1957: Ronnie James Dio

 Jun, 19 - 2014   no comments   1970s Music

Biography AKA Genre(s) Instrument(s) Origin Years Members Discography Videos Labels Associated Acts Reference Ronnie James Dio was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Italian American parents who had moved to Portsmouth from Cortland, New York, where they had grown up. The family resided in Portsmouth for only a short time before Dio’s parents returned to […]


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1969: Uriah Heep

 Mar, 04 - 2014   no comments   1960s Music

Biography Genre(s) Origin Years Members Discography Song Highlights Videos Labels Associated Acts Reference Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 and are regarded as one of the seminal hard rock acts of the early 1970s. ¬†Uriah Heep’s progressive/art rock/heavy metal fusion’s distinctive features have always included a massive keyboard sound, […]


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1971: White Witch

 Feb, 19 - 2014   no comments   1970s Music

Biography Genre(s) Origin Years Members Discography Song Highlights Videos Labels Reference White Witch was a glam rock/psychedelic/hard rock band from Tampa, Florida that made two albums for Capricorn Records in the early 1970s. Their name was a paean to “white magic”, contrary to the “black magic” of groups like Black Sabbath. As the band announced […]


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