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The Contortionist

There are two artists called The Contortionist. 1) A progressive deathcore band from Indianapolis: Bottom heavy open chords that resonate strong enough to shake the core of the earth. Skyrocketing bursts of oscillating guitar leads layer an ominous and dark undercurrent of rhythm. While hardcore punk may be the sound that rules the day in The Contortionist hometown of Indianapolis, it is the band’s signature brand of forward thinking heavy metal that has made them stick out as hometown favorites.

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There is more than one artist with this name. 1. A 5piece Metal, Rock, Progressive outfit from Melbourne, Australia. Their debut cd 'Prelude' is available now from or Circles are currently unleashing powerful live shows around Australia with plans to hit overseas in 2011 with a full length album. 2. A one man band created by Ryan Dixon of San Diego, CA.

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Sleep Parade

Sleep Parade are a band from Melbourne, Victoria that formed in 2004. With the release of 'Things Can Always Change' Sleep Parade have evolved into a heavyweight contender on the Australian prog-rock scene. A Flawless, world-class album".
Nick Snelling Beat Melbourne three-piece Sleep Parade's debut album Things Can Always Change was released in April 2008 through Shock Records. The bands plans include spending the rest of this year and through till the end of summer touring the album and playing to crowds Australia wide.

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Rully Shabara is a frontman and vocalist of Zoo, a math-rock/experimental band based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In Zoo’s latest trilogy album he develop the music direction with traditional music approach by using javanesse language and traditional instrument but still in the vein of punk music. Meanwhile, Wukir Suryadi devoted his life into traditional music even in his teen he also listening to rock and heavy metal (musical genre that very popular in Indonesia back in the ’80s). He is best known when he create his own instrument named Bambuwukir by himself. Tags: 

Devin Townsend Project

Devin Townsend Project begins where Ziltoid the Omniscient left off, with Devin Townsend at the helm. The project is a planned four-album series. Rather than a specific line-up of musicians, as he utilized in The Devin Townsend Band, and rather than performing the entirety of the music himself, as in Ziltoid the Omniscient, the Devin Townsend Project will feature a number of different musicians for each album.

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Yes is a British progressive rock band which formed in London, United Kingdom in 1968. They are best known for 1970's "I've Seen All Good People", the 1972 9-minute US Top 20 smash "Roundabout" and their 1983 #1 hit "Owner Of A Lonely Heart". Despite many lineup changes, occasional splits and the influence of the many changes in popular music, the band has endured for 40 years and still retains a strong international following. Their music is marked by sharp dynamic contrasts, lush harmonies, often extended song lengths and a general showcasing of members' instrumental prowess.

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Courting Pandora

Formed in mid 2005 and with a few line-up changes along the way, Courting Pandora were all set to record in January 2007, after a few problems an E.P. titled 'The Omen' was released Jan 2008. After playing shows in Townsville, Mackay and Cairns the decision was made to move down to Brisbane. Since being in Brisbane, new music has been recorded and will be released this summer titled 'World of Filth'. Band members include: Mathew - Guitar
Matthew - Guitar
Jake - Vocals
Tim - Vocals


There's more than one artist with this name: Tread (1) Hiroshi Watanabe’s deep slow house side project with the assistance of graphic designer Takehiko Kitahara. Formed in 2001.
Official website> Tread (2) A Thrash/Groove Metal from Denver, Colorado. U.S. Formed in 1993 Tread (3) A Metalcore band from Melbourne, Australia.
Fusing heavy riffs, gripping dynamics and manic vocal melodies flipping from pitch perfect falsetto to primal scream in a heartbeat, TREAD have forged themselves a signature sound nothing short of colossal in magnitude.

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