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Sarcófago

SARCÓFAGO

SARCÓFAGO. Antichrist (vocals), Fabio Jhasko (guitar), Zeber (guitar), Gerald Minelli (bass), Eduardo (drums, later Joker, then Lucio Olliver). Sarcófago (translated into English as sarcophagus) were a Brazilian black metal band that primarily played during the late eighties and early nineties. At a time when many Brazilian bands were becoming more political in response to the military junta that ruled the country at the time, Sarcófago went in a darker and more ominous direction, combining Read more [...]
RATT

RATT

RATT (1983–PRESENT). Steven Pearcy (lead vocals), Warren DeMartini (lead guitar), Robin Crosby (guitar), Juan Croucier (bass), Bobby Blotzer (drums). One of the most successful bands of the eighties pop metal era, and in fact the poster children for the genre, Ratt had a knack for melding pop hooks, sexy grinding rhythms, and face-melting guitarwork. Their good looks and MTV videos helped them to ride a series of albums to the top of the charts from the late eighties to the early nineties when Read more [...]
PARIAH

PARIAH

PARIAH (1990–95, 2000–PRESENT). Dave Derrick (vocals), Kyle Ellison (guitar), Jared Tuten (guitar), Sims Ellison (bass, ), Shandon Sahm (drums). Pariah are a San Antonio-based metal band who had some popularity during the nineties with a fairly traditional form of lite metal that was reminiscent of the hair-metal craze of the mid- to late eighties. The band never really clicked and broke up after the first album, but a later version of the group reformed in the late nineties to record Read more [...]
Orgy

ORGY

ORGY (1998–PRESENT). Jay Gordon (vocals), Amir Derakh (guitar/synthesizer), Ryan Shuck (guitar), Paige Haley (bass), Bobby Hewitt (drums). An industrial metal group from L.A., Orgy play a particularly melodic brand of electronic-laden metal. Featuring L.A.-mainstay ex-Rough Cutt guitarist/synthesist/ producer Amir Derakh, along with vocalist Jay Gordon, guitarist Ryan Shuck, bassist Paige Haley, and drummer Bobby Hewitt, the band adopted a glam/electronica image in the late nineties, releasing Read more [...]