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XXX

Though many have simply tagged the soundtrack to the Vin Diesel film "xXx" incorrectly, there are at least six artists with variations of this name: 1) XXX, a glitter-glam rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden, formed in late year 2007 / early year 2008.
http://www.xxxtheband.com/
www.myspace.com/xxxsweden 2) XXX, psychedelic rock band, active late '70s. Released "Live - First Legal Bootleg Album" in year 1973. 3) XXX is progressive / metal five-piece band from Riga, Latvia formed by members of such inactive Latvian scene bands like Diversity, Cripple Fiction, DEFAME, S.I.L.S., and Strain.

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Ignition

1.) Post-hardcore
2.) Hard rock
3.) Psytrance
4.) Trance 1.) One of the less celebrated bands on the Dischord label, Ignition mainly offered D.C.-style post-hardcore of the Fugazi/Rites of Spring/Dag Nasty variety. Vocalist Alec MacKaye -- brother of Fugazi's Ian, and formerly of the Untouchables and The Faith -- reteamed with ex-Faith bandmate Chris Bald, now on guitar instead of bass, in the summer of 1986.

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Jay Serrao and The Juice

'Jay Serrao and The Juice' are an independent London band that play Hard Alternative Rock. They are also known as The Juice back home and on stage and are Jay Serrao - Vocals, Guitars, Harmonica
Jack Evans - Lead Guitars
Tim Blostone - Bass
Al Magill - Drums They formed to re-introduce originality and mysticism in an increasingly processed and manufactured music scene. With influences ranging from Old School American blues, British Invasion Heavy Metal to Modern American hard rock, the band has been very aptly described as

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Tokyo Blade

Tokyo Blade was founded in 1982 by Andy Boulton (lead guitar) and Andy Robbins (bass) along with Alan Marsh (vocals), Ray Dismore (guitar) and Steve Pierce (drums) under the name Killer. They recorded a demo, and went through a name change, to Genghis Khan, before another change to Tokyo Blade. After this, Dismore left and was replaced by John Wiggins. After re-releasing their demos, they recieved a record contract with Powerstation.

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Joe Perry

Anthony Joseph "Joe" Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts), is the lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for the longstanding rock and roll band Aerosmith. Perry, was born to the children of Portuguese and Italian immigrants. His grandfather changed the family's name from Pereira to Perry upon arriving in America. He has a younger sister, Ann-Marie. Joe Perry joined Aerosmith at its formation in 1969. While initially dismissed as Rolling Stones knock-offs, the band came into its own during the mid-1970s with a string of hit records.

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Front End Loader

Based in Sydney, Australia, Front End Loader are self-described as "Australia's least popular, relatively well known band". Formed in 1991 FEL have always been a difficult band to categorize. Undeniably a hard rock band, they have avoided the traditional tattoos and hair of hard rock and as musicians, they tend closer to cock or math rock without the earnestness. Front End Loader have been supported by the likes of Regurgitator, The Superjesus and Shihad plus many others. They have a reputation for ferocious live performances and not holding their collective tongue.

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Shankar

Lakshminarayanan Shankar (born April 26, 1950), also known as L. Shankar, Shankar or Shenkar, is a violinist, vocalist and composer. Early life
L. Shankar was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu. Growing up in Jaffna, Ceylon, where his father V. Lakshminarayan was a professor at the Jaffna College of Music, Shankar was exposed to Carnatic music and other styles from an early age. His father was an esteemed violinist, his mother L.

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