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TYPE O NEGATIVE

TYPE O NEGATIVE

TYPE O NEGATIVE (1990–PRESENT). Peter Steele (vocals/bass), Josh Silver (keyboards), Kenny Hickey (guitars), Sal Abruscato 1989–93, replaced by Johnny Kelly (drums). Type O Negative were one of the most aggressive metal bands of the mid-nineties, led by frontman and bassist Pete Steele, they had to live up to the image of Steele’s former band, the Mighty Carnivore. The music of Type O Negative is predictably hard and fast and loud (brutal may be too much to describe them) but they are a Read more [...]
TWISTED SISTER

TWISTED SISTER

TWISTED SISTER (1978–87; 2001–PRESENT). Dee Snider (vocals), Jay Jay French (guitar), Eddie Ojeda (guitar), Mark “The Animal” Mendoza (bass), A. J. Pero (drums). Inspired by the images of Kiss and the New York Dolls, New York City’ Twisted Sister made a big splash in the hair metal era with the smash single “We’re Not Gonna Take It.” Although other releases would not meet with the same level of success, the band would go on to a much-loved and entertaining entity for a number of Read more [...]
TSOL

TSOL

TSOL (1979–PRESENT). Metal lineup: Joe Wood (vocals), Marshall Rohner (guitar), Mike Roche (bass), Mitch Green (drums). TSOL (True Sounds of Liberty) were one of the best and most violent of the Southern California hardcore bands of the early eighties. The original lineup featured vocalist Jack Grisham, bassist Mike Roche, guitarist Ron Emory, and drummer Mitch Todd Barnes. They played a successful balance of punk and what would eventually be called goth. The band was a success, but by the late Read more [...]
Trouble at Jalometalli 2008

TROUBLE

TROUBLE (1984–PRESENT). Original lineup: Eric Wagner (vocals), Bruce Franklin (guitar), Rick Wartell (guitar), Ian Brown (bass), Jeff Olson (drums). Innovators of doom metal and its hearkening back to Black Sabbath’s and other '70s metal slower-paced approach, Chicago’s Trouble earned something of a cult following, but never made the commercial inroads enjoyed by their faster-paced speed metal contemporaries. Trouble released their self-titled debut in 1984, on the Metal Blade label. Read more [...]