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Crimson Glory - 65% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formerly known as Pierced Arrow and Beowolf, this Florida-based heavy metal quintet settled on the name Crimson Glory in 1982. Comprising Midnight (vocals), Jon Drenning (guitar), Ben Jackson (guitar), Jeff Lords (bass) and Dana Burnell (drums), they spent a full three years writing material and developing a sound. They emerged in 1986 with a self-titled debut on Roadrunner Rec Read more

Shadow Gallery - 63% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Savatage - 46% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Previously known as Avatar, this melodic, heavy rock quintet was formed in Florida, USA by the Oliva brothers. The founding line-up comprised Jon Oliva (Jonathan Nicholas Oliva, 22 July 1960, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA; vocals/keyboards), Criss Oliva (b. Christopher Michael Oliva, 3 April 1963, USA, d. 17 October 1993, Florida, USA; guitar), Steve ‘Doc’ Read more

Watchtower - 41% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Helstar - 37% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1982 in Houston, Texas, USA, the band’s original line-up consisted of James Rivera (vocals), Larry Barragan (guitar), Robert Trevin (guitar), Jerry Abarca (bass) and Rene Lima (drums). Owing to an excellent four-track demo recorded in 1983, the band quickly became a favourite on the underground tape-trading scene. Attracting the attention of Combat Records, they Read more

Vicious Rumors - 35% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This San Francisco power metal band formed in 1979, making their debut on US Metal III after linking with guitar guru Mike Varney. However, by the release of Soldiers Of The Night, only one of the original line-up, guitarist Geoff Thorpe, remained, alongside bass player Dave Starr, drummer Larry Howe, and vocalist Gary St Pierre. Unable to find a suitable guitar partner, Thorp Read more

Solitude Aeturnus - 34% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1988 by Texan guitarist John Perez, Solitude Aeturnus set out to revive the ‘heavy groove orientated’ style of Black Sabbath. The results were slow, epic, guitar-based heavy metal with a definite ethereal edge. Solitude Aeturnus secured a contract in 1991 and released Into The Depths Of Sorrow. This established them as part of the doom metal movement, which Read more

Sanctuary - 33% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Easy Listening Heavy Metal Instrumental New Age
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Symphony X - 33% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Armored Saint - 32% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Los Angeles, California, USA-based heavy metal quintet was formed in 1981. The band originally comprised John Bush (24 August 1963, Los Angeles, California, USA; vocals), Dave Prichard (guitar), Phil E. Sandoval (guitar), Joey Vera (bass), and Gonzo Sandoval (drums). Their incessant gigging around the Los Angeles bar and club circuit led to them contributing a track to Read more

Virgin Steele - 31% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Comprising David DeFeis (vocals, keyboards), Jack Starr (guitar), Joe O’Reilly (bass) and Joey Ayvazian (drums), US rock band Virgin Steele were always likely to appeal to heavy metal purists. Like Manowar, they eschewed any considerations of subtlety in favour of excess - be it in musicianship or stage appearance. The band made its debut for Music For Nations in 1983, the Read more

Omen - 30% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Dream Theater - 29% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This rock band was formed in 1985 by Berklee College Of Music students John Petrucci (12 July 1967, Kings Park, Long Island, New York, USA; guitar), John Myung (b. 24 January 1967, Chicago, Illinois, USA; bass) and Mike Portnoy (b. Michael Stephen Portnoy, 20 April 1967, Long Island, New York, USA; drums; ex-Inner Sanctum). The trio subsequently enlisted old schoolfriend Kev Read more

Flotsam and Jetsam - 29% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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Riot - 29% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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