Armored Saint is a heavy metal band originating from Los Angeles, California. Armored Saint was formed in 1982 by brothers Phil and Gonzo Sandoval, and guitarist David Prichard, while attending Woodrow Wilson High School. Next to join were singer John Bush and bassist Joey Vera.
Ashes of Ares is a band which represents the culmination of experiences, trials and tribulations of founding members Matt Barlow, Van Williams and Freddie Vidales. Within months of their departures from the iconic metal bands ICED EARTH and NEVERMORE, the trio came together with a renewed drive to create a sound which is a true collaboration of their personal influences, ideas and visions.
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) A Norwegian progressive metal band. 2) An American 60's psychedelic rock band. 1) Circus Maximus is a progressive metal band from Oslo, Norway. In 2000 long-time band mates Michael Eriksen (vocals) and brothers Mats (guitar) and Truls Haugen (drums) were joined by keyboard genius Espen Storø and Glen Cato Møllen on bass to form Circus Maximus.
2006 - Beginning Formed in Britain in late 2006 by Will and John Graney, Damnation Angels set out to create a new benchmark in symphonic metal. After finding their footing playing local shows with numerous members the band eventually found a solid line-up to build their sound upon and decided it was time to take it to the next level.
Divinity Compromised is Chicago's newest Progressive Metal band featuring members of Novembers Doom and Sacred Dawn. They have built a strong fan base worldwide in the short amount of time that they have been together. Divinity Compromised was featured on the ProgPower USA X sampler CD that was handed out at the 2009 festival.
There are atleast two seperate artists using the name "Heaven's Cry": 1) Heaven's Cry is a band was formed in the beginning of the 1990's in French Canada as a modern rock band with a progressive tangent. They released two albums, "Food For Thought Substitute" in 1996, and "Primal Power Addiction" in 2002. They have a loose connection with Voivod.
Myrath (which means Legacy) was formed in early 2001 under the name of XTAZY by guitarist Malek Ben Arbia, just 13 years old at the time, with two of his childhood friends Fahmi Chakroun (drums) and Oualid Issaoui (guitar). The line up was shortly after completed by Zaher Ben Hamoudia (bass) and Tarek Idouani (vocals).
Sabaton is a symphonic power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.
Shadow Gallery is a five-piece progressive metal band formed in Pennsylvania in 1985. Their name is taken from the graphic novel V for Vendetta by Alan Moore. They have a reputation among fans for complex song structures and virtuoso musicianship and have been compared to contemporaries Dream Theater and Queensrÿche.
Soilwork is a Swedish melodic death metal band formed in late 1995, originally under the name Inferior Breed in Helsingborg, Sweden. In 1996, they changed their name to Soilwork to better fit their new sound.
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Wolf is a heavy metal band from Sweden (active). Current line-up: Niklas "Viper" Olsson – Lead Guitars & Vocals Anders "Tornado" Modd – Bass Richard "Raptor" Holmgren – Drums
1) Swedish progressive metal band 2) Norwegian rapper 3) Australian rapper 4) Polish heavy/stoner metal 5) Long Island hardcore 6) German death industrial/power electronics project from Gerd Zaunig of Predominance and Virologic.
Xandria is a German symphonic metal band that formed in Bielefeld, Germany, in 1994. According to the band, Xandria unifies modern rock with mystic soundscapes into a soundtrack of a different, really characteristic world. 1994 - 1997