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Raven

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There are mutliple artists that use this name:
1) A heavy/speed metal band from the United Kingdom, formed in ‘74.
2) NOISE project from Serbia.
3) A rapper from Australia
4) A rock band from Japan
5) A multi-instrumentalist from the Czech Republic
6) A rock band from New York, United States
7) A black metal band from Norway
8) A rock band from Germany
9) A blues rock band from Ohio, United States
10) A doom metal band now known as Shape of Despair

11) A thrash metal band from Kicevo, FYROM
12) An experimental artist from Argentina
13) A classic string quartet from the United Kingdom
14) An experimental noise band from Serbia
15) A Celtic folk group from NorthWest USA
16) US (Indiana) Prog/Hardrock/AOR band from the mid 70s

1) Raven is a heavy metal band from Newcastle, England, UK, associated with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, that formed in 1975. They also opened for punk bands The Stranglers and The Motors. They had a hit with the single “On and On”, and refer to their music as “Athletic Rock.” Formed by brothers John and Mark Gallagher, Raven quickly set the pace for the burgeoning metal renaissance in the UK at the time. Raven began creating a sound which was rooted in British hard rock with progressive tendencies and a willingness to take musical chances . The band’s highly energized live show and interaction between members developed an image and style of play the band described as “athletic”. They began wearing guards, helmets and plates from various sports (hockey, baseball,etc.

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