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Black Majesty

There are several bands sharing the name Black Majesty. A melodic power metal band from Melbourne, Australia. So far they have released four LPs; 'Sands of Time' (2003), 'Silent Company' (2005), 'Tomorrowland' (2007) and "In Your Honour (2010). The band was formed in 2001 under the name Kymera and with various members already well known on the local metal and heavy rock scene. Guitarist Steve Janevski was drawn from Cyclone Tracy, a long-running heavy rock/hair metal outfit.

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Metallica

Metallica is an American metal band formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in The Recycler. Metallica’s line-up originally consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, and lead guitarist Dave Mustaine. Mustaine was later fired due to problems with alcoholism and drug addiction - he went on to form the band Megadeth. Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett took his place.

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Surrender

There are at least fourt artists with this name:
1) Surrender is a political peace punk band from Oakland/Berkeley, California, USA. They have one self-titled 7", an full length LP titled "Paper Thrones", a live tape recorded at 924 Gilman, and a split with Acts of Sedition. 2) Surrender is also a well known band from Zeeland (a province of the Netherlands). They play solid dialectrock in "Zeeuwsch dialect".

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Darker Half

Darker Half play METAL: drawing on the roots of classic heavy metal, they have been inspired by thrash, power, death, speed and more to build a unique style all their own. Darker Half come from Sydney Australia. The band is based around the dual guitars of Vo Simpson and Brad Dickson. The guitar harmonies of Vo and Brad intertwine searing lead breaks with Vo's screaming power vocals and brutal doom growl across the solid yet adventurous bass and drums of Simon Hamilton and Dom Simpson.

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Skyward

The whole story began in the year 2000. It was just another alcohol-fueled Friday night, and after a while the boys (Ville and Sakke) decided that the world needs another melodic metal band. There can never be enough those around. And since they had been playing in bands practically all their lives, they felt that this should be a piece of cake. After all,how hard can it be to form a band? A rehearsal was scheduled.

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Harbinger

There are more than one band under this name: 1) Harbinger is a band formed in 1997 in Berkeley, California featuring three prominent members from the East Bay punk scene: Robert Eggplant (vocals/guitar), formerly of Blatz, The Hope Bombs, and editor of the zine Absolutely Zippo, Aaron Cometbus (drums), founding member of Crimpshrine and author of legendary punk zine Cometbus, John Geek (bass/vocals) of Fleshies and the S.P.A.M. Records collective.

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Kamikaze

Kamikaze is the name of several artists:
[1] Kamikaze is a group of Thai pop singers.
[2] Kamikaze is a hardcore metal band from the Netherlands.
[3] Kamikaze is an emcee from Jackson, Mississippi. One half of the group Crooked Lettaz.
[4] Kamikaze is a hardtechno DJ. It's probably a pseudonym.
[5] Kamikaze is a hardcore punk band from New Brunswick, NJ.
[6]Kamikaze is a heavy metal band from Argentina.
[7]Kamikaze is a rap band from Hungary.

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Danzig

Danzig is a heavy metal band from the United States, formed in 1987. The band serves as a musical outlet for singer/composer Glenn Danzig, and their music fuses dark lyrics and imagery with blues influenced music. Danzig can be seen as the third stage in Glenn Danzig's musical career, preceded by the punk bands The Misfits and Samhain. On July 14, 1986, Samhain performed what was to be their final show, at The Ritz in New York City.

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Taberah

Taberah was born in mid 2005 in Hobart, Tasmania. They were fueled by a love for traditional metal...REAL metal, and set out to create just that.
Taberah spent months developing their style, practising hard and writing tunes, until they hit the Hobart metal scene in May, 2006, playing along side local legends MSI and Ice Eater and surprised the Hobart crowd with a tight performance accompanied by a tough sound.

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