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Pleasure (Norwegian band)

Pleasure is a Norwegian funky pop band, led by Fred Ball. One single was released in 2003, "Dont Look The Other Way", which featured Justine Frischmann on vocals.

                                               

Prima Vera (band)

Prima Vera was a Norwegian comedy group existing from 1976 to 1984. For the most part, their music was humorous songs, often Norwegian versions of well-known international hits with totally unrelated, funny or sarcastic lyrics. The group ended in ...

                                               

Pust (group)

Pust is a Norwegian vocal sextet a cappella group founded in Oslo in 2003. The ensembles repertoire consists of their own music and interpretations of traditional songs from Scandinavian countries in new arrangements inspired by jazz, ethnic musi ...

                                               

Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herren Band

The band was formed in 1997. They released a 7" and a 12" on Telle Records. In 2002, they were signed by the U.S. label Emperor Norton Records and released A Special EP, followed by the full-length A Special Album was released May 20, 2003, and r ...

                                               

Reset (Norwegian band)

Reset is a Norwegian Eurodance group. The group started as a one-man studio project in 1994 by Stig Antonsen, but was never finished in the end. He decided to start again in 1996 with two additional members, Trude Barstad and Christian Onshus. Th ...

                                               

Salhuskvintetten Olkabilamo

Monrad Holm Johnsen came from Sandviken to Salhus in 1930 and became active in both sports and in the local mans choir. He started a band for a revue. This was the beginning of the band, and he wanted to continue. The three women in the band quit ...

                                               

Sandvikens Ungdomskorps

Sandvikens Ungdomskorps no:Sandvikens Ungdomskorps is an elite division amateur wind band in Bergen, Norway. The band was constituted July 1, 1923 by a group of boys too old to play in the school band in Sandviken, Bergen. The school band is now ...

                                               

Sie Gubba

The line-up of the band has seen various changes Present line-up Leif Arne Olaussen – bass 2010–present Reidulf Wormdal – keyboards, accordion 2000-2001 2009–present Morten Holås – violin, backing vocals 2009–present Magne Almås – electric guitar ...

                                               

Skambankt

Skambankt is a Norwegian hard rock band from Klepp, just south of Stavanger. They play a mixture of classic rocknroll, punk and hardrock in the tradition of bands like Motorhead, AC/DC, Sex Pistols, Ramones and The Stooges. All the lyrics are in ...

                                               

Skanksters

Skanksters are a Norwegian ska band that formed in 1992. They have released several EPs and one full album, Shaven not Stirred. The band also has songs on several compilation albums in Europe. The band is signed to CCAP, a small record label base ...

                                               

Skog

Skog was a rock band from Bergen which formed in the early 1990s and folded at the end of the same decade. The group consisted of Anders Waage Nilsen, Oystein Gjærder Bruvik, Eirik Glambek Boe and Erlend Oye. The latter two later found success as ...

                                               

Sons of Angels (Norwegian band)

Sons of Angels are a Norwegian/Swedish Rock Band from 1990. They released their first self-titled album in 1990 on May 11. They werent very well known but their first record managed to sell over 150 000 copies. They had a bit of success with the ...

                                               

Staut

Staut is a Norwegian rock, folk and pop band from Valdres, Oppland that was founded in 2009 with efforts of songwriter Ornulf Juvkam Dyve using many times the local dialect with Gaute Ausrod as band vocalist. The 6-member band performs a mixed ve ...

                                               

Strindens Promenade Orchester

Strindens Promenade Orchester is a student wind band in Trondheim, Norway. It holds the world record in "speed playing" of John Philip Sousas famous marching song Stars and Stripes Forever. The band calls their speedy rendering of the march Stars ...

                                               

The Tables

The Tables was an underground/DIY pop group formed in Oslo, Norway, in 1987, by Bartleby, Robert Birdeye, and Reg Trademark, from the ashes of a band called The Bottle Collectors. This trio recorded their first 7-inch EP, Diary EP, released on th ...

                                               

The Thing (jazz band)

The Thing are a Norwegian/Swedish jazz trio, consisting of Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, and Paal Nilssen-Love.

                                               

Thorns Ltd.

Thorns Ltd. is a Norwegian experimental/drone/art-circuit offshoot of the black metal band Thorns. The project was started in 2003 by Finn Olav Holthe, Jon Wesseltoft and Snorre Ruch to explore the aesthetics of sound and its influence on the lis ...

