Damn Yankees Similar Artists

Night Ranger - 100% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

This talented and sophisticated American pomp-rock group released a string of first-class albums between 1982 and 1988. Featuring Jack Blades (vocals, bass), Brad Gillis (guitar, ex-Ozzy Osbourne), Alan Fitzgerald (keyboards, ex-Montrose), Kelly Keagy (drums) and Jeff Watson (guitar), they gigged in and around their home town of San Francisco as an extension of Gillis’ clu Read more

Lou Gramm - 90% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Lou Grammatico, 2 May 1950, Rochester, New York, USA. Vocalist Lou Gramm possesses one of the great hard rock voices, and rose from small beginnings with late 60s group Poor Heart and Black Sheep to fame and fortune with Foreigner. After the enormous success of Agent Provocateur, however, Gramm’s desire for more upbeat, guitar-based songs led him to write solo material Read more

Bulletboys - 87% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs
RadioIO Offer

Kix - 87% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Winger - 86% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

This melodic US AOR/hard rock act was formed by experienced session musicians Kip Winger (22 May 1961; bass, vocals) and Paul Taylor (keyboards, guitar) following their work together on Alice Cooper’s Constrictor tour. Enlisting lead guitarist Reb Beach and drummer Rod Morgenstein (ex-Dixie Dregs), the quartet chose the name Sahara, but were forced to change to Winger a Read more

Triumph - 85% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

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

Danger Danger - 76% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

This melodic and atmospheric US hard rock band was formed in 1988 by former Michael Bolton bass player Bruno Ravel. Enlisting the services of Ted Poley (ex-Prophet vocalist), Steve West (drums), Kasey Smith (keyboards) and Tony Rey (guitar), the band’s style lay somewhere between White Lion and Bon Jovi. They were picked up by Imagine Records and debuted with a self-titled Read more

Honeymoon Suite - 71% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

A Canadian hard rock quintet of Johnny Dee (guitar, vocals), Derry Grehan (lead guitar), Dave Betts (drums), Gary Lalonde (bass) and Ray Coburn (keyboards), Honeymoon Suite formed in 1982 and set about establishing the strong club following that accompanied them throughout their career. Their debut release was a self-financed single, ‘New Girl Now’, which sold in suff Read more

Sammy Hagar - 70% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Samuel Roy Hagar, 13 October 1947, Monterey, California, USA. Hagar is a singer, guitarist, and songwriter whose father was a professional boxer. Legend has it that Elvis Presley persuaded him not to follow in his father’s footsteps, and instead he started out in 60s San Bernardino bands the Fabulous Castillas, Skinny, Justice Brothers and rock band Dust Cloud. He joine Read more

Britny Fox - 67% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

This ‘glam-metal’ quartet was formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA in summer 1985 by vocalist ‘Dizzy’ Dean Davidson (ex-World War III drummer) and former Cinderella guitarist Michael Kelly Smith. With the addition of bass player Billy Childs and drummer Tony Destra (also ex-Cinderella) they recorded the In America demo which landed them a major recordin Read more

Slaughter - 66% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

When Vinnie Vincent’s Invasion disintegrated in 1988, vocalist Mark Slaughter and bass player Dana Strum decided to start a new group under the name Slaughter. Recruiting guitarist Tim Kelly (1963, d. 5 February 1998) and drummer Blas Elias, they soon secured a contract with Chrysalis Records and recorded Stick It To Ya. With an approach that fused elements of Kiss, M&o Read more

Steelheart - 66% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Black 'N Blue - 65% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Formerly known as Boogie Star, Black ‘N’ Blue were formed in Portland, Oregon, USA, in 1981. After a series of line-up shuffles, the band stabilized with Jaime St. James (vocals), Tommy Thayer (guitar), Jeff Warner (guitar), Patrick Young (bass) and Peter Holmes (drums). Relocating to Los Angeles in 1982, they forged a contract with Geffen Records and delivered their Read more

Great White - 64% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

This Los Angeles, California, USA-based heavy metal band was formed (as Dante Fox) in 1981 by Jack Russell (5 December 1960, Montebello, California, USA; vocals), Mark Kendall (b. 29 April 1957, Loma Linda, California, USA; guitar), Lorne Black (bass) and Gary Holland (drums). Changing their name to Great White, they adopted a no-frills approach from the start, relying on th Read more

Faster Pussycat - 63% match to Damn Yankees

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

The mid-80s Los Angeles glam/sleaze scene that produced Guns N’Roses also saw the formation of Faster Pussycat in 1986, around vocalist Taime Downe and guitarist Mick Cripps - although Cripps later departed for L.A. Guns along with original bass player Kelly Nickels. Downe, formerly co-owner of LA club The Cathouse, recruited guitarists Brent Muscat and Greg Steele, bass Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler