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Boris

Boris are a Japanese experimental rock band formed in Tokyo in 1992. The band's original lineup consisted of Atsuo, Takeshi, Wata, and Nagata who was the band's original drummer. After his departure, Atsuo took over drums and the lineup has remained consistent to this day. Boris draw influence from a huge variety of styles including, but not limited to, psychedelic rock, punk, sludge, doom metal, drone, pop, noise, shoegaze, and ambient. The band's name is taken from a song on Melvins' album, Bullhead.

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Clouds

At least 11 artists share the name Clouds - please do not delete information for the other ones, as per the Last.fm FAQ. 01) A dubstep / experimental electronica duo from Finland.
02) A psychedelic band from Scotland, active in the 1960's.
03) A rock band from Boston, United States.
04) A pair of techno producers from Perth, Scotland.
05) An alternative rock band from Australia.
06) A synthpop band from Poland.
07) A rock band from England, active in the late 1960's.
08) A garage rock band from Los Angeles, United States, active in the 1960's.

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Dark Earth

There are 4 bands named Dark Earth. After seemingly disappearing for 4 years, everything that DARK EARTH brought to the metal scene was all but forgotten; heavy melodic riffs, ball-tearing blast beats, blistering guitar solos & a TIGHT live show.
During the time DE were absent, the boys came to realise that the normal "house, wife & kids" road of life wasn't going to work for them, they needed something more...

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Electric Mary

Electric Mary (formed after Rusty's encounter with Studio Manager Mary Campbell and a visit to Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios) are a five piece rock band hailing out of Melbourne, Australia. Fronted by the smokey vocals of Rusty Brown, other members are: Irwin Thomas, Pete Robinson, Alex Raunjak and Venom on drums. Often described as classic rock, Electric Mary cites inspirations from a number of bands and musicians from Deep Purple to David Bowie their sound encompassing a combination of rich guitar riffs, bass and drums.

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The Atomic Bitchwax

New Jersey's Chris Kosnik, Finn Ryan, and Bob Pantella first started plotting their musical careers back in the mid 90s influenced by 70s rock and progressive groups ranging from Black Sabbath to Parliament Funkadelic. Simultaneously all three members where already playing for major labels in separate bands: Godspeed (Atlantic), Monster Magnet (A&M) and Core (Atlantic). The Atomic Bitchwax slowly evolved for 15 years as a players band with the enduring vision to "play what you want".

Monster Magnet

Monster Magnet is an American stoner metal/stoner rock band, often cited as one of the most successful and influential in the genre. Hailing from Red Bank, New Jersey, the group was founded by Dave Wyndorf (vocals and guitar), John McBain (guitar), Tom Diello (drums), and Tim Cronin (vocals and bass). The band first went under the name "Dog of Mystery" and later "Airport 75", before finally settling on "Monster Magnet".

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GRENADIERS

South Australian stoner rock, stolen riffs, ex-Rivalry members.
Jesse- Voice/Guitar
Christian- Drums
Dave- Guitar
Mark- Bass myspace.com/grenadiersmusic

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Kyuss

For 2011 touring line-up, see <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Kyuss+Lives!" class="bbcode_artist">Kyuss Lives!</a>. Kyuss (pronounced /ˈkaɪ.əs/ KYE-əs) is the corner stone of what is known as <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/stoner%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">stoner rock</a> or <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/desert%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">desert rock</a>. Although deriving influence from 70s <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/hard%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">hard rock</a>, Kyuss churned out a unique sound. This was primarily because guitarist <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Josh+Homme" class="bbcode_artist">Josh Homme</a> often tuned to a low C, a major third below standard pitch, but also singer <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/John+Garcia" class="bbcode_artist">John Garcia</a>'s paint stripping vocals. The band was originally formed in 1989 in Palm Desert, California under the name "Sons of Kyuss". They took the name from a monster in Dungeons and Dragons.