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Threshold - 89% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal
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Queensr├┐che - 85% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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Queensrÿche was formed in Seattle, USA, by Geoff Tate (14 January 1959, Stuttgart, West Germany; vocals), Chris DeGarmo (b. Chrisopher Lee DeGarmo, 14 June 1963, Wenatchee, Washington, USA; guitar), Michael Wilton (b. 23 February 1962, San Francisco, California, USA; lead guitar), Eddie Jackson (b. 29 January 1961, Robstown, Texas, USA; bass), and Scott Rockenfield (b. Read more

Helstar - 60% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
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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

Evergrey - 55% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Armored Saint - 52% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal
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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 - 49% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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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

Nevermore - 46% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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This quintessential power metal band was formed out of the ashes of Seattle, Washington, USA-based thrash act Sanctuary in 1991 by Warrel Dane (vocals) and Jim Sheppard (bass), with the addition of Jeff Loomis (guitar, who had played in the final line-up of Sanctuary) and Van Williams (drums). Nevermore’s stated intention was to make technical yet melodic power metal. Afte Read more

Omen - 45% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Dream Theater - 44% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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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

Manilla Road - 42% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Running Wild - 38% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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This quartet from Hamburg, Germany, led by guitarist/vocalist Rock ’n Rolf (Rolf Kasparek, 1 July 1961), were strongly influenced by the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal movement of the early 80s. They emerged from the ashes of Granite Heart, a school band formed in 1976 by Kasparek, Uwe Bendig (b. 23 October 1961; guitar), Michael Hoffmann (drums) and Jörg Schwarz Read more

Sanctuary - 38% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Instrumental New Age Pop / Rock Easy Listening
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Watchtower - 38% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This experimental four-piece Texan outfit married the power of Metallica with the intricate and sophisticated arrangements of Rush, via the musicianship of Alan Tecchio (vocals), Ron Jarzombek (guitars), Doug Keyser (bass) and Rick Colaluca (drums). Watchtower’s playing was of a high order and their songs contained multiple time-changes, including Jarzombek’s exemplar Read more

Metal Church - 37% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Formed in Aberdeen, Washington, USA, in 1982, Metal Church initially comprised David Wayne (1 January 1958, USA, d. 10 May 2005; vocals), Kurdt Vanderhoof (guitar), Craig Wells (guitar), Duke Erickson (bass) and Kirk Arrington (drums). Their 1984 debut was a phenomenal album, brimming with energy and promise. The style was the then-evolving thrash metal sound, and Metal Chur Read more

Iced Earth - 36% match to Fates Warning

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Despite facing all manner of adversities, public indifference and a constantly changing line-up, this old-fashioned US heavy metal outfit is one of the few acts to stick defiantly to their guns in a much maligned genre. Originally based in Indiana, Jon Schaffer (15 March 1968, Franklin, Indiana, USA; guitar) and Greg Seymour (drums) first worked together in the early 80s und Read more

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