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Aaron Roderick Gillespie (born July 18, 1983) is an American musician, best known for being the original drummer and clean vocalist for the metalcore band Underoath (1997- April 2010, coming back in 2015 for the reunion tour), and the current lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the alternative rock band The Almost.
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ABBA (stylised ᗅᗺᗷᗅ) were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972.
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AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014.
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Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
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Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist best known as a co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
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Animal Collective is a neo-psychedelic band originally from Baltimore, Maryland.
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Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Avenged Sevenfold (sometimes abbreviated as A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.
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In popular music, a backing vocalist or backing singer (or, especially in the U.S. and Canada, backup singer or sometimes background singer or harmony vocalist) is a singer who provides vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
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Barenaked Ladies (often abbreviated BNL or occasionally BnL) is a Canadian rock band.
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Beat music, British beat, or Merseybeat (after bands from Liverpool and nearby areas beside the River Mersey) is a pop and rock music genre that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s.
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Black Sabbath are an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne, and drummer Bill Ward.
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Blink-182 is an American rock band formed in Poway, a suburb of San Diego, California in 1992.
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Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott (9 July 1946 – 19 February 1980) was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980.
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Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, that achieved their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.
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Brian Johnson (born 5 October 1947) is an English singer and songwriter.
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Call and response is a form of "spontaneous verbal non-verbal interaction between speaker and listener in which all of the statements ('calls') are punctuated by expressions ('responses') from the listener." In African cultures, call-and-response is a pervasive pattern of democratic participation—in public gatherings, in the discussion of civic affairs, in religious rituals, as well as in vocal and instrumental musical expression (see call and response in music).
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Carl Ashley Raphael Barât (born 6 June 1978) is an English musician, best known for being the co-frontman with Peter Doherty of the garage rock band The Libertines.
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Chester Charles Bennington (born March 20, 1976) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor.
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Clyde Lensley McPhatter (November 15, 1932 – June 13, 1972) was an American R&B, soul and rock n' roll singer.
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Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a folk rock supergroup made up of David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash.
David Jon Gilmour, (born 6 March 1946), is an English musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
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Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.
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Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex.
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Dion and the Belmonts were a leading American vocal group of the late 1950s.
DragonForce is a British power metal band based in London, England.
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A drummer is a musician who plays drums, which includes a drum kit ("drum set" or "trap set", including cymbals) and accessory-based hardware which includes an assortment of pedals and standing support mechanisms, marching percussion or any musical instrument that is struck within the context of a wide assortment of musical genres.
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The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.
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Escape the Fate is an American post-hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2005 and originally from Pahrump, Nevada.
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Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.
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Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London.
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Genesis are an English rock band formed in Godalming, Surrey in January 1967.
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Gospel music is a music genre in Christian music.
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Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985.
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Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were an American singing group, one of the most popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s.
Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, Northern Germany.
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Herman's Hermits are an English beat (or pop) band, formed in Manchester in 1962.
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Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California.
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INXS (pronounced "in excess") was an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales.
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Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, east London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.
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James Alan Hetfield (born August 3, 1963) is the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, main songwriter, and lyricist for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
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Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California, in 1965.
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Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
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Judas Priest is a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1970.
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Kiss (often styled as KISS) is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons.
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Lars Ulrich (born December 26, 1963) is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of the American heavy metal band Metallica.
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Lead guitar is a guitar part which plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
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Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
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Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
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A backing group is a band or musical ensemble supporting a singer or another group.
This is a list of bands with more than one concurrent lead vocalist.
This is a list of lead vocalists.
A vocal group is a group of singers who sing and harmonize together with a backing band.
Malcolm Mitchell Young (born 6 January 1953) is a retired Australian guitarist best known as a founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for the Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
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Mark Allan Hoppus (born March 15, 1972) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and television personality best known as the bassist and co-lead vocalist for the rock band Blink-182.
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A mascot is any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team, society, military unit, or brand name.
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Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California.
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Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda LHD (born February 11, 1977) is an American musician, record producer, and artist.
