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Coroner - 100% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Switzerland’s premier death metal band Coroner was founded in 1985 by the pseudonymous Ron Royle (vocals), Tommy T. Baron (guitar) and Marquis Marky (drums). They were signed by Noise Records the following year after recording a demo entitled Death Cult, which featured guest vocals by Thomas Gabriel Warrior, leader of cult avant garde thrash band Celtic Frost. Coroner main Read more

Voivod - 69% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Heavy Metal
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Formed in Canada in the early 80s, Voivod originally comprised Denis ‘Snake’ Belanger (vocals), Denis ‘Piggy’ D’Amour (Canada, d. 26 August 2005, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; guitar), Jean-Yves Theriault (bass) and Michel Langevin (drums). The release of their first album made them one of the first thrash metal bands to make a name for themselves worldw Read more

Revocation - 64% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Skeletonwitch - 63% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Havok - 61% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Warbringer - 60% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Dark Angel - 50% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1981, Dark Angel specialize in ‘ultra-heavy thrash metal’. The original line-up comprised Don Doty (vocals), Jim Durkin (guitar), Eric Meyer (guitar), Rob Yahn (bass) and Mike Andrade (drums), although the latter was quickly replaced by Jack Schwartz. Early demos saw the band sign to Azra Records, resulting in the release of Read more

Toxik - 49% match to Vektor

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Death Angel - 48% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This group was formed in San Francisco, California, USA, the home of the Bay Area ‘thrash’ phenomenon, in 1982. The band comprised five cousins, namely Mark Osegueda (vocals), Rob Cavestany (guitar), Gus Pepa (guitar), Dennis Pepa (bass) and Andy Galeon (drums). Their debut, The Ultra-Violence, was a brutal blend of high-speed thrash riffs and thunderous drums. The ba Read more

Sodom - 48% match to Vektor

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal
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This German black metal/thrash trio was formed in 1983 by Tom Angelripper (bass, vocals), Aggressor (vocals, guitar) and Chris Witchhunter (drums), drawing inspiration from bands such as Motörhead, Anvil and Venom. Aggressor was replaced by the similarly pseudonymous Grave Violator on the agenda-setting debut EP, In The Sign Of Evil. By the time Obsessed By Cruelty emerged Read more

Exodus - 47% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock World Music Heavy Metal Electronic & Ambient
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Destruction - 46% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Along with Kreator, this speed metal band was at the forefront of the 80s German thrash scene, although Destruction never quite achieved the former’s level of success. Destruction was formed in 1983 in Weil am Rhein, Germany by Schmier (Marcel Schmier Schirmer; bass, vocals), Mike Sifringer (guitar) and Tommy Sandmann (drums) made a rather raw debut with 1984’s min Read more

Toxic Holocaust - 46% match to Vektor

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Watchtower - 46% match to Vektor

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

Nevermore - 45% match to Vektor

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

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