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The Black Seeds

The Black Seeds are a band from Wellington, New Zealand. Formed in 1998, The Black Seeds fuse dub, reggae and funk sounds to form a unique musical "party" sound. They usually perform with ten members, with instruments including vocals, guitar, saxophone, trumpet, bass, drums, bongos, keyboard, woodblock and more.
Former band member Bret Mckenzie is also a member of international award-winning comedy duo Flight of the Conchords. Official Site: http://www.theblackseeds.com/

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Witchrist

Death Metal from Auckland, New Zealand, formed in 2007. Lineup:
Void - Vocals
Occultorture - Guitar
Abomination - Guitar
Atrociter - Bass
Necrobastard - Drums Releases:
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Witchrist/Ancient+Tombs">Ancient Tombs</a> (2008/MC/Warfare Noise)
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Witchrist/Curses+of+Annihilation">Curses of Annihilation</a> (2009/CD/Crush Until Madness Records,12"/Nuclear Winter Records)
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Witchrist/Beheaded+Ouroboros">Beheaded Ouroboros</a> (2010/CD/Invictus Productions)
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Witchrist/Morbosidad%20%252F%20Witchrist">Morbo... / Witchrist</a> split 7" (2011/ep/Hells Headbangers) Upcoming:
The Grand Tormentor (Osmose Productions) <a href="http://www.doomcult.net" rel="nofollow">http://www.doomcult.net</a>
<a href="http://www.osmoseproductions.com" rel="nofollow">http://www.osmoseproductions.com</a>

Crowded House

Crowded House (or The Crowdies to fans) is a New Zealand rock group formed in 1985 in Melbourne, Australia and led by New Zealand musician and singer-songwriter Neil Finn. The band were originally active from 1986 to 1996 before deciding to split up. In 2007, the band reunited to record and tour again. Neil Finn and Paul Hester decided to form a new band during the Split Enz farewell tour 'Enz with a Bang'.

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Steve Cook

The world's latest offering has arrived in America with guitar in hand. Steve Cook, a singer/songwriter with a distinctive music & vocal style captures the audience rendering a musical journey spanding soulful ballads to powerful and uplifting poetic performances. His lyrics and arrangements are timely thoughtful and filled with melodies. His songs have an indelible effect with the unique 12 string guitar sound & style resonating a new era of popular music.

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Not OK

Not OK are a punk rock band based on the Gold Coast, Australia. The band is originally from Nelson, New Zealand. They moved to Auckland in 2005 and then on to Australia in 2007. They play a brand of punk rock influenced by the likes of Face to Face, The Bouncing Souls and Snuff.

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Te Vaka

Te Vaka is a unique group of ten musicians and dancers from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, Cook Islands, and New Zealand brought together under the inspired leadership of Opetaia Foa'i. They have been wowing international audiences since 1997, presenting a rich, luscious mix of Polynesia's ancient culture, to the modern world and in 2008 won the “Best Pacific Group” award. The language they sing in is usually Tokelau but more recently they have been singing in Samoan and Tuvaluan too.

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Stan Walker

Stan Roto Walker (born 23 October 1990), is an Australian born New Zealand R&B/soul recording artist who rose to fame in 2009 as a contestant on Australian Idol, becoming the winner of that season.
Walker's debut single, "Black Box" was available for digital download immediately following his win on Idol, on 22 November 2009. The single peaked at number 2 on the ARIA Charts, and on 5 December 2009 debuted at number 5 on the RIANZ Charts in New Zealand, climbing to number 1 the next week. His debut album Introducing.

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Strangers

There are at least seven known bands called the Strangers. a) an intense metallic hardcore act from Wellington, New Zealand. their music is released by AMR (http://www.myspace.com/strangersandfuckers) b) space(psych)rock from Orlando, Florida (USA)
www.myspace.com/strangestrangers c) A Brit pop/rock Band from Indonesia, visit http://www.last.fm/music/Strangers+Indonesia or
http://www.myspace.com/sregnarts d) A metalcore/mathcore band located in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.
http://www.myspace.com/strangerthanmusic

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Jurassic Penguin

Razzlefinn can't play drums. Rusty gave Easy E Aids. Matt Watts left the band to join As I Lay Dying Jesus Christ returned and saved Chris from the Rapture Sam mouthed off to the wrong dude and is no longer with us. We eat people like David Tua with special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, oinions on a sesame seed bun. For lunch. The correct time to eat that shit. We're tough. We are from Henderson. It's mandatory.

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