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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)

Top Gear

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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"He was always objective, people forget that."

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Mark E. Smith on Newsnight Tuesday, 26 October, 2004

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  • MemberD

    R1 Vintage

    October 19, 2017 by MemberD

    Started writing a page for Radio 1 Vintage: general introduction, links to Peel, ---->

    MemberD (talk) 07:51, October 19, 2017 (UTC)

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    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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