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Voldemort can't stop the rock, and neither can J.K. Rowling

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At SUNY Purchase, Paul DeGeorge, half of Harry and the Potters, performs as Harry Potter, Year 7, with his brother Joe in the background. (Sarah Morgan)

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The crowd at a SUNY Purchase wizard rock show cheers brothers Joe (left) and Paul DeGeorge of the band Harry and the Potters. (Sarah Morgan)

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The crowd responds at a Harry and the Potters show at SUNY Purchase. (Sarah Morgan)

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Fans who love nerds enjoy a slow song by wizard rockers Draco and the Malfoys, performing at SUNY Purchase. (Sarah Morgan)

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Publication of the final Harry Potter book last summer hasn't stopped fans from forming new "wizard rock" bands. Making and listening to wizard-themed music is a way for these Potter devotees to keep the magic alive.


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