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W.A.S.P.

W.A.S.P.

W.A.S.P. (1982–PRESENT). Blackie Lawless (vocals/bass), Chris Holmes (guitar), Randy Piper (guitar, replaced by Johnny Rod on bass as Lawless shifted to guitar, Stet Howland), Tony Richards (drums, Frankie Banali, Mike Duda). W.A.S.P. are one of the longest-lasting eighties shock metal bands, best known for their over-the-top behavior and the clever and twisted lyrics of leader Blackie Lawless. The show was impressive for a while and Lawless even portrayed himself as a freedom of speech Read more [...]
INFECTIOUS GROOVES

INFECTIOUS GROOVES

INFECTIOUS GROOVES (1991–2000). Mike Muir (vocals), Stephen Perkins (drums), Adam Siegel (guitars), Robert Trujillo (bass). With a unique and innovative blend of metal and funk, Infectious Grooves, begun as a side project by Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction and Mike Muir of Suicidal Tendencies, shook up the rock community in the nineties with their musical hybrid, starting in 1991 with the album The Plague That Makes Your Booty Move. Discography: The Plague That Makes Your Booty Read more [...]
Cannibal Corpse

CANNIBAL CORPSE

CANNIBAL CORPSE (1988–PRESENT). Chris Barnes (vocals, replaced by George “Corpsegrinder” Fischer), Pat O’Brien (guitar, replaced by several), Bob Rusay (guitar, replaced by Rob Barrett, Jack Owen, then Rob Barrett), Alex Webster (bass), Paul Mazurkiewicz (drums). Cannibal Corpse are one of the most brutal and gruesome of all the death metal bands, and along with the band Death and Carcass, they were also one of the key bands to embrace the extremely complex medical terms that became Read more [...]
BulletBoys

BULLET BOYS

BULLET BOYS (1988–2000). Marq Torien (vocals), Mick Sweda (guitar), Lonnie Vincent (bass), and Jimmy d’Anda (drums). A somewhat bluesy-sounding L.A. metal band, Bullet Boys emerged on the national scene with Van Halen–like buzz that started with the fact that they shared producer Ted Templeman and ended with the superficial similarities between blond-haired frontman Marq Torien and David Lee Roth. Riding the last wave of the L.A. hair metal scene, the band’s stock in trade was sleazy Read more [...]