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DZ Deathrays
DZ DEATHRAYS (previously DZ) are an Australian dance-punk duo from Brisbane, Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland
. Composed of Shane Parsons (vocals/guitar) and Simon Ridley (drums), they put out two EPs before releasing their debut album, Bloodstreams, in April 2012. The album went on to win the Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album award at the 2012 ARIA Awards
ARIA Awards
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Early years (2008–11) * 1.2 Bloodstreams (2012–13) * 1.3 Black Rat (2014–present) * 2 Touring * 3 Awards * 4 Influences * 5 Band members * 5.1 Touring members * 5.2 Former touring members * 6 Discography * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links HISTORY DZ Deathrays
DZ Deathrays
performing in 2014
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SXSW
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (abbreviated as SXSW) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media , and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas
, United States. It began in 1987, and has continued to grow in both scope and size every year. In 2011, the conference lasted for 10 days with SXSW Interactive lasting for 5 days, Music for 6 days, and Film running concurrently for 9 days. SXSW is run by the company SXSW, LLC which organizes conferences, trade shows, festivals, and other events. In addition to the three main South by Southwest festivals, the company runs three other conferences, two in Austin: SXSWedu, a conference on educational innovation, and SXSW Eco, an environmental conference; and one in Las Vegas: SXSW V2V
SXSW V2V
, a conference focused on innovative startups
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Texas
TEXAS (/ˈtɛksəs/ , locally /ˈtɛksᵻz/ ; Spanish : Texas
Texas
or Tejas ) is the second largest state in the United States
United States
by both area and population . Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas
Texas
shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana
Louisiana
to the east, Arkansas
Arkansas
to the northeast, Oklahoma
Oklahoma
to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua , Coahuila , Nuevo León , and Tamaulipas to the southwest, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast. Houston
Houston
is the most populous city in Texas
Texas
and the fourth largest in the U.S., while San Antonio is the second most populous in the state and seventh largest in the U.S
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Foo Fighters
FOO FIGHTERS is an American rock band, formed in Seattle
Seattle
, Washington in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the death of Kurt Cobain . The group got its name from the UFOs and various aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II , which were known collectively as "foo fighters ". Prior to the release of Foo Fighters' 1995 debut album Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters
, which featured Grohl as the only official member, Grohl recruited bassist Nate Mendel and drummer William Goldsmith , both formerly of Sunny Day Real Estate , as well as Nirvana touring guitarist Pat Smear to complete the lineup. The band began with performances in Portland, Oregon
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The Great Escape Festival
THE GREAT ESCAPE FESTIVAL is a major three-day music festival held in Brighton and Hove , England
England
every year in May. It is operated by MAMA "> * ^ Petridis, Alexis (15 May 2011). "The Great Escape festival – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 May 2013. The Great Escape's USP is new music. So for the real spirit of things, you are best off haunting the smaller venues. * ^ A B C D E Price, Simon (15 May 2011). "The Great Escape, Various venues, Brighton". The Independent. Retrieved 13 May 2013. In just six years, this festival-cum-convention has established itself as, approximately, Britain's answer to Austin, Texas's SXSW ... it's the hundreds of hotly tipped up-and-comers, and the compulsion to cram as many in as possible, which brings on the panic attacks. ... The convention element ticks over relatively smoothly
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Reading And Leeds Festivals
Reading and Leeds
Leeds
, England * Beaulieu Jazz Festival (1955-1961) * Various as National Jazz Festival (1961–1970) * Reading (since 1971) * Also at Leeds
Leeds
(since 1999) YEARS ACTIVE 1955–present ATTENDANCE 90,000 WEBSITE http://www.readingfestival.comThe READING AND LEEDS FESTIVALS are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds
Leeds
in England. The events take place simultaneously on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend, sharing the same bill. The Reading Festival is held at Little John\'s Farm on Richfield Avenue in central Reading, near the Caversham Bridge . The Leeds
Leeds
event is held in Bramham Park , near Wetherby
Wetherby
, the grounds of an historic house. Campsites are available at both sites and weekend tickets include camping
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Berlin
BERLIN (/bɜːrˈlɪn, ˌbɜːr-/ , German: ( listen )) is the capital and the largest city of Germany
Germany
as well as one of its 16 constituent states . With a population of approximately 3.7 million, Berlin
Berlin
is the second most populous city proper in the European Union and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Located in northeastern Germany
Germany
on the banks of the rivers Spree and Havel
Havel
, it is the centre of the Berlin- Brandenburg Metropolitan Region , which has roughly 6 million residents from more than 180 nations , making it the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union. Due to its location in the European Plain , Berlin
Berlin
