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The Amps - 100% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Originally conceived as a solo project by the Breeders’ Kim Deal (Kimberly Ann Deal, 10 June 1961, Dayton, Ohio, USA; vocals/guitar), this US indie rock band was formed in 1994. Deal soon enlisted the Breeders drummer Jim MacPherson (b. James Carl MacPherson, 23 June 1966, Dayton, Ohio, USA), later headhunting Luis Lerma (bass) from local band the Tasties, and Nate Farl Read more

Soul Coughing - 85% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in New York City, this experimental US rock band comprised M. Doughty aka Mike Doughty (10 June 1970, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA; guitar/vocals), composer Mark De Gli Antoni (b. 20 June 1962, San Francisco, California, USA; keyboards/samples), Sebastian Steinberg (b. 20 February 1959, New York City, New York, USA; double bass) and Yuval Gabay (b. Israel; drums). Their o Read more

The Coathangers - 71% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The female garage-rock quartet the Coathangers emerged from the same Atlanta club scene that gave birth to the Black Lips. The Coathangers share the Black Lips’ endearingly snotty attitude and minimalist approach towards pre-Beatles rock & roll. After forming in 2006, they quickly gained a following on the Georgia rock circuit. They began to garner wider attention foll Read more

Dead Confederate - 69% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Firehose - 69% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This propulsive US hardcore trio (usually titled fIREHOSE) was formed by two ex-members of the Minutemen, Mike Watt (20 March 1957, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA; vocals/bass) and George Hurley (drums), following the death of the latter band’s founding guitarist, D. Boon, in 1985. Ed Crawford aka eD fROMOHIO, completed the new venture’s line-up, which made its debut in Read more

Sonic Youth - 69% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A product of New York’s experimental ‘no-wave’ scene, Sonic Youth first recorded under the auspices of avant garde guitarist Glenn Branca. Thurston Moore (25 July 1958, Coral Gables, Florida, USA; guitar) and Lee Ranaldo (b. 3 February 1956, Glen Cove, New York, USA; guitar) performed together on Branca’s Symphony No. 1. With the addition of Kim Gordon (b Read more

The Jesus Lizard - 67% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1989, the Jesus Lizard originally comprised David Yow (2 August 1960, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; vocals), David William Sims (bass) - both formerly of the Austin, Texas act Scratch Acid - and Duane Denison (guitar), with the help of a drum machine. Pure, their abbreviated debut, maintained the uncompromising style of their former incarnation with its ponderous basslin Read more

Throwing Muses - 67% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, by Kristin Hersh (7 August 1966, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; vocals/guitar), Tanya Donelly (b. 14 July 1966, Newport, Rhode Island, USA; vocals/guitar), Elaine Adamedes (bass) and David Narcizo (drums), Throwing Muses added an entirely new perspective to the pop model of the late 80s. The band was formed by step-sisters (who had previously Read more

Girls Against Boys - 66% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Evocative US alternative rock band Girls Against Boys formed originally in Washington, DC, in 1990, but soon relocated to New York. A quartet of Scott McCloud (vocals/guitar), Alexis Fleisig (drums), Eli Janney (bass/keyboards) and Johnny Temple (bass), had all formerly been part of Dischord Records recording artists Soul Side (Janney was that unit’s sound engineer). Havin Read more

Afghan Whigs - 64% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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From Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and original stalwarts of the Sub Pop Records empire, Afghan Whigs gained prominence as favoured proponents of grunge, although the traditional nature of much of their recorded output progressively belied this tag. Their Uptown Avondale EP, for example, was a collection of classic soul cover versions, while as early as 1990’s Up In It, they were Read more

Mission of Burma - 64% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Once cited as ‘the ultimate collision of punk and pop’, this Boston, Massachusetts, USA-based band was compared by other commentators to the UK’s art terrorists Wire. Certainly, they invoked a similar level of rapture among US critics and, much like Wire, self-consciously avoided the glare of the mainstream. The original line-up of Clint Conley (bass/vocals), Pet Read more

Superchunk - 64% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Superchunk, formed in North Carolina, USA, are an energetic, prolific pop punk band who faced first acclaim and then derision as a reaction to the number of Hüsker Dü -influenced outfits of that time. Laura Ballance (22 February 1968; bass), Jim Wilbur (b. 22 December 1966, New London, Connecticut, USA; guitar), Jon Wurster (b. 31 October 1966; drums) and Ralph  Read more

The Afghan Whigs - 64% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Breeders - 64% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Restless with her subordinate role in Boston, USA guitar band Pixies, bass player Kim Deal (Kimberly Ann Deal, 10 June 1961, Dayton, Ohio, USA; guitar, vocals, synthesizers) forged this spin-off project with Throwing Muses guitarist Tanya Donelly (b. 14 July 1966, Newport, Rhode Island, USA). The name Breeders, a derogatory term used by homosexuals to describe heterosexuals, Read more

Thurston Moore - 64% match to Boss Hog

Genres: Pop / Rock
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