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The Gypsies (Sri Lankan band)

The band was formed in 1970 by Anton Perera, a confectioner at the Glucorasa company, composed of his five sons - all of whom had recently completed high school. Lead singer Sunil Perera was schooled at St. Sebastians College, Moratuwa and St. Pe ...

                                               

La Bambas

La Bambas was an influential Sri Lankan music group, composed of Priya Peiris, Rolinson Ferdinando, Brian Fernando, Erinton Perera and Lasla Fernando. They were one of the first Sinhala groups to utilize a box guitar, and were popular in Sri Lank ...

                                               

The Moonstones

The Moonstones was an influential Sri Lankan band, led by Clarence Wijewardene and Annesley Malewana. It also included Mangala Rodrigo on lead guitar and Sunil Malawana on bass guitar. Originating in Ratnapura, the group was one of the most popul ...

                                               

Paranoid Earthling

Paranoid Earthling is a Sri Lankan rock band from Kandy. Its music can be described as a blend of experimental rock, grunge, psychedelic and stoner rock. It was founded in 2001 by Mirshad Buckman, Shanka Samarasinghe, Asela Bandara and Dhanushka ...

                                               

Soul Sounds (choir)

Soul Sounds is a choir based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The choir first came into prominence as the Holy Family Convent Bambalapitiya school Senior choir, when directed by Soundarie David, it won a Sri Lanka Carol Competition in 1996. After they part ...

                                               

Sunflowers (band)

Sunflowers is a Sri Lankan pop band established in the early 1980s, lead by Neil Warnakulasooriya.The bands name, "Sunflowers," was reportedly given by veteran Sri Lankan musician, Clarence Wijewardena.

                                               

Abjeez

Abjeez is a multilingual Persian Swedish fusion, world pop, alternative music band founded by Iranian-born sisters Melody Safavi and Safoura Safavi in 2005.

                                               

Abramis Brama (band)

Abramis Brama Latin for carp bream formed in 1997 when Dennis Berg and Fredrik Jansson got together to start a band. Jansson was originally slated to play bass in the new band but shifted to drums when a drummer could not be found. The band solid ...

                                               

Addis Black Widow

Addis Black Widow is a Swedish band. Their songs include "Innocent", "Wait in Summer", and "Goes Around Comes Around", which reached No. 2 on the Swedish Tracks Chart in 2001. The single "Innocent" reached #42 in the UK Chart in 1996. Two years l ...

                                               

AK-Momo

AK-Momo are a musical duo from Stockholm, Sweden. They met through mutual friends at a bar in central Stockholm. Olsson invited Malmborg to his studio for a visit. The group consists of Anna Karin von Malmborg and Mattias Olsson. The band formed ...

                                               

Alfstarz

Bang en boomerang/Tack for ni kom Dein Herz wird mich verstehn - 1991 San Martinique/Ge inte upp - 1989 Jag ar på vag/Vem - 1988 Barfota i regn/Amors pilar Little Arrows - 1989

                                               

Alien (band)

Alien is a Swedish rock and metal band formed in Gothenburg in 1986 by guitarist Tony Borg and vocalist Jim Jidhed. They are best known today for their single "Only One Woman", a cover of a Marbles song, and "Brave New Love", which was featured i ...

                                               

Alyson Avenue

Alyson Avenue is a melodic rock band from Helsingborg, Sweden. The band was formed by keyboardist Niclas Olsson along with then bassist Thomas Lyoska, the band was originally going to be fronted by a male vocalist until 1995 back-up singer Anette ...

                                               

Amandine (band)

Amandine are a band from Sweden consisting of Olof Gidlof, John Andersson, Andreas "Bosse" Hedstrom, Andreas Bergqvist and Kristina Lundin.

                                               

The Amplifetes

The Amplifetes is a 4-piece band from Sweden. Influences range along a broad spectrum, including 60s psychedelia, the Electric Light Orchestra, The Ramones, Elvis Costello, David Bowie, and Chicago Trax Records. The individual members have had su ...

                                               

Anima Morte

Anima Morte is an instrumental progressive rock band formed in Stockholm, Sweden 2004 by Fredrik Klingwall. Influenced by Goblin, Fabio Frizzi and other composers of the Italian giallo and zombie movies of the seventies and eighties. The group ma ...

                                               

Arcana (Swedish band)

The original band consisted of founder Peter Bjargo then Peter Pettersson and vocalist Ida Bengtsson. Since 2002, Arcana has changed line-up and now consists of Peter Bjargo, Stefan Eriksson, Ann-Mari Thim, Ia Bjargo and Mattias Borgh. Often larg ...

