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Marija "Muska" Babitzin (28th June 1952, Helsinki) is a Finnish singer. She is the daughter of a musical Russian emigrant family, and her brothers are <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Kirka</a> and <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Sammy Babitzin</a>. Her biggest hits include songs "Kirjoita postikorttiin" (1971) and "Krokotiili rock" (1973).

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Turisas is a Finnish folk metal band from Hämeenlinna. They were founded in 1997 by Mathias Nygård and Jussi Wickström and named after an ancient Finnish god of war. Turisas combine elements of folk metal and power metal, with strong influences from symphonic metal as well. The album title Battle Metal has given rise to the term "battle metal" being used as a description of folk metal (as stated by Metal Hammer magazine) but it may not be a canonical metal subgenre.

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A Murder of Crows

There is more than one band named A Murder of Crows: 1. A fledgling hardcore/d-beat outfit from the south west of england. Formed early 2009, they have already cut their first ep (self-titled) and are planning a european tour early next year. Featuring members of Jesus Bruiser, Belladonna and Anti-pack. 2. A musical project of Elliott Smith (billed as Elliott Stillwater-Rotter) and Garrick Duckler. Duckler and Smith had previously played together in Stranger Than Fiction, Smith's high school band, which released three limited-edition cassettes.

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There are at least 3 bands called Backsliders. One is from Australia (see and the other, from Finland, is described below. The third is an alternative country rock band from Raleigh, North Carolina. Finnish biker band Backsliders were Marko Asser Hirsma (vocals & bass), Dan "Danny" Peter Wilhelm Eklund (guitar), Antti Kalervo "Ana" Haglund (drums) and Olli Sakari Hilden (except on the first two albums where they were a trio) (guitar). On the latest album Marko Kainulainen (played with Andy McCoy and Boycott) replaced Antti Haglund who passed away.

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There are at least THREE bands called Feelings: 1) Lo-fi garage rock band from Detroit, Michigan, USA. 2) Feelings is a band out of Bangladesh. It is almost synonymous with its frontman Jems who is the voice and the guitar genious of the band. The are now known as 'Nagar Baul' which was incidentally one of their album names in the 90s. Their music is a mish mash of a lot of genres from soul, jazz, funk, and rock, and the more traditional styles of Bangladesh. They had a start with more mellow sounds in the likes of Dire Straits, and then incorporated more into their music.


Heidi could refer to: 1) a Danish singer and songwriter, know form the Danish edition of X-Factor. 2) an all girl rock band from Boston, Massachusetts that started in 1999 and dressed like a punk rock field hockey team. They released 2 demos before moving out to California to "make it big" and promptly broke up in 2002 having recorded a full-length album, but never released it.

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There are multiple artists with this name: Apollo was formed in 1969. They released one album, Apollo (1970). Their music was occasionally heavy and the band sounds like Led Zeppelin or Procol Harum, with little bit King Crimson in it. Members have been in other Finnish progressive projects.
2) Apollo Indie Dance / Post Punk band from Ballarat, Australia. They Began mid 2009 when two kids decided to constructively channel their boredom in the form of melodic sound.

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There are 2 artists with the name malignus,
1) Black metal band band from Finland (formed 1997)
2) Technical death metal band from Melbourne, Australia 1)
Malignus was born at the end of 1997 in Haapajärvi, Finland. Original line-up was Ahmis (vocals and
guitar), Arto Räisälä (guitar), Tomi (bass) and Latex (drums). First changes happened when Arto Räisälä left the band. Tomi moved from bass to guitar and Rage joined Malignus to fill the empty place of bassist. A.Komu was also rarely seen playing keyboards at

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Teeth & Tongue

Teeth & Tongue is the solo project/band of New Zealand born songwriter and performer Jess Cornelius. Her debut album 'Monobasic' was released on Crystal Chain Records via Inertia in November 2008. Teeth & Tongue also includes Marc Regueiro-Mckelvie (guitar), Patrick Millman (bass), Steve Masterton (drums) and Brigitte Hart (keys, vocals).

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