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Sleep

SLEEP

SLEEP (1990–98). Justin Marler (guitar), Matt Pike (guitar), Al Cisneros (bass), Chris Hakius (drums). Sleep were one of the quintessentially sludgy riff rock bands, often labeled under the stoner rock label. They pioneered a new sound for metal, bringing it back to its roots in Sabbath-era sludge with a passing nod to the Melvins and St. Vitus. The band started out as a quartet, but original guitarist Marler eventually left to become a monk, and the band continued as a three piece for the rest Read more [...]
MACHINE HEAD

MACHINE HEAD

MACHINE HEAD (1992–PRESENT). Robert Flynn (guitar), Phil Demmel (guitar), Adam Duce (bass), Dave McClain (drums). More popular in Europe than in their native U.S., the speed metal four-piece Machine Head combine a flair for thrash and progressive in a unique blend that has long earned them a solid reputation among metal fans and a significant following in Europe. Formed in 1992, the band, consisting of guitarists Robert Flynn and Phil Demmel, bassist Adam Duce, and drummer Chris Kontos, Read more [...]
Lamb of God

LAMB OF GOD

LAMB OF GOD (1988–PRESENT). Randy Blythe (vocals), Mark Morton (guitar), Willie Adler (guitar), John Campbell (bass), Chris Adler (drums). Often referred to as the cutting edge of the New Wave of American metal, Lamb of God play a tightly crafted, riff-based style of metal. Originating as Burn the Priest, they changed their name to Lamb of God after realizing the booking limitations of their previous name in and around their native Richmond, Virginia. Founding members guitarist Mark Morton, Read more [...]