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SLAUGHTER (1988–PRESENT). Mark Slaughter (vocals), Dana Strum (bass), Tim Kelly (guitar, 1988–98), Blas Elias (drums), Jeff Blando (guitar, 1999– present). Slaughter got their start in 1988 with a lineup of former Vinnie Vincent Invasion vocalist Mark Slaughter, bassist/talent scout Dana Strum (Strum was responsible for introducing Ozzy Osbourne to both Randy Rhoads and Jake E. Lee), guitarist Tim Kelly, and drummer Blas Elias. Hitting the pop metal wave with their 1990 debut Stick It to Read more [...]


BADLANDS (1989–92). Jake E. Lee (guitar), Ray Gillen (vocals), Greg Chaisson (bass), Eric Singer (drums). Formed around ex-Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee and latter-day Black Sabbath vocalist Ray Gillen, Badlands were to a large extent a band out of time. Toward the end of the hair band era, the group looked more to the early seventies hard rock of Free and Led Zeppelin for musical inspiration, and their gritty back to basics approach in some ways presaged the coming of grunge, which similarly Read more [...]