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(1978 – present)

Whitesnake are an English band, founded in 1978 by vocalist David Coverdale (formerly of Deep Purple) in North Yorkshire. The current line-up of the band also include Doug Aldrich (lead guitar), Reb Beach (rhythm guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Brian Ruedy (keyboards) and Tommy Aldridge (drums). While the group’s membership has fluctuated, Coverdale remains the heart and soul of the band.

In their early years, Whitesnake played in a hard-edged and influenced style. By the mid-, the band had moved towards a more commercially friendly and ethos, garnering them major hits such as “Love Ain’t No Stranger”, “Now You’re Gone”, “Slide It In”, “Still of the Night”, and the iconic tune “Here I Go Again” (arguably their ‘’). They were named the 85th greatest hard rock band of all time by VH1.

Whitesnake were active primarily in the , but they still tour, albeit with an entirely new line-up (bar Coverdale), to this day. Some of the most famous musicians who have joined the band for a time include Jon Lord, Ian Paice, Cozy Powell, Neil Murray, Bernie Marsden, Micky Moody, Rudy Sarzo, John Sykes, Adrian Vandenberg, Vivian Campbell, Tommy Aldridge, and Steve Vai.

The band’s early material has been compared by critics to Deep Purple.

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  • Maquina_Muerte

    they really should do something about that main pic.......... 'Anonymous' to the rescue ? ^^

    10 Aug 6:43am Reply
  • gagammonster

    Great Band.

    5 Aug 2:56am Reply
  • Rana_Nusair

    Don't fade away :(

    3 Aug 7:19am Reply
  • nadialesa

    Here I go again on my own...

    17 Jul 3:59am Reply
  • Aenaen

    Never heard but not bad.

    8 Jul 3:39pm Reply
  • Cat_007

    Great band!

    26 Jun 10:13am Reply
  • Pollepard

    Impressão minha ou o numero de ouvintes dessa delicia ta subindo? aeHOOOOOO

    9 Jun 1:02am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Is This Love ♥

    1 Jun 12:21am Reply
  • mattimek

    + Steal Your Heart Away +

    21 May 6:34pm Reply
  • flaviovigatto

    Coverdale mitic!

    20 May 8:48pm Reply
  • Pat-John

    David, thank you for your voice and your music, I still love it after so many years!

    14 May 8:46pm Reply
  • gil1408

    Muito boa banda ............

    6 May 1:59am Reply
  • gagammonster

    You're the best

    2 May 6:02pm Reply
  • Qibzy

    Практически отчаявшись найти музыку, которая обратит моё внимание на себя, которая будет выделяться из кучки мастеров фоновых завываний и простейших гитарных я-обдолбался-унесите-меня переборов, нашёл их, whitesnake. Странно, что раньше не натыкался, но тем лучше, отслушаю с нуля.

    24 Apr 5:56pm Reply
  • AGRESSOR_rus

    Great band!!!

    20 Apr 11:20am Reply
  • BruderFred

    THE VOICE...........................DAVID COVERDALE !!!

    8 Apr 3:16pm Reply
  • ponsed

    genial pink floydf

    31 Mar 12:32am Reply
  • TheRealDBF

    http://s29.postimg.org/5hh4jg7jb/Whitesnake_Different_Pic.png Managed to catch Whitesnake's display picture different for once!

    23 Mar 1:14am Reply
  • PabloFromPoland

    It was a great band before Jon Lord left it. "Lovehunter", "Ready an' Willing", "Come an' Get It" - their best albums.

    21 Mar 7:25am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    из всего выводка групп пост-deep purple эта - самая убогая, как будто мужики в караоке пришли лед зеппелин перепевать.

    19 Mar 1:21pm Reply
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