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Ronnie Montrose - 100% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Colorado, USA. After rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose dissolved his own band, Montrose, in 1976, he decided to pursue a solo career. Switching styles from hard rock to jazz rock, he released Open Fire, an instrumental album that was unpopular with fans and critics alike. Disillusioned, he formed Gamma, who recorded three albums between 1979 and 1982. When Gamma ground to a hal Read more

Montrose - 81% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 2000s
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After working with Van Morrison, Boz Scaggs and Edgar Winter, guitarist Ronnie Montrose (Colorado, USA) formed Montrose in San Francisco in the autumn of 1973. Comprising vocalist Sammy Hagar (b. Samuel Roy Hagar, 13 October 1947, Monterey, California, USA), bass player Bill Church and drummer Denny Carmassi, they signed to Warner Brothers Records in 1973 and released their Read more

Pat Travers - 47% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Patrick Henry Travers, 12 April 1954, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This Canadian guitarist began his career playing in his brother’s band. Having moved to London, England, he set up a group of his own comprising Peter ‘Mars’ Cowling (bass) and drummer Roy Dyke (of Ashton, Gardner And Dyke). In 1976 they played at the Reading Rock Festival, and this led to greater Read more

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Sammy Hagar - 35% match to Gamma

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

Tommy Bolin - 28% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Richard Bolin, 1 August 1951, Sioux City, Iowa, USA, d. 4 December 1976, Miami, Florida, USA. Tommy Bolin was a highly versatile progressive rock guitarist who branched into fusion with considerable success. Bolin became interested in music after seeing Elvis Presley in concert in 1956. He quickly learned to play Presley songs on guitar and won local amateur contests. Read more

Robin Trower - 25% match to Gamma

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 March 1945, Catford, London, England. Guitarist Trower spent his early career in the Paramounts, a popular Southend, Essex-based R&B/beat group who completed five singles between 1963 and 1965. Having briefly worked with a trio dubbed the Jam, he joined several colleagues from his earlier act in Procol Harum. Trower remained in this much-praised unit until 1971, when h Read more

Blackfoot - 23% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Southern US rock practitioners Blackfoot formed in 1970, with the original line-up featuring Rick Medlocke (17 February 1950, USA; guitar/vocals), Charlie Hargrett (guitar), Greg Walker (bass/vocals) and Jakson Spires (b. 12 April 1951, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, d. 16 Mach 2005, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA; drums/vocals). The quartet shared common origins with Lynyrd Skyny Read more

Triumph - 21% match to Gamma

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

UFO - 21% match to Gamma

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Zebra - 21% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Foghat - 20% match to Gamma

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Although British in origin, Foghat relocated to the USA, where this boogie-blues band built a large following during the 70s. The band originally comprised ‘Lonesome’ Dave Peverett (16 April 1943, Dulwich, London, England, d. 7 February 2000; vocals/guitar), Tony Stevens (b. 12 September 1949, Willsden, London, England; bass/vocals), Roger Earl (b. 16 May 1946, Lon Read more

Mahogany Rush - 20% match to Gamma

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael Schenker - 20% match to Gamma

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 January 1955, Savstedt, Germany. Schenker began his musical career in 1971 at the age of 16, when, along with brother Rudolf, he formed the Scorpions. After contributing impressive guitar work on the band’s Lonesome Crow debut, he was offered the chance to replace Bernie Marsden in UFO. Schenker joined the group in June 1973 and their resultant musical direction swun Read more

The Tubes - 20% match to Gamma

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Never short of personnel, the Tubes comprised Rick Anderson (1 August 1947, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA; bass), Michael Cotten (b. 25 January 1950, Kansas City, Missouri, USA; keyboards), Prairie Prince (b. 7 May 1950, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; drums), Bill ‘Sputnick’ Spooner (b. William Edmund Spooner, 16 April 1949, Phoenix, Arizona, USA; guitar), Roger Stee Read more

April Wine - 19% match to Gamma

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, this hard rock outfit became an immediate success, going on to make inroads in the American market after establishing itself as a platinum act in Canada. Through fluctuating line-ups they arrived at steady membership by the late 70s, including original lead singer Myles Goodwyn (23 June 1948, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Brian Gr Read more

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