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Vanden Plas

Created in 1990, German progressive steel strap Vanden Plas mixed the creativity of progressive rock and roll using the aggression of steel as well as the vivid dynamism from the theater within their live performances (every one of the band’s members acquired roots within the last mentioned). Their lineup continues …

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Waysted

Waysted was a short-lived and rather obscure Uk rock outfit from your mid-’80s. Led by previous UFO bassist Pete Method (therefore the spelling from the group’s name), the band’s initial lineup contains another UFO alumni, guitarist/keyboardist Paul Raymond, furthermore to guitarist Ronnie Kayfield, drummer Frank Noon, along with a chap …

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Van Zant

As a music group name, Van Zant first appeared in 1985, when Johnny Van Zant (sibling of .38 Special’s Donnie and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s late Ronnie) headed an AOR-styled quintet with an album also titled Van Zant. The group disbanded, nevertheless, when Vehicle Zant became a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 …

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Mardo

Los Angeles-based hard rock and roll outfit Mardo reunited singer/bassist Aron Mardo along with his guitarist/drummer sibling Robert subsequent their tenure within the Spies — following signing to the home of Restitution label, they issued their self-titled debut LP in mid-2005, earning alternate radio airplay using the singles “Right here …

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Widowmaker

A long time before ex-Twisted Sister vocalist Dee Snider fronted a short-lived rock music group named Widowmaker in the first ’90s, there is another music group called Widowmaker, a British-based one which was active for a straight shorter spell through the middle-’70s. This music group was made in 1975 by …

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Leslie West

Leslie Western first gained reputation because the lead guitarist for the Vagrants, a locally popular 1960s Long Isle group. Among that group’s singles was made by Felix Pappalardi, a bass participant who also created Cream. Following the Vagrants and Cream split, Pappalardi performed bass on and created West’s debut single …

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Jon Bare

Guitarist Jon Bare brings an eclectic mixture of affects to his make of blues-rock, including early rock and roll & move, pop, spirit, jazz-rock, electronic music, and occasional flourishes borrowed from Hawaiian, Indian, and Latin music. After we were young in LA, Bare first discovered blues acoustic guitar while working …

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Juicy Lucy

Saucy blues-rockers Juicy Lucy formed in 1969 through the ashes of cult-favorite garage area music group the Misunderstood, reuniting vocalist Ray Owen, metal guitarist Glenn “Ross” Campbell, and keyboardist Chris Mercer; using the enhancements of guitarist Neil Hubbard, bassist Keith Ellis, and drummer Pete Dobson, the group instantly notched a …

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Scots Pirates

Scots Pirates were a reunion band of sorts of a few of the most well known alumni from the ’60s Michigan rock and roll picture, particularly guitarist/vocalist Scott Morgan (the Rationals) and drummer Scott Asheton (the Stooges). The music group also included bassist Gary Rasmussen, who, with Morgan, Asheton, as …

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White Lion

Of all glam/pop-metal rings that crawled from hair salons coastline to coast through the mid- to past due ’80s, one of the most talented acts was New York’s White Lion, led by singer Mike Tramp (originally from Denmark) and guitarist Vito Bratta. The group originally created in 1983 and despite …

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