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The Vacation
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American Recordings, home to System of the Down and Johnny Cash, recently signed The Vacation. President Dino Paredes leapt to sign the band comprised of fraternal twins Ben Tegel and Steve Tegel, Denny Weston, Jr, and Eric “Dutch” Suoninen after he saw one...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Viva K
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Viva K is a four piece whose sound range from dancy electro to psychedelic rock and George Harrison inspired melodies. The Los Angeles quartet comprised of frontwoman Ween Callas, guitarist Ravi Dhar, Sitarist/beatmaker Evan Haros and bassist Scott Skoda have gone from...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Gran Ronde
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1.) OK, someone puts a gun to your head and forces you to describe your band’s sound. Go. (Pow.) I’d probably just say shoot. Put me out of my misery. I don’t want to go back to my day job anyway….. but I guess that’s just a music fans...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Moth
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So, maybe Moth is an acronym and we didn’t know it. We sincerely regret not asking what it means. (Maybe we should have a contest and ask users to guess. First place wins a six pack and bug repellent.) What we do know is  that when answering...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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The Flaming Lips
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Wayne Coyne is the greatest guy ever.* Just keep that bit of information in mind, it will make sense later. If you happen to be an audiophile and not completely blind, you may notice that the Flaming Lips are on the cover of tons of music magazines lately as they...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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The Gray Kid
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Steve Cooper will admit he’s more than a rapper, although he doesn’t mind the title. He’s also a booty-shakin, falsetto-singing, public policy-workin’ kid from the East coast who is using the good fortune he’s finding in Los Angeles as he...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Stavesacre
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Q and A with Frontman, Mark Salomon 1.) So you guys are coming on ten years of service in the rock n’ roll game, how do you keep the momentum going and also, how do you keep yourself inspired? Well… not really sure on momentum – it’s either...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Under The Influence Of Giants
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They’re from L.A. and somehow these BeeGee-ified rockers slipped under our radar, but pretty soon it will be hard for you to miss Under the Influence of Giants as their debut release picks up speed and they begin a series of tours. If we were one of those rags...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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Oliver Future
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Band member name answering: Noah Lit What you do in band: Load the van and sing. 1. Boring starter question: How did you guys meet? Internet chatrooms: gardeners.com, knittingcircle.net and vigilanties.gov. 2. Follow up boring question: How did you pick the name Oliver...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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The Bronx
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The Bronx are the kind of band that can come off as pretty damn scary if you don’t know them. Singer Matt Caughthran’s vocals are gut-wrenching, spine-curdling wails that will shake the soul out of you. Their music is louder than loud, they can drink you...

Monday, 30 October 2006
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