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Dokken

Dokken is an American heavy metal band formed in 1976 and composed of Don Dokken on vocals, George Lynch on lead guitar, Juan Croucier on bass and "Wild" Mick Brown on drums. In 1983 Croucier left Dokken in order to join Ratt and was replaced by Jeff Pilson. The group accumulated numerous charting singles and has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide.

Ronnie James Dio

Ronald James Padavona, better known as Ronnie James Dio, was an American rock and heavy metal vocalist and songwriter. He performed with, amongst others, Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell and his own band, Dio.

Helix

Helix are a Canadian hard rock/heavy metal band formed in 1974. They are best known for their 1984 single "Rock You". The original lineup was formed by drummer Bruce Arnold, and consisted of lead vocalist Brian Vollmer, guitarists Ron Watson and Rick "Minstrel" Trembley, keyboardist Don Simmons and bassist Keith "Bert" Zurbrigg.

Mama's Boys

Mama's Boys were a 1980s hard rock/heavy metal group from County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland featuring the three McManus brothers Pat (fiddle, guitar), John (bass, vocals) and Tommy (drums).

Riot

Riot was an American heavy metal band founded in New York City in 1975 by guitarist Mark Reale.

Mercyful Fate

Mercyful Fate was a Danish heavy metal band from Copenhagen. Initially active from 1981 to 1985, they reunited in 1992. The band went on hiatus again in 2000, when frontman King Diamond decided to continue his solo career. They are cited as major influences by many artists in the black metal, thrash metal, power metal, and progressive metal genres.

Girlschool

Girlschool are a British heavy metal band originating out of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal scene in 1978 and frequently associated with contemporaries Motörhead. They are the longest running all-female rock band, still active after more than 30 years.

Y&T

Y&T (originally known as Yesterday & Today) is an American hard rock/heavy metal band formed in 1974. The band released two studio albums on London Records as Yesterday & Today in the 1970s before shortening their name to Y&T.

Starfighters

Starfighters were an English heavy metal band founded in Birmingham by Steve Burton (vocals), Pat Hambly (guitar), Stevie Young (guitar), Doug Dennis (bass) and Spencer Scrannage (drums). Stevie Young is the nephew of AC/DC leaders Malcolm and Angus Young.

Krokus

Krokus was founded in Solothurn in 1974 by bassist (and original lead vocalist) Chris von Rohr and guitarist Tommy Kiefer. Former Eazy Money vocalist Marc Storace joined the band as frontman in time for their Metal Rendez-vous album in 1980.

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