ZZ Top

Billy Gibbons Giving You All His Loving

ZZ Top is an American rock band that was formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. With their mix of Texas blues, blues rock, boogie, southern rock and hard rock, ZZ Top had great success, especially in the 1980s, and filled concert halls and stadiums on extensive tours. The band members since 1969 are Billy Gibbons,… Continue reading ZZ Top

Sum 41

Deryck Whibley Being Himself

Sum 41 is an Alternative Metal band originally from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. The band was formed in 1996 and is currently comprised of Deryck Whibley (rhythm guitar, keyboards, lead vocals), Dave “Brownsound” Baksh (lead guitar), Jason McCaslin (bass), Tom Thacker (lead and rhythm guitar, keyboards) and Frank Zummo. (drums). In April 2013, drummer Steve Jocz… Continue reading Sum 41

Evanescence

Amazing Hair on Amy Lee

Evanescence (from Latin evanescere: “to disappear”) is an American alternative rock band from Little Rock, Arkansas. The group was founded by lead singer, pianist and songwriter Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody. The two met at a youth camp in Arkansas, where Moody heard Lee perform the song I’d Do Anything for Love by Meat… Continue reading Evanescence

Motörhead

Wind in Lemmy's Hair

Motörhead was a British heavy metal band founded in 1975 in London by bassist, vocalist and songwriter, Lemmy Kilmister, along with guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox. Motörhead had great success in the early 1980s with several singles on the UK charts. The albums Overkill, Bomber, Ace of Spades, Iron Fist, Orgasmatron, Bastards and… Continue reading Motörhead

Corrosion of Conformity

Pepper Keenan Also Collaborated with Metallica and Is Friends with James Hetfield

Corrosion of Conformity (better known as COC) is a stoner metal band from North Carolina formed in 1982. COC began playing hardcore punk in 1982 in Raleigh, North Carolina, with Reed Mullin on drums, Woody Weatherman on guitar, Mike Dean on bass, and Benji Shelton on vocals. COC were the pioneers of the crossover thrash… Continue reading Corrosion of Conformity

Megadeth

Blackmail the Universe on Dave Mustaine's ESP Guitar

Megadeth is an American thrash metal band, formed in Los Angeles, California. It was created in 1983 by Dave Mustaine (lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter), after he was expelled from Metallica, where he held the position of lead guitarist. Megadeth is one of the Big Four of thrash metal, alongside Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax. Megadeth… Continue reading Megadeth

Exodus

Grimace by Rick Hunolt

Exodus is an American thrash metal band from the Bay Area, California. The band was formed in Richmond in 1981 and is signed to Nuclear Blast. The band’s discography includes ten studio albums. Unofficially, Exodus are considered to be the inventors of their style and inspired bands such as Death Angel, Testament and Vio-lence. Exodus… Continue reading Exodus

Sangsara

Shane H - Founder of Sangsara

Hailing out of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, Sangsaga was an alternative music band playing a mix of electronica with specific focus on industrial rock. The name of the band – Sangsara (sometimes spelled Samsara) – derives from the Sanskrit word for the opposite of Nirvana. Whereas the latter signifies the state of being free from… Continue reading Sangsara

Left Spine Down

Kaine Delay Greets Me from Cage

Left Spine Down (also known by the acronym LSD), is a band based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. LSD plays a style of music called cyberpunk that fuses the sounds of industrial, metal, punk and electronica. The band featured Jeremy Inkel of industrial music legends Front Line Assembly and Noise Unit, and also Denyss McKnight,… Continue reading Left Spine Down