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harmful adj
1 injurious to physical or mental health; "noxious chemical wastes"; "noxious ideas" [syn: noxious] [ant: innocuous]
2 able or likely to do harm
3 causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking" [ant: harmless]
4 constituting a disadvantage [syn: disadvantageous] [ant: advantageous]
5 contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions" [syn: adverse, inauspicious, untoward]
6 tending to cause great harm [syn: evil, injurious]

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  1. of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious
    Wear a hat to protect your skin from harmful sunlight.


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Extensive Definition

Harmful is a rock band from Frankfurt, Germany, founded in 1992 and frequently compared to early Helmet and more occasionally to Blackmail . The band has released seven albums to date, the first two and last three on independent labels (BluNoise, Steamhammer and Nois-o-lution), the third (which was produced by Dave Sardy) and fourth via BMG. 2007 saw the release of Harmful's seventh album, aptly titled "7", produced by Billy Gould, former member of Faith No More. Gould has subsequently joined the band as a fourth member and will also take part in the tour supporting the album in early 2007.
In the past, Harmful has toured with bands like Slayer, Machine Head, Clutch and Paradise Lost.


  • 1995: Harmful (BluNoise)
  • 1997: Apoplexy.136 (BluNoise)
  • 2000: Counterbalance (Firestarter/BMG)
  • 2001: Wromantic (Firestarter/BMG)
  • 2003: Sanguine (Steamhammer/SPV)
  • 2005: Sis Masis (Nois-o-Lution/Indigo)
  • 2007: 7 (Nois-o-Lution/Indigo)


External links

harmful in German: Harmful

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