Tag Archives: metal style

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES (1982–94). Mike Muir (vocals), Grant Estes (guitar), Louiche Mayorga (bass), Mike Clark (guitar), Amery Smith (drums). Suicidal Tendencies were/are one of the earliest hardcore punk bands to crossover to a heavy metal style and one of the few to so ardently embrace heavy metal and remain true to the overall metal sound well after the punk revival of the early nineties. The band was started as an allegedly gang-affiliated hardcore band from Venice Beach and put out what many Read more [...]
MÖTLEY CRÜE

MÖTLEY CRÜE

MÖTLEY CRÜE (1981–PRESENT). Vince Neil (1981–1992, 1997–present; lead vocals, replaced by John Corabai), Nikki Sixx (bass), Mick Mars (guitar), Tommy Lee (1981–99, 2004–present; drums, replaced by Randy Castillo, Samantha Maloney). Mötley Crüe are one of the most influential and popular metal bands of the eighties and nineties (if not in the history of American heavy metal), who also may be as well known for their off-the-road escapades with drugs, alcohol, flirtations with the law, Read more [...]
ENGLISH DOGS

ENGLISH DOGS

ENGLISH DOGS (1982–87, 1994–96, 2003, 2007–PRESENT). Pete “Wakie” Wakfield (vocals, replaced by Troy McDonald, Adrian Bailey, Wakie, Stu Pid, Gizz), Jon Murray (guitar, replaced by Jamie Martin, Jon Murray, Swapan, Nandi), Gizz Butt (guitar), Mark “Wattie” Watson (bass), Andrew Pinching (drums, replaced by Spikey Smith). English Dogs were one of the first British hardcore bands, pioneering the punk and metal crossover style in the U.K. alongside such bands as Exploited and Discharge. Read more [...]
Cirith Ungol

CIRITH UNGOL

CIRITH UNGOL (1972–92). Tim Baker (vocals), Greg Lindstrom (guitar, replaced by Jerry Fogle, replaced by Jim Baraza), Michael Flint (bass, replaced by Vernon Green), Robert Garvin (drums). Cirith Ungol are an American band from Los Angeles who played a type of hard rock mixed with metal originally, but eventually evolved into a dark progressive band. Their name came from a tower under the dominion of Sauron in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. The band played a metal style Read more [...]