 before his death in 2008.

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Crazy Town

Crazy Town is a hip-hop/rock band formed in Los Angeles, CA, USA in 1995 by Bret Mazur and Seth Binzer. The band is best known for their 2001 single, "Butterfly", which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Members of the band mix elements of hip-hop and rock but are mainly alternative hip-hop. As a group, they have released two studio albums, The Gift of Game and Darkhorse. Their debut album was certified Platinum by the RIAA.

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Linkin Park

Linkin Park is a band from Agoura Hills, California. The band consists of Joe "Mr. Hahn" Hahn, Mike Shinoda, Dave Farrell (a.k.a. Phoenix), Chester Bennington, Brad Delson and Rob Bourdon. Released under the band name "Hybrid Theory", the band's first album, Hybrid Theory EP was released in 1995. Only 1000 copies of this very rare original EP were made. The band's first full studio album, Hybrid Theory, released in 2001, had a huge success, selling 42 million copies worldwide as of October 2009.

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Full Scale

Full Scale was an alternative-metal band from Perth, Australia formed in 1998. The band moved to Melbourne in the year 2000 and released two EPs, "White Arrows" and "Black Arrows" they were released by Popstar Records and Full Scale toured the east coast extensively. Further down the track the band moved to Los Angeles and was signed to Columbia Records (Sony BMG) and released their full length self-titled debut in 2005. Full Scale was known to tour with other popular alternative-metal Australian bands such as The Butterfly Effect and their strong politically motivated lyrics.

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From Afar

1) FromAfar - Post-Hardcore - Brighton, UK. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/FromAfarBand" rel="nofollow">www.facebook.com/FromAfarBand</a> - <a href="http://www.fromafarmusic.com" rel="nofollow">www.fromafarmusic.com</a> 2) From Afar - Commercial Indie Rock - Sydney 3) From Afar - metal band from Rzeszów, Poland. Vocals: Wojtek Pyć
Guitar: Marcin Chuchla
Guitar: Tomek Przywara
Bass: Piotrek Jaskółka
Drums: Michał Chruściel The beginnings of the band reach back to the year 2005, when Marcin Chuchla and Sebastian Szpakowski founded From Afar.

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Jeffrey Nothing

Jeff Hatrix aka Jeffrey Nothing's Solo Project which features members of Mushroomhead Steve "Skinny" Felton and ex bassist Joe "Murdernickle" Kilcoyne also Ryan Farrell on guitar. For Live shows it has been said that both Steve and Joe will play select shows then JJ (Haaz) and drummer Doug Nickson will take over on tour.

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