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Madina Lake

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

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