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Jaz is also an accomplished classical composer and sang in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' and Youth is a prolific producer and remixer, working with Music/GunsNRoses, Music/PrimalScream, Music/{{U2}}, Music/DepecheMode, Music/PaulMcCartney,[[note]]under the group name The Fireman[[/note]], among many others.

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Jaz is also an accomplished classical composer and sang in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Youth is a prolific producer and remixer, working with Music/GunsNRoses, Music/PrimalScream, Music/{{U2}}, Music/DepecheMode, Music/PaulMcCartney,[[note]]under the group name The Fireman[[/note]], among many others.


Jaz is also an accomplished classical composer and sang in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}''. Youth is a prolific producer and remixer, working with Music/GunsNRoses, Music/PrimalScream, Music/{{U2}}, Music/DepecheMode, Music/PaulMcCartney,[[note]]under the group name The Fireman[[/note]], among many others.

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Jaz is also an accomplished classical composer and sang in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}''. ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' and Youth is a prolific producer and remixer, working with Music/GunsNRoses, Music/PrimalScream, Music/{{U2}}, Music/DepecheMode, Music/PaulMcCartney,[[note]]under the group name The Fireman[[/note]], among many others.


* OppressiveStatesOfAmerica: Their 2003 self titled album contains several songs in this vein. Ironically, the drummer on that album is american

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* OppressiveStatesOfAmerica: Their 2003 self titled album contains several songs in this vein. Ironically, the drummer on that album is americanAmerican.



* ProtestSong: Their 2003 self-titled album consists largely of these

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* ProtestSong: Their 2003 self-titled album consists largely of thesethese.


''Killing Joke'' are a PostPunk band from London, England. Formed in 1978, the band were instrumental in the development of IndustrialMetal and various aspects of AlternativeRock. Their sound throughout the years has ranged from "[[HeavyMetal quasi-Metal]]" PostPunk, to [[GothRock Gothic]] SynthPop, to Industrial AlternativeMetal. Their lineup has always been based primarily around singer Jaz Coleman and guitarist Geordie Walker, with the current (reunited founding) lineup including bassist Martin "Youth" Glover and drummer Paul Ferguson. Former members have included drummer Martin Atkins,[[note]]Music/PublicImageLtd, Music/{{Ministry}}, [[SuperGroup Pigface]][[/note]] and late bassist Paul Raven,[[note]]Ministry, Prong[[/note]] [[TearJerker whose sudden death]] caused the original lineup to reform in tribute.

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''Killing Joke'' Killing Joke are a PostPunk band from London, England. Formed in 1978, the band were instrumental in the development of IndustrialMetal and various aspects of AlternativeRock. Their sound throughout the years has ranged from "[[HeavyMetal quasi-Metal]]" PostPunk, to [[GothRock Gothic]] SynthPop, to Industrial AlternativeMetal. Their lineup has always been based primarily around singer Jaz Coleman and guitarist Geordie Walker, with the current (reunited founding) lineup including bassist Martin "Youth" Glover and drummer Paul Ferguson. Former members have included drummer Martin Atkins,[[note]]Music/PublicImageLtd, Music/{{Ministry}}, [[SuperGroup Pigface]][[/note]] and late bassist Paul Raven,[[note]]Ministry, Prong[[/note]] [[TearJerker whose sudden death]] caused the original lineup to reform in tribute.



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->''Til the fearless come,\\
And the act is done,\\
A love like blood,\\
A love like blood.''
-->"Love Like Blood"


Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/TheKillingJoke the Joker comic]], though the name could be a ShoutOut to the band.

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Not to be confused with [[ComicBook/TheKillingJoke the Joker comic]], though the name could be a ShoutOut to the band.
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* ConspiracyTheorist: Jaz, from time to time. It ties in with his status as a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} extraordinaire.


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* OppressiveStatesOfAmerica: Their 2003 self titled album contains several songs in this vein. Ironically, the drummer on that album is american


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* ProtestSong: Their 2003 self-titled album consists largely of these


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* LongRunnerLineUp: Type 5. Kept its founding lineup of Jaz Coleman, Kevin "Geordie" Walker, Martin "Youth" Glover, and Paul Ferguson until until Youth's departure in 1982. Ferguson left in 1987, and the band as a whole was inactive from 1996 to 2002. Since 2008, the lineup consists of all four original members plus Reza Uhdin on keyboards, a position added in 1984.

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* LongRunnerLineUp: Type 5. Kept its founding lineup of Jaz Coleman, Kevin "Geordie" Walker, Martin "Youth" Glover, and Paul Ferguson until until Youth's departure in 1982. Ferguson left in 1987, and the band as a whole was inactive from 1996 to 2002. Since 2008, the lineup consists of all four original members plus Reza Uhdin on keyboards, a position added in 1984.

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* LongRunnerLineUp: Type 5. Kept its founding lineup of Jaz Coleman, Kevin "Geordie" Walker, Martin "Youth" Glover, and Paul Ferguson until until Youth's departure in 1982. Ferguson left in 1987, and the band as a whole was inactive from 1996 to 2002. Since 2008, the lineup consists of all four original members plus Reza Uhdin on keyboards, a position added in 1984.


''Killing Joke'' are a PostPunk band from London, England. Formed in 1978, the band were instrumental in the development of IndustrialMetal and various aspects of AlternativeRock. Their sound throughout the years has ranged from "[[Music/HeavyMetal quasi-Metal]]" PostPunk, to [[GothRock Gothic]] SynthPop, to Industrial AlternativeMetal. Their lineup has always been based primarily around singer Jaz Coleman and guitarist Geordie Walker, with the current (reunited founding) lineup including bassist Martin "Youth" Glover and drummer Paul Ferguson. Former members have included drummer Martin Atkins,[[note]]Music/PublicImageLtd, Music/{{Ministry}}, [[SuperGroup Pigface]][[/note]] and late bassist Paul Raven,[[note]]Ministry, Prong[[/note]] [[TearJerker whose sudden death]] caused the original lineup to reform in tribute.

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''Killing Joke'' are a PostPunk band from London, England. Formed in 1978, the band were instrumental in the development of IndustrialMetal and various aspects of AlternativeRock. Their sound throughout the years has ranged from "[[Music/HeavyMetal "[[HeavyMetal quasi-Metal]]" PostPunk, to [[GothRock Gothic]] SynthPop, to Industrial AlternativeMetal. Their lineup has always been based primarily around singer Jaz Coleman and guitarist Geordie Walker, with the current (reunited founding) lineup including bassist Martin "Youth" Glover and drummer Paul Ferguson. Former members have included drummer Martin Atkins,[[note]]Music/PublicImageLtd, Music/{{Ministry}}, [[SuperGroup Pigface]][[/note]] and late bassist Paul Raven,[[note]]Ministry, Prong[[/note]] [[TearJerker whose sudden death]] caused the original lineup to reform in tribute.


* EpicRocking: Many songs over 5 minutes long. One of their most famous, "Love Like Blood", is nearly 7 minutes.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Their first EP, ''Turn to Red'', has a pronounced Dub influence. Their following albums would be closer to HeavyMetal.
* EpicRocking: Many songs are over 5 minutes long. One of their most famous, "Love Like Blood", is nearly 7 minutes.


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* PuttingTheBandBackTogether: Paul Raven's death inspired the original lineup to reform in 2008.

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