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Black Mountain

Black Mountain is a Canadian rock band led by Stephen McBean. The band is an amalgamation of the Classic Rock / Blues Rock of Neil Young, Buffalo Springfield, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath with some psychedelic tendencies. Leader Stephen McBean also heads another similarly-named band, Pink Mountaintops, who are the more experimental side of McBean's musical abilities. Black Mountain is the front line band for Black Mountain Army.

Wolf People

Wolf People are an English psychedelic rock band based in London, Bedford and North Yorkshire. They formed in 2006 around the release of a very limited CD EP on Sea Records as part of the Lifeboat Series. The EP was Stuart Maconie’s record of the week on his BBC6 show. They have since released two 7” singles on Battered Ornaments Records, they quickly sold out and are now becoming quite sought after.

Salamander

There are several bands with that name: 1. Minneapolis outfit Salamander began as a duo in the summer of 1992 featuring Erik Wivinus and Sean Connaughty on guitars and vocals. They played mostly mellow drone-based instrumentals that in retrospect sounded much like contemporaries Labradford or Low. Doug Morman joined on bass in early 1993. They recorded and played gigs as a drummer-less trio until Bryce Kastning joined on drums and keyboards in early 1994.

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Blonde On Blonde

There are at least three bands who perform under the name Blonde On Blonde: a) Blonde on Blonde was a guitar-led psychedelic rock group from South Wales. The band was originally formed in Newport in 1967 by vocalist/guitarist Ralph Denyer, drummer Les Hicks, bassist/organist Richard Hopkins and guitarist/sitar player Gareth Johnson. Even though they enjoyed strong reviews from music critics and achieved massive exposure playing before gigantic crowds at the 1969 Isle of Wight festival, they never managed to generate much in the way of sales. They disbanded in early 1972.

Taipan

There are at least three artists with this name: 1) Australian Heavy Metal Band (1981 ~ Present) Taipan are a 3 piece from Melbourne that has helped pioneer Heavy metal in Australia.
Their first e.p Breakout, sold 10,000 copies in Europe and the band has a strong worldwide fan base.They reformed in 2007 to record Stonewitch and have another album Flamethrower that has just been released & will be available on itunes shortly.

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Fred

There are several artists using this name. 1. An alternative Indie-Pop band from Cork, Ireland. The five-piece group are renowned for their distinctive style and energetic, charming live performances. Their third album 'Go God Go' was released in Ireland in June 2008, to great critical acclaim and has also received mass exposure on the national airwaves. It is also available in Canada through a licensing deal forged with Toronto-based indie label Sparks Music. A US release is scheduled for 2009.

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Daggers Mid Flight

Daggers Mid Flight is an Improv outfit made up from the members of Hotel Wrecking City Traders and the rythym section from Spider Goat Canyon. Based in Melbourne Australia they released their debut self titled album through Chairfish Recordings in March 2008. Plans are on the table for the next recording which promises to be as brutal as the first. Daggers Mid Flight's line up comprises of Bass, Guitar and two full Drum Kits!!!

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Blues Control

Blues Control is Lea Cho and Russ Waterhouse - a keyboard, guitar, and tape music duo. After two years of making new age music as <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Watersports" class="bbcode_artist">Watersports</a>, Russ and Lea played their first Blues Control show in 2006. They have since toured in North America, the UK, Japan, and Europe; playing galleries, living rooms, museums, discos, and DIY venues. They've opened for <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Animal+Collective" class="bbcode_artist">Animal Collective</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Cluster" class="bbcode_artist">Cluster</a>, and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Henry+Flynt" class="bbcode_artist">Henry Flynt</a>; written and performed an alternate soundtrack to Lewis Klahr's Five O'Clock Worlds; played for third...