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___ were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972, comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
___ is an American hard rock band, sometimes referred to as 'The Bad Boys from Boston' and 'America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band.'
By the mid-1960s, Brian Wilson's growing creative ambition and songwriting ability would dominate the group's musical direction.
After achieving moderate local success with the 1983 release of their experimental hip hop 12'' Cooky Puss, they made the transition to hip hop in 1984.
___ are a musical group which originally comprised three brothers: Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb.
After the release of a double album, the greatest hits-like and mostly acoustic Croweology, the band started a 20th anniversary tour that was followed by an ongoing second hiatus.
___ is an American rock duo formed in Akron, Ohio in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) and Patrick Carney (drums).
___ is an American rock band, founded by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American New Wave and punk scenes of the mid-1970s.
The band helped to popularise the Britpop genre and achieved mass popularity in the UK, aided by a famous chart battle with rival band Oasis.
They have often been referred to in the Japanese press as the 'American Beatles'. In October 2007, the Illinois Senate passed a resolution designating April 1 as ___ Day.
Their line-up rotated much over their existence, with the husband and wife duo of Lux Interior and guitarist Poison Ivy the only permanent members.
During the early 1980s, the band's increasingly dark and tormented music helped form the gothic rock genre.
Jello Biafra's biting lyrics tackled the sociopolitical concerns of the Reagan era with a distinct sense of morbid humor and satire.
Instrumentally, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements, but lyrically their compositions show elements of space rock.
They made history as the first all-female band that both wrote their own songs and played their own instruments to top the Billboard album charts.
___ was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style and for live performances of long musical improvisation.
___ was widely credited, alongside fellow California punk bands Sublime, The Offspring and Rancid, with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the U.S.
___ were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, by brothers Ray and Dave Davies in 1964.
Well known for its members' face paint and flamboyant stage outfits, ___ rose to prominence in the mid to late 1970s on the basis of their elaborate live performances.
___ is an Australian rock band who achieved international success in the 1980s. They are the only Australian artists to have a simultaneous #1 album and #1 single in the U.S.
The musical acting quartet was composed of Americans Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork, and Englishman Davy Jones.
In the late 1980s, ___ established itself as part of the Seattle grunge scene, releasing its first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989.
___ released their debut single 'Creep' in 1992. The song was initially unsuccessful, but it became a worldwide hit several months after the release of their debut album.
___ were an American rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first punk rock group.
One of the first popular alternative rock bands, ___ gained early attention due to Buck's ringing, arpeggiated guitar style and Stipe's unclear vocals.
Unlike many of their underground contemporaries, ___ played 'heart-on-the-sleeve' rock that combined Westerberg's 'raw-throated adolescent howl,' with self-deprecating lyrics.
___ was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York. The group is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential acts in the history of hip hop culture.
___ were formed in late 1975 by drummer Sandy West and rhythm guitarist Joan Jett after they had both introduced themselves to producer Kim Fowley.
___ is an American thrash metal band formed in Huntington Park, California, in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King.
___ gained a reputation for their wild, primitive live performances. Pop, especially, won fame for his outrageous onstage behavior.
Frontman & songwriter David Byrne contributed whimsical, esoteric lyrics to the band's songs, and emphasized their showmanship through various multimedia projects and performances.
Known to always feature at least five male vocalists and dancers, the group formed in 1960 in Detroit, Michigan under the name The Elgins.
Andy Warhol managed ___ and it was the house band at his studio, the Factory, and his Exploding Plastic Inevitable events.
After releasing several singles and three albums within the Detroit music scene, ___ rose to prominence in 2002, as part of the garage rock revival scene.
___ rose to fame in the UK with a series of top ten hit singles, boosted in part by pirate radio stations such as Radio Caroline, beginning in January 1965 with 'I Can't Explain.'
The group is best known for its song '96 Tears', a garage rock classic recorded in 1966 that reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and would sell over one million copies.
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