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5uu's
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The 5uu's were an American avant-rock group founded in Los Angeles, California in 1984 by drummer-composer Dave Kerman. The group released their first album in 1986 and recorded a second in 1988 with Motor Totemist Guild, a similar band from the area. The two groups merged in 1988 to form U Totem and made two albums. When U Totem split up in 1994, the 5uu's reformed and went on to make two more albums. In 2000 the band became known as Dave Kerman/5uu's and released a further two albums under this name. The 5uu's were influenced by the European Rock in Opposition (RIO) movement of the late 70s and created, along with other groups like Thinking Plague and Hail, an "American version of RIO."
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Releases on file (6)
Dave Kerman / 5uu's — Abandonship Dave Kerman / 5uu's — Abandonship
(Cuneiform Rune 158, 2002, CD)
Dave Kerman with 5uu's  — Regarding Purgatories Dave Kerman with 5uu's — Regarding Purgatories
(Cuneiform Rune 135, 2000, CD)
5uu's  — Crisis in Clay 5uu's — Crisis in Clay
(ReR Megacorp 5uu2, 1997, CD)
5uu's — Hunger's Teeth 5uu's — Hunger's Teeth
(Recommended Records (RéR) 5uu1, 1994, CD)
5uu's with Motor Totemist Guild — Elements 5uu's with Motor Totemist Guild — Elements
(ReR Megacorp 33, 1988, CD)
5uu's — Point of Views 5uu's — Point of Views
(Cuneiform Rune 85, 1987/1996, CD)

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