                                               

Art Nation

Art Nation is a Swedish melodic rock band from Gothenburg, founded in 2014 by Alexander Strandell. Their debut album Revolution was released in August 2015 by German record company Metal Heaven. The band was nominated for one of Swedens biggest m ...

                                               

Attentat (band)

Attentat is a Swedish punk band originating from Askim, Gothenburg, Sweden and established in 1978. It fronted Mats Jonsson on vocals. Original members also included Magnus "Paddan" Rydman, Martin "Grodan" Fabian and Dag Wetterholm. The band was ...

                                               

Baxter (electronica band)

Baxter is a Swedish electronica band composed of two drum and bass producers and an emotive female vocalist. The band set out to transform pop music by introducing melody, vocals and strong song-writing to a layered drum and bass/jungle-influence ...

                                               

Bengt Hennings

Bengt Hennings is a dansband from Langhem in Sweden, established in 1967, and scoring album chart successes in Sweden by the late 2000s-early 2010s. The band participated at Dansbandskampen 2008. The band made it further from the first programme ...

                                               

Benny Anderssons orkester

Benny Anderssons orkester is a Swedish band, with Benny Andersson as musical leader and composer. The band was formed in mid-2001 by 16 people, some from Orsa Spelman, and Helen Sjoholm and since 2004 Tommy Korberg as singers. The name literally ...

                                               

Bergman Rock

Bergman Rock is the English language alter ego of the Swedish indie band bob hund. In this incarnation, the band has released three singles and two albums. The more recent album, Bonjour Baberiba Pt II, was released on May 4, 2005. Bergman Rock r ...

                                               

Blå Tåget

Blå Tåget is a Swedish progg-band, that used to go under the name Gunder Hagg, the name of a legendary Swedish runner, but after name conflicts occurred they changed name to Blå Tåget in 1972. Their lyrics cover a wide range, from marxist analysi ...

                                               

Boeoes Kaelstigen

Boeoes Kaelstigen is a techno group consisting of Leo Nathorst-Boos and Tor Rauden Kallstigen. Well known for their minimalistic techno with influences from trance. Besides Boeoes Kaelstigens own releases, theyve done several remixes for artists ...

                                               

Bohuslan Big Band

The Bohuslan Big Band is a modern jazz ensemble from Sweden which started as a military band in the 19th century. They play original music as well as compositions by Lars Jansson, Maria Schneider, Frank Zappa and others. The Bohuslan Big Band coo ...

                                               

Bombshell Rocks

The group was formed in 1995 with a line-up of singer Mårten Cedergran, guitarists Richard Andersson and Sami Korhonen, bassist Mathias Lindh, and drummer Chrille Hermansson, and had performed under its original band name, Down and Out, before ch ...

                                               

Brainbombs

Brainbombs is a Swedish noise rock band formed 1985 in Hudiksvall. The members are Dan, Peter, Jonas, Drajan and Lanchy. The latter was also a member of Totalitar. They are notable for their very repetitive, noisy, untuned, raucous sound. Their l ...

                                               

Brainpool (band)

Brainpool is a pop music group from Lund, Sweden. The band was most popular in the mid-1990s, mostly in the Swedish indie-pop scene together with other bands like Eggstone or Beagle.

                                               

Brighter Death Now

Brighter Death Now is the artist name under which Roger Karmanik, the founder of the Swedish record label Cold Meat Industry, releases death industrial, power electronics and dark ambient music. Whereas early Brighter Death Now recordings tended ...

                                               

Busungarna

Busungarna was a Swedish early-mid 1980s pop group, consisting of Rickard Gunnarsson, Patrick Tokarski, Carl Westerberg and Malcolm Murrey. They scored a 1982 success with the Christmas song Tomten, jag vill ha en riktig jul.

                                               

Candysuck

Candysuck was a Swedish riot grrrl punk band in the early 1990s. They were based in Vasterås and originally consisted of Marit Bergman, Nathalie Stern, Maria "Pez" Sahlin, Anna-Lena Carlsson and Nettis Wisen. When Nettiz became pregnant she was r ...

                                               

Caramba (band)

Caramba was a Swedish music group. They released one self-titled album in 1981, with the single "Hubba Zoot Zoot" peaking at number 1 in Sweden. The album is chiefly notable due to the entire album being recorded in nonsense language. Songs which ...