is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one-third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers, canals and lakes
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Canada
Coordinates : 60°N 95°W / 60°N 95°W / 60; -95 CANADA Flag MOTTO: A Mari Usque Ad Mare (Latin ) (English: "From Sea to Sea") ANTHEM: " O Canada
O Canada
"------------------------- ROYAL ANTHEM : " God Save the Queen " CAPITAL
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Frenzal Rhomb
FRENZAL RHOMB is an Australian punk rock band that formed in 1992, with Jason Whalley on lead vocals and rhythm guitar during this entire period. In 1996, Lindsay McDougall joined the line-up on lead guitar and backing vocals. Three of the group's albums have entered the top 20 on the ARIA Albums Chart : A Man\'s Not a Camel (1999), Hi-Vis High Tea (2017) and Smoko At The Pet Food Factory (2011). Hi-Vis High Tea reached 9th position in the charts, sandwiched between two Ed Sheeran albums. The group has supported Australian tours by The Offspring
The Offspring
, Bad Religion , NOFX, and Blink-182
Blink-182
. Frenzal Rhomb
Frenzal Rhomb
have also toured in the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Japan
Japan
, South Africa , Israel and Taiwan
Taiwan

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The Offspring
THE OFFSPRING is an American punk rock band from West Garden Grove, California , formed in 1984. Originally formed under the name MANIC SUBSIDAL, the band has consisted of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland , bassist Greg K. , lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada since 2007. While Holland, Greg K., and Noodles have been constant members since the band was formed, the Offspring has gone through a number of drummers. The drummer that spent the most time in the band was Ron Welty , who had been a member of The Offspring
The Offspring
for 16 years; he was replaced by Atom Willard in 2003, and then four years later by Parada. The band is often credited—alongside fellow California punk bands Green Day
Green Day
, Bad Religion , NOFX
NOFX
, Pennywise and Rancid —for reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the 1990s
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MusicBrainz
MUSICBRAINZ is a project that aims to create an open data music database that is similar to the freedb project. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc ) information on the Internet. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
has expanded its goals to reach beyond a compact disc metadata (this is information about the performers, artists, songwriters, etc.) storehouse to become a structured open online database for music. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
captures information about artists, their recorded works, and the relationships between them. Recorded works entries capture at a minimum the album title, track titles, and the length of each track. These entries are maintained by volunteer editors who follow community written style guidelines
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Twitter
TWITTER (/ˈtwɪtər/ ) is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, "tweets", restricted to 140 characters . Registered users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through its website interface, SMS
SMS
or a mobile device app . Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco
San Francisco
, California
California
, United States
United States
, and has more than 25 offices around the world. Twitter
Twitter
was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey
, Noah Glass , Biz Stone , and Evan Williams and launched in July of that year. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day
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AllMusic
ALLMUSIC (previously known as ALL MUSIC GUIDE or AMG) is an online music guide. The largest music database on the web, it catalogs more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks. It was launched in 1991, predating the World Wide Web . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Guide series * 2 Reception * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORY AllMusic was launched as All Music Guide by Michael Erlewine , an astrologer and musician. He founded a company that developed software for astrology in 1977, and in the early '90s, as CDs became the prevalent format for recorded music, he began to research using meta data to create a music guide. Dissatisfied with the inadequate labeling on CDs, his goal was to create an open access database that included every recording "since Enrico Caruso gave the industry its first big boost"
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The Bronx (band)
THE BRONX is an American hardcore punk band from Los Angeles
Los Angeles
formed in 2002. The band's current lineup consists of vocalist Matt Caughthran , guitarists Joby J. Ford and Ken Horne, bass guitarist Brad Magers, and drummer David Hidalgo, Jr. They have released five eponymous rock albums, and three additional albums of mariachi music under the alter ego MARIACHI EL BRONX. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Band members * 2.1 Current members * 2.2 Past members * 3 Discography * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe Bronx formed in 2002 in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
. The initial lineup of the band consisted of singer Matt Caughthran , guitarist Joby J. Ford, bassist James Tweedy, and drummer Jorma Vik
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Megadeth
MEGADETH is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles
Los Angeles
, California
California
. Guitarist Dave Mustaine
Dave Mustaine
and bassist David Ellefson formed the band in 1983 shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from