Sir James Paul McCartney is an English musician who gained worldwide popularity for being an important member of the Beatles, that was active in the years between 1960 and 1970. The Beatles has been regarded as one of the most influential bands of all times.
Jimmy Page is an English musician who was the lead guitarist and founder of the band Led Zeppelin. Page is regarded as one of the most influential guitarists of all time. Before he founded Led Zeppelin, he was a part of The Yardbirds, which is an English rock band formed in London.
Chris Martin is the lead singer of the band Coldplay. Some of the most popular Coldplay songs are Yellow, Paradise, Scientist, and Viva la Vida. Yellow, which was released in 2000, helped them gain worldwide popularity as well as their first Grammy Award nomination. The band was earlier called Pectoralz and was renamed Coldplay in 1998.
Hayley Williams is a songwriter, vocalist, and keyboardist of the rock band Paramore. The band has released a total of five studio albums, namely Brand New Eyes, All We Know is Falling, Paramore, Riot!, and After Laughter. Hayley started the band with Josh Farro, Zac Farro, and Jeremy Davis in 2004.
Alex Turner is an English musician who is the frontman of the rock bank Arctic Monkeys. He has released six albums with the band and their first album, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, even made it to Rolling Stone's list of greatest debut albums of all time.
Marko founded the Finnish alternate rock band, Poets of the Fall, and is the lead singer and songwriter in the band. Poets of The Fall was formed in 2003 and won the 'Best Finnish Breakthrough' award in 2005.
Lauri Ylönen is the frontman of the Finnish band, The Rasmus, that makes alternate rock music. Lauri quit school to focus on his band. The Rasmus was formed in 1994 and has sold over five million albums worldwide and won several international and domestic
Mike Shinoda is a musician and a graphic designer. He co-founded a band in 1996 called Xero that was later named Linkin Park. Linkin Park's debut album, Hybrid Theory, is 'diamond' certified by RIAA, a trade organization that represents the recording industry.
Serj Tankian is the lead vocalist for System of a Down that he formed in 1994. Along with being a musician, Serj is also a political activist who often writes lyrics that talk about his political views. He also released a book of poetry called Cool Gardens in 2001.
Maynard Keenan is the lead singer and founder of the rock band, Tool. Apart from music, he has also been an improvisational stand-up comedian and actor. His band, Tool, has released four studio albums till date with the first one being Undertow, which was released in 1993.
Martin Friedman is a famous guitarist for heavy metal band Megadeth. He is a largely self-taught guitarist who auditioned for Megadeth in 1989 and officially joined the band in 1990. You can still catch his audition tape on Megadeth's DVD called Arsenal of Megadeth. The first album Martin recorded with the band was called Rust in Peace.
Greg Gonzalez is the lead vocalist and founder of the ambient pop band Cigarettes After Sex. The band is popular for their dream-like music style with lyrics about romance and love. The singer is also known for his androgynous voice.
Steven Tyler is famous for being the lead vocalist with the rock band Aerosmith that was formed in 1970. This Boston-based band is also referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band". Some of their popular albums include 'Toys in the Attic' and 'Rocks'.
Roger Waters is a famous singer who is known for being one of the lead vocalists of the progressive rock band, Pink Floyd. Waters was originally a bassist in the band, but later became the lyricist and co-vocalist. The band has released some of the all-time hit albums The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here, and The Dark Side of the Moon.
Ritchie Blackmore is an English songwriter and guitarist and a founding member of the band, Deep Purple. Before Deep Purple, he performed for a few other bands and projects like Rainbow and Blackmore's Night. He joined Deep Purple in 1968 after being invited by Chris Curtis, who had conceptualized the band.
Saul Hudson, better known by his stage name, Slash, is a British-American musician who is the lead guitarist with the famous hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Slash achieved worldwide success as a musician in the late 1980s and early 1990s by performing for the band; he is also considered one of the greatest guitarists in the history of rock music.
Thomas Yorke, popularly known as Thom Yorke, is the lead vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist for the alternate rock band, Radiohead. He released a solo album in 2006 by the name The Eraser, which primarily comprised electronic music. He formed Atoms for Peace in 2009 with Radiohead's producer and the bassist of another band Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Eddie Vedder, known for his powerful baritone vocals, is the lead vocalist with the American rock band, Pearl Jam. He was recruited in the band by the founders, Ament, Gossard, and McCready. The band was originally known as Mookie Blaylock but was later renamed to Pearl Jam upon signing Epic Records in 1991.
Born Paul David Hewson, Bono is not only the lead vocalist and primary lyricist in the rock band U2 but he's also a venture capitalist and a philanthropist. He has shared his social work-related views individually and through his band, U2. Bono has received around 22 Grammy awards.
Steve Harris is the songwriter and bassist for the popular British heavy metal band, Iron Maiden. He founded the band in 1975 and has been the only constant member since its inception. The name of the band is inspired by the film 'The Man in the Iron Mask'. Steve has been the band's consistent composer and lyricist.
James Hetfield is the co-founder of the American heavy metal band, Metallica. The band was founded in 1981 and has won nine Grammy awards till date. Metallica is the only band in the world that has performed in all the seven continents of the world.
Louis Tomlinson is an English musician who rose to fame as a member of the famous pop boy band, One Direction. Some of the top albums released by One Direction that topped charts are Up All Night, Take Me Home, Midnight Memories, Four, and Made in the A.M.
Glenn Frey was an American musician and founder of the rock band Eagles. He was the lead vocalist and frontman of the band who also delivered many solos post the disbanding of the Eagles. Frey achieved solo success with two popular hits, namely The Heat Is On and You Belong to the City.
Tico Torres is popularly known as the drummer in the legendary American rock band, Bon Jovi. The band released their albums Bon Jovi and 7800° Fahrenheit in 1984 and 1985 respectively. They also released its debut single called 'Runaway' that topped the c
Liam Gallagher is a British musician who rose to fame as a primary band member of the rock band Oasis. Liam was one of the founders of the band that started in 1991 who later departed from the band after an intense backstage fight with his brother, Noel Gallagher.
Sir Michael Philip Jagger is an English musician who rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the famous band, The Rolling Stones. He has been considered as one of the most influential and popular musicians in the history of rock and roll.
Angus Young is an Australian guitarist who is popularly known for leading and forming the Australian hard rock band called AC/DC. He is famous for his schoolboy stage outfits and energetic performances. One of the first albums by the band is High Voltage that was released in 1975.
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