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Blue Murder - 59% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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King Kobra - 52% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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After departing as the drummer of Ozzy Osbourne’s band in 1984, Carmen Appice (15 December 1946, Staten Island, New York, USA) decided to form his own outfit under the King Kobra moniker. Enlisting the services of four relative unknowns, Mark Free (vocals), David Michael-Phillips (guitar), Mike Sweda (b. 18 April 1960, Gowanda, New York, USA; guitar) and Johnny Rod (b. Read more

Michael Schenker - 51% match to Vandenberg

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

Night Ranger - 50% match to Vandenberg

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

Dokken - 46% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Los Angeles, USA heavy metal band was put together by vocalist Don Dokken (29 June 1953). His first break came when producer Dieter Dierks recruited him to supply (eventually unused) back-up vocals on the Scorpions’Blackout in 1982. Dierks then allowed Dokken the remaining studio time to produce demos. These rough recordings impressed Carrere Records enough to sec Read more

Damn Yankees - 45% match to Vandenberg

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

Loudness - 43% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Triumph - 43% match to Vandenberg

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

Great White - 42% match to Vandenberg

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

Keel - 40% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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US-born vocalist Ron Keel started his career in 1983 with Steeler, who also temporarily featured future guitar hero Yngwie Malmsteen. After one self-titled album on Shrapnel Records, he dissolved the band to go solo. Forming a typical Kiss / Aerosmith -styled band with musicians Brian Jay (guitar), Marc Ferrari (guitar), Kenny Chaisson (bass) and Dwain Miller (drums), Keel obta Read more

Lynch Mob - 40% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Following Dokken’s acrimonious split in 1988, guitarist George Lynch and drummer Mick Brown recruited bass player Anthony Esposito and tempted vocalist Oni Logan away from the embryonic Cold Sweat to complete Lynch MoWicked Sensation was a decent hard rock debut, carried by Lynch’s considerable ability, but youthful vocalist Logan’s inexperience began to show Read more

Winger - 40% match to Vandenberg

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

Graham Bonnet - 39% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 December 1947, Skegness, Lincolnshire, England. Bonnet first garnered attention in 1968 as one half of the Marbles, who enjoyed a UK Top 5 hit with the emotional ‘Only One Woman’. Subsequent singles, both with the group and as a solo act, proved unsuccessful and he later turned to acting, starring in the film Three For All. Bonnet resumed recording in 1977 on Ri Read more

House of Lords - 37% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This five-piece US heavy rock supergroup was put together by Gregg Giuffria (keyboards, ex-Angel). Augmented by Chuck Wright (bass, ex-Quiet Riot), Ken Mary (drums, ex-Alice Cooper), James Christian (vocals, ex-Canata) and Lanny Cordola (guitar, ex-Giuffria), the line-up was impressive and promised much. With Giuffria in control, the band pursued an overstated melodic approach Read more

Harem Scarem - 36% match to Vandenberg

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Canadian heavy rock band formed in 1987 by Harry Hess (Harold Hess, 5 July 1968, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; vocals, keyboards, guitar), Mike Gionet (bass), Pete Lesperance (b. 13 October 1968, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; guitar, vocals) and Darren Smith (drums, vocals). Hess and Smith had played together in Blind Vengeance prior to launching a new project with their friends Read more


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