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JUDAS PRIEST

JUDAS PRIEST

JUDAS PRIEST (1973–PRESENT). Rob Halford (vocals), K.K. Downing (guitar), Glenn Tipton (guitar), Ian Hill (bass), Scott Travis (drums). Arguably one of the most influential metal bands of all time, Judas Priest, along with Iron Maiden, were at the forefront of the New Wave of British heavy metal that emerged during the late seventies and early eighties. Featuring a formidable twin-guitar attack and the operatic vocals of leather-decked, motorcycle-riding frontman Rob Halford, the band took the Read more [...]
JACKYL

JACKYL

JACKYL (1991–PRESENT). Jesse James Dupree (vocals), Jeff Worley (guitar), Jimmy Stiff (guitar), Tom Bettini (bass), Chris Worley (drums). Playing heavy rock in the early nineties, Georgia’s Jackyl were automatically categorized by the industry as hair metal, but their roots were more in the boogie rock that informed much of Southern rock, and they were in many ways misunderstood by many potential fans. Nonetheless, enough rock fans got the message to support the band as they released a Read more [...]