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Rock Out With Hevisaurus

Here in the US, just about everybody knows about that annoying, purple dinosaur "Barney," but kids in Finland are more likely to be familiar with the hard-rockin' metal group Hevisaurus. Dressed up in green dinosaur costumes adorned with extra heavy-metal style spikes, the group produces original s...

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Here in the US, just about everybody knows about that annoying, purple dinosaur "Barney," but kids in Finland are more likely to be familiar with the hard-rockin' metal group Hevisaurus. Dressed up in green dinosaur costumes adorned with extra heavy-metal style spikes, the group produces original songs which could have been written by just about any other 1980's-style metal band you care to name (though, since I can't understand the lyrics at all, I can only assume they're a bit more kid-friendly).

What do you think readers? Is Hevisaurus awesome, or not?

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