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Help Wanted: Cleaning Up The Bands Database

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Nov 25, 2009 4:42 PM ET #1 (permalink)

Hey everyone. I have a request to make. When I initially planned Metalunderground.com, I did not take into consideration that there could be two bands with the same name (duh!). So over time, we've developed a couple of problems:

1. These same-named bands living under one listing.
2. Multiple entries for the same band (not different bands with the same name) due to a bug and/or multiple submits.

With 8000+ bands, it hard for us to just give it a once-over and find all of these instances. So if you ever encounter either of these situations, please notify us of the band names in this thread (and optionally the news items and/or releases that belong to one band or the other in the case of option #1).

I'll hold some sort of contest or something for everyone who reports such a case here. (I just haven't thought of the details yet). Thanks!

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