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Steve Stevens


STEVE STEVENS (1959–PRESENT). While a guitarist of many talents, including progressive rock and flamenco, Steve Stevens is without a doubt best known as Billy Idol’s stage and studio foil, where, armed with a Les Paul and a glam rock image borrowed from equal parts Johnny Thunders and Siouxsie Sioux, he has infused the best of the veteran punk rocker’s material with a hard rock edge that helped the two crossover into mainstream success in the 1980s and has continued to drive their career into Read more [...]


FOGHAT (1972–PRESENT). Classic lineup: Dave Peverett (lead vocals, guitar), Rod Price (lead and slide guitar), Roger Earl (drums), Craig McGreggor (bass). While not a heavy metal band per se, Foghat’s massive success in the 1970s with their heavy yet accessible brand of boogie rock made them one of the most popular hard rock bands of the seventies, and their classic live album Foghat Live was an important precursor to the development of arena rock. Formed in 1972 in England by former Read more [...]