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.
There are seven artists with the name Thor: * Thor is the original rock warrior, and has been active since the 70's playing his unique brand of metal, developing a cult following around the world. Now in his late 50's Thor still actively tours bringing his rock and roll spectacle to new audiences every night. * Thor is a rock band from Chemnitz, Germany. * A Berkshire-based pop/psych outfit who recorded one acetate in the 60's.
There are two bands and one solo artist named Outlander: 1) Techno/rave legend from the 90's. 2) Progressive rock band from Wisconsin. Outlander consists of three brothers who have played music together for over 20 years. Blending classic rock influences with newer progressive rock and metal and many others, they have a created a sound uniquely their own. Chris Walczak has vocals and plays bass guitar, Marty Walczak on the drums/percussion, and Scott Walczak with guitars.
There are two bands named Pharaoh.
1. An American Power Metal band.
2. A German Emocore band.
3. A doom metal/sludge band from New Jersey.
1. Though its earliest echoes ring back to 1997, American heavy metal act PHARAOH released its debut album via the Cruz del Sur Music label in 2003. Paradoxically entitled After the Fire, the album
There are six artists sharing the name Killjoy. 1. Killjoy is a breakcore producer from Sydney, Australia.
Producing and releasing under the name Killjoy (sometimes written kill//joy) since 2002, he has toured in many different countries and released material on major breakcore labels such as Kamikaze Club (Fr), Murder Channel (Jpn) and BRK (Fr). Killjoy CD and Vinyl releases can be purchased at various online record stores including:
Switch Records: www.switchrec.com (France)
Noise Exchange: www.noisexchange.com (Australia)
There are 3 bands with the name Skitzo: 1) Psychobilly band from the UK.
2) Oldschool underground thrash metal band from the USA.
3) Classic rock band from Ireland.
1) Skitzo was originally formed in 1985. In the late 80's they started to do a lot of gigs in the famous London club the Klub Foot. Signed with nervous, and became a well known psychobilly band. The sound of Skitzo is straight forward psychobilly. They play it fast, loud, shout and scream without bothering too much about experimenting.
Tytan was a nwobhm band formed in 1981. Kevin Riddles & Dave Dufort had both left Angelwitch, Kal Swan came on recommendation from Paul Samson. The first line up was Norman 'Kal' Swan (Vocalist), Steve Gibbs and Stuart Adams (Guitarists), Kevin 'Skidz' Riddles (Bassist) and Dave Dufort (Drums). Tytan's first concert was in January 1982 at the Marquee Club, London. On the 26th of March 1982 a live session was broadcast on the BBC's Friday Rock show.
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.
The idea to create a southern grind band that would up the ante in American grindcore came about in July 2002, exactly one day after the demise of founding members Chris Andrews and James Delgado's sludge band EOTS. Violent, blistering grind seemed like the only interesting option after wandering the destructive quagmire of slow-as-mud riffs and pummeling sound levels for a few years, learning their instruments and gaining stage experience.