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Bowcaster

Metallic blast and noisy rock riffage coated in weird sci-fi sheen. Imagine pounding through the battle of Hoth on a Ton-Ton with Fenriz decapitating enemies by your side. Featuring dudes from Melbourne/Canberra hardcore/noise rock outfit Brisk.

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Bryce Dessner

Bryce Dessner is one of the guitarists of The National. Apart from his work with this band he also composed a few classical works and an EP dedicated to Abraham Lincoln.

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Hugo Race

Melbourne-born multi-instrumentalist, producer, performer and songwriter Hugo Race is an eclectic and prolific artist who has lived and worked in the USA, UK, France, Germany and Italy since 1988. He was a founding member and powerful transient element of Nick Cave's Bad Seeds (1983), with whom he started working in the terminal stages of the legendary Birthday Party (he appears on five cds of the Seed's catalogue). In Melbourne he founded the Wreckery (1985) who went on to become on of Australia's seminal cult bands of the 80s, releasing with the White, Rampant, and Citadel labels.

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KANGAROO SKULL

A duo featuring Ben Andrews (guitar) and Rohan Rebeiro (drums), both better known as members of My Disco.

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Every Word

Five cats from Newcastle, Australia who play hardcore in the vein of Comeback Kid, Verse & Tina Arena. They enjoy playing X-Box in their spare time. You can check out their sweet Myspace poses at www.myspace.com/everywordhc

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Blkout

Blkout are a hardcore band from Perth, Western Australia, Australia formed in 2007. Originally the band was signed to Perth label Suppression Records, however, just before the release of their debut LP Total Depravity in mid 2009, they signed to Australia's long serving, and arguably best hardcore/punk label, Resist Records. Blkout have supported numerous international and Australian bands on tour, including Parkway Drive, Rise and Fall, Miles Away, Fc Five, 50 Lions, Break Even and Trash Talk among others.

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Hemina

Hemina is a Progressive Rock/Metal band formed in 2008 by Douglas Skene. The band's goal was to write an interesting take on Progressive Metal combining the sonic extremities and musical virtuosity of the genre whilst preserving the artistic edge, forward-thinking philosophy and dynamic subtleties found in Progressive Rock. Although there were some difficulties in finding suitably minded personnel, the band as we know it was concreted by late 2009.

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Steve Ignorant

Steve Ignorant is a singer and artist. He co-founded the anarchist punk rock band Crass with Penny Rimbaud in 1977, and has worked with other groups including Conflict, Schwartzeneggar (sic), The Stratford Mercenaries and Current 93 (under the name Stephen Intelligent) as well as being an occasional solo performer. He is also a sculptor, and has worked as a traditional Punch and Judy performer using the name Professor Ignorant. In recent years he has developed an interest in the history of traditional east London music hall performance.

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Direct Influence

Direct Influence is one of Australia’s premier reggae acts. Described as a mixture of the deep rooted reggae of the Wailers, the sounds of Che Fu and a little Damian Marley, Direct Influence create a fusion of Hip Hop and Roots Reggae whilst also encompassing the hearty soulful music carrying messages of peace and hope. An electrifying combination of sweet reggae licks, a monstrous rhythm section and a multi-talented vocalist who can both sing and rap, Direct Influence create exciting and energised live shows that leave audiences across the country wanting more.

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