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Tuxedomoon - 52% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cult American expatriates who, while popular in Europe, remain largely ignored both in the USA and the UK. Formed at San Francisco City College in 1977 by multi-instrumentalists Steven Brown and Blaine L. Reininger, the original line-up of the band included vocalists Gregory Cruikshank and Victoria Lowe, guitarist Michael Belfer and drummer Paul Zahl, plus vocalist/performance Read more

Sun City Girls - 44% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, this wildly eclectic and disorientating underground trio evolved from a local band named Paris 1984 (who also featured Maureen Tucker of the Velvet Underground). Sun City Girls was officially formed in 1982 by brothers Alan Bishop and Richard Bishop and percussionist Charles Gocher (1953, USA, d. 19 February 2007, Seattle, USA). Their Read more

Captain Beefheart - 42% match to The Residents

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s
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Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - 42% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Secret Chiefs 3 - 40% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Pere Ubu - 38% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 1975, and taking their name from Alfred Jarry’s play, Pere Ubu evolved from several of the region’s experimental bands, including Rocket From The Tombs and Foggy And The Shrimps. Their initial line-up, comprising David Thomas (1953, Miami, Florida, USA; vocals), Peter Laughner (b. Peter Ravenscroft Laughner, 22 August 1952, Clevela Read more

Henry Cow - 36% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This uncompromising left-field rock band was formed in 1968 at Cambridge University, England by Fred Frith (17 February 1949, Heathfield, East Sussex, England; guitar, violin, piano, voice) and Chris Cutler (b. 4 January 1947, Washington, DC, USA; drums, piano, voice). Tim Hodgkinson (b. 1 May 1949, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England; keyboards, alto saxophone, clarinet, voice), Read more

The Red Crayola - 36% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Red Krayola - 36% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Despite several contrasting line-ups, Red Crayola (also spelt Red Krayola) remains the vision of Mayo Thompson. He formed the Houston, Texas-based group in July 1966 with drummer Rick Barthelme, although several other individuals, including future country star Guy Clark, were temporary members until Steve Cunningham (bass) joined two months later. The group’s set initially Read more

Chrome - 34% match to The Residents

Genres: Eclectic Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1976, Chrome were one of the earliest and most influential American new wave/punk/industrial bands. Their first recording line-up featured John L. Cyborg (John Lambdin; vocals, guitar, bass), Gary Spain (vocals, guitar, bass), Mike Low (guitar, synthesizer, bass) and Damon Edge (guitar, synthesizer, drums). Only Cyborg had any pre Read more

Faust - 30% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
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Mr. Bungle - 28% match to The Residents

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Formed in 1985 in Eureka, California, USA, this bizarre punk/metal/jazz amalgam was Mike Patton’s (Michael Allan Patton, 27 January 1968, Eureka, California, USA) first band prior to joining Faith No More, and the success of the latter’s 1989 album The Real Thing helped Patton to secure a recording contract for his previous project. Patton originally formed Mr. Bun Read more

Suicide - 27% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US duo was an important influence on Birthday Party, Soft Cell, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Nine Inch Nails and the Sisters Of Mercy with their potent fusion of rockabilly and electronic music on cheap equipment. Singer Alan Vega and multi-instrumentalist Martin Rev polarized audiences in Max’s Kansas City and other New York clubs in the early 70s, remaining unheard on vinyl Read more

The Mothers of Invention - 27% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Mothers Of Invention - 27% match to The Residents

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This celebrated band was formed in 1964 when guitarist Frank Zappa (Frank Vincent Zappa, 21 December 1940, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, d. 4 December 1993, Los Angeles, California, USA) replaced Ray Hunt in the Soul Giants, a struggling R&B-based bar band. Ray Collins (b. 19 November 1937, USA; vocals), Dave Coronado (saxophone), Roy Estrada (b. 17 April 1943, Santa Ana, Ca Read more


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