Metallica is an American metal band formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in The Recycler. Metallica’s line-up originally consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, and lead guitarist Dave Mustaine. Mustaine was later fired due to problems with alcoholism and drug addiction - he went on to form the band Megadeth. Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett took his place.
There are at least three artists with the name Elegy: 1. Elegy are a progressive metal/power metal band from the Netherlands. They formed in 1986. 2. Elegy was the name of a melodic death metal band from Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa. They are now known as Riddare av Koden after changing their name due to copyright issues with the original Dutch band Elegy as mentioned above. 3. Elegy produced a series of minimal electronic EPs for the labels Likemind, ART and B12 in the mid-1990s.
An emerging band from Victoria, Australia. Dirty NWOBHM style.
There are at least five bands with this name. 1. Victim is a hardcore band out of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
They formed in 2002 but their final show was held in 2008. 2. Victim was a punk band formed in 1977 in Belfast, Ireland that later relocated to Manchester, England in 1979. They disbanded in 1986.
("Victim" is not the same band as "The Victims", which was a punk band from Western Australia active from 1977-79.)
There are at least 10 artists called TNT. 1) TNT is a heavy metal band formed in Trondheim, Norway in 1982, by vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dag Ingebrigtsen , guitarist Ronni Lé Tekrø , bassist Steinar Eikum and drummer Morten "Diesel" Dahl . They released their self-titled debut album the same year — their only album that features Norwegian lyrics — and got a hit with the single "Harley Davidson".
There are several bands sharing the name Black Majesty. A melodic power metal band from Melbourne, Australia. So far they have released four LPs; 'Sands of Time' (2003), 'Silent Company' (2005), 'Tomorrowland' (2007) and "In Your Honour (2010). The band was formed in 2001 under the name Kymera and with various members already well known on the local metal and heavy rock scene. Guitarist Steve Janevski was drawn from Cyclone Tracy, a long-running heavy rock/hair metal outfit.
Refrain is at least 3 bands: 1. Refrain was heavy metal band from Kuopio, Finland and was formed in 2004. In 2005 they released demo Psychosis and in 2006 EP Justice for the Undead. Their activity ended in 2007 - 2008.
Last lineup: Jani - guitar (Project Silence, Moukka)
Kuvis - bass
Mikko - keyboards
Roni Mikkonen - vocals (Taste Utopia, Twisted Silence, Virtuocity, The Rockers)
Pete - solo guitar (Project Silence)
Cimble - drums (Warmath) Past Members: Youzzie - vocals
Antti "deeaa" Heikkinen - vocals
3 man thrashing machine out of Melbourne, featuring Axe warrior Hexx of Gospel Of The Horns. Ripping out the Thrash and bringing back the fold back attack!
Quiet Riot is an american heavy metal band, whose 1983 chart topping success helped pave the way for the glam metal scene's next decade of commercial prominence. They are best known for their Metal Health album, which displaced Michael Jackson’s Thriller album from the #1 chart spot. They were founded in 1975 by guitarist Randy Rhoads ( later with Ozzy Osbourne) with the original lineup featuring Kevin DuBrow (whose Steve Marriott influenced vocals powered most of their hits), as well as Kelly Garni (bass) and Drew Forsyth (drums).
I, THE HUNTER are a Rock and Roll band. Mixing the sound of the music each member grew up with and still loves to this day, with their favourite parts of the modern hard rock scene, I, THE HUNTER are here for the fun of it all, not the glory. Formed by cousins JOHNNY SHOTGUN (ex-THIS SHOTGUN KISS and INANE EMINENCE) and Ryan, now aka RY, THE HUNTER (ex-THIS SHOTGUN KISS) in early 2008, the project started as nothing more than the two writing fast paced 80's influenced rock songs as a bit of fun.