MGMT Band History and Biography

MGMT, formerly known as The Management, is an American alternative rock group, originally from Middletown, Connecticut. The group was initially formed by school chums Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. Beginnings (2002-2005) Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden formed the group in December, 2002, while they both were studying at Wesleyan University, Connecticut, and started writing songs together. …
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Courage For Gord Downie

The reference of 'Courage' is to his song for Hugh MacLennan, so here's to all of us whose 'watch[es] end the night'. I can think of no greater tribute to Sir Gordon Downie, Member of the the Order of Canada. Than to honour him in the most accurate and expressive irony, that we remember what…
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Tom Harrell – American Jazz Trumpeter Bio

Tom Harrell is an American jazz trumpeter, arranger, flugelhorn player, and composer born in Urbana, Illinois on the 16th of June, 1946. Here's a sample of Tom's playing, as Wayne Escoffrey looks on, enjoying every moment of it.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDshTFnBaAo Tom Harrell Bio Moving to the San Francisco Bay area at the age of 5, Tom began…
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Kittens (Winnipeg Band) – Step Inside the Hardcore Haunted House

Kittens are one of Winnipeg, Manitoba's legendary noise rock bands who saw prominence in the 1990's as part of Sonic Unyon's roster, releasing a series of heavy, brutal albums that featured thick, drone-y riffs, phat prickly basslines, and pummelling-you-in-the-face drums.  Oh, and let's not forget the hound-from-hell vocals and puzzlingly incoherent lyrics, that sounded like someone tried to…
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The Band Live – An Overview

If you were listening to alternative rock music in the 1990's, you probably know the band Live, who rose to fame in 1994 when they released their breakthrough album, "Throwing Copper".  The band is from York, Pennsylvania, and features Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals), Chad Taylor (backing vocals, lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), and Chad Gracey…
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Try Hardz

Hello world, my name is Devon and I have asked - actually commanded under penalty of being fired from my job - to write this brief biography on the hip hop group called Try Hardz, with whom I am quite familiar due to their association with Fauxtown Records, and myself being a humble scribe for said…