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Hunters & Collectors - 60% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981, Hunters And Collectors experimented with a punk/funk style, drawing comparisons in some quarters to Talking Heads, something that earned them a strong following on the Australian alternative music scene. The core members of the group have over the years comprised Mark Seymour (guitar, lead vocals), Jeremy Smith (keyboards, saxophone), Do Read more

Mondo Rock - 53% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Mental As Anything - 49% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Utilizing elements of rockabilly, rock and R&B combined with an energetic live act, the Sydney, Australia-based Mental As Anything has proved a lasting, popular live and recording outfit. The band’s debut EP, 1978’s Mental As Anything Plays At Your Party, introduced Reg Mombassa (Chris O’Doherty, New Zealand; guitar/vocals), Wayne C-Bird Delisle (b. David Read more

Rose Tattoo - 48% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This legendary Australian band was formed in 1976 by former Buster Brown leader Angry Anderson (Gary Anderson, 5 August 1947, Melbourne, Australia; vocals), with Ian Rilen (b. 1947, Australia, d. 30 October 2006, Australia; bass), Peter Wells (b. 1946, d. 27 March 2006, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; slide guitar/vocals), Michael Cocks (lead guitar) and Dallas ‘Dig Read more

Midnight Oil - 41% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, in 1971, and then known as Farm, this strident band pioneered its own course in Australian rock without relying on the established network of agencies and record companies. The original nucleus of Farm comprised Andrew James (Australia; bass), Rob Hirst (b. Camden, New South Wales, Australia; drums/vocals) and Jim Moginie (b. Aus Read more

Divinyls - 39% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Led by the provocative Chrissie Amphlett (Christina Amphlett, 25 October 1960, Geelong, Australia), whose songwriting with guitarist Mark McEntee (b. Australia) formed the basis of the band, this Australian unit recorded some excellent work in a career spanning over 15 years. Amphlett’s sexy image complemented the mesmerizing urgency of the music, and the band was guara Read more

Models - 28% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Models were Australia’s premier ‘new wave’ band to emerge from the punk period in the second half of 1978. Original member Sean Kelly (guitar, vocals) and James Freud (bass; who joined in 1982), provided much of the Models’ song material. Both had played together previously in Melbourne punk band the Teenage Radio Stars. The fluctuating line-up of the Mo Read more

The Easybeats - 27% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Sydney, Australia, in 1964, this beat group comprised Harry Vanda (Johannes Jacob Hendrickus Vandenberg, 22 March 1947, The Hague, the Netherlands; guitar), Dick Diamonde (b. Dingeman Van Der Sluys, 28 December 1947, Hilversum, the Netherlands; bass), Steve Wright (b. 20 December 1948, Leeds, Yorkshire, England; vocals), George Young (b. 6 November 1947, Glasgow, S Read more

INXS - 22% match to The Angels

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1977 as the Farriss Brothers in Sydney, Australia, INXS originally comprised the three Farriss brothers Tim (16 August 1957, Australia; guitar), Jon (b. 18 August 1961, Australia; drums) and Andrew (b. 27 March 1959, Australia; keyboards), Michael Hutchence (b. Michael Kelland John Hutchence, 22 January 1960, Lain Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, d. 22 Nov Read more

The Chiffons - 21% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the Bronx, New York City, USA, where all the members were born, erstwhile backing singers Judy Craig (6 August 1946, New York City, New York, USA), Barbara Lee Jones (b. 16 May 1947, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 May 1992), Patricia Bennett (b. 7 April 1947, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) and Sylvia Peterson (b. 30 September 1946), are best recalled Read more

The Shirelles - 20% match to The Angels

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Passaic, New Jersey, USA, the Shirelles are possibly the archetypal ‘girl-group’; Shirley Owens (10 June 1941, Passaic, New Jesey, USA), Beverly Lee (b. 3 August 1941), Doris Kenner (b. Doris Coley, 2 August 1941, North Carolina, USA, d. 5 February 2000, Sacramento, California, USA) and Addie ‘Micki’ Harris (b. 22 January 1940, d. 10 June 1982) Read more

Little Eva - 19% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eva Narcissus Boyd, 29 June 1943, Bellhaven, North Carolina, USA, d. 10 April 2003, Kinston, North Carolina, USA. Discovered by songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin, Little Eva shot to fame in 1962 with the international hit single ‘The Loco-Motion’, a driving, dance-based song that was the first release on the Dimension Records label. Its ebullient, adolescent Read more

John Farnham - 17% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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b 1 July 1949, Dagenham, Essex, England. The self-effacing Farnham has sustained a successful career in Australia for over three decades. He was raised in Dagenham before his family relocated to Melbourne, Australia in 1959. The young Farnham balanced a plumbing apprenticeship with membership of the band Strings Unlimited, before embarking on a solo career with EMI Records. Hav Read more

The Shangri-Las - 17% match to The Angels

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Late entrants in the early 60s school of ‘girl groups’, the Shangri-Las comprised two pairs of sisters, Mary-Ann and Margie Ganser (d. 28 July 1996) and Betty and Mary Weiss. During 1963 they were discovered by Shadow Morton and recorded two singles under the name Bon Bons before signing to the newly formed Red Bird Records. Relaunched as the Shangri-Las, they secure Read more

Tommy James - 17% match to The Angels

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 April 1947, Dayton, Ohio, USA. After the disbandment of Tommy James And The Shondells, James, the lead singer, produced New York group Alive And Kicking, whose ‘Tighter And Tighter’ reached the US Top 10. James himself then launched his solo career and after three minor hits, returned to the upper echelons of the chart in 1971 with the Top 5 hit ‘Draggin Read more


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