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And a possible band showdown 'Boston vs Chicago' would sound like a sports match, haha. - Metal_Treasure
Berlin is an American new wave band. They gained popularity with a song from the film Top Gun - "Take My Breath Away" (a 1986 movie).
Berlin is the capital of Germany. - Metal_Treasure
The band was named after its founder - Glenn Danzig but Danzig is a stage name (he was born Glenn Allen Anzalone).
And Danzig is the German name for Gdańsk - a city in Poland (a Baltic Sea port).
I don't know why he has chosen Danzig but it was probably related to the fact that his family was of Italian, German, and Scottish heritage. - Metal_Treasure
They are an Australian rock band - Metal_Treasure
Nazareth is the capital and the largest city in the Northern District of Israel. Nazareth is known as "the Arab capital of Israel".
Nazareth are a Scottish hard rock band formed in 1968, that had several hits in the UK.
I know their cover song 'Love Hurts', originally by The Everly Brothers. - Metal_Treasure
I know the name of this band only because in 1999 their song "Fried Chicken and Coffee" was nominated for a Metal Grammy. And the song isn't metal at all. Neither is the band. - Metal_Treasure
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. But this is a Finnish glam rock band with some members from other countries. The band had some success in the 80s but unfortunately it will be associated mostly with a tragic accident:
Their British drummer Nicholas Dingley aka Razzle died in a drunk-driving car accident in the US.
The drunk driver was Mötley Crüe's singer Vince Neil. They were friends. - Metal_Treasure
A metal band from Spain. There are many cities and towns with this name around the world. - Metal_Treasure
Song - Life Is Hard, But Life Is Hardest When You're Dumb.
Great title! - Metal_Treasure
Supergroup of famous German rappers Bushido, Kay One and Fler. It's unlikely they will ever record another album since they are now all in a feud with each other. - Martin_Canine
UK metal band - Metal_Treasure
Dutch music artist named after a city in Canada - Metal_Treasure
The group of Xavier Naidoo, a best selling and very gifted German singer and songwriter in the soul and RnB genre. Despite his talent, he is also a supporter of radical conspirqcy theories. On his solo projects, he so far mostly hinted at his beliefs, so everybody could fully enjoy them, but on the last Söhne Mannheims album he went full B.O.B. mode, with a dangerous aggression and wordings resembling political revolutionaries.
They believe the German city Mannheim is a new Jerusalem. - Martin_Canine
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