Joe Lynn Turner (JLT), born Joseph Linquito August 2, 1951 in Hackensack, New Jersey, is a melodic hard rock singer best known for his work with Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen and his brief stint in Deep Purple. He played the accordion as a child, grew up with an appreciation for classic R&B and became an accomplished guitarist in his early teens. He was ranked 84th in Hit Parader's "Heavy Metal's All-Time 100 Vocalists". Early Career to Present
Hardcore Superstar are a hard rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden with heavy sleaze influences. The band was formed in 1997 and have released seven albums to date. Besides a short break, Hardcore Superstar have continuously toured and recorded since their formation. Hardcore Superstar formed in autumn 1997 in Gothenburg and signed to Gain soon afterwards. Their debut album was recorded and released in Sweden.
The Answer hail from Newcastle, northern ireland, producing a classic rock sound with big guitars and and even bigger vocals. They won the Classic Rock Best New Band for 2005. They are a modern rock band with a classic rock sound. They are obviously strongly influenced by artists like Led Zeppelin, The Who, The Black Crowes, Thin Lizzy and Free, and Cormac's searing vocals are reminiscent of Robert Plant's. When playing live they produce a varied set, combining hard rock songs with modernised blues covers.
There are more than 6 bands with the name Arcadia: a British pop band, an Australian Metalcore band, an Italian industrial/thrash metal band, a Japanese power metal band , a Canadian Christian Rock band, a Latin band, a Filipino Metalcore band. 1. Arcadia was the pop group formed in 1985 by Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor of Duran Duran, during a break in that band's schedule. However, Roger Taylor appeared in only a few band photographs and in none of the music videos...
Hailing from the industrial wastelands of Manchester, gutter-rock-n-rollers Dear Superstar are blazing thier unscrupulous and depraved rollercoaster ride full of booze, babes and the blues right into your life! Ever since their conception in 2004, Dear Superstar have been provoking titanic waves on the live scene and destroying stages across the UK and Europe with thier never surrender attitude and heartstopping shows!!
There are at least 9 bands named "VIP". 1. VIP is a Finnish Christian speedmetal band. Their VIP has a double meaning. A) It stands for Very Important Person, who they say is Jesus Christ, and B) for Jesus, we all are Very Important People. (see their website or MySpace) 2. VIP is a Ghanaian "Hiplife" group, one of the pioneers of the Hiplife genre. In their case VIP stands for Vision In Progress.
1) NoGoD (Previously known as 新興宗教楽団NoGoD) is a heavy metal with visual kei style band formed in 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. The band consist of 団長 (Danchou, Vocals), Kyrie (Guitar), Shinno (Guitar), 華凛 (Karin, Bass) and K (Drums). Since 2010, they have a major-contract on KING RECORDS. During their Indies-era on ART POP ENTERTAINMENT, they released 2 studio-albums ("夢幻教" in 2008 and "極彩色" in 2009), 2 mini-albums and 10 singles. Their major debut on KING RECORDS was their single "カクセイ" (Kakusei) released on June 9th, 2010.
The Bonvilles are are a garage rock/punk blues two piece from Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland. Cosisting of Andrew Mc Gibbon Jr. (Guitar and Vocals) and Chris McMullam (Drums). Their websites displal the influence of B-movie posters popular amongst contemporary garage rock and rock'n'roll bands. They maintain a blog at www.motorsoundsrecords.com and also list tour dates at www.myspace.com/thebonevilles.
1. Octane is a melodic metalcore Band from Solingen, Germany. 2. Octane is a local band from Philadelphia, PA. They started out playing covers and now have quite a bit of original songs. They have released 2 CD's and a new single is now out. Their music has some similarities to Tool, Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin.
These Four Walls are a Hard Rock band based in Auckland, New Zealand. The Band currently consists of four members, but has previously perfomed as a five-piece. The current line-up features Lead Vocalist Steve Gibb also taking on the Rhythm Guitar duties, with Gray Vickers on Lead Guitar, Chris Treeby playing Bass and Brad Vickers playing Drums. The band has released three singles to radio and television in New Zealand, each recieving significant airplay on the major radio stations and TV channels in the country.