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Uriah Heep

URIAH HEEP

URIAH HEEP (1970–80, 1982–PRESENT). Trevor Bolder (bass/vocals, 1977– 1981; 1983–present), Mick Box (guitar/vocals, 1970–present), Russell Gilbrook (drums/vocals, 2007–present), Phil Lanzon (keyboards/ vocals, 1986–present), Bernie Shaw (lead vocals, 1986–present). “If this group makes it I’ll have to commit suicide. From the first note you know you don’t want to hear any more…”—Melissa Mills, Rolling Stone magazine, reviewing Uriah Heep’s debut album in 1970. Heavy Read more [...]
UFO

UFO

UFO (1971–PRESENT). Classic lineup: Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitar), Pete Way (bass), Andy Parker (drums), Paul Raymond (keyboards/guitar). While never a huge draw in the States, UFO reached legendary status in Europe and remain one of the more solid metal acts of the seventies still active in the new millennium. Debuting in 1971 with a “space rock” sound featuring extended song structures, UFO at first found little success in their native U.K., although they generated Read more [...]
RAVEN

RAVEN

RAVEN (1975–PRESENT). Mark Gallagher (vocals/guitar), John Gallagher (bass), Rob “Wacko” Hunter (drums, replaced by Joey Hassewander). Raven were one of the more energetic of the thrash metal bands of the eightiesand one of the few to graduate out of the New Wave of British heavy metal. Raven were also immensely popular with fans earlier on for their heavy mixtures of thrash styling with progressive playing. Raven were also best known for the footballhelmet- masked antics of drummer Read more [...]