Tag Archives: John Tempesta

EXODUS

EXODUS

EXODUS (1981–92, 1997–PRESENT). Paul Baloff (vocals, replaced by Steve Souza), Gary Holt (guitar), Kirk Hammett (guitar, replaced by Rick Hunolt), Geoff Andrews (bass, replaced by Rob Mckillop), Tom Hunting (drums, replaced by John Tempesta). Exodus were one of the most influential thrash metal bands of the eighties. The band formed in San Francisco in 1981 and soon established themselves as one of the most ferocious of the new thrash bands, but the band lost major momentum when guitarist Read more [...]
The Cult

THE CULT

THE CULT (1983–95, 1998–PRESENT). Ian Astbury (vocals) Billy Duffy (guitar), Jamie Stewart (bass, moved to rhythm guitar, replaced by Kid Chaos then Stewart again, Charlie Drayton, Kinley Wolf, Craig Adams, Martyn LeNoble, Billy Morrison, Craig Adams, others), Raymond Smith (drums, replaced by Nigel Preston, Mark Brzezicki, Les Warner Micky Curry, Michael Lee, Matt Sorum, Scott Garrett, John Tempesta, others). The Cult started out as Southern Death Cult, a goth band with Native American Read more [...]