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There are at least 11 artists with this name:

1) King was a British new wave pop band of the mid-’80s
2) KING is an American R&B group from Los Angeles, CA.
3) King is a Canadian black metal band.
4) King is a symphonic death metal band of Slovakia.
5) KING is a Japanese all-female hip-hop group.
6) KING is a Japanese rock band.
7) King is an American metal band.
8) King was an English punk rock band in 1978.
9) King is the creator of Vinland Radio (metal) and the associated podcast.
10) King is a Canadian rapper from Montreal

11) King is a Death/Black metal band from Medellín, Colombia.
12) KING is the solo name of guitarist Joe King from The Fray.
13) KING 810 is a heavy band from flint michigan, also reffered to as KING 810

1) King was an England-based band which was formed in 1983 after the break-up of ska revivalists the Reluctant Stereotypes of which Paul King (vocals) was a member. The remainder of King comprised Tony Wall (bass), Mick Roberts (keyboards), James Lantsbery (guitar) and ex-Members Adrian Lillywhite (drums). They made their debut supporting the Mighty Wah! and signed to CBS Records. Despite extensive touring and a sizeable following, their first three singles and Steps In Time sold poorly. The break came late in 1984 when they supported Culture Club and reached a whole new teen audience. “Love And Pride” was released early next year, and made number 2 in the UK chart, while the album went to number 6.


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  • DoomFrucht

    Das ist aber nicht der Deutsche Rapper....

    11 Jan 7:46pm Reply
  • Akatian

    Love and p-p-p-pride!

    14 Nov 2013 Reply
  • phodie


    23 Oct 2013 Reply
  • DonMavis

    The LA-based KING better release an album in 2013. [2]

    16 Oct 2013 Reply
  • AliceSDemise

    fuck this shit, the one king from colombia, black/death metal band is awesome, the rest can rot in hell.

    5 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Syktris

    king 810

    24 May 2013 Reply
  • jdotperiod

    Hey, be nice, dark_wisdom. It's not like the '80s King are the best looking guys in the world.

    26 Apr 2013 Reply
  • dark_wisdom

    I refuse to scrobble any artist with this name in order to avoid seeing those ugly ass bitches' faces at my library.

    16 Apr 2013 Reply
  • KatyBlackwood

    Images should be based on the artist whose song tops the tracks chart and the tags, which in this case is the New Wave band, not which one might happen to have been active more recently.

    3 Apr 2013 Reply
  • insaneWond3rlnd

    so the new king single, "in the meantime." could it be any more blissful???? GODDAMMIT I CAN'T GET ENOUGH!

    19 Mar 2013 Reply
  • jdotperiod

    The LA-based KING better release an album in 2013.

    29 Nov 2012 Reply
  • darrenpj

    Can everyone please vote this picture up for them?

    20 Nov 2012 Reply
  • darrenpj

    There's only one good king out there and that's KING 810

    20 Nov 2012 Reply
  • hippl5

    Fuck all the kings, except the one with the satan album.

    29 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Arachne85

    "There are three distint artists called King." Did you not actually bothering reading what's in the bio? There's over ten bands listed there. Are you seriously implying that only three are valid artists...?

    14 Aug 2012 Reply
  • RedjMusic

    Paul King...still love ya 30 yrs later!

    29 Jul 2012 Reply
  • BlackDorianGray

    There are three distint artists called King. Last Fm, you should fix it up, this is confusing. JUST. DO. SOMETHING. What a shame

    29 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Lachsbroetchen

    midwest monsters is a great ep

    12 Jul 2012 Reply
  • asketx

    ....and this is why I hate it when a band choses a common, generic single (non-metal) word as a band name. Music's good though.

    4 Jul 2012 Reply
  • timsuperhero

    metalcore? did I miss something? where in the hell is this band metalcore?

    4 Jul 2012 Reply
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