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David Coverdale - 100% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 September 1951, Saltburn-By-The Sea, North Yorkshire, England. Coverdale found fame as the venerable singer with UK hard rock stalwarts Deep Purple and Whitesnake. His tenure with Deep Purple lasted from September 1973 until March 1976. Moving to Germany, he recorded a vocal track on a multi-artist project organised by Eddie Hardin, released by RCA Records as Wizard’ Read more

Iommi - 96% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Dio - 89% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ian Gillan - 86% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 August 1945, Hounslow, Middlesex, England. Heavily influenced by Elvis Presley, vocalist Gillan formed his first band at the age of 16. In 1962 he was invited to join local semi-professional R&B band the Javelins, who eventually disbanded in March 1964. Gillan next formed the Hickies, but abandoned the project to join established soul band Wainwright’s Gentlemen. Read more

Heaven & Hell - 82% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
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Glenn Hughes - 78% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Rainbow - 74% match to Elf

Genres: Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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In May 1975, guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Richard Hugh Blackmore, 14 April 1945, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England) left Deep Purple, forming Rainbow the following year. His earlier involvement with American band Elf led to his recruitment of the latter’s Ronnie James Dio (b. Ronald Padavona, 10 July 1940, New Hampshire, USA; vocals), Mickey Lee Soule, (keyboards), C Read more

Alcatrazz - 66% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US band were heavy metal exponents in the Deep Purple tradition. Formed by ex-MSG and Rainbow vocalist Graham Bonnet (12 December 1947, Skegness, Lincolnshire, England) in 1983, the initial line-up featured virtuoso guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen (b. Lars Johann Yngwie Lannerback, 30 June 1963, Stockholm, Sweden), former New England members Jimmy Waldo (keyboards) and Gary Read more

Fight - 50% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Inspired by the aggressive new metal sounds of the likes of Pantera, Skid Row and Metallica, the Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford (Robert John Arthur Halford, 25 August 1951, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England) formed Fight as a solo project to explore material that he felt was inappropriate for Judas Priest, but it eventually led to a bitter and acrimonious split fr Read more

Ken Hensley - 45% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Kenneth William David Hensley, 24 August 1945, Plumstead, London, England. A founder member of the Gods, organist Hensley led this tempestuous Hertfordshire unit throughout its four-year history. Mick Taylor and Greg Lake were also members at different times, although both had departed before the release of the band’s two albums Genesis (1968) and To Samuel A Son (1969) Read more

UFO - 44% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Jon Lord - 43% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Tygers Of Pan Tang - 39% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This hard rock band was formed in Whitley Bay, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, in 1978, as part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal. The line-up originally comprised Jess Cox (England; vocals), Robb Weir (guitar), Richard ‘Rocky’ Laws (bass) and Brian ‘Big’ Dick (drums). Their debut EP was the first rock release on Newcastle’s Neat label, and it qui Read more

Uriah Heep - 39% match to Elf

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The critics have scoffed and generally poured derision on Uriah Heep over the years, but the band have sold millions of records and have had five US Top 40 albums. A technically brilliant heavy rock band, they deserve most credit for continuing despite over 40 personnel changes and two deaths along the way.The band was formed by David Byron (David Gar Read more

Michael Schenker Group - 36% match to Elf

Genres: Pop / Rock
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