After he left Metallica in 1983, guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine formed the thrash metal quartet Megadeth. Though Megadeth followed the basic blueprint of Metallica's relentless attack, Mustaine's group ... more »
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Sonya Kitchell
In the post-Britney Spears age of Radio Disney and former Mickey Mouse Club and Nickelodeon stars with major-label recording contracts, it's not a surprise ... more »
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The goth-inspired Arkansas rock band Evanescence, with its Linkin Park-meets-Tori Amos sound backed by chugging guitars, easily made it to the top of the charts in 2003 with its ... more »
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Smashing Pumpkins
Of all the major alternative rock bands of the early '90s, the Smashing Pumpkins were the group least influenced by traditional underground rock. Lead guitarist/songwriter Billy Corgan fashioned an amalgam of progressive rock, heavy metal, ... more »
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Old Crow Medicine Show
Mountain music revivalists Old Crow Medicine Show spin traditional folk and bluegrass yarns with a rock & roll attitude. Critter Fuqua (vocals/banjo/resonator guitar), Kevin Hayes (guitjo), Morgan Jahnig (upright bass), Ketch Secor (vocals/fiddle/harmonica/banjo), and Willie ... more »
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Julian Lennon
The son of John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia, Julian Lennon parlayed a remarkable vocal similarity to his father into a moderately successful singing career during the 1980s. John Charles Julian ... more »
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Lee Parkin Starkey
Lee Parkin Starkey was born on November 11, 1970 in London, England to Ringo and Maureen Starkey just months after The Beatles had broken up. Parkin is ... more »
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John Lennon & Yoko Ono
John Lennon and Yoko Ono were married on March 20, 1969 in Gibraltar. She wore a short mini-skirt and sunglasses at their wedding. They honeymooned in Amsterdam. John and Yoko were separated ... more »
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John Lennon and Cynthia Powell
John Lennon and Cynthia Powell were married on August 23, 1962 at the Mount Pleasant Registry Office in Liverpool.  George Harrison, Paul McCartney, and Brian Epstein ... more »
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Concrete Blonde
Concrete Blonde grew out of the Los Angeles post-punk club circuit that produced bands like X, Wall of Voodoo, and the Go-Go's, but it wasn't until 1987 that the band even recorded its first album. ... more »
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