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Foo Fighters – Rope Official Video

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Queens of the StoneAge


Formed from the ashes of stoner rock icons Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age reunited the group’s singer/guitarist Josh Homme, drummer Alfredo Hernandez, and bassist Nick Oliveri along with new guitarist/keyboardist Dave Catching. The project’s origins date back to Homme, who in the wake of Kyuss‘ 1995 demise relocated to Seattle to tour with the Screaming Trees; he soon began working with a
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Lenny Kravitz


There may have been other “retro” rock acts before him, but Lenny Kravitz was one of the first to not be pigeonholed to a single style as he touched upon such genres as soul, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk, and ballads over the years. Born in New York on May 26, 1964 (his mother
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Buzzy glam rock fashion plates Ladytron came together in a jet-set miracle in mid-1998. Daniel Hunt and Reuben Wu, who lurk in the background playing rhythm boxes and keyboards in the band, settled in Liverpool after a spate of DJ work in Japan and world travel, including a train trip in Bulgaria where they met vocalist Mira Aroyo.Helena
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Jane’s Addiction


Jane’s Addiction were one of the most hotly pursued rock bands when they gained notice in Los Angeles in the mid-’80s, with record companies at their feet. Flamboyant frontman Perry Farrell, formerly of the band Psi Com, had an undeniable charisma and an interest in provocative art (he designed the band’s album covers), and Jane’s Addiction played
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The British band Gomez is a five-piece act consisting of Ben Ottewell(vocals, guitar), Tom Gray (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Paul Blackburn (bass, guitar), Olly Peacock (drums), and Ian Ball (vocals, guitar, harmonica). Emerging during a time in which the majority of up-and-coming British bands were either retro-pop (à la Oasis), trip-hop (Portishead), or space rock (the Verve, Radiohead), Gomez was one of the
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Garbage built on the sonic landscapes of My Bloody Valentine, Curve, and Sonic Youth, adding a distinct sense of accessible pop songcraft. Garbage was the brainchild of producers Butch Vig, Duke Erikson, and Steve Marker. Initially, Garbage was an informal jam session between the three producers held in Marker‘s basement, but they eventually recruited vocalist Shirley Manson, who had previously sang with Angelfish and Goodbye
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A brashly melodic indie rock outfit from Glasgow, the Fratellis feature vocalist/guitarist Jon Fratelli, drummer Mince Fratelli, and bassist Barry Fratelli. The witty trio played its first show in early 2005, maintaining that the band’s moniker was merely an homage toBarry‘s original surname (however, other rumors suggest that the Fratellis borrowed it from the nemesis family featured in Steven
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Foo Fighters


During the last dark days of Nirvana in 1994, tapes of Dave Grohl’s solo demos circulated among alt rock royalty — Greg Dulli commented positively about them in more than one place — but it never seemed that these home-made tapes would be the origin of one of the biggest modern rock bands of the post-grunge era. As
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Electric Six


Formerly known as the Wildbunch, the Detroit sextet Electric Six mix garage, disco, punk, new wave, and metal into cleverly dumb, in-your-face songs like “Danger! High Voltage,” which reached number two on the British charts early in 2003. Singer Dick Valentine, guitarists Rock and Roll Indian and Surge Joebot, bassist Disco, and drummer M. formed the Wildbunch in 1996 (keyboardist Tait Nucleus? joined
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Do Me Bad Things


From the depths of hell to the almighty glow of heavens golden gates……..Cupid rose and fired his burning spears of love into the hearts of six men and three women………………………………… www.myspace.com/domebadthings

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Does It Offend You, Yeah?


An electronic-based rock four-piece from Reading and London, Does It Offend You, Yeah? made a mark with their raucous live shows and high-energy music that drew comparisons to !!!, LCD Soundsystem, and Digitalism. The band signed to Virgin and released its first album, You Have No Idea What You’re Getting Yourself Into, in 2008. (The album included a free
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