                                               

Tramteatret

Tramteatret was a Norwegian left-oriented theatre performance group active from 1976 to 1986. The group included the members Marianne Krogness, Liv Aakvik, Terje Nordby, Kine Hellebust and others. Their first production was the satirical Deep sea ...

                                               

Ulens kvintett

Kjell Grothe - accordion Jan Moen - accordion Magne Bo - violin Arild Plassen - violin Even Svelstad - violin Olav Juvshoel - violin Oystein Ulen - accordion Jan Haugstulen - guitar Oyvind Grindstuen - bass guitar/contrabass NB! This is a summary ...

                                               

Uncle Deadly (band)

Uncle Deadly is a Norwegian band from Stavanger. They were formed in 2009 as the second solo project of Kaizers Orchestra guitarist Geir Zahl. Morten Abel, Christer Knutsen, and Borge Fjordheim later joined the band and they became a full group. ...

                                               

Ungdomskulen

Ungdomskulen is a band from Bergen, Norway. The band has changed name several times, such as Standing Ovation, Thundersome and Goddamnit.

                                               

Vajas

Vajas was a Sami-Norwegian band with Kristin Mellem on violin and vocals, Nils Johansen on guitars, computers and synthesizers and the famous Sami ethnic yoiker Ande Somby on vocals and yoik. The band debuted in 2003 and toured internationally. I ...

                                               

The Vanguards

The Vanguards were a rock band from Bærum, Norway that debuted in 1961. Although the band disbanded eight years later, members continued to reunite for appearances during the 1970s. The Vanguards was one of Norways most popular rock band during t ...

                                               

Vassendgutane

Vassendgutane is a Norwegian country and danseband that have defined their own genre, party-country, a combination of the two. The band was formed in Orsta in 1996, and have since released seven albums and two DVDs.

                                               

Vazelina Bilopphoggers

Vazelina Bilopphoggers is a Norwegian band founded in 1979, in Gjovik, Norway. They are known for their comedic re-interpretations of old rockabilly songs, where they re-write the lyrics in their own dialect. They have had several hits in Norway ...

                                               

Vertavo String Quartet

Vertavo String Quartet is a Norwegian group founded in Hamar in 1984. The four women forming the quartet are Oyvor Volle, Annabelle Meare, Berit Cardas, and Bjorg Lewis. They appeared on the album A Portrait of Jon Larsen.

                                               

Vinskvetten

The group was formed in 1975 as part of a local comedy revue Nornarevyen Salhus Revy og Teater), and has ever since been based in Salhus, north of Bergen in Norway. The groups name is a parody of another well known band from the same area, Salhus ...

                                               

Virus (Norwegian band)

Virus was a Norwegian avant-garde metal band signed to Jester Records. It was formed in 2000 by Carl-Michael Eide. The band was considered by Czral as a continuation of his previous band Ved Buens Ende because of similar musical elements and an a ...

                                               

Visdals kvintett

Visdals kvintett was a Norwegian folk group that existed between 1987 and 1999, and came from Vågå, Lom og Sor-Fron. The group name is the leader of the orchestras last name. The quintet got started as a continuation of "Ola Sandums kvintett/kvar ...

                                               

Xploding Plastix

Jens Petter Nilsen and Hallvard Wennersberg Hagen formerly in Norwegian black metal band Kvist formed the group in early 1999, and submitted their first demotape in 2000. Their song, "Treat Me Mean, I need the Reputation" became an instant classi ...

                                               

Ym: Stammen

Ym:Stammen was an ethnic-influenced post-punk band from Oslo, Norway that released six albums. The group was founded in 1983 by Trygve Mathiesen. The music was a mix of Norse-inspired chanting and primitive rock, with some pop elements. They labe ...

                                               

Zoo (Norwegian band)

Zoo was a Norwegian band mainly active in the late 1970s and early 1980s, though founded in 1966. The band consisted of Ketil Stokkan, Sverri Dahl, Erling Andersen, Rudi Hoynes and Trond Nyrud. They rose to national success with the singles Evig ...

                                               

Atish Raj

Atish Raj, was an industrial and avant-garde Pakistani rock band formed and fronted by Pakistani music journalist and writer, Nadeem F. Paracha.

