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The Belligerents

Hello, We're the Belligerents, a five piece dance/disco/punk band from Brisbane (Australia).
Since our first show in 2010 we have played with/supported a few bands: Metronomy (UK), Neon Indian (USA), Breakbot (France) We've just released our debut EP "Less Arty More Party" and we are all are pretty pleased with it. We hope you like the music, Lewis, Jimmy, Konsti, Andy and Stag

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The Black Sorrows

The Black Sorrows is a blues-oriented Australian rock band that carries strong influences from zydeco, country and hillbilly music. The band formed in 1983 around singer-songwriter Joe Camilleri in the wake of his principal band Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons dissolution. The band has played host to a revolving lineup of musicians with Camilleri the only constant. The band initially played covers until producing originals, some of which saw moderate Top 40 success during the 80s and 90s ("Chained to the Wheel, Hold on to Me.") The band played on before laying dormant in 2004, reviving in 2008 to release a triple-album. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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Minibikes

Minibikes are a band from Melbourne, Australia. Members of the band are:
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Marcel+Borrack" class="bbcode_artist">Marcel Borrack</a> (Guitar and Vocals)
Al Barden (Drums)
Libby Chow (Keyboard and Vocals)
Nathan Farrelly (Bass and Vocals).
Rob Mackenzie is an occasional contributor on guitar. Libby Chow has worked with <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Clare+Bowditch" class="bbcode_artist">Clare Bowditch</a>, as a member of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Clare+Bowditch+and+The+Feeding+Set" class="bbcode_artist">Clare Bowditch and The Feeding Set</a>, while <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Marcel+Borrack" class="bbcode_artist">Marcel Borrack</a> has released two albums under his own name. Links:
Minibikes website: <a href="http://www.theminibikes.com.au" rel="nofollow">www.theminibikes.com.au</a>

Joe Camilleri

Joe Camilleri (born 1948 in Malta) is a legendary Australian singer, songwriter and saxophonist. He has also recorded under the pseudonums "Jo Jo Zep" and "Joey Vincent". He began his music career playing blues and R&B, and in the late 1960s he was a member of Adderly Smith Blues Band but according to Australian rock historian Ed Nimmervoll Camilleri was sacked for sounding too much like Mick Jagger and for upstaging the other band members.

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Unda Dwella

Brisbane favourite Unda Dwella is a solo rapper who's been a watcher and then active part of the Brisbane movement for over 10 years. A lover of rap since the moment he saw 'Beat Street' for the first time in grade 2 he's been obsessed ever since. Unda Dwella's stage presence and live performances have won him many supporters as well as being a strong supporter himself off the mic. Just gaining momentum and spreading beyond the river city look out for releases following the well received "Everyone Loves U.D." mixtape before year's end.

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The Art

Hailing from NEWTOWN, Australia, The Art has busted down the doors of the rock scene by performing with the likes of Marilyn Manson, Sonic Youth, and NIN. After Touring America, their most current Aussie dates brought them home to Big Day Out and allowed them to share a stage with Them Crooked Vultures. Having recently completed recording their debut album in Austin, Texas with Chris "Frenchie" Smith (Jet, Trail Of The Dead, Dandy Warhols), they have returned home to join the Pixies on their Australian/New Zealand tour.

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Chaingang

Chaingang is a group of three dudes and one dudette from Sydney, Australia. We've been making music together for two years and are currently finishing off some new tunes for our debut release coming out later this year. So far, we've played with some amazing bands, met a lot of fabulous people, recorded and played shows in the US, survived a real car crash as well as many metaphorical ones on our rocky road to international super-stardom. The only band all four of us love is Faith No More, but we can only dream of making music that majestic.

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Buried Horses

DEBUT ALBUM 'TEMPEST' AVAILABLE HERE...
http://www.spookyrecords.com/index.html Buried Horses deliver a dark and foreboding sonic vision that captures the rugged beauty of our violent landscape. Described as ‘a combination of Dirty Three (subtract screeching violin, add ravenous vocals) and early Drones,’ Buried Horses proudly draw on the strong tradition of great Australian music. Buried Horses have recently signed to Melbourne’s heart of darkness, Spooky Records.

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