Hard Rock

Fuel Band Biography

Posted by on February 1, 2008 at 12:00 am

Band Information Music Style:¬† Post Grunge, Alternative Metal, Hard RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1989- PresentWebsite: www.fuelweb.comLine-upCURRENT:Toryn Green – vocals (2007-present)Carl Bell – guitar, keyboards, vocals (1989-present)Jeff Abercrombie – bass guitar (1989-present)Tommy Stewart – drums, percussion (2005-present)FORMER:Brett Scallions – vocals, guitar (1993-2006)Kevin Miller – drums, percussion (1997-2004)Jonathan Mover – drums, percussion (1994-1998)Jody Abbott – drums, percus…

Candlebox Biography

Posted by on January 31, 2008 at 12:00 am
Candlebox Band

Band Information Music Style: Post-Grunge, Grunge, Hard Rock, Alternative RockCountry: United StatesYear: 1991-2000, 2006- PresentWebsite: www.candleboxrocks.comLine-upCURRENT:¬†Kevin Martin – vocals, guitarPeter Klett – guitarScott Mercado – drums (1991-1997, 2006-present)FORMER:Dave Krusen – drums (1997-1999)Shannon Larkin – drums (1999-2000)Rob Reddick – bass (1999-2000)Bardi Martin – bass (1991-1999, 2006-2007)BiographyCandlebox is an American rock and roll band that became popular during the…

Stryper Biography

Posted by on October 25, 2007 at 12:00 am
Stryper

Stryper is an American Christian metal band that hailed from Orange County, California. The band is considered to be the pioneers of popularizing the Christian rock scene during the 80’s. The band was formed by brothers Michael and Robert Sweet in 1982. The brothers were inspired by bands such as Van Halen but did not agree with the message that they were trying to convey. The band was initially known as Roxx Regime and was composed of Michael Sweet on vocals and guitar, Robert Sweet on drums, O…

Velvet Revolver Biography

Posted by on October 18, 2007 at 12:00 am

Velvet Revolver is an American hard rock super group that formed in 2002. It’ is composed of members that came from other well known bands. Its guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan and drummer Matt Sorum came from the band Guns N’ Roses while vocalist Scott Weiland came from Stone Temple Pilots and guitarist Dave Kushner from the punk band Wasted Youth. Velvet Revolver was formed when the three former Guns N’ Roses members decided to put up a new band when they played together at a benefit conc…

Poison Biography

Posted by on October 5, 2007 at 12:00 am
Poison

Poison is an American glam metal band that hailed from Pennsylvania. The band had its origins pegged sometime in 1984 when vocalist Bret Michaels, guitarist Matt Smith, bassist Bobby Dall, and drummer Rikki Rockett were in a band named Paris. The group went to Los Angeles in 1985 and began playing at the local club circuit there. They later on changed their name to Poison. Smith shortly after left the band to attend to personal issues and was replaced by C.C. DeVille on guitar duties for the ban…

Motley Crue Biography

Posted by on October 5, 2007 at 12:00 am

Motley Crue is an American heavy metal band that hailed from Los Angeles, California. The band formed in 1980 when bassist Nikki Sixx began rehearsing with drummer Tommy Lee. The two decided to look for other members and got guitarist Mick Mars. It was Mars who was credited for giving the band its name, Motley Crue. The trio then was able to recruit Vince Neill to handle the vocalist spot in the band. The band went on to release a single under their own label Leathur Records in 1980. The band th…

Mr. Big Band Biography

Posted by on October 4, 2007 at 12:00 am
Mr Big Band

MEMBERSEric Martin (vocals)Pat Torpey (drums)Billy Sheehan (bass)Paul Gilbert (guitar 1988-1997)Richie Kotzen (guitar 1999-2002)HISTORY Mr. Big was an American hard rock band that formed in 1988. The band was started by guitarist Billy Sheehan when he left former Van Halen front man, David Lee Roth’s band. In 1988, Sheehan came up bringing together guitarist Paul Gilbert, drummer Pat Torpey, and vocalist Eric Martin. When they were formed, the band already had a contract inked with Atlantic Reco…

Uriah Heep Biography

Posted by on September 27, 2007 at 12:00 am
Uriah Heep

Uriah Heep is an English rock band that was formed by record producer Gerry Bron in December of 1969. The members were composed of musicians from the band Spice that was formed by guitarist Mick Box and vocalist David Byron along with bassist Paul Newton and drummer Alex Napier. Keyboardist Ken Hensley was later added on to complete the band renamed as Uriah Heep, a character from a popular Charles Dickens novel titled “David Copperfield”. The debut album of the band, Very ‘Eavy Very ‘Umble (sel…

Guns N’ Roses Biography

Posted by on September 20, 2007 at 12:00 am
Guns n' roses

Guns N’ Roses is a popular American heavy metal rock band that formed in March of 1985 in Los Angeles. It was founded by front man Axl Rose and guitarist Tracii Guns. The band was actually a king of merger between two bands, Hollywood Rose and LA Guns, both of which Rose was a member. Tracii Guns wasn’t able to appear in one of the new band’s first shows in Seattle and was replaced with the line-up eventually fixed to be composed of Axl Rose on lead vocals and keyboards, Slash on the lead guitar…

New Order Biography

Posted by on August 31, 2007 at 12:00 am
New Order Band

The English rock group New Order was formed in 1980 composed of Bernard Sumner on vocals and guitar, Peter Hook on bass and electronic drums, and Stephen Morris on drums and synthesizers. This lineup was an offshoot of the band Joy Division which dissolved after the suicide of their frontman Ian Singer. It was a tragedy that gave birth to the band, New Order. From 1976 to 1980, the band members were also part of another well known post-punk band Joy Division which also enjoyed modest success fro…