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Cheap Trick

Combining a like for British guitar pop songcraft with crunching force chords along with a flair for the absurd, Cheap Key provided the required links between ’60s pop, rock, and punk. Led by guitarist Rick Nielsen, the band’s early albums had been filled with extremely melodic, well-written tracks that drew …

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Kim Simmonds

Kim Simmonds, given birth to in Newbridge, Wales, in 1947, is known as a legendary blues guitarist by nearly every musical regular. He has actually been called among the founding fathers of English blues by some. Besides his mastery with your guitar, he can keep his personal with vocals, piano, …

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Kingdom Come

Few fresh bands have caused as a lot of a stir using the release of the debut one and few have, simultaneously, generated a lot backlash as German hard rockers Kingdom Come did with “OBTAIN IT On.” Mistaken by many supporters being a reunion from the making it through associates …

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Black Oak Arkansas

Southern rock veterans Dark Oak Arkansas never quite achieved the amount of success enjoyed by contemporaries like Lynyrd Skynyrd as well as the Allman Brothers, but have remained a cult music group because of their organic, primitive energy as well as the testosterone-fueled antics of lead vocalist/showman James “Big Jim …

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Ian Anderson

Probably most widely known because the lead vocalist, flutist, and guitarist within the progressive folk-rock band Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson in addition has released several albums below his own name. Given birth to in Fife, Scotland, Anderson was thinking about music from a age, gaining impact from his dad Wayne’ …

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James Gang

Using the emergence of Cream as well as the Jimi Hendrix Experience through the later ’60s, the road was cleared for other hard-rockin’ “trios.” Probably, the best possible to emerge from the next American crop was the Adam Gang. Despite penning some of traditional rock and roll radio’s most long …

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Billy Squier

Many indicate Billy Squier as early-’80s rock personified — a time when he and several of his peers tempered hard rock with pop melodicism — and with the addition of the ideal quantity of posing and posturing for the newly constructed MTV arranged, he scored a string of arena rock …

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Kiss

Rooted within the campy theatrics of Alice Cooper as well as the sleazy hard rock and roll of glam rockers the brand new York Dolls, Kiss became a popular of American teenagers within the ’70s. Many children had been infatuated with the appearance of Kiss, not really their music. Decked …

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Box of Frogs

Blues-based hard rock combo Box of Frogs reunited guitarist Chris Dreja, bassist Paul Samwell-Smith, and drummer Jim McCarty, all 3 founding members from the famous Yardbirds. The trio re-teamed for the very first time because the Yardbirds’ middle-1968 dissolution to try out a 1983 live day in the London Marquee, …

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Boston

The arena rock-band behind among the fastest-selling debut albums ever sold, Boston was fundamentally the vehicle of guitarist and studio wizard Tom Scholz, born March 10, 1947 in Toledo, Ohio. A rock and roll enthusiast throughout his teenager years, he started writing music while gaining a master’s level on the …

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