RE: Unsung heroes!
Posted by: John Q ()
Date: June 04, 2000 11:07AM

Hey Rev, I'm totally with you on Jason Bieler - the guy is so talented it's scary.

In the same breath I have to mention Jeff Kollman - THE new guitarist IMO. The last Edwin Dare, his album with the UFO guys, Cosmosquad, John West's 'Permanent Mark' and his latest solo album are all amazing and showcase his incredible diversity. I'll eat my shorts if this man does not move up the ladder big time in the next couple of years.

I also think Jan Granwick from Glory (and a few other projects...) is seriously underrated. Not only is he a shredding guitar player but also a great songwriter. The last 2 Glory albums, 'Crisis vs. Crisis' and 'Wintergreen', are among the best, most original sounding melodic hard rock/metal