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Napalm Death

Napalm Death are an extreme metal band (sometimes classified as 'death metal'), although they prefer the terms 'Grind' or 'grindcore' to describe the music they play, which they claim to have originally been influenced by the Swans. The band 'pushed the envelope of metal to new extremes of ear-splitting intensity ...' (read more)

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Top Gear was a show presented by Peel on BBC Radio One between 1967 and 1975. It took its name from an earlier BBC show, which ran for a short period on the Light Programme, was produced by Bernie Andrews, presented by Brian Matthew, and was an untypically lively and modern pop music programme ... (read more)

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  • MemberD


    May 19, 2017 by MemberD

    Greetings chums. Well after creating over 50 new pages, including 49 artists and a few others, I'll have to give it a bit of a break now to concentarte on other things (I work freelance). I will be checking in and no doubt contributing here and ther…

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    23 March 1983 (TOTP)

    February 28, 2017 by MemberD

    This page seems to be have omitted from the list of Top Of The Pops (Appearances) so would need to be created. I can't watch the BBC Four repeat myself (available here) but the acts/songs featured were as follows:

    JoBoxers – “Boxerbeat” (21) 

    David Bo…

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