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Michael George Smith (6 December 1943 – 28 February 2008) was an English singer, songwriter and music producer.
The Mills Brothers, sometimes billed as The Four Mills Brothers, and originally known as The Four Kings of Harmony, were an African-American jazz and pop vocal quartet of the 20th century who made more than 2,000 recordings that combined sold more than 50 million copies, and garnered at least three dozen gold records.
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Misfits are an American punk rock band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk subgenre, blending punk rock and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery.
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Motown is an American record company.
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A musical ensemble, also known as a music group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, typically known by a distinct name.
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Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
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Patrick Martin Stumph (born April 27, 1984), known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and composer of Fall Out Boy, an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois.
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Wings, also known as Paul McCartney and Wings, were an Anglo-American rock band formed in 1971 by former Beatle Paul McCartney with his wife Linda McCartney, session drummer Denny Seiwell, and former Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine.
Peter "Pete" Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer, and artist.
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Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979), known professionally as Pete Wentz, is an American musician best known for being the bassist, primary lyricist and backing vocalist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy.
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Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London.
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The term popular music belongs to any of a number of musical genres "having wide appeal" and typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
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Queen are a British rock band formed in London in 1970.
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Rage Against the Machine is an American rap metal band from Los Angeles, California.
Rainbow (also known as Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow or Blackmore's Rainbow) were a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997.
Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated as R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s.
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Robert Anthony Plant, (born 20 August 1948) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
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Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s,Jim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992), ISBN 0-571-12939-0.
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Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.
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George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
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Rush is a Canadian rock band formed in August 1968 in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario.
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Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), professionally known as Sam Cooke, was an American recording artist, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur generally considered among the greatest of all time.
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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.
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William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American R&B/pop singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
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Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.
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Spencer Chamberlain (born January 4, 1983) is an American musician, best known for being the current lead vocalist for the metalcore band Underoath.
Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are religious (generally Christian) songs that were created by enslaved African people in the United States.
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Status Quo are an English rock band whose music is characterized by their distinctive brand of boogie rock.
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Styx is an American rock band formed in 1970 from Chicago that became famous for its albums released in the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
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Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter.
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System of a Down, often shortened to SOAD or System, is a four-piece Armenian-American rock band formed in 1994 in Glendale, California.
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Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter.
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The Beach Boys are an American rock band that were formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961.
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The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.
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The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
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The Cars are an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s.
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The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
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The Dave Clark Five (also known as "The DC5") were an English pop rock group.
The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.
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The Drifters are a long-lasting American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group.
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The Ink Spots were an African American vocal group who gained international fame in the 1930s and 1940s.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an English-American rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966.
The Libertines are an English rock band, formed in London in 1997 by frontmen Carl Barât (vocals/guitar) and Pete Doherty (vocals/guitar).
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The Miracles (also known as Smokey Robinson and the Miracles from 1965 to 1972) were an American rhythm and blues vocal group that was the first successful recording act for Berry Gordy's Motown Records, and one of the most important and influential groups in pop, rock and roll, and R&B music history.
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The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
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The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
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The Soul Stirrers are an American gospel music group, whose career spans over eighty years.
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The Teenagers are an American integrated doo wop group, most noted for being one of rock music's earliest successes, presented to international audiences by DJ Alan Freed.
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The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964.
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They Might Be Giants (often abbreviated as TMBG) is an American alternative rock band formed in 1982 by John Flansburgh and John Linnell.
Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its fast tempo and overall aggression.
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Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1992, originally under the name Groundswell.
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Thomas Matthew DeLonge, Jr. (born December 13, 1975), known professionally as Tom DeLonge, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, and entrepreneur.
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Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American musician and producer, most noted as the drummer for the American rock band Blink-182.
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Underoath (stylized as Underøath) is an American Christian post-hardcore band from Tampa, Florida.
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Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.
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A work song is a piece of music closely connected to a specific form of work, either sung while conducting a task (usually to coordinate timing) or a song linked to a task or trade which might be a connected narrative, description, or protest song.
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