                                               

Awaz

Awaz was a Pakistani pop band that formed in Islamabad in 1992. The group was formed by Haroon Rashid, lead vocalist, who was soon joined by keyboardist Faakhir Mehmood and lead guitarist Asad Ahmed. Awaz were one of the pioneer bands of the loca ...

                                               

Call (band)

Call is a Pakistani rock band from Lahore, Pakistan. The current lineup was formed in 2002, the group consists of Junaid Khan, Zulfiqar J. Khan and Muhammad Sultan Raja. Call’s musical style has remained predominately alternative rock, with some ...

                                               

Fuzon

Fuzon is a pop rock band from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan formed in 2001. The name was derived from fusion, as the former vocalist Shafqat Amanat Ali describes the band as a fusion of Hindustani classical and modern soft rock music blended with the ...

                                               

Jal (band)

Jal is a pop rock band from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The band originally consisted of songwriter, vocalist and lead guitarist, Goher Mumtaz and vocalist, Atif Aslam and later joined by bass guitarist Omer Nadeem and later Salman Albert joined on ...

                                               

Josh (band)

Josh, sometimes stylized as JoSH or as Josh, is a Canadian Bhangra music group formed in 2000 in Montreal, Quebec. Present members are "Rup" and "Q". Their songs showcase both modern and bhangra beats and music, but are strongly influenced by hip ...

                                               

Junoon (band)

Junoon is a Sufi rock band from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and Tappan, New York, formed in 1990. The band is directed by founder, lead guitarist and songwriter, Salman Ahmad, who was soon joined by keyboardist Nusrat Hussain, bass guitarist Brian ...

                                               

Mekaal Hasan Band

Mekaal Hasan Band, sometimes shortened to MHB, is an international sufi rock band formed in Lahore, Pakistan in 2000 by composer, singer-songwriter and guitarist Meekal Hasan. The band members have roots in different genres, including pop, rock m ...

                                               

The Milestones

The Milestones were a Pakistani pop rock band that formed in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, in 1990. The group was formed by lead guitarist, Ziyyad Gulzar and bassist, Ali Tim, who were soon joined by female lead vocalist, Candy Pereira. The Milestone ...

                                               

Mizmaar

Mizmaar is a Pakistani pop rock band, formed in 2000. It currently consists of guitarist Kashan Admani and drummer Alfred Dmello. The band rose to fame in 2003 after the release of Kash, their debut album. They released their second album Sitara ...

                                               

Noori

Noori is a Pakistani rock band from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, formed in 1996. The group was formed by songwriter, lead vocalist, and guitarist, Ali Noor, along with his younger brother Ali Hamza, who were soon joined by bassist Muhammad Ali Jafri ...

                                               

Overload (Pakistani band)

Overload is a Pakistani rock band from Lahore, Punjab, formed in 2003. The group is directed by producer, lead vocalist and drummer, Farhad Humayun and keyboard/synth player, songwriter and composer, Sheraz Siddiq, who were soon joined by Hassan ...

                                               

Roxen (band)

Roxen is a Pakistani rock band from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The band had a debut studio album Rozen-e-Deewar, released in 2006. Following this, the band had singles "Toh Phir Ao" and "Tera Mera Rishta" which featured as soundtracks for the Boll ...

                                               

Rushk

Rushk is a Pakistani rock band from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, formed in 2000. They gained fame through their single "Behti Naar", and its music video which was directed by Saqib Malik.

                                               

Sajid & Zeeshan

Sajid & Zeeshan are a Pakistani electronic music duo from Peshawar, composed of Sajid Ghafoor and Zeeshan Parwez. Both members released their debut album through EMI in August, 2006 titled "One Light Year at Snail Speed" along with a video releas ...

                                               

Strings (band)

Strings are an internationally acclaimed Pakistani pop rock band composed of two members, plus four live band members from Karachi, Pakistan. The band was initially formed by four college students - Bilal Maqsood, Faisal Kapadia, Rafiq Wazir Ali ...

                                               

Vital Signs (band)

Vital Signs were a Pakistani pop and rock band formed in Rawalpindi in 1986 by two Peshawar University students. After their formation, they soon became Pakistans first and most commercially successful as well as critically acclaimed act. The ban ...

                                               

Electrowavez

The bands 2013 album, Za3tar ", was released on 3 July 2013. It features tracks influenced by psychedelic trance, Goa trance and dubstep genres. Notably, this album contains heavily influences from the psytrance subgenre and has different rhythm ...