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The Stooges

The Stooges are an American rock band which formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States in 1967. They released three studio albums before breaking up in 1974. Despite having little to no chart or radio success, the band has proved to be one of the most influential rock groups of the past 40 years. The band reunited in 2003, released another record in 2007 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010. Their best known lineup consisted of Iggy Pop (vocals), Ron Asheton (guitar), Dave Alexander (bass) and Scott Asheton (drums).

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The Preachers

To compare Sydney newcomers The Preachers to any musical acts would be unfair. Not that they don’t have their influences (The Band, The Stones, Nick Cave) but their live show is more reminiscent of a religious cult. The howling voodoo high priest Gideon Bensen to the Magdeline-esque passion of Isabella Manfredi the voices in this band stir up a religious fervor which makes you want to drink the kool aid and wait for the spaceship.

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The Soft Pack

The Soft Pack are an indie rock band which formed in San Diego, California, United States in 2007. They consist of Matt Lamkin (vocals, guitar), Matty McLoughlin (guitar), David Lantzman (bass) and Brian Hill (drums). They were originally known as The Muslims and released one single and a 12" EP on 1928 Recordings under their previous name. As the Soft Pack they have released two EPs. Their self-titled debut LP was released in February 2010.

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Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson (born Roger Kynard Erickson on July 15, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, harmonica player and guitarist from Austin, Texas. He was a founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators, who are considered to be the first band to ever use the word "psychedelic" to describe rock music. See also Roky Erickson & the Aliens and Roky Erickson & The Explosives. In 1969 the band were all arrested for possession of marijuana and Roky was incarcerated in Rusk State Hospital for the...

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The Kills

The Kills are an alternative rock duo formed by American vocalist Alison "VV" Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie "Hotel" Hince that rose to public recognition at the dawn of the hype surrounding the genre explosion of the early 2000s. Mosshart had been in the Florida punk band Discount and Hince in British rock band Scarfo. When these groups disbanded, the duo, who first met when Mosshart heard Hince practicing in the hotel room above hers, struck up a songwriting partnership.

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The Outsiders

There are several artists named The Outsiders (11 are mentioned here): (1) The Outsiders were a sixties beat band from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Formed in 1960 as a neighbourhood band from Amsterdam East, The Outsiders became one of the most succesful Dutch groups of the 1960s. They made some lastingly great records and never recorded anyone else's material, with singer Wally Tax writing the lyrics and guitarist Ron Splinter the music for nearly all of the twelve 45s and three LPs they made.

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Lime Spiders

The Lime Spiders are an Australian band which play a hybrid of garage and psychedelic rock. Lead Singer Mick Blood formed the band in the early '80s with guitarist Gerard Corben, bassist Tony Bambach and drummer Ricky Lawson. The Spiders released their monumental single 'Slave Girl', on the Citadel label, in 1983. In the years to follow, the Spiders issued one amazing single after another: 25th Hour, Out of Control, Weirdo Libido, My Favourite Room, and Volatile. Slave Girl would go on to be one of the best selling independent singles of the 1980s.

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Bass Drum of Death

Bass Drum of Death is a garage rock band based in Oxford, Mississippi. Originally known as John Barrett's Bass Drum of Death they released their first EP ''Stain Stick Skin" in 2008.The band is now John and Colin. The band released "High School Roaches" in 2010 and GB City in April 11, 2011. Check also: http://bassdrumofdeath.blogspot.com/
http://twitter.com/#!/BassDrumOfDeath
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bass_Drum_of_Death

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The Drones

There are at least three bands called The Drones: 1. an Australian rock band of the 2000s
2. a British punk band of the late 70s
3. a British contemporary string quartet 1) The Drones are Gareth Liddiard (vocals, guitar), Fiona Kitschin (bass), Dan Luscombe (guitar) and Mike Noga (drums). The group are based in Melbourne Australia and rose to prominence during the early 2000's. Like other Australian bands - The Triffids, The Go-Betweens, Nick Cave, and Dirty Three - The Drones left Australia in 2005 to concentrate on its European audience; however...

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