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Smoke or Fire

Smoke or Fire is an American punk rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band originally formed in 1998, when western Massachusetts natives Joe McMahan (lead vocals and guitar) and Jeremy Cochran (guitar) got together with fellow Boston University students Ken Gurley (bass) and Nick Maggiore (drums), hailing from New Hampshire. Originally calling themselves Jericho, the boys released their debut album, When the Battery Dies, in 2000. Their fan base grew as they played DIY basement shows and small clubs throughout the Northeast.

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Clusterfuck

Clusterfuck formed in late 2003 in Bridgeport, CT. Since then, some of the members have moved, so now they have two members in Arizona, one in Virginia, and one in Connecticut. They still tour and play shows when possible though, and they're still recording. They have three releases: Midlife Crisis 7", This is for Ruining My Life...split 7" with Rat Byte, and How the West Was Won LP (limited to 300 on white vinyl).

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Sex Wizard

With over half of Jungle Fever heading back to Adelaide after the bands demise, three of the members (the important ones to this story) wanted to keep moving forward with their music and not rest on their laurels. From their itchy beginnings as Thrush, through to the yummy transformation into Choc Chip, we give you Sex Wizard! Hard to know which moniker would have the most impact but magic was the winner of the day.

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Dirty Charlie

1) Underground rapper from San Luis Obispo, California.
2) Hardcore Punk band from Brisbane, Australia. <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dirty-Charlie/144045032315632" rel="nofollow">http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dirty-Charlie/144045032315632</a> 2) Dirty Charlie was born and raised in San Luis Obispo County on the Central Coast of California. Dirty Charlie has been apart of many different underground rap groups such as Homicidal Youth, Forbidden Records, Virus Music, and the So High Clique.

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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Manners

There are three groups called Manners. 1. Manners is a hardcore band from New Haven/Hartford, Connecticut, formed in 2010. The band is composed of vocalist Chris Hague, guitarists Ian Edgerly and Jay Holmes, bassist Michael Magas, and drummer Danny Sheridan. The band has released two EP's entitled "Escapism" and "Apparitions," that can be heard at their official Myspace, www.myspace.com/mannersct or Facebook www.facebook.com/mannersct.

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Fucked Up

Fucked Up is an experimental hardcore group from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band formed and played their first shows in early 2001. The initial practicing lineup consisted of 10,000 Marbles (Guitar), Concentration Camp (Vocals), and Mustard Gas (Bass Guitar). Just prior to recording their demo tape, Concentration Camp moved to guitar and vocal duties were taken over by Pink Eyes (also known as Mr. Damian). Drums are played by Mr. Jo (also credited as G. Beat or J. Falco) and Young Governor was added as a third guitarist in 2007.

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