Heavy Metal

Slayer

Slayer formed in Los Angeles in 1982 and always existed to be the heaviest and the fastest - and to stand at the farthest remove from decency and normality. It worked best in 1986 when they snuffed the genre of 'thrash' metal in its infancy with their third album, the 28-minutes of wild staring murder(...)

UFO

During the 1970s, UFO was one of the most popular heavy metal bands in the world, thanks in no small part to the blistering guitar work of Michael Schenker. After recording several best-selling albums, Schenker quit in 1978 to join The Scorpions. With his departure, UFO lost their personality; working through several line-up changes, they continued to record(...)

Warrant

With a pair of double-platinum albums, Warrant were one of the most popular glam-metal bands of the late 80s. Formed in Los Angeles in the mid-80s, the group featured vocalist Jani Lane, guitarist Erik Turner, guitarist Joey Allen, bassist Jerry Dixon, and drummer Steven Sweet. They released Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich late in 1988 and by(...)

Witchfynde

Steve Bridges Vocals Montalo Guitar Andro Coulton Bass Pete Surgery Bass Gra Scoresby Drums

Y&T (Yesterday & Today)

When it comes to the original MTV generation of big-haired heavy metal band, Y&T (originally Yesterday & Today before they shortened their name) were one of the best, yet they remained underrated. The San Francisco-based band featured Dave Meniketti, Joey Alves, Philip Kennemore and Leonard Haze. They recorded steadily throughout the 80s, with albums including Yesterday(...)

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