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RPWL
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RPWL

RPWL is a German progressive rock band from Freising, Bavaria. This name consists of an acronym composed of the initials of the founding members of the group: Phil Paul Risettio (drums), Chris Postl (bass), Kalle Wallner (guitar) and Yogi Lang (vocals and keyboards). They first offered covers of songs by the British group Pink Floyd before recording their own compositions and gaining a certain recognition in the progressive world, as evidenced by their participation in several festivals. RPWL (pronounced RPVL) delivers inspired elaborate, powerful, and symphonic music. Influenced by Pink-Floyd and close to Porcupine Tree, they bring to neo-progressive rock a very personal creativity that contributes to the renewal of the genre. BIOGRAPHY The group emerged from the ashes of the Vi...
ZYNIC
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ZYNIC

  ZYNIC is the latest project from H.P. Siemandel and was founded in 2008 to carry the spirit of the eighties into tomorrow. Bands like YAZOO, JAPAN, DM, KRAFTWERK, and OMD were always a big influence on ZYNIC's way of creating his own tunes. Starting out as a keyboarder and back vocalist in several bands and projects, he soon decided to dig deeper into electronics. After years of experiments with analogue synths, things got more and more serious and all soundscapes and noises shaped into melodies. At the end of 2008 ZYNIC got together with producer OLAF WOLLSCHLÄGER (In strict confidence, Mesh, Melotron, etc.) to record a few songs. A 3-track promo CD was brought to light and a first sampler contribution followed soon. After promoting the songs via myspace the German synthpop...
THE METAL BYRDS
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THE METAL BYRDS

The Metal Byrds band are born musicians. London born Suzanne Birdie, has a power-pop rock voice, that compliments Sly Rye’s ripping rock riffs and lead guitar solos in every song! These catchy songs are throwback to a time where female front-women dominated the radio waves with rocking sounds. A time where Hair Bands and Classic Rock & Roll ruled the world. “Our sound comes from our individual influences over the decades. Sly Rye’s guitar playing style has been influenced anywhere from classic rock all the way from metal to alternative rock. Suzanne’s singing style is heavily influenced by all the great women in rock history. From Joan Jett, Pat Benetar, Stevie Nicks and Heart. We are not the typical cookie-cutter sounding rock band, and if you listen closely, you will hear a...
BEBORN BETON
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BEBORN BETON

Beborn Beton is a German synthpop band founded in 1989, with their first album release in 1993. Their debut named Tybalt is a compilation of the best tracks written in the first three years of their band history and was very well received in the electronic music scene. In 1995 the follow-up album Concrete Ground was released. After a change of record label in 1996 their break-through album Nightfall was published featuring the club-filler “Im Innern Einer Frau”. https://youtu.be/jSO1ypD0z2A The album Rückkehr zum Eisplaneten was released in 2000. It features remixes of Beborn Beton songs by artists such as Covenant, Camouflage, Neuroticfish and Daniel Myer of Haujobb, as well as remixes by Beborn Beton. https://youtu.be/nETdp_GqKes The word Beborn has no particular meaning, while Bet...
VANILLA BASE
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VANILLA BASE

Since 2007, creating good music. Vanilla Base restart again this year to play their best songs and return to the stages. Julie, Quique, Luis, Jesus, and Manolo form this pop rock band, willing to captivate the audience with a fusion of their different styles and their musical influences. Rhythms for dancing, lyrics to listen and a lot of energy, all this with a vanilla touch… It was the end of the summer of 2007 when after many years together, the members of the group decided to regroup and begin to work after a break. A new vocalist and bass guitarist joined the already consolidated group which chose to recuperate some of their previous songs and leave out others, in addition to changing their name. With the incorporation of the new vocalist singer, seven new songs were developed with ...
APOPTYGMA BERZERK
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APOPTYGMA BERZERK

Apoptygma Berzerk Photo by Helge Roewer Apoptygma Berzerk (/əˈpɒptɪɡmə/; commonly abbreviated to APB or APOP) is a Norwegian musical group. They have achieved success with a brand of synth-pop, and ballads backed with electronic rhythms, commonly known within the scene and referring to themselves as “futurepop”. Apoptygma Berzerk has over 30 releases and won awards and Top 10 spots in Germany and Scandinavia. Apoptygma Berzerk has toured Europe, North America, South America, Israel and Australia with bands such as VNV Nation, Beborn Beton, Icon of Coil and Unheilig. FORMATION Photos by Krichan Wihlborg. Apoptygma Berzerk, concert at Dalaborgsparken/Subkult Festival in Vänersborg on July 8th. The band was formed by Stephan Groth and Jon Erik Martinsen in 1989. ...
SHE PAST AWAY
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SHE PAST AWAY

Volkan Caner She Past Away is a Turkish post-punk band, formed in 2006. The band was formed in Bursa by Volkan Caner (the vocalist and guitarist) and İdris Akbulut (Bass guitar). The band is known for their dark wave musical style with post-punk roots and the gothic image of the band members. İdris Akbulut In 2015, bass guitarist İdris Akbulut left the band and Doruk Öztürkcan, the producer of the band, joined as the keyboard player. In December 2018, in an interview with an independent music webmagazine, Doruk Öztürkcan announced the release of a new album in 2019 and a subsequent US tour. On May 31, 2019 they digitally released their third album “Disko Anksiyete”, based mainly on disco sounds, but which does not abandon the typical sound of the duo. BA...