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STRYPER

STRYPER

STRYPER (1982–90; 2003–PRESENT). Michael Sweet (vocals), Oz Fox (guitar), Tim Gaines (bass, Brad Cobb for several records and tours, now Tracy Ferrie), Robert Sweet (drums). During the heyday of the Christian rock scene, most Christian rock bands stayed away from metal and its satanic influences and “rock and roll all night and party every day” ethos. Most bands however, did not have the prostelyzing power, or extreme bad taste in clothing, that the Christian band members in Stryper had. Read more [...]
THIN LIZZY

THIN LIZZY

THIN LIZZY (1969–84, 1996–2001, 2004–PRESENT). Phil Lynott (vocals/ bass, now John Sykes on vocals), Eric Bell (guitar, replaced by Gary Moore, Brian Robertson, then Moore again, Snowy White, John Sykes), Scott Gorham (guitar), Brian Downey (drums). Thin Lizzy were an earth-shaking legendary band led by bassist and vocalist Phil Lynott and one of the few Irish heavy metal bands to chart and make it big. The band started in 1969 with Lynott, guitarist Eric Bell and drummer Brian Downey. Read more [...]