310: RAINBOW

When Ritchie Blackmore had two songs rejected by Deep Purple he chose to record them with Elf frontman Ronnie James Dio. The experience had been such a positive one that they ultimately recorded a full album as Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow. This would ultimately lead to him leaving Deep Purple. There are two specific elements of … Continue reading 310: RAINBOW

308: AC⚡️DC

They’re Australian rock royalty, one of the most successful bands in history, and made such an impact so early on that they directly influenced other bands we consider huge influences today. AC/DC are one of only a handful of worldwide stadium hard rock bands, capable of commanding enormous audiences across the globe. And, in reality, … Continue reading 308: AC⚡️DC

306: AEROSMITH

They’ve touched upon just about every rock subgenre in their 50+ years, and are often called “America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band”. Such is the longevity of their cultural influence that, for different generations, Aerosmith mean different things. Someone in their sixties might have discovered them as a teenager, right as they were starting out, … Continue reading 306: AEROSMITH

303: OZZY OSBOURNE

Ozzy Osbourne is the most iconic heavy metal vocalist in history, and is (rightfully) celebrated as one of the greatest representatives heavy metal has seen in its entire five decades. With his unmistakable voice, cheeky grin, and larger-than-life personality, Ozzy has maintained a successful career decade after decade. With his post-Sabbath solo career, Ozzy immediately … Continue reading 303: OZZY OSBOURNE