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Steve Stevens

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 [...]
Satan

SATAN

SATAN (1979–87). Trevor Robinson (vocals, replaced by Ian Swift, Lou Taylor, then Michael Jackson), Steve Ramsey (guitar), Russ Tippins (guitar), Graeme English (bass), Andey Reed (drums, replaced by Sean Taylor). Satan were a British New Wave of heavy metal band, who eventually evolved into the band Pariah and also had connections to the classic NWOHM band, not to be confused with the object of worship for many in the black metal scene. The band had a hard time keeping a consistent vocalist; Read more [...]
Holocaust

HOLOCAUST

HOLOCAUST (1977–PRESENT). Gary Lettice (vocals, replaced by John Mortimer), John Mortimer (vocals/guitar), Ed Dudley (guitar, replaced by John McCullim, Robin Begg (bass, replaced by Steve Cowen, Bryan Bartley), Nicky Arkless (drums, replaced by David Rosie, Ron Levine). Holocaust is one of the longest lasting of the New Wave of British metal (NWOBM) that formed in the late seventies. The band, from Scotland, has been charting a heavy but sometimes-uneven course over almost thirty years, Read more [...]
EAGLES OF DEATH METAL

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL (1998–PRESENT). Jesse Hughes (guitar/vocals), Josh Homme (drums). Eagles of Death Metal (EoDM) are a hard rock band side project of Queens of the Stone Age leader Joshe Homme, who drums. The Eagles of Death Metal are one of the new wave of American heavy metal bands who challenge the orthodoxy of major label metal and are trying to create a new skuzzier style of metal unconstrained by radio standards. However, the name is a misnomer. The band is more of a standard skuzzy Read more [...]