Manilla Road is an American heavy metal band from Wichita, Kansas, USA, forming around its master of lead guitar Mark 'The Shark' Shelton (vocals and guitar). They are considered the creators and masters of the the so-called "epic metal" subgenre. Manilla Road was created by Shelton in 1977 with high school friends Benny Munkirs, Rick Fisher and brothers Robert and Scott Park. After playing in local bars, the group first gained attention with their song "Herman Hill," inspired by the Herman Hill riot.
Uncompromising shred your face of 5 piece metal band from the Southeast of England. Formed in 2007 they are without a doubt one of the most important metal bands to be clawing their way though the local music scene in hampshire, they have to be seen to be believed, prepared to have your face ripped off! http://www.myspace.com/puresist
There are three artists with the name Savage: 1) 80's Italian disco singer Savage 2) a New Zealand rapper, and 3) New Wave Of British Heavy Metal band Savage 4) Hungarian Dj Savage 1) SAVAGE is an artistic pseudonym of Roberto Zanetti (born in 1956) - the composer, vocalist, producer and also businessman all in one person. His debut on the artistic scene took place in the end of '70s. when he was part of the group called Santarosa (one of the most famous track by this group was "Souvenir"). From the early '80s he decided to pursue his solo career.
(Not to be confused with DJ Shiva. If you are here because of that artist, Fix your artist tags.) Though signed to the classic Heavy Metal label during the height of the NWOBHM, Shiva had little in common with many of their contemporaries, opting for a melodic style influenced a bit by progressive rock rather than the rough style of the era. Firedance was an interesting album, but a bit lost in time, and possibly because of this, they were unable to survive, breaking up in the summer of 1983 and then reuniting for one final show in 1986.
1990 was the year Dreamkillers busted their way onto the Aussie underground scene via the culmination of two local Brisbane punk outfits; “Mystery of Sixes” and “Insane Hombres”. The name Dreamkillers came after a conversation regarding the 1957 Williams Burrows classic, The Red Planet, where he refers to the “dream killers”. Disillusioned with the inferior commercial offerings of the time, Dreamkillers soon channelled this angst into a raunchy punk-inspired, hardrock / heavy-metal tour-de-force that became their trademark sound.
Formed in the summer of 2011, A Thousand Enemies rose from the ashes of Isolysis and Two Minutes Hate.
Featuring the iconic Bane on vocals and Dave ‘RickStein’ Wright on drums, the line-up was rounded out by the addition of former Two Minutes Hate men, the accomplished Harwood on guitar, Andy ‘Snakes’ Goulter on bass and, hitherto unknown six-string genius, Phil Wilbraham.
The chemistry and magnetism produced by this meeting of kindred musical spirits meant progress was rapid and by October the...
There are several Bands named Liaison
1. Liaison was a late 80s-mid 90s Christian AOR Rock/Hard Rock Band producing 4 albums. The band was formed by brothers Larry and Tim Melby. 2. Liaison were also a UK progressive rock band from the early 1980s who used to play regularly at the Marquee in London amongst other places. Tracks like 'Only heaven knows' and "a tale of you" (as featured on the Fire in Harmony compilation which also featured bands like Solstice, Pendragon, Haze and Trilogy are powerful and soulful ballads.
Diamond Head are a British heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. They were one of the leading members of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) and are acknowledged by later bands like Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence. Formed by school friends Tatler and Harris, the band recorded and released self-financed demo tapes in 1977 and 1979 and with their unique sound and quality of song writing gained enough attention to tour as support with AC/DC and Iron Maiden.
Odin's Blood rose from the ashes of previous efforts with new singer Mark, and Bassist Gilman joining Jack on drums, Skula on guitar and Liam keyboard. Viking Mike joined a little later to spank his plank, and with the unfortunate departure of Jack new drummer Billy was recruited to bang the drums of metal. And now Odin's Blood are here rocking your world 24/7! Their aim to play loud and fast Odin's Blood will bring death to false metal!!! POWER to the METAL!!!
There are at least 11 acts with the name Fallout: 1. Fallout was a heavy metal band formed in 1979 based out of Brooklyn, New York, USA. The band contained future Type O Negative members Peter Steele (then billed under his real name Peter Ratajczyk) on bass and vocals and Josh Silver on keyboards , as well as John Campos on guitars and Agnostic Front drummer Louie Beateaux (then billed as Lou Beato) on drums.