|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||hard rock sludge aor post-metal dubstep doom metal rock melodic rock 80s|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
Originating from Nashville, USA, Giant developed in the mid-80s when seasoned session guitarist Dann Huff (15 November 1960, Nashville, Tennessee, USA) met with keyboard player Alan Pasqua on various projects, notably Whitesnakes 1987 album. However, it was not until 1988 that Giant evolved into a fully fledged unit, with Huffs younger brother, David, joining as drummer and Mike Brignardello on bass (the Huff brothers had formerly been in partnership as part of Christian rockers White Heart). By this time, Dann Huff had taken on lead vocal duties after an unsuccessful search for a suitable singer. Candidates for the job had included the highly successful songwriter and backing vocalist, Tom Kelly. Giant signed to A&M Records in 1988 and released their debut album, Last Of The Runaways, in the USA in 1989, a potent brew of hard rock, strong on melody and presentation. It included the Top 10 hit single, Ill See You In My Dreams. The...