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SIR LORD BALTIMORE

SIR LORD BALTIMORE

SIR LORD BALTIMORE (1970–73, 2006–PRESENT). Louis Dambra (guitar), Gary Justin (bass), John Garner (drums/vocals). Sir Lord Baltimore were and are now a Brooklyn-based power trio and wellknown as an early version of metal in the late sixties and early seventies. Louis Dambra on guitar and Gary Justin on bass saw an ad in The Village Voice looking for “heavy band to record album.” The story is that the band was named after a minor character in the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Read more [...]
MARILYN MANSON

MARILYN MANSON

MARILYN MANSON (1989–PRESENT). Marilyn Manson, aka Brian Warner (vocals), Daisy Berkowitz (guitar, replaced by various others), Twiggy Ramirez (bass), Chris Vrenna (drums), Madonna Wayne Gacy (keyboards till 2007). Marilyn Manson is not particularly a metal artist, although he was nominated for a metal Grammy in 2004, but many, especially those who wish to point out the excessive nature of rock lyrics and lifestyle, have often lumped Manson in the category. In essence, Manson is as metal Read more [...]
Iron Butterfly

IRON BUTTERFLY

IRON BUTTERFLY (1966–71). Doug Ingle (vocals/organ), Ron Bushy (drums), Erik Braun (guitar), Lee Dorman (bass). With their heavy acid rock of the sixties, Iron Butterfly was one of the first bands to evolve a sound that presaged heavy metal, and their 17-minute opus, “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” (a perversion of the phrase “in a garden of Eden”) is often cited as one of the first heavy metal tracks (though its monotonous, psychedelic refrain may seem a bit old-fashioned to contemporary listeners). Iron Read more [...]