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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES (1982–94). Mike Muir (vocals), Grant Estes (guitar), Louiche Mayorga (bass), Mike Clark (guitar), Amery Smith (drums). Suicidal Tendencies were/are one of the earliest hardcore punk bands to crossover to a heavy metal style and one of the few to so ardently embrace heavy metal and remain true to the overall metal sound well after the punk revival of the early nineties. The band was started as an allegedly gang-affiliated hardcore band from Venice Beach and put out what many Read more [...]
POISON THE WELL

POISON THE WELL

POISON THE WELL (1998–PRESENT). Aryeh Lehrer (vocals, replaced by Jeff Moreira), Ryan Primack (guitar), Derek Miller (guitar, replaced by Jason Boyer), Mike Gordillo (bass, replaced by Benjamin Brown), Chris Hornbrook (drums). Poison the Well are a metalcore band, or a metal band with hardcore punk roots, from Florida. The original members were guitarist Primack and vocalist Lehrer. The band has gone through numerous personnel changes but has finally settled on a fairly stable lineup. Their Read more [...]
NEUROSIS

NEUROSIS

NEUROSIS (1985–PRESENT). Scott Kelly (vocals/guitar), Dave Edwardson (bass), Steve Von Till (vocals/guitar), Jason Roeder (drums), Noah Landie (keyboards, replaced by Simon McIlroy). One of the few hardcore punk bands to successfully transition to heavy metal, Neurosis was a hardcore band (their first record was released on Jello Biafra’s Alternative Tentacles record label, and they also released music on classic pop/punk label Lookout) before they gradually transformed themselves into 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 [...]