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Avenged Sevenfold

a7xAvenged Sevenfold are a American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, USA. Avenged Sevenfold is a band with 5 members : Matthew Charles Sanders (stage name M. Shadows)(lead vocals), Zacky Vengeance(rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Synyster Gates (lead guitar, backing vocals), Johnny Christ (bass), Arin Ilejay (drums).

They have 6 studio albums. Their music is similar to goth modern hard rock new school. Avenged Sevenfold s band who improvises with sounds,they were first clasified as a heavy metal band,but after some time they started using sounds which evolved their music into hard rock/heavy metal music. They had a tragedy in the band their drummer died, but besides his death the band is active till the present day.

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Black Veil Brides

bvbBlack Veil Brides is an American rock band based in Hollywood, California. The frontman od the band is Andy Biersack (lead vocals), other members are Ashley Purdy (bass, backing vocals), Jake Pitts (lead guitar), Jinxx (rhythm guitar, violin) and Christian „CC“ Coma (drums).

Black Veil Brides are inspired by Kiss and Motley Crue’s stage persona and they are known for their distinct appearance (black makeup and body paint, tight black studded clothing, and long hair).

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blinkBlink-182 is an American rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992.

They have sold over 35 million albums worldwide since forming, and achieved greater success with 1999’s multi-platinum selling Enema of the State, which reached number 9 on the Billboard 200, and the singles „What’s My Age Again?“ and „All the Small Things“ reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Bullet For My Valentine

bfmvBullet for My Valentine are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend. The band’s  members are : Matthew Tuck – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, Michael „Padge“ Paget – lead guitar, backing vocals, Michael „Moose“ Thomas – drums, percussion, Jason James – bass guitar, backing vocals.

They have received awards such as Best Newcomer (2004) (2005), Metal Hammer Golden God Award, Best British Band (2006) (2009), (2010), Best  Single for „Tears Don’t Fall“ (2006), Headlined Kerrang!’s 25-year anniversary tour of the UK, Best Live Band (2010).

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Iron Maiden

maidenIron Maiden are an English heavy metal band from Leyton, London. They were formed in 1975, the founder of the band was the bassist and songwriter Steve Harris. Iron Maiden are the pioneers of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, they have released US and UK platinum and gold albums, have sold over 85 million records worldwide.

Throughout their career the band have played almost 2000 live shows.

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Linkin Park

lpLinkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. Formed in 1996. Their debut album called Hybrid Theory was a massive commercial success; it sold more than 4.8 million copies during its debut year, earning it the status of best-selling album of 2001. Their second album Meteora sold more than 800,000 copies during its first week, and it ranked as the best selling album on the Billboard charts at the time.

Another three releases – „Minutes to Midnight“, „A Thousand Suns“ and „Living Things“ – marked a significant change of sound for the band. Linkin Park has sold over 60 million albums worldwide and has won two Grammy Awards so far.

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metMetallica is an American heavy metal band formed in October 1981. They are without a doubt the biggest and most influential metal band of all time. With over 100 million albums sold worldwide, they are also the most commercially successful heavy metal act in history. Metallica is a household name. The 7th biggest selling act in American history. Metallica is the most consistently innovative metal band of the 1980s and ’90s.

The band’s fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship placed them as one of the founding members of the „big four“ of thrash metal alongside Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax. In 2012 Metallica formed the independent record label Blackened Recordings, and have acquired the rights to all of their studio albums.

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Pink Floyd

pfPink Floyd were an English rock band that achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Pink Floyd is one of rock’s most successful and influential acts with the records sales over 200 million albums worldwide and with 74.5 million certified units sold in the United States, making them one of the best-selling artists of all time.

The band’s classic lineup included Roger Waters (vocals, bass), David Gilmour (vocals, guitar), Rick Wright (organ, keyboards, vocals) and Nick Mason (drums).

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slipknotSlipknot is an American alternative/nu metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. The ‚Knot (or simply The Nine – reffering to the number of band members) have spent nearly a decade cementing their place as one of hard rock’s most extreme acts. They’ve dropped four albums and two DVDs, all of which went Platinum or better. They’ve sold out festivals and tours around the globe. And they are preparing to release their fifth record.

Slipknot are one of the biggest metal bands of all time and it seems like they’re getting bigger with each and every one of their albums. Slipknot is also well known by their attention-grabbing image and while the heart of Slipknot remains its music, its soul is planted firmly on stage making them one of the best „live bands“ of our generation.

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