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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by Tim Lambesis and having completed their first Line-up in 2001, the band consists of vocalist Tim Lambesis, drummer Jordan Mancino, lead guitarist Nick Hipa, rhythm guitarist Phil Sgrosso, and bassist Josh Gilbert, all of whom are Christians. Signed to Metal Blade Records, As I Lay Dying has released four studio albums, one split album, and one compilation album.

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Feed Her To The Sharks

Feed Her To The Sharks are a metalcore band based in Melbourne, Australia.
They released their debut album in early 2010 called "The Beauty of Falling".
They are said to be one of the most underated metal acts in the new generation of metalcore bands. Their massive breakdowns, tech riffs and powering vocals are making them one of Australia's biggest metalcore acts today.

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Tonk

Tonk are a Hard Rock band based in Canberra, A.C.T. According to themselves, they are "everything that's wrong with the world, and everything that's right with rock 'n' roll." They have recently recorded and released their debut album entitled "Sister Switchblade". They have gained a strong following within Canberra and around the local region. They have toured with the likes of Airbourne, Jimmy Barnes, Shihad and Karnivool, just to name a few.

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The Sweet

Origins
Sweet's origins go back to 1965, with UK soul band "Wainwright's Gentlemen", which included drummer Mick Tucker and vocalist Ian Gillan. The group were limited to small UK clubs playing a mixture of R&B and psychedelia. Gillan quit in May 1965 to join Episode Six, and, later, Deep Purple. Gillan's eventual replacement was vocalist Brian Connolly. Tucker and Connolly remained with Wainwright's Gentlemen until early 1968.
Early years

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Losing Grip

A Texas Hardcore band from Austin. Started in late 2009. They played the 2010 SXSW punk/hardcore blowout show that featured the following bands: Ruiner, Donnybrook, Nothing to Nothing, Power Trip, Title Fight, RZL DZL, Touche Amore, Expire, War Hungry, Alpha & Omega and many more. Some of their influences include: Merauder, Cold as Life, Integrity, Stigmata, Obituary, Biohazard and Hatebreed. Check out their myspace: <a href="http://www.myspace.com/losinggriptx" rel="nofollow">www.myspace.com/losinggriptx</a>

Fireballs

“Technicolour rock, in the age of beige” Beat magazine Fireballs are recognised by many as Australia’s first and foremost psychobilly band, a reputation credited to their early beginnings and their present longevity. From inception the idea was to capture a flavour that would recognise their original rockabilly roots and their love of playing hard ‘n’ fast. Heavily influenced by double bass driven international bands, such as The Stray Cats, Batmobile, Mad Sin and the Klingonz, Fireballs ambitiously aimed to carve out their own niche in a smaller Melbourne scene.

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Hometime

Starting out, Hometime were a pop punk band. then soon moved on to the heavier stylings of Metal. Hometime Features members from Bloodsport.
Starting Line up:
Aaron Mabz: Guitars and vocals
Jade: Lead guitars
Tyson: Bass
Hannah: Drums. Final line up:
Nathan: Lead vocals
Aaron: Guitars and vocals
Jade: Lead guitars
Levi: Bass, vocals
Joel: Drums.

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Psycroptic

Psycroptic is a technical death metal band from Hobart, Australia. The band is currently signed to Nuclear Blast and has so far released four full length albums. They formed in 1999 by brothers Dave (drums) and Joe (guitar) Haley who had previously been involved in a band called Disseminate. That group had recorded a demo in 1998 before disbanding. Shortly afterward, the Haleys created Psycroptic with Cameron Grant on bass and vocalist Matthew Chalk, who soon after became a drummer with established local death metal act M.

Cannibal Corpse

Formed in Buffalo, NY in 1988, Cannibal Corpse helped found, manipulate and transcend the very boundaries of metal beginning with the scandalously controversial debut, Eaten Back To Life. Raising the eyebrows of inquisitive metal fans and incensed parents and politicians, the record - produced by Scott Burns at the now renowned Morrisound Studios - was more extreme and confrontational than anything the Death Metal genre had ever known.

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