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LEZ ZEPPELIN

LEZ ZEPPELIN

LEZ ZEPPELIN (2004–PRESENT). Sarah Mclellen (vocals), Steph Paynes (guitar), Lisa Brigatino (bass), Helen Destroy (drums). One of the more engaging and talented of the tribute circuit acts is this (allegedly) all, lesbian tribute to Led Zeppelin. While tribute bands are a common occurrence in the heavy metal scene—there are almost a countless number of cover bands, including “official” cover bands that accurately reproduce the sounds and image of many bands—Lez Zeppelin is one of Read more [...]
Led Zeppelin

LED ZEPPELIN

LED ZEPPELIN (1968–80). Robert Plant (vocals), Jimmy Page (guitar), John Paul Jones (bass/keyboards), John Bonham (drums). Led Zeppelin was for all intents and purposes the ultimate heavy metal band. Although the band was far more eclectic in its approach than any of its peers, utilizing everything from blues to Celtic folk to Moroccan music and mythology in its sonic stew, it also provided the most enduring template for bands that would follow. With Jimmy Page’s charismatic flights of the Read more [...]
GREAT WHITE

GREAT WHITE

GREAT WHITE (1981–PRESENT). Jack Russell (vocals), Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (keyboards/guitar), Tony Montana (bass), Audie Desbrow (drums). Most active during the height of the pop metal boom in Los Angeles in the midand late-1980s, Great White were in fact much more old school, tapping into the blues-infused tradition of classic rock bands like Bad Company, Mott the Hoople, and Led Zeppelin. Still, they fit in with the other bands of the era because of their solid musicianship, Read more [...]
Elf

ELF

ELF (1970–75). Ronnie James Dio (vocals/bass), David Feinstein (guitar), Mickey Lee Sould (guitar/keyboards), Gary Driscoll (drums). Elf was one of the early bands that future Black Sabbath, Rainbow, and Dio singer Ronnie James Dio toiled in before he hit the limelight. The band started in 1970 and played a lighter, more progressive sound than Dio would later pioneer with Rainbow, Sabbath, and eventually Dio. The band consisted of Dio (who also played bass) as well as keyboard/guitarist Read more [...]