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Deftones

Deftones is an American rock band from Sacramento, California formed in 1988, consisting of Chino Moreno (lead vocals and guitar), Stephen Carpenter (guitar), Chi Cheng (bass), Frank Delgado (keyboards and turntables), and Abe Cunningham (drums and percussion). While they were mostly considered as a nu metal band in their early years, their sound progressively evolved into something more complex and experimental, as a result they are often coined today as an alternative metal band.

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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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36 Crazyfists

36 Crazyfists are a metalcore band from Alaska, United States. Their sound is characterised by unique vocals and intelligent songwriting. They are considered by critics to be one of the best bands in modern metalcore. They were originally signed by Roadrunner Records. In 2006 they signed to the DRT Entertainment label for American distribution of "Rest Inside The Flames", as Roadrunner US kept pushing the release date back. They remained on Roadrunner UK label, where they received good support in Europe. In July of 2007, the band signed to Ferret Records on a wordwide deal.

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(həd) p.e.

(həd) p.e. a.k.a. (Hed) Planet Earth is a rapcore band from Huntington Beach, California. They fuse punk energy with hip hop lyrics and instrumentation to form a sound they call “G-punk” (A combination of G-Funk and Punk). They have also been known to experiment with various other musical genres, such as reggae. History:
(həd) p.e. was formed in 1994 by African-American / Brazilian-American MC Jahred Shane and lead guitarist Wesstyle, both of whom saw each other in attendance at many of the same shows in the Los Angeles and Southern Californian underground scene.

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Sevendust

Sevendust is an alternative metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, USA. They formed in late 1994 under the name "Crawlspace" but later were forced to change their name when a group from the West Coast claimed rights to it. They struggled to find a new title but finally settled on Sevendust after bassist Vinnie Hornsby was looking through his grandmother's garage and found a can of plant pesticide called "Sevindust.

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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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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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Fallback

There are currently 2 bands sharing the name Fallback Fallback was established in 2005 based out of Fargo, North Dakota. Fallback consist of 5 members with their own unique influences which cover every inch of the spectrum to create music that appeals on every level. Fallback’s sound is emotionally direct, raw, and captivating. Lead singer Jarrod Simek has a vocal range that can go hauntingly deep and melodic to infuriated growls in a matter of seconds.

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.