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Malajube

Active since 2002, Malajube is an indie rock band from Quebec consisting of Julien Mineau (vocals, guitar), Francis Mineau (vocals, drums, percussion, guitar), Thomas Augustin (vocals, keyboard) and Mathieu Cournoyer (bass). With four studio albums in their discography, this Montreal group (several members of which are originally from Sorel-Tracy) has won several Félix Awards and a Juno Award for Francophone Album of the Year (2012).

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Moxy Früvous

Moxy Früvous was an alternative pop-folk quartet from the Toronto suburb of Thornhill which was active from 1990 to 2001. After starting out busking, the band broke through in the early 1990s with a gold and platinum record in Canada, and built a significant cult following of self-identifying “Frü-heads” in the US later in the decade. The group’s quirky wit, upbeat harmonies, political consciousness and unabashed eclecticism were evidenced in such songs as “King of Spain,” “Stuck in the 90s” and “My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors.”

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Nickelback

Nickelback. Rock band formed in Hanna, Alta, with Chad Kroeger (vocals, guitar), Ryan Peake (guitar, vocals), Mike Kroeger (bass) and Ryan Vikedal (drums), and moved to Vancouver in 1996.

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Offenbach

One of Québec’s most influential and popular rock bands, the progressive blues-rock group Offenbach have been credited with successfully adapting the French language to the hard rhythms of American rock.

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Offenbach

Offenbach. Montreal blues-rock band, fl 1969-85. It evolved from a succession of rock bands in the late 1960s, the last of which, Les Gants blancs, went through several names (7e Invention, Grandpa & Company, Offenbach Pop Opera and Offenbach Soap Opera) before settling in 1971 on Offenbach.

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Rush

Most rushes are grasslike, often with sheathing basal leaves, which are sometimes reduced to the sheaths alone. The flowers are small and rather drab. The family is geologically old, dating from the Cretaceous (144-66.4 million years ago).

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Rush

Rush. This rock trio was formed in 1968 in Toronto by the guitarist Alex Lifeson (b Zivojinovich, in Fernie, BC, 27 Aug 1953), the singer, bass guitarist and (later) keyboard player Geddy Lee (b Gary Lee Weinrib, in Toronto, 29 Jul 1953), and the drummer John Rutsey (b 1953, d Toronto 11 May 2008).

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Saga

Saga. Rock band. It was formed in the mid-1970s in Toronto as Pockets and took the name Saga for its first LP, released under its own Maze label (ML-8001) in 1978.

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Sum 41

Sum 41 is a rock band that formed in Ajax, Ont. with Deryck Whibley (vocals, guitar), Dave Baksh (guitar), Jason "Cone" McCaslin (bass) and Steve Jocz (drums). The group formed in 1996, 41 days into the summer before its members entered grade 12.

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Sum 41

Sum 41. Rock band, formed in 1996 in Ajax, Ont by Deryck Whibley (vocals, guitar), Dave Baksh (guitar), Jason "Cone" McCaslin (bass) and Steve Jocz (drums).

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The Crash Test Dummies

Crash Test Dummies. A folk-rock band formed in Winnipeg around 1985, the Crash Test Dummies initially played acoustic cover versions of songs by such rock and folk-pop artists as Alice Cooper and the Roches, at the Blue Note Café.

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UZEB

UZEB. Montreal jazz band in the fusion style. It was formed in 1976 in Drummondville, Que, by the guitarist Michel Cusson (b there 22 Jan 1957) and others. Following its debut 14 Aug 1976 at St-Euzèbe, Que, it took the name Eusèbe-Jazz, subsequently shortened to UZEB, and soon moved to Montreal.