Metal After Midnight

Metal After Midnight: Crimson Glory “Lonely”
Crimson Glory starting off in the late 70's as more of a Progressive Rock band and eventually evolved into a Prog-Power Metal band by the late 80's.  They never achieved mainstream success like Queensryche, but their influence on Metal stretched across the globe...
Metal After Midnight: Kingdome Come “Get It On”
There's a few different stories about how this band was formed in the mid-80's. But whatever the case, their debut in 1988 went platinum behind songs like "Get It On" and "Living Out Of Touch".  I can't tell you home many people over the years …
Metal After Midnight: Sweet “Ballroom Blitz”
Technically Sweet (or The Sweet) aren't traditional "Metal", but their over-the-top bombastic style with high-pitched guitars and vocals was certainly an influence on the Metal Community.
Generally they were considered more of a "Glam" band, but considering th…
Metal After Midnight: Metal Church “Watch The Children Pray”
Back in the 80's we saw the evolution of Metal as more "Thrash" bands started to break into the scene like Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Overkill, Metal Church and others.  Most of them were heavily influenced by the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal AND in many cases had P…
Metal After Midnight: Lizzy Borden “Me Against The World”
The 80's LA scene pumped out an overload of Hair Metal, most of them embracing the 70's Glam and following in the footsteps of Aerosmith, Sweet and T. Rex.  However, there was also a fairly strong underground Metal scene brewing too, and shock-rocker Lizzy Borden was at the helm...
Metal After Midnight: Yngwie Malmsteen “Heaven Tonight”
Yngwie Malmsteen came onto the scene in the early 80's as this blistering young Swede from the band "Alcatrazz" that featured Rainbow lead singer Graham Bonnet.  But soon he  became almost to big for the band and started his solo career under the moniker "Yn…

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