There are four artists called "Squadron". The first is a power metal from the United States of America. Formed in 1981, Squadron released two albums entitled "First Mission" and "Fatal Strike." Now split-up, the band consisted of Steve Crandall (lead vocals), Brian Cassidy (guitars), Brent Sullivan (bass), and Jim McKenna (drums). The second one is a nationalist band from the UK who started as a streetpunk/oi band but soon altered to a heavy/thrash metal band. Arguably, themost popular songs are "Stand Proud," "Master Breed," and "I Can See The Fire".
Swedish blues/rock band similar to Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. After numerous line-up changes over the years, and the only constant member, guitarist/singer Clas Yngström in front, the band Sky High continues to perform powerful bluesrock. Formed in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1978, Clas Yngström & Sky High released albums all through the 80's, and the most commersial sucessfull album to date, Humanizer in 1987.
There are at least five groups with the name of Drone. 1) German thrash metal band
2) Welsh IDM producer
3) electronica producer from Frankfurt
4) US altrock band
5) A psytrance act 1) Founded 2004 in Celle (Germany), the metal band "Drone" released a 6-track-EP entitled "Octane" in January 2006. Greatest efforts so far include:
- Winning the international final of "metal battle" contest, which was held in August 2006 at the Wacken Open Air (see www.metal-battle.com)
- Reaching the West-German final of Emergenza contest 2006
Fall And Perish are a young and upcoming Metal band hailing from Scotland. With a spellbinding spine-shivering sound of intense metal and immense charisma live, where riffs and lyrics literally come to life, the future definetly looks bright for Fall And Perish.
Stratovarius is a power metal band from Finland. They became popular in the 90's, and throughout their career have widely inspired newcoming power metal bands with their baroque arranged keyboard solos & Ritchie Blackmore-like guitar portions. Stratovarius was founded in Finland in 1981 under the name Black Water. They went through a number of personnel and musical changes before the band found its own voice. The founding members were Tuomo Lassila, Staffan Stråhlman and John Vihervä.
Named after an 80’s cartoon character, this Welsh quintet are a stunning example of post hardcore fury. Embodying a tasty hybrid of Slayer style intensity and Poison The Well like invention and progressiveness, they are a potent and exciting force in an era of increasingly soulless replication. And like all the best extreme bands, they know when to temper their assault with a mammoth hook or a well-placed insidious melody. They may crush you, but those chorus lines will be stuck in your head as they do it!
Since 2005, SVARTSOT has conveyed their distinctive blend of metal and folk music with a hint of the medieval age. Besides crushing guitars, bass and drums, the music is flavoured with the tones of authentic folk instruments such as whistles, mandolins and bagpipes adding the ruthless medieval feel, and melodies that only a lobotomy can remove from the head. Inspiration for SVARTSOT’s lyrics is found in the wealth of Danish folklore and history, and the merciless growled vocals of Thor (yes that is his real name!) are therefore entirely delivered in Danish.
There are many bands under the name of Valhalla, 10 of them are metal. 1) The best known Valhalla hails from Petrozavodsk, Rusland and has released one album under the name of "Hail To The Fallen Majesty" in 2003. 2) There is another Valhalla originating from Bedfordshire in England from 1979 playing progressive metal. They had two national single releases on the NEAT records label, "Coming Home" and the double A sides of "Jack" and "Still in Love with You" together with tracks on the compilation album sponsored by the popular music paper SOUNDS.
AC/DC is an Australian rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in December 1973 by Angus and Malcom Young. Their albums have sold in colossal numbers; the total is now estimated at well over 200 million copies worldwide, with the 1980 album Back In Black selling over 21 million in the US alone and 40+ million worldwide, making it according to statistics the second most sold album in the world.
At least seven artists named The Way:
1) Korean pop band (please consider changing to ë” ì›¨ì´)
2) Streetpunk / Oi band
3) Czech psychedelic shoegaze band
4) 70's Jesus Music folk/rock group
5) Acoustic Band from Suffern, New York
6)A rapper from the West Coast,California
7) British rock band from Coventry, UK featuring the ex-drummer of The Great White Hope, a Moral Victory,El Jefe and One Glance Heros, Dan Searles