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METAL CHURCH

METAL CHURCH

METAL CHURCH (1981–PRESENT). Mike Murphy (vocals, replaced by David Wayne, Mike Howe), Kurdt Vanderhoof (guitar), Craig Wells (guitar, replaced by John Marshall, Rick Van Zandt), Duke Erickson (bass), Kirk Arrington (drums, replaced by Jeff Plate). Metal Church were a thrash metal band from the early eighties who someho flew below the radar of many in the metal community, despite their classic records such as The Dark, which was a huge-selling thrash metal landmark. The first vocalist, Murphy, Read more [...]
Living Colour

LIVING COLOUR

LIVING COLOUR (1984–95; 2001–PRESENT). Corey Glover (vocals), Vernon Reid (guitar), Muzz Skillings (bass, replaced by Doug Wimbish), Will Calhoun (drums). Living Colour is a hard rock/metal/punk hybrid band led by guitar hero Vernon Reid, along with lead singer Corey Glover, bassist Muzz Skillings and drummer Will Calhoun, who mostly came from jazz backgrounds but also wanted to prove that an all-African-American group could rock as hard as any white group. This went up against the prejudices Read more [...]