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Madina Lake

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Fusing the forceful guitars of heavy metal with crisp harmonies, electronic accents, and the melodic conceits of indie rock, Madina Lake is a conceptually ambitious group whose songs tell the stories of the imaginary community of Madina Lake, a secluded hamlet in the woods where life is much as it was in the 1950s. However, beneath the town's peaceful façade lurks a disturbing undertow that reflects the most destructive aspects of American culture, which manifest themselves in strange and unexpected ways. The band was formed in 2005 in Chicago, IL, by vocalist Nathan Leone, bassist/twin brother Matthew Leone, guitarist Mateo Camargo, and drummer Daniel Torelli. The Leone brothers had previously worked together in a band that shared management with Camargo and Torelli; as a result, the four became close friends and decided to pool their talents to form their own group. The Leone twins first gained nationwide media recognition by appearing together on a special episode of the television series Fear Factor, using the money they earned from eating cow guts and hanging from helicopters to pay for a demo for their new band. After several months of D.I.Y. touring, Madina Lake was invited to tour the U.K. as an opening act for Paramore, and they soon earned a potent following in England, Scotland, and Wales though their well-received live shows and video exposure on several British music channels. Upon their return to America, Madina Lake began attracting a larger audience though additional touring and signed a deal with Roadrunner Records. The musicians self-released their first EP, The Disappearance of Adalia, in the summer of 2006, and Roadrunner released Madina Lake's first full-length album, From Them, Through Us, to You, in March 2007. A sophomore release, Attics to Eden, followed two years later. ~ Mark Deming
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Madina Lake

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  2.   Here I Stand
  3.   One Last Kiss
  4.   Howdy Neighbor!
  5.   Welcome To Oblivion
  6.   Through the Pain
  7.   Stars
  8.   Never Walk Alone
  9.   What's the Point
  10.   Scorched Earth
  11.   Pandora
  12.   They're Coming for Me
  13.   Statistics
  14.   Never Take Us Alive
  15.   Hey Superstar
  16.   True Love
  17.   We'll Be Okay
  18.   Friends & Lovers
  19.   Fireworks
  20.   What It Is to Wonder
  21.   Take Me or Leave
  22.   Every Little Thing
  23.   The Great Divide
  24.   Imagineer
  25.   Heroine
  26.   Across 5 Oceans
  27.   Silent Voices Kill
  28.   Today
  29.   Morning Sadness
  30.   In Another Life
  31.   House of Cards
  32.   Now or Never
  33.   Let's Get Outta Here
  34.   Adalia
  35.   Not for This World
  36.   Criminals
  37.   Me Vs. The World
  38.   We Got This
  39.   River People
  40.   Lila, the Divine Game
  41.   The Auspice
  42.   Legends
  43.   Blood Red Flags
  44.   Again and Again
  45.   Caught Somewhere in Time

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