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Exodus

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Exodus is one of the first thrash metal bands to come out of the bay area, formed in 1980 in San Francisco, California, by Kirk Hammett, Tom Hunting, Paul Baloff, Jeff Andrews, and Gary Holt. They were cited as major influence by pretty much every thrash band. Known for their aggressive brand of thrash, as opposed to the more melodic, NWOBHM rooted thrash sound of the likes of Metallica, and equally aggressive live shows.

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Megadeth

Megadeth is an American thrash metal band led by founder, frontman, guitarist, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. Formed in 1983 Los Angeles, California with bass player Dave Ellefson following Mustaine's departure from Metallica, the band has since released twelve studio albums, six live albums, two EPs, thirty singles, thirty-two music videos, and three compilations. As a pioneer of the American thrash metal movement, Megadeth rose to international fame in the 1980s, but experienced numerous line-up changes, due partly to the band's notorious substance abuse problems.

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Loadstar

There is more than one band / artist known as Loadstar. 1. The group name for drum and bass producers Xample & Lomax. At the age Bristol based Gavin Harris aka Xample and Nick Hill aka Lomax got into music, the electronic scene was already thriving. After growing up to the sound of The Human League, Quincy Jones and Prince, they both followed with passion the rise to fame of The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers and Daft Punk, yet their sound of choice was drum and bass...

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Guillotine

6 Bands:
1) Guillotine is a thrash metal band from Umeå, Sweden, formed by Fredrik Mannberg and Nils Eriksson of Nocturnal Rites as a side project for their love of thrash metal, they released their debut album in 1997 titled Under The Guillotine , the band went away for about 10 years until their 2nd album Blood Money was released in October, 27th, 2008. 2) Hardcore Punk Band from Neuss, Germany
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Falsches Glück 7"

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Motorhead

Motörhead are a British hard rock band formed in 1975 by bassist, singer and songwriter Lemmy Kilmister, who has remained the sole constant member.
While Motörhead are typically classified as heavy metal, speed metal or thrash metal (and often regarded as a foundational influence on the later two styles), Lemmy dislikes such labels, preferring to describe the band's music simply as "rock n' roll".

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Happy Camper

(1) Happy Camper is a Dutch music project founded by Job Roggeveen from El Pino and the Volunteers. He began with the idea for the project three years ago. Their debut album is planned to come out in the first week of January 2011. For the different songs Job Roggeveen asked many different vocalists including: Tim Knol, Leine, David Pino & Appel (El Pino & The Volunteers), Janne Schra (Schradinova), Ricky Koole, Johannes Sigmond (Blaudzun), Marien Dorleijn (Moss), Helge Slikker (storybox), Bouke Zoete (The Kevin Costners) and Odilo Girod (Chop Wood / Coparck).

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Forbidden

FORBIDDEN Forbidden was part of the second wave of thrash metal bands which arose from the bay area thrash scene (along with Testament, Death Angel, Vio-Lence, etc.). Through-out the 1980’s the thrash metal scene was bursting with talent and among the rhythmic collection a band that refused to be labeled in with the so called bay area sound. They were much more than just the next thrash band, they used odd signatures and melodies to create an original style all their own.

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Holy Grail

Holy Grail consists of White Wizzard alums James Paul Luna, James J LaRue and Tyler Meahl, along with the blazing co-shred guitar of Eli Santana and the thunderous deathblow of bassist Blake Mount. In smoldering cauldrons of wicked brutality, Holy Grail combines elements of NWOBHM, Shred, Thrash and Doom featuring unmatched vocal domination and guitar astro-technics. Their debut album titled Crisis in Utopia was released on October 22nd, 2010 via Prosthetic Records.

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