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FM - 83% match to Axe

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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FM Radio was pioneered in San Francisco by DJ Tom Donahue at stations KMPX and, later, KSAN. It represented a conscious attempt to reject a Top 40-based playlist in favour of album-orientated acts. By the early 70s, this formula had become common and indeed, many such concerns offered as restrictive an output as their AM counterparts. Released in 1978, FM tells the fictional ta Read more

Magnum - 72% match to Axe

Genres: Funk Heavy Metal Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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Bad English - 64% match to Axe

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Towards the end of the 80s, a new generation of ‘supergroups’ emerged from the USA, including Mr. Big, Badlands, Damn Yankees, Alias, and, arguably the most successful of them all, Bad English. The band was formed in 1988 by ex-Babys vocalist and successful solo artist John Waite (4 July 1952, Lancaster, Lancashire, England), ex-Santana and Journey guitarist Neal S Read more

Dokken - 57% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Los Angeles, USA heavy metal band was put together by vocalist Don Dokken (29 June 1953). His first break came when producer Dieter Dierks recruited him to supply (eventually unused) back-up vocals on the Scorpions’Blackout in 1982. Dierks then allowed Dokken the remaining studio time to produce demos. These rough recordings impressed Carrere Records enough to sec Read more

Bonfire - 49% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This heavy metal band was formed in Ingolstadt, Germany. They came together in 1985 from the ashes of Cacumen, which had featured Claus Lessmann (vocals) and Hans Ziller (guitar) in their ranks. Other early members of Bonfire included Horst Maier-Thorn (guitar) and a Dominic Huelhorst (drums), who was sacked and replaced temporarily by Ken Mary from House Of Lords. Edgar Patrik Read more

House of Lords - 49% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This five-piece US heavy rock supergroup was put together by Gregg Giuffria (keyboards, ex-Angel). Augmented by Chuck Wright (bass, ex-Quiet Riot), Ken Mary (drums, ex-Alice Cooper), James Christian (vocals, ex-Canata) and Lanny Cordola (guitar, ex-Giuffria), the line-up was impressive and promised much. With Giuffria in control, the band pursued an overstated melodic approach Read more

Lee Aaron - 49% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Karen Lynn Greening, 21 July 1962, Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Canadian vocalist Lee Aaron first achieved notoriety by naïvely posing nude for a magazine on the advice of an unscrupulous manager, and consequently faced a struggle to prove that she had more to offer than looks alone. The Lee Aaron Project, recorded with backing from Triumph’s Rik Emmett, Santers, F Read more

Autograph - 46% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Harem Scarem - 46% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Canadian heavy rock band formed in 1987 by Harry Hess (Harold Hess, 5 July 1968, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; vocals, keyboards, guitar), Mike Gionet (bass), Pete Lesperance (b. 13 October 1968, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; guitar, vocals) and Darren Smith (drums, vocals). Hess and Smith had played together in Blind Vengeance prior to launching a new project with their friends Read more

King Kobra - 46% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After departing as the drummer of Ozzy Osbourne’s band in 1984, Carmen Appice (15 December 1946, Staten Island, New York, USA) decided to form his own outfit under the King Kobra moniker. Enlisting the services of four relative unknowns, Mark Free (vocals), David Michael-Phillips (guitar), Mike Sweda (b. 18 April 1960, Gowanda, New York, USA; guitar) and Johnny Rod (b. Read more

Triumph - 46% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Canadian power trio formed in Toronto during 1975. Comprising Rik Emmett (10 July 1953, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals), Gil Moore (b. 12 February 1951, Canada; drums) and Mike Levine (b. 1 June 1949, Canada; bass/keyboards), Triumph shared many similarities to Rush aside from geographical location. All three members were highly accomplished musicians who exper Read more

Krokus - 45% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Solothurn, Switzerland, Krokus appeared in 1974 playing symphonic rock similar to Yes, Genesis and Emerson, Lake And Palmer. After four years and two rather lacklustre albums, they switched to a hard rock style and dropped the frills in favour of a back-to-basics approach in the mode of AC/DC. The most stable early line-up of the band featured Chris Von Rohr (vocals), Read more

Thunder - 44% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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UK hard rock quintet heavily influenced by Bad Company and the Rolling Stones. Thunder evolved from the ashes of Terraplane, with the surviving nucleus of Danny Bowes (14 April 1960, England; vocals), Luke Morley (b. 19 June 1960, England; guitar) and Gary James (b. 19 June 1960, England; drums) recruiting Mark Luckhurst (bass) and Ben Matthews (b. 21 July 1963, England; gui Read more

Thunder - 44% match to Axe

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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UK hard rock quintet heavily influenced by Bad Company and the Rolling Stones. Thunder evolved from the ashes of Terraplane, with the surviving nucleus of Danny Bowes (14 April 1960, England; vocals), Luke Morley (b. 19 June 1960, England; guitar) and Gary James (b. 19 June 1960, England; drums) recruiting Mark Luckhurst (bass) and Ben Matthews (b. 21 July 1963, England; gui Read more

Firehouse - 42% match to Axe

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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