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Sir Lord Baltimore

Years Active: 
1968-1976, 2006-present

Sir Lord Baltimore is an American rock band from Brooklyn formed in 1968 by lead vocalist/drummer John Garner, guitarist Louis Dambra and bass player Gary Justin. They are notable for the fact that a 1971 review of their debut record, Kingdom Come, contained the first documented use of the term "heavy metal" to refer to a style of music. The group have been called "the godfathers of stoner rock."