DC STRUT was formed in 1989 in Syracuse, New York by guitarist ROY COSTON and vocalist Mary B.after the disbanding of their prior band ARDENT in 1987. The pair would recruit the rhythm section of bassist Rikk Masters and drummer Kevin Meacham.DC STRUT would continue in the same female-fronted melodi..
Formed in Milwaukie, Wisconsin by guitarists Paul Laganowski, Takis Kinis and bassist Steve Post, ⅗ of technical power thrash metallers REALM, Along with Gemini drummer Brian Reidinger and LAST CRACK’s esoteric frontman Buddo.The band would release a 3-song demo in 1994 and in 1996 they would self-r..
OF DYING DREAMS was formed in October 1993 following the breakup of two Greensboro, NC–based metal bands. The remaining members of Requiem Mass (Chris Ferguson, vocals and keyboards; John Anthony, bass; and Chris Wheat, drums) enlisted former Perpetual Iniquity drummer/singer Scott Ingold to play gu..
Text by Heaven And Hell Records website.TRACER first would begin to come together in 1985 when guitarist Kenny Carpenter bassist Todd Rosencrance would put together a cover band called ACES WILD adding drummer Rick Sanchez and vocalist Tony Dant. The addition of keyboardist Tom Prevost and second gu..
Text by Heaven And Hell Records website.A common misconception is that heavy metal was dead through the 1990s in America. This could not be further from the truth.Originally, formed in Albany, New York under the name BLIND MAN’S BLUFF with guitarists Matt Chesbro and Brad Bowhall, bassist Titian Dio..
Text by Heaven And Hell Records official site.Fronted by bombastic lead singer Tracey Lepore, SWEET-N-EVIL blitzed the music scene in the New York, Tri-State area, for years. Their huge, rabid following stretched from New York City to Philadelphia, and all points in between. The show was unlike anyt..
Text by Heaven And Hell Records official site.In 1989, three high-school mates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania would bring together their creative talents to form a progressive psych influenced heavy garage rock band known as SORCERER.The power-trio of guitarist Sam France, bassist/keyboardist Michael..
LEGGESY consisted of four strongly molded individual personalities from Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose musical chemistry and high-octane autonomy erupted in attitude-drenched, positive rock-and-roll experience, that electrified audiences with its power rock original anthemic songs and visually stunn..
LEGGESY consisted of four strongly moulded individual personalities from Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose musical chemistry and high-octane autonomy erupted in attitude-drenched, positive rock-and-roll experience, that electrified audiences with its power rock original anthemic songs and visually stun..
Guy Mann-Dude (Guy Shiffman) is an American-born musician who was best known in the late 1980s and early 1990s after his eponymous band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1988. A musician renaissance man of sorts, Shiffman began as a drummer and would find himself backing YES singer Jon Anderson o..
Text by HEAVEN AND HELL website.Oneida, New York-based guitarist ROY COSTON, formerly of the bands ARDENT & DC STRUT, is a well-respected veteran of the Central New York local music scene. Coming out of the ashes of the 1980s and thrust into another decade of changing music.FOUR LARGE MEN was fo..
Text by Heaven & Hell Records official website.The white-hot Pittsburgh band began blazing their trail on the Pittsburgh club circuit on Halloween night of 1990. The chemistry between members Dean Mikulla on guitar, vocalist DC Cooper, bassist Jimmy Wilson and drummer Carmen Capozzi was a catacl..