                                               

Carbon Based Lifeforms

Usually, Johannes works on the sounds of the tracks, and Daniel works on the rhythms and creates the tracks from the ideas of the group.

                                               

The Cardigans

The Cardigans are a Swedish rock band formed in Jonkoping, Sweden, in 1992 by guitarist Peter Svensson, bassist Magnus Sveningsson, drummer Bengt Lagerberg, keyboardist Lars-Olof Johansson and lead singer Nina Persson. Post-hiatus shows since 201 ...

                                               

Carina Jaarneks orkester

Carina Jaarneks orkester was a dansband in the town of Ronneby, Sweden, scoring chart successes at Svensktoppen between the late 1980s and the early 2000s, with Carina Jaarnek acting as the bands singer. It was started in 1989. In 1991, the band ...

                                               

Charta 77 (band)

Charta 77 is a Swedish punk band formed in 1983 in the Swedish town Koping. The band consists today of Per Granberg, Teijo Granberg, Erik Ullvin, Janne Olsson, Stefan ¨Mongo" Enger. The band is a very popular live act, and often plays on music fe ...

                                               

Claes Lovgrens

Claes Lovgrens is a dansband from Billesholm in Sweden, established in 1994, and scoring album chart successes in Sweden by the early 2010s. The band is named after singer Claes Lovgren. In 2007, the bands drummer Johan Fredriksson was awarded th ...

                                               

Cloudberry Jam

The group was formed as an indie pop band in Linkoping student circles in 1991. The music they played was described later as "guitar mangling", but soon developed it into a style similar to Komeda and The Cardigans: a blend of Motown, the Beatles ...

                                               

Cool James and Black Teacher

Cool James and Black Teacher were Swedish Eurodance band consisting of Cool James and Black Teacher. The band was formed in Solna, Sweden and was signed to Stockholm Records. Their first singles never became big hits, it was not until they releas ...

                                               

Corroded (band)

Corroded is a Swedish heavy metal band from Ånge, Sweden. The band became best known for their song Time And Again which was the theme song for the Swedish 2009 Survivor television series on TV4. The bands second album Exit to Transfer, released ...

                                               

Dag Vag

Dag Vag is a Swedish band formed in 1978. The lead singer was Per Odeltorp, popularly known as Stig Vig. Their early punk sound became increasingly more reggae-style. The band referred to it as "transcontinental rock-reggae". Their popularity pea ...

                                               

De Van (band)

The band began in 2007 when Eric De Van met Tord Backstrom and Stefan Åberg, two well known producers. Eric De Van was given the opportunity to do the vocals for the theme song on MTVs show "Play Us". Backstrom immediately recognized Eric De Vans ...

                                               

Dead Soul (band)

Dead Soul is a rock band, or, as they called themselves, "Dark Electronic Industrial Doom Blues band" from Linkoping, Sweden. Their first album In the Darkness reached #49 on Swedish Toplist. They have toured frequently with rock band Ghost.

                                               

Death Team

Death Team is a Swedish indie pop group which consists of Mayka and Johen Rafael Tilli. They have released a number of singles and an EP.

                                               

Demon Cleaner (band)

Demon Cleaner was a Swedish stoner rock band formed in the late 90s as an instrumental trio by Kimmo Holappa, Martin Stangefelt and Daniel Liden. They named the band after a Kyuss song. Daniel Soderholm joined as singer soon after and after a few ...

                                               

Deportees (band)

Deportees is a Swedish band from Vindeln and Umeå, formed in 2003, consisting of brothers Peder Stenberg and Anders Stenberg, in addition to Thomas Hedlund. Previously Mattias Lidstrom was a member as well, playing keyboard.

                                               

Desiderii Marginis

Desiderii Marginis was formed by Johan Levin in 1993 in Mjolby, Sweden as a solo project. The first three tapes Consecrare, Via Peregrinus and Triptych were originally released in very limited editions, however in 2009 these tracks were released ...

                                               

Deutsch Nepal

Under the name Deutsch Nepal, Andersson has issued eight studio albums, a couple of singles, the originally tape-only Silent Trilogy on the Italian label, Old Europa Cafe, which was eventually re-issued as a CD box-set and The Very Top Of Lina Ba ...

                                               

Ditt Inre

Ditt Inre is an indie duo from Stockholm, Sweden, consisting of Hampus Klint and Einar Andersson, currently signed to Cascine. Ditt Inre has been featured by Pitchfork, The Guardian, Vice, Stereogum and The Line of Best Fit amongst others.