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Such Gold

Such Gold are a pop-punk/hardcore band from Rochester, New York. The band consists of Ben Kotin on vocals, Nate Derby on guitar, Tim Heald on guitar, Devon Hubbard on bass and Devan Bentley on drums. The band released "Demo 2009" in March 2009. The band signed to Mightier Than Sword Records in June 2009 and released a CDEP/7" titled "Stand Tall" in August 2009, to much acclaim. In March 2010 Such Gold announced signing to 6131 Records and took a break from touring to record their new EP, titled 'Pedestals'; a release date is set for Sept. 14th, 2010.

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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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Subhumans

There are two equally long-lived punk bands with the name Subhumans, one from the UK and one from Canada (The Subhumans): 1) Subhumans (UK): An anarcho-punk band formed in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, UK in 1979 by Dick Lucas, who had formerly been in local bands including The Mental and Stupid Humans. The band released a demo in 1981 which was heard by members of the band Flux of Pink Indians after being sent to them by Graham Burnett of New Crimes fanzine, who were so impressed that they offered Subhumans a chance to put out a record on their newly-formed Spiderleg label.

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statues

There is more than one artist with this name: 1. statues are a power pop outfit from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. They are comprised of Rob Seaton (vocals, guitar), Jeff Houle (drums, vocals) and Mitch Houle (bass, vocals). You can find more information on their MySpace page (http://www.myspace.com/statues) or their own website (http://www.statues.ca). 2. Statues is an hardcore/blues/screamo band from Perth, Australia, made up of Mike Dann (vocals), Duncan Wolfe (drums), Scott Kay (guitars) and Matt Templeman (bass).

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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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Billy Talent

Billy Talent is a Juno Award-winning Canadian rock band formed in 1993. They performed and recorded together for about a decade before finding a wide mainstream following. Originally called Pezz, the group originates from Streetsville, in Mississauga, Ontario, but now hail from Toronto, Ontario. The band is currently on tour, promoting a new album released in July 2009, named "Billy Talent III".

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Marching Orders

Marching Orders was conceived in 2002. A 3 track demo was recorded, but the original lineup disbanded before playing live. After a years hiatus, the band was resurrected with Al on vocals being joined by Chris on drums, Ben on guitar and Ander on bass. After six months of songwriting and practice, the addition of Phil on lead guitar further solidified the bands musical direction.
This line up released the independent six track ‘Last Drinks’ EP in 2005 and in 2006 contributed two songs to a split 7” with Canada’s Alternate Action on Longshot records.

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Bad Religion

Bad Religion is a punk band from Los Angeles, California, known for poignant, erudite lyrics, and biting social commentary. The band was formed in 1979 by high school students Greg Graffin (vocals), Jay Bentley (bass guitar), Jay Ziskrout (drums), and Brett Gurewitz (guitar). In 1981, they released their eponymous debut EP on their own newly-formed label, Epitaph, managed and owned by Gurewitz. 1982 saw the release of their first full-length album, How Could Hell Be Any Worse?, which gained them a sizable following.

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Simple Plan

Simple Plan is a pop punk band from Montréal, Québec. The band has had no line up changes since its inception in 1999. Members are Pierre Bouvier (lead vocals), Jeff Stinco (lead guitar), David Desrosiers (bass, backing vocals), Sébastien Lefebvre (rhythm guitar, backing vocals) and Chuck Comeau (drums, percussion). They have released four studio albums: No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls (2002), Still Not Getting Any… (2004), Simple Plan (2008), and Get Your Heart On! (2011); as well as two widely marketed live albums: Live in Japan 2002 (2003) and MTV Hard Rock Live (2005).

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