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RACER X

RACER X

RACER X (1985–88, 1999–PRESENT). Jeff Martin (vocals, replaced by John Corabi), Paul Gilbert (guitar, replaced by Chris Arvin), Bruce Bouillet (guitar), John Alderete (bass), Harry G Schoesser (drums, replaced by Scott Travis, replaced by Walt Woodward III). Racer X were a progressive metal band composed of virtuoso musicians, especially Paul Gilbert, the original guitar player who was known as one of the key shredders in metal during the eighties. Gilbert left after the 1988 album to Read more [...]
Mr. Big

MR. BIG

MR. BIG (1988–2002). Eric Martin (vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitar, replaced by Richie Kotzen), Billy Sheehan (bass), Pat Torpey (drums). Mr. Big were one of the most popular metal supergroups made up of virtuoso musicians. The band started in 1988, when bassist Billy Sheehan had grown tired of playing with perpetual man-child David Lee Roth and went off in search of another group of musicians. He soon found them in ace guitarist Paul Gilbert, lately of Racer X, and the more obscure but equally Read more [...]