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It Bites

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Birth Place: UK
Years Active: 1984–1990, 2006-
Genres: Progressive Rock, Pop Rock

It Bites are a progressive rock and pop fusion band formed in Egremont, Cumbria, England in 1982. The band's initial rise to fame was on the back of the unusual and catchy 1986 single "Calling All The Heroes", which gained them a Top 6 UK chart hit and an unwelcome reputation as a novelty act - something the band was to dispel via their instrumental virtuosity, their reputation as an excellent live act and a measure of sheer determination. Rarely fashionable yet forever popular with their audience, the band (though signed to a major label) effectively became one of Britain's top underground rock acts during the late 1980s, capable of filling venues the size of the Hammersmith Odeon. Initiall... Continue Bio >>