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1) Punk / D-beat from Stoke On Trent, UK.
2) Hardcore / punk from Middlesbrough, UK.

1) Discharge are a British Hardcore Punk band formed in 1977. The band is characterized by a minimalistic approach of music and lyrics. Heavy, distorted, and grinding guitar-driven sound and raw, shouted vocals similar to a political speech, with lyrics on anarchist and pacifist themes, over intense drone-like rhythms. AllMusic calls the band's sound a "high-speed noise overload" characterized by "ferocious noise blasts" . Read more on

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Damnation Festival: a classic twist to its line-up with new additions Discharge and Sabbat

September 20th, 2010

The latest line-up announcement for this year’s Damnation Festival contains both good and bad news. The good news is obvious – legendary crustpunks Discharge and the extraordinarily-influential British thrash outfit Sabbat have joined the line-up. The bad news is that this pair look likely to be the final significant additions to this year’s event.

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