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There are at least nine bands / artists with the name “Blake”:

1) A Finnish Stoner metal band
2) A Canadian Math rock band.
3) A Singer/Songwriter from England.
4) A Danish Pop band.
5) An alternative rock band from Austria.
6) A crossover group formed in Facebook.
7) An Italian punk band
8) The band Hey Monday was formerly known as Blake.
9) Former singer Blake Overstreet from Oklahoma

1) band from Helsinki, Finland formed in 2001.

Blake’s first and foremost inspiration is 70’s style riff tradition, ingeniously complemented with heavy duty roots blues and topped with progressive psychedelia. Once formed in 2001, Blake has released four highly appreciated albums and the latest one, named “Sa7urnus” after the planet Saturn, was released through Stay Heavy Records on 12th November 2008.

Besides the extraordinarily intense studio sessions, Blake has also stacked up a tally of hundreds of gigs. Namely, the band has performed with various groups such as Black Label Society (USA), Cathedral (UK), Therapy? (IE), Mustasch (SWE) and Iggy Pop (USA). On top of that, Blake featured in HIM’s Helldone Festival line up in consecutive years of 2006 and 2007.

Furthermore, the history of Blake contains plenty of praise and reputation. Bam Margera used three Blake songs in his previous “Viva La Spring Break” TV show. The singer of Therapy?, Andy Cairns, nominated Blake as the next big heir of the Black Sabbath tradition.

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