I wasn't raised on Anthrax or Zeppelin, or anything between in regards to the heavy metal alphabet.
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There aren't many bands that I hold higher than Deep Purple when it comes to putting down the groundwork for heavy metal, driven by British rocker Jonathon Douglas "Jon" Lord ... More >>