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Reading and Leeds Festivals

Index Reading and Leeds Festivals

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England. [1]

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AC/DC

AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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Acker Bilk

Bernard Stanley "Acker" Bilk, (28 January 1929 – 2 November 2014) was an English clarinettist and vocalist known for his appearance – goatee, bowler hat and striped waistcoat – and breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register clarinet style.

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Alex Harvey (musician)

Alexander James Harvey (5 February 1935 – 4 February 1982) was a Scottish rock and blues musician.

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Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.

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Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield.

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Arthur Brown (musician)

Arthur Wilton Brown (born 24 June 1942) is an English rock singer and songwriter best known for his flamboyant theatrical performances, and his powerful, wide-ranging operatic voice.

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Athletic Ground, Richmond

The Athletic Ground, Richmond is a rugby ground, managed by Richmond Athletic Association, home to Green King IPA Championship sides Richmond and London Scottish.

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Bank holiday

A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, some Commonwealth countries, Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Music Introducing

BBC Music Introducing is BBC Radio's platform supporting unsigned, undiscovered, and under-the-radar UK talent.

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BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.

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Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.

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Beaulieu, Hampshire

Beaulieu is a small village located on the south eastern edge of the New Forest national park in Hampshire, England, and home to both Palace House and the British National Motor Museum.

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Biff Byford

Peter Rodney "Biff" Byford (born 15 January 1951) is an English singer best known as the lead singer of the heavy metal band Saxon.

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Biffy Clyro

Biffy Clyro are a Scottish rock band that formed in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, composed of Simon Neil (guitar, lead vocals), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and Ben Johnston (drums, vocals).

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Björk

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.

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Black Grape

Black Grape are a rock band from England, featuring former members of Happy Mondays and Ruthless Rap Assassins.

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Blink-182

Blink-182 (often stylized as blink-182; pronounced "blink one eighty two") is an American rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992.

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Blues

Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Blur (band)

Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.

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Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins; 8 June 1951) is a Welsh singer, known for her distinctive husky voice.

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Bottling (concert abuse)

Bottling is when a concert audience throws various objects at the performers onstage.

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Bramham Park

Bramham Park is a Grade I listed 18th-century country house in Bramham, between Leeds and Wetherby, in West Yorkshire, England.

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Brendon Urie

Brendon Boyd Urie (born April 12, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of Panic! at the Disco, of which he is the only original member remaining.

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Brian James (guitarist)

Brian James (born Brian Robertson, 18 February 1955 in Hammersmith, London) is an English punk rock guitarist, who is best known for being a founding member of The Damned as well as The Lords of the New Church.

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Britpop

Britpop is a UK based music and culture movement in the mid 1990s which emphasised "Britishness", and produced brighter, catchier alternative rock, partly in reaction to the popularity of the darker lyrical themes of the US-led grunge music, an alternative rock genre, and to the UK's own shoegazing music scene.

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Budgie (band)

Budgie are a Welsh rock band from Cardiff.

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Cabaret

Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama.

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Carling Black Label

Black Label is a Canadian brand of lager distributed by Carling and well-known throughout the former British Empire.

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Caversham Bridge

Caversham Bridge is a bridge across the River Thames between Caversham and the town centre of Reading.

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Chris Barber

Donald Christopher Barber OBE (born 17 April 1930) is an English jazz musician, best known as a bandleader and trombonist.

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Clannad

Clannad are an Irish family band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal.

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Classic Rock (magazine)

Classic Rock is a British magazine dedicated to rock music, published by Future PLC, who are also responsible for its "sister" publications Metal Hammer and Prog magazine.

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Colosseum (band)

Colosseum were a pioneering English progressive jazz-rock band,Larkin C 'Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music' (Muze UK Ltd, 1997) p69 - in which he states 'the commercial acceptance of jazz rock in the U.K. was mainly due to Colossseum.' mixing blues, rock and jazz-based improvisation.

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Cream (band)

Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.

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Curved Air

Curved Air are a pioneering English progressive rock group formed in 1970 by musicians from mixed artistic backgrounds, including classical, folk, and electronic sound.

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Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California.

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Daphne and Celeste

Daphne and Celeste (also typeset Daphne & Celeste) are an American pop duo, comprising Celeste Cruz (born September 24, 1983, Newark, New Jersey, United States) and Karen 'Daphne' DiConcetto (born December 1, 1980, Long Branch, New Jersey, United States).

