Tag Archives: space rock

UFO

UFO

UFO (1971–PRESENT). Classic lineup: Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitar), Pete Way (bass), Andy Parker (drums), Paul Raymond (keyboards/guitar). While never a huge draw in the States, UFO reached legendary status in Europe and remain one of the more solid metal acts of the seventies still active in the new millennium. Debuting in 1971 with a “space rock” sound featuring extended song structures, UFO at first found little success in their native U.K., although they generated Read more [...]
ZOLAR X

ZOLAR X

ZOLAR X (1973–81, 2004–PRESENT). Zory Zenith (vocals, replaced by Ygar Ygfarrist (guitar/vocals), Eon Flash (drums, synths), Qazar Quanotr (synths). Zolar X were a proto metal band from Los Angeles who claimed to be from Venus. When the tales of the Sunset Strip and glam metal are told, one band usually is sadly, and tragically, forgotten. One of the key bands to help create the glam look and aesthetic in the early seventies was this band of (perhaps) dead-serious alien imitators, who Read more [...]
MONSTER MAGNET

MONSTER MAGNET

MONSTER MAGNET (1992–PRESENT). Dave Wyndorf (vocals, guitar), Tim Cronin (vocals), John McBain (guitar), Joe Callandra (bass), Jon Kleiman (drums). Monster Magnet are one of the leaders of the “stoner” and space rock retro rock scene. Led by vocalist/guitarist Dave Wyndorf, the band struggled for success during the grunge era when their music was not in fashion until their 1998 breakthrough, Powertrip, which featured the single “Space Lord,” which was also a popular video on MTV. Read more [...]