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Refused

Refused is a <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/hardcore%20punk" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">hardcore punk</a> band originating from Umeå, Sweden, formed in 1991. The band's final lineup comprised its founding members, vocalist <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Dennis+Lyxz%C3%A9n" class="bbcode_artist">Dennis Lyxz&eacute;n</a> and drummer David Sandström, as well as guitarists Kristofer Steen and Jon Brännström. Their lyrics were often of a non-conformist and politically far-left nature. The band released five EPs and three albums before initially splitting up in 1998.

Harlequin

There are (at least) three bands with this name: a Canadian classic rock band; a Swedish punk band; and a Medieval/Folk band from Tasmania. Canadian rock band: Harlequin was a Canadian rock band that formed in Winnipeg in 1975 and lasted until the mid-1980s. The original members of Harlequin were vocalist George Belanger, guitarist Glen Willows, keyboard player Gary Golden, drummer David Budzak and bassist Ralph James. Harlequin signed with Epic Records in 1979 and had a string of hit singles in Canada. Their biggest hit single is "Innocence" which topped Canada's charts.

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At the Gates

At the Gates was a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden, and a major progenitor of the Gothenburg death metal sound. Initially active from 1990 to 1996, the band reformed in 2007 for a reunion tour. The last show was on 21 September, 2008 in Athens. At the Gates was formed in 1990 by former members of the pioneering death metal band Grotesque. They recorded a debut EP, Gardens of Grief, for the Dolores record label, and sold cassettes, vinyls, and XL t-shirts to promote the recording.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp are London based duo Jeremy Warmsley and Elizabeth Sankey. Their first single, Ghost Train, backed with Montgomery Avenue 1984, was released on Moshi Moshi as part of their Singles Club in April 2010. In September 2010, Summer Camp will release an EP and a single: Young, the EP, features Round the Moon, Was It Worth It, Veronica Sawyer, Why Don't You Stay, Ghost Train and Jake Ryan, incorrectly listed as "Jakey Ryan" on advance copies of the single. All original demos were remastered by Ash Workman. The band will release Round the Moon as a 7" single, backed with It's Summer.

Mama Kin

There are two Artists: 1. Mama Kin , Australia
There is something primal and infectious about soul delivered this way.” Nick O’Byrne, AIR Independent Reviews
Fresh from a rollicking run of summer headline dates and festivals, WA soulstress Mama Kin is pleased to announce the release of her second single, To My Table, a song that bristles with New Orleans swamp and a foot-stomping groove.

From the debut album...

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Deceiver

1)Deceiver is a hardcore band from Indianapolis, Indiana. 2)Deceiver is a Finnish Thrash/Power Metal band formed in Turku, in 1990. Before split up, Deceiver´s line up changed radically and they made few (unofficial) demos. 3) Deceiver is a Swedish thrash metal/heavy metal band formed in Strängnäs, Sweden in 2004. 4) Deceiver is a Dutch industrial hardcore producer. 5) Deceiver is a German Power Metal band. 6) Deceiver is an experimental hardcore band from North Carolina.

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AC4

AC4 are a hardcore band from Umeå, Sweden formed in 2008. Consisting of ex-Refused members Dennis Lyxzén and David Sandström and two friends of them, Jens Nordén and Karl Backman they have toured mainly around Sweden so far and have already recorded one self-titled album and will release a new EP in 2010. The name of the band originates from the regional code of the county Umeå is located in.

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Trash

There are multiple bands called Trash. 1. A Swedish Hard Rock band from the 80's
2. A steamroller of a band from New Zealand in the fine tradition of song-era Dead C and noisy Velvet Underground.
3. A late sixties, early seventies krautrock outfit.
4. A French heavy metal band from the 80's.
5. A north-american punk band from the 80's.
6. An obscure punk band from Weybridge, UK active during the late 70s. They released 2 singles - "Priorities b/w Look" & "N-n-e-r-v-o-u-s b/w Page 3 (Dumb Blondes)" - on Polydor records in 77 and 78 respectively.

Hypocrisy

The Swedish <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/death%20metal" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">death metal</a> band Hypocrisy was formed by <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Peter+T%C3%A4gtgren" class="bbcode_artist">Peter T&auml;gtgren</a> in 1990 upon his return to Sweden from Florida, where he had been inspired by that state's flourishing death metal scene (bands like <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Morbid+Angel" class="bbcode_artist">Morbid Angel</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Deicide" class="bbcode_artist">Deicide</a>, <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Death" class="bbcode_artist">Death</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Obituary" class="bbcode_artist">Obituary</a>). Hypocrisy's first demo was recorded entirely by Tägtgren himself; once it secured him a record deal, he recruited a lineup of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Masse+Broberg" class="bbcode_artist">Masse Broberg</a> (Vocals), <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Jonas+%C3%96sterberg" class="bbcode_artist">Jonas &Ouml;sterberg</a> (Guitar), <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Mikael+Hedlund" class="bbcode_artist">Mikael Hedlund</a> (Bass) and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Lars+Sz%C3%B6ke" class="bbcode_artist">Lars Sz&ouml;ke</a> (Drums), while he himself settled on guitar.

Nasum

Nasum was a grindcore band from Örebro, Sweden. The band was formed during the later part of 1992 by Anders Jakobson (guitar) and Rickard Alriksson (drums/vocals) as a sideproject to the death metal band Necrony. The idea was to create true grindcore in the vein of old Napalm Death. Spring 1993: Necrony's homelabel, German Poserslaughter Records offered Nasum to share a 7" EP with Australian goregrinders Blood Duster. Nasum accepted the offer, but in time the record turned out to be a Nasum/Agathocles split-7" EP.

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