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Nevermore

Band: Nevermore Year: 1991 Land: U.S.A. Etymology: From Anglo-Norman memorie, Old Frenchmemoire etc., from Latin memoria (“the faculty of remembering, remembrance, memory, a historical account”), from memor (“mindful, remembering”), from…

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PanterA

Band: PanterA Year: 1981 Land: U.S.A. Etymology: early 13c., from Old French pantere"panther" (12c.), from Latin panthera, from Greek panther "panther, leopard," probably of Oriental origin. Folk etymology derivation from…

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Dimebag Darrell

Player: Dimebag Darrell Year: 1966 Land: U.S.A. Band: Pantera Gear: Dean from Hell Etymology: From Spanish guitarra, from Arabic قِيثَارَة‎ (qīṯāra), from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára). Source: Wikipedia…

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Machine Head

Band: Machine HeadLand: U.S.A.Year: 1991Machine: from Latin machina, which in turn derives from the Greek (Doric μαχανά makhana, Ionic μηχανή mekhane "contrivance, machine, engine", a derivation from μῆχος mekhos "means,…

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Music

Music: The word derives from Greek μουσική (mousike; "art of the Muses"). In Greek mythology, the nine Muses were the goddesses who inspired literature, science, and the arts and who…

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Septic Flesh

Septic: from Greek sēptikos, from sēpein ‘make rotten’.Infernus: in+fire > έν+πύρSymphony:from the Greek word συμφωνία (symphonia), meaning "agreement or concord of sound", "concert of vocal or instrumental music", from σύμφωνος…

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The Gallery

The Gallery: Extreme Metal Portal (GR)Year: 2018Land: GreeceEtymology:From Medieval Latin portale, from porta.From the Proto-Indo-European root *per- (“to pass through”). Confer with portus, Ancient Greek πόρος (póros, “means of passage”).…

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Mille Petrozza

Artist: *Mille **PetrozzaYear: 1967 Land: Germany [Italian Descent]Band: KreatorEtymology:  *From Latin Mille ("thousand") from Ancient greek Μύριοι (mirii, "thousand") **From Latin petra (“stone, rock”), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, “stone, rock”).…

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