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Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.

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Disclosure (band)

Disclosure are an English electronic music duo consisting of brothers Howard (born 11 May 1994) and Guy Lawrence (born 25 May 1991).

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Dizzee Rascal

Dylan Kwabena Mills (born 18 September 1984), better known by his stage name Dizzee Rascal, is an English hip hop recording artist and record producer. A pioneer of grime music, his work has also incorporated elements of UK garage, bassline, British hip hop, and R&B. He released his acclaimed debut album Boy in da Corner in 2003. It has since been considered a grime classic and earned him the 2003 Mercury Prize. Follow-up albums Showtime, Maths + English, and Tongue n' Cheek have been critically praised and certified platinum, with Tongue n' Cheek going platinum for sales exceeding 300,000 units in the United Kingdom. He has scored the number-one hits "Dance wiv Me", "Bonkers", "Holiday", "Dirtee Disco", "Shout".

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Dumpy's Rusty Nuts

Dumpy's Rusty Nuts are a British rock band founded in 1981 by the lead singer Graham "Dumpy" Dunnell.

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East of Eden (band)

East of Eden was a British progressive rock band, who had a Top 10 hit in the UK with the single, "Jig-a-Jig", in 1971.

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Eminem

Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.

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Everett True

For the cartoon character, see The Outbursts of Everett True. Everett True (born Jeremy Andrew Thackray 21 April 1961) is an English music journalist and musician, who grew up in Chelmsford, Essex.

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Faces (band)

Faces were an English rock band formed in 1969 by members of Small Faces after lead singer/guitarist Steve Marriott left that group to form Humble Pie.

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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.

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Family (band)

Family are an English rock band, active from late 1966 to October 1973, and again since 2013 for a series of live shows.

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Festival Republic

Festival Republic is a UK music promoter.

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967.

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Foals (band)

Foals are a rock band from Oxford, England formed in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Yannis Philippakis, drummer and percussionist Jack Bevan, rhythm guitarist Jimmy Smith, and keyboardist Edwin Congreave.

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Focus (band)

Focus are a Dutch rock band formed in Amsterdam in 1969 by keyboardist, vocalist, and flautist Thijs van Leer.

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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.

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Franz Ferdinand (band)

Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.

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Garbage (band)

Garbage is a Scottish–American alternative rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin in 1993.

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Genesis (band)

Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.

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Georgie Fame

Georgie Fame (born Clive Powell; 26 June 1943) is an English rhythm and blues and jazz singer and keyboard player.

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Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames

Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames were a noted British rhythm and blues/soul, jazz, ska, pop group during the 1960s.

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Gerard Way

Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013.

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Gillan (band)

Gillan was a rock band formed in 1978 by Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan.

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Girlschool

Girlschool are a British rock band that formed in the new wave of British heavy metal scene in 1978 and frequently associated with contemporaries Motörhead.

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Golden Earring

Golden Earring is a Dutch rock band, founded in 1961 in The Hague as the Golden Earrings (the definite article was dropped in 1967, while the "s" was dropped in 1969).

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Gong (band)

Gong are an international progressive rock band that incorporates elements of jazz and space rock into their musical style.

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Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland, that formed in 1996.

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Gothic rock

Gothic rock (alternately called goth-rock or goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the late 1970s.

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Grand Slam (band)

Grand Slam were a rock band, formed in 1984 as the brainchild of ex-Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott.

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Green Day

Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.

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Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.

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Hanoi Rocks

Hanoi Rocks was a Finnish rock band formed in 1979.

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Harold Pendleton

Harold Pendleton (17 July 1924 – 22 September 2017) was a British music business executive and former club owner, who established the Marquee Club in London and the National Jazz Festival, the precursor of the Reading Rock Festival.

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Hawkwind

Hawkwind are an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.

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Helix (band)

Helix is a Canadian hard rock and heavy metal band.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Hole (band)

Hole was an American alternative rock band formed by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson in Los Angeles, California in 1989.

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Hothouse Flowers

Hothouse Flowers are an Irish rock group that combines traditional Irish music with influences from soul, gospel, and rock.

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Ice Cube

O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor.

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Iggy Pop

James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.

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Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.

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Inspiral Carpets

Inspiral Carpets were an English alternative rock band, formed in 1983 in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

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IQ (band)

IQ are a British neo-progressive rock band founded by Mike Holmes and Martin Orford in 1981 Band formed in 1981.

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Iron Maiden

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 (band)

James are an English rock band from Manchester, which was formed in 1982 and enjoyed popularity throughout the 1990s.

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Jay-Z

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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Jethro Tull (band)

Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967.

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John Waite

John Charles Waite (born 4 July 1952) is an English musician.

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Judas Priest

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.

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Kasabian

Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997.

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Kempton Park Racecourse

Kempton Park Racecourse is a horse racing track together with a licensed entertainment and conference venue in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 16 miles south-west of Charing Cross, London and on a border of Greater London.

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Ken Colyer

Kenneth Colyer (18 April 1928 – 8 March 1988) was an English jazz trumpeter and cornetist, devoted to New Orleans jazz.

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Kenny Ball

Kenneth Daniel Ball (22 May 1930Larkin C 'Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music' (Muze UK Ltd, 1997), p. 29) – 7 March 2013) was an English jazz musician, best known as the bandleader, lead trumpet player and vocalist in Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen.

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Killing Joke

Killing Joke is an English rock band formed in October 1978 in Notting Hill, London, England.

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Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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Lilford Hall

Lilford Hall is a Grade I listed stately home in Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom.

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Linkin Park

Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.

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List of music festivals in the United Kingdom

There are a large number of music festivals in the United Kingdom, covering a wide variety of genres.

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Live at Reading

Live at Reading is a live CD/DVD by American grunge band Nirvana released on November 2, 2009, chronicling its 1992 performance at the Reading Festival in Reading, England.

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Long John Baldry

John William "Long John" Baldry (12 January 1941 – 21 July 2005) was an English-Canadian blues singer and a voice actor.

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Love Not Riots

Love Not Riots is a campaign aimed at reducing riots and violence that have become commonplace at festivals in the UK.

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MAMA & Company

MAMA & Company is a live music and lifestyle entertainment company which was founded in 2005 and owns and operates a number of live music venues and festivals in the United Kingdom.

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Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann were an English rock band, formed in London in 1962.

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Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers are a Welsh rock band, formed in 1986 in Blackwood, Caerphilly and consisting of James Dean Bradfield (lead vocals, lead guitar), Nicky Wire (bass guitar, lyrics) and Sean Moore (drums, percussion, soundscapes).

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Marillion

Marillion are a British rock band, formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, in 1979.

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Marquee Club

The Marquee Club was a music venue first located at 165 Oxford Street, London, England when it opened in 1958 with a range of jazz and skiffle acts.

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Meat Loaf

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name Meat Loaf, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.

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Metallica

Metallica is an American heavy metal band.

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Michael Schenker Group

The Michael Schenker Group (often abbreviated as MSG) are a guitar-oriented hard rock band formed in 1979 by former Scorpions and UFO guitarist, Michael Schenker.

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Microphone

A microphone, colloquially nicknamed mic or mike, is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal.

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Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons are a British band formed in 2007.

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Muse (band)

Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994.

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My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance (often abbreviated as MCR) was an American rock band from Newark, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013.

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National Jazz and Blues Festival

The National Jazz and Blues Festival was the precursor to the Reading Rock Festival and was the brainchild of Harold Pendleton, the founder of the prestigious Marquee Club in Soho.

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Nazareth (band)

Nazareth are a Scottish hard rock band formed in 1968, that had several hits in the United Kingdom, as well as in several other West European countries in the early 1970s, and established an international audience with their 1975 album Hair of the Dog, which featured their hits "Hair of the Dog" and a cover of the ballad "Love Hurts".

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Neil Young

Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.

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New Model Army

The New Model Army of England was formed in 1645 by the Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, and was disbanded in 1660 after the Restoration.

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New Order (band)

New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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Newbury, Berkshire

Newbury is a market town in Berkshire, England, which is the administrative headquarters of West Berkshire.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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NME

New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.

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Oasis (band)

Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.

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Osibisa

Osibisa are a Ghanaian Afrobeat band, founded in London in 1969 by four expatriate African and three Caribbean musicians.

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Page and Plant

Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, both formerly of the English rock band Led Zeppelin, recorded and toured in the mid-1990s under the title Page and Plant.

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Panic! at the Disco

Panic! at the Disco is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by childhood friends Brendon Urie, Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson.

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Paramore

Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004.

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Patti Smith

Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

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Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.

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Peter Gabriel

Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.

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Phoenix Festival

The Phoenix Festival was set up by John Vincent Power of the Mean Fiddler Music Group in 1993 as an alternative to the established Glastonbury and Reading Festivals.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.

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Pixies

The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Plumpton Racecourse

Plumpton Racecourse is a National Hunt (jumping) horse-racing course at the village of Plumpton, East Sussex near Lewes and Brighton.

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Porno for Pyros

Porno for Pyros were an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1992, following the break-up of Jane's Addiction.

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Primal Scream

Primal Scream are a British rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie.

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Progressive rock

Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.

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Public Enemy (band)

Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, and the S1W group.

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Pulp (band)

Pulp were an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age are an American rock band formed in 1996 in Palm Desert, California.

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Quintessence (English band)

Quintessence was a rock band formed in April 1969 in Notting Hill, London, England.

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Radiohead

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.

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Rage Against the Machine

Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Ramones

The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.

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Razorlight

Razorlight are an English indie rock band formed in 2002 by lead singer and guitarist Johnny Borrell.

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Reading and Leeds Festivals

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England.

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Reading and Leeds Festivals line-ups

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England.

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Reading Fringe Festival

The Reading Fringe Festival was started in 2005 in Reading, Berkshire, after a group of several musicians, producers and promoters decided to showcase Reading's musical talent in the week running up to the Reading Festival.

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Reading, Berkshire

Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Rock festival

A rock festival, often considered synonymous with pop festival, is a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing an often diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, electronic, and related genres.

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Rory Gallagher

William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer.

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Rudolf Schenker

Rudolf Schenker (born 31 August 1948 in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony) is a German guitarist and founding member of the hard rock band Scorpions, being the rhythm/lead guitarist and one of the main songwriters of the band.

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Saxon (band)

Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1977, in Barnsley.

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Scorpions (band)

Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker.

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Sham 69

Sham 69 are an English punk rock band that formed in Hersham in 1975.

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She (band)

she is a musical project formed in 2003 by the Polish artist, producer and musician Lain Trzaska, and is sometimes credited as shemusic, Lain Volta.

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Silent Running

Silent Running is a 1972 environmental-themed American post-apocalyptic science fiction film.

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Small Faces

Small Faces were an English rock band from East London.

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Snowy White

Terence Charles "Snowy" White (born 3 March 1948, Barnstaple, Devon) is an English guitarist, known for having played with Thin Lizzy (permanent member from 1980 to 1982) and with Pink Floyd (as a backing guitarist; he was first invited to tour with the band through Europe and the United States in 1977, and during The Wall shows in 1980) and, more recently, for Roger Waters' band.

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Squeeze (band)

Squeeze are a British rock band that came to prominence in the United Kingdom during the new wave period of the late 1970s, and continued recording successfully in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Starship (band)

Starship is an American rock band.

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Status Quo (band)

Status Quo are an English rock band who play a brand of boogie rock.

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Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse is a roots reggae musical band from the Handsworth area of Birmingham, England, which has a large number of Afro-Caribbean, Indian and other Asian migrants.

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Stereophonics

Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.

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Steve Hackett

Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer and producer who gained prominence as the guitarist of the English progressive rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977.

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Suede (band)

Suede are an English alternative rock band formed in London in 1989.

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Sunbury-on-Thames

Sunbury-on-Thames is a town and London suburb located in Surrey, England.

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Taste (band)

Taste is an Irish rock and blues band formed in 1966.

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Temple Newsam

Temple Newsam (historically Temple Newsham), is a Tudor-Jacobean house with grounds landscaped by Capability Brown, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Terraplane

The Terraplane was a car brand and model built by the Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, between 1932 and 1938.

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The Animals

The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.

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The Bluebells

The Bluebells were a Scottish indie rock band, active between 1981 and 1986 (later briefly reforming in 1993, 2008–2009 and 2011).

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The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats are an Irish rock band that had a series of Irish and UK hits between 1977 and 1985.

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The Charlatans (English band)

The Charlatans (known in the United States as The Charlatans UK) are an English indie rock band.

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The Cramps

The Cramps were an American punk rock band formed in 1976 and active until 2009.

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The Cure

The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976.

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The Damned (band)

The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist (and later guitarist) Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies.

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The Darkness (band)

The Darkness are a British rock band from Lowestoft, Suffolk, formed in 2000.

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The Enid

The Enid are a British progressive rock band founded in 1973 by former Barclay James Harvest collaborator Robert John Godfrey, who, although he has retired from the band's lineup, still acts as a musical consultant.

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The Herd (British band)

The Herd were a pop rock band, founded in 1965 in the UK.

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The Jam

The Jam were an English mod revival/punk rock band during the 1970s and early 1980s, which formed in 1972 at Sheerwater Secondary School in Woking, in the county of Surrey.

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The Killers

The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).

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The Kinks

The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.

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The Libertines

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 Mission (band)

The Mission (known as The Mission UK in the United States) are an English gothic rock band formed in 1986.

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The Nice

The Nice were an English progressive rock band active in the late 1960s.

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The Opposition (band)

The Opposition are a long running post-punk band from London, England that featured Ralph Hall, Marcus Bell and Mark Long, and mixed new wave sounds with reggae rhythms.

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The Pogues

The Pogues were an Irish-British Celtic punk band formed in 1982 and fronted by Shane MacGowan.

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The Police

The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.

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The Prodigy

The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music group from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett.

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The Rasmus

The Rasmus is a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band was one of the most unconventional bands that were part of the 1970s glam rock era.

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The Sisters of Mercy

The Sisters of Mercy are an English gothic rock band, formed in 1980 in Leeds.

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The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.

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The Stone Roses

The Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983.

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The Stranglers

The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene.

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The Streets

The Streets is an English alternative hip hop music group from Birmingham, England, led by the vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Skinner.

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The Strokes

The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City.

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The The

() are an English post-punk band.

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The White Stripes

The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.

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The Who

The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.

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The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff are a British alternative rock band, originally based in Stourbridge, West Midlands, in the Black Country, England.

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.

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Thin Lizzy

Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969.

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Thor (band)

Thor (stylized as THOR) is a heavy metal band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Topman

Topman is a British multinational men’s fashion retailer.

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Trad jazz

Trad jazz, short for "traditional jazz", is the Dixieland and ragtime jazz styles of the early 20th century, which typically used a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone in contrast to more modern styles which usually include saxophones, and the revival of these styles in mid 20th-century Britain before the emergence of beat music.

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Traffic (band)

Traffic were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham, in April 1967 by Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason.

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Travis (band)

Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 1990, composed of Fran Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Dougie Payne (bass guitar, backing vocals), Andy Dunlop (lead guitar, banjo, backing vocals) and Neil Primrose (drums, percussion).

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Twelfth Night (band)

Twelfth Night were an English neo-progressive rock band of the 1980s, reformed between 2007 and 2012 and again in 2014.

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Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots (stylized as twenty one pilots, and sometimes as twenty øne piløts) is an American musical duo originating from Columbus, Ohio.

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Tyler Joseph

Tyler Robert Joseph (born December 1, 1988) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and rapper.

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UFO (band)

UFO are an English rock band that was formed in London in 1968.

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V Festival

V Festival, often referred to simply as V Fest or VF, was an annual music festival held in England during the third weekend in August.

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Virgin Media

Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.

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Wetherby

Wetherby is a market town and civil parish within the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, in West Yorkshire, England.

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Whitesnake

Whitesnake are an English hard rock band formed in 1978 by David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.

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Windsor Racecourse

Windsor Racecourse, also known as Royal Windsor Racecourse, is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Windsor, Berkshire, England.

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Wishbone Ash

Wishbone Ash are a British rock band who achieved success in the early and mid-1970s.

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Workers Beer Company

The Workers Beer Company (WBC) is a trading arm of BWTUC (Trading) Ltd and is a British-Irish business that provides mass catering to bars at music festivals in the UK and Ireland.

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Xzibit

Alvin Nathaniel Joiner (born September 18, 1974), better known by his stage name Xzibit (pronounced "exhibit"), is an American rapper, actor, television host, radio personality and record producer.

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Yes (band)

Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.

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50 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor.

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