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Night Ranger - 100% match to Loverboy

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

Eddie Money - 99% match to Loverboy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edward Joseph Mahoney, 2 March 1949, New York City, New York, USA. Legend has it that Brooklyn native Edward Mahoney was a New York police officer when first discovered by promoter Bill Graham (he was, in fact, a NYPD typist). Nevertheless, under Graham’s managerial wing, Mahoney became Eddie Money and produced two hit singles in ‘Baby Hold On’ and ‘Two T Read more

Aldo Nova - 91% match to Loverboy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Aldo Caparucio. Nova is a virtuoso guitarist of Italian descent. He arrived on the rock scene in 1982 with a self-titled debut of melodic AOR/pomp-rock that incorporated elements of Boston and Styx, with production offered by Blue Öyster Cult’s Sandy Pearlman. Momentum was lost, however, with Subject, a disjointed and ultimately disappointing concept album. Twitch Read more

Billy Squier - 90% match to Loverboy

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 May 1950, Boston, USA. Having gained valuable experience as guitarist in the power-pop group Sidewinders, Squier, who had also appeared in the less celebrated Magic Terry And The Universe, formed his own band under the name of Piper and recorded two albums for A&M Records during the late 70s. He dissolved Piper in 1979 and signed a solo contract with Capitol Records. Read more

Honeymoon Suite - 87% match to Loverboy

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

Triumph - 79% match to Loverboy

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

Lou Gramm - 71% match to Loverboy

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

Sammy Hagar - 71% match to Loverboy

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

April Wine - 64% match to Loverboy

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

Donnie Iris - 60% match to Loverboy

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Dominic Ierace, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA. Iris is an accomplished singer and possibly one of the leading perfectionists in the American hard rock idiom - his first hit record, 1981’s ‘Ah! Leah!’ was completed only after 80 vocal overdubs. Iris, a child prodigy, was formerly the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for Pittsburgh rock group the Jaggerz, Read more

Steve Perry - 60% match to Loverboy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 January 1953, Hanford, California, USA. Following the success of Escape and Frontiers, the members of US band Journey took an extended break in order to pursue solo projects. Vocalist Steve Perry assembled a team of respected session players to produce Street Talk, which displayed soul and R&B influences in both Perry’s vocals and songwriting, and proved a superb Read more

Bad English - 56% match to Loverboy

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

Damn Yankees - 53% match to Loverboy

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1989, the Damn Yankees were one of several supergroups, including Bad English, to emerge in the USA towards the end of the decade. ex-Styx guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw had already been writing with the larger-than-life guitarist and solo artist Ted Nugent and they were soon joined by Jack Blades on bass and vocals (from the recently demised Night Ranger) and Michael Read more

Red Rider - 49% match to Loverboy

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Rick Springfield - 49% match to Loverboy

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Lewis Springthorpe, 23 August 1949, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The son of an army officer, Springfield’s musical interests developed while living in England in the early 60s; on his return to Australia he played guitar and piano in the house band of a Melbourne club. At the end of the 60s, Springfield played with the Jordy Boys, Rock House and the MPD B Read more


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