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The Deep End

The Deep End was a band from Watertown, NY consisting of Adam Maguire (The 65 Film Show,) Mike DeMarco (Between Walls, ex-The Score, Good Morning Reality, ex-Alabama Blacksnake) and Josh Hagen (Collective Funtime Band, ex-Dead End, ex-Curse What's Sacred) in the fall of 2002. Many shows and an EP later they broke up in 2003 when Mike moved to NYC and Adam was sent to war with the Army. A brief reunion may or may not have happened in 2004 when Mike moved back to Upstate NY and Adam came back for a few months before ultimately moving away but Adam did play at least one acoustic show in 2004.

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Hard-Ons

Band members * Keish De Silva - vocals, drums (1982-2001)
* Peter "Blackie" Black - guitar, vocals
* Ray Ahn - bass guitar
* Pete Kostic - drums (2002 - present) The Hard-Ons are a band from Sydney, Australia formed in the early 1980s by three students from the Punchbowl Boys High School. The multicultural trio of drummer/vocalist Keish De Silva (of Sri Lankan descent), guitar/vocals Blackie (Yugoslavian heritage) and bassist Ray Ahn (Korean ancestry) were initially too young to play in licensed venues, but honed their skills playing at parties and school dances.

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Social Distortion

Social Distortion (often known as Social D) are an American punk rock band, formed in 1978 in Fullerton, Orange County, California by frontman Mike Ness. They are, along with many others, often credited as one of the leading bands of the 1980s punk revival. The band has remained silent three times and once broke up in 1985, due to seperate interests. However, they reformed around 1987 and have continued being active today, especially after longtime guitarist Dennis Danell passed away from an apparent brain aneurysm in 2000.

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The Quickening

The Quickening were borne a 3 piece punk band some 12 years ago in Brisbane Australia, and for that reason have had trouble shaking their image as a punk band, all be it a increasingly outdated one.
The Quickening have always been renouned for their technical proficency, both in a live and recorded capacity. The addition of a 2nd guitarist in 2007 gave the band an opportunity to solidify their technical prowess and develop their ever broardening style. And to be cocks....

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Rufio

Rufio is a melodic punk rock band from Rancho Cucamonga, California. All the members of the band went to the same high school together. The band was formed when original bassist Jon Berry was in freshman year in college and the other three band members were in the final year of high school. The other three band members are Scott Sellers (Vocals/Guitar), Mike Jimenez (Drums), and Clark Domae (Guitar). Guitar players Scott and Clark were acquaintances at young ages as they grew up together.

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Strike Anywhere

Strike Anywhere is a melodic hardcore/punk band from Richmond, Virginia. They formed in 1999 after the demise of frontman Thomas Barnett's previous band, Inquisition. Their music is characterized by fast tempos, catchy melodies, and socially conscious lyrics. They have released 4 full-length albums and are currently signed to Bridge Nine Records. Strike Anywhere is a political band, with lyrics touching on such issues as police brutality, anarchism, anti-capitalism, women's rights, animal rights, and globalization.

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Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes are a punk cover band composed of members of other well known bands such as Swingin' Utters, NOFX, Foo Fighters, and Lagwagon, who all play in Me First and the Gimme Gimmes as their schedules permit. Their first live performance was on 4/20/1996 at the Chameleon Club in San Francisco. The studio core comprises Spike Slawson on vocals, bassist Fat Mike, Joey Cape on guitar and backing vocals, Dave Raun on drums, and Chris Shiflett on guitar (his brother Scott of Face to Face/Viva Death fills in for Chris on tour).

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The Shallows

There are three bands with the name The Shallows: (1) The Shallows are an 11 piece folk/indie outfit from Perth, W.A. Genre: Indie, Roots
Region: Perth, WA
Members: Adam Tatana- Vocals/guitar Hayley-Jane Ayres- Vocals/violin/tambourine Matt Parker- Keys/vocals Craig Childs- guitar/vocals Nick Vasey- guitar Garo Tanzi- drums James Rogers - Bass Sam Gillies- noise synth Rebecca Smith - Violin/Viola Belinda Porte- Cello Catherine Ashley - Harp James Cross- Trombone Sounds Like: spiritualised, Sigur Ros, Arcade Fire

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Antiskeptic

After almost 10 years and nearly 1000 shows, Melbourne power trio Antiskeptic have decided to finish their incredible journey this September. And what a journey it has been! Formed in the back of a record store in 1999, the band quickly rose to prominence through the strength of their energetic live shows and acclaimed recorded material. Hard working and independent, the band self-financed numerous EPs and albums including Memoirs of a Common Man (2001), Aurora (2003) and Monuments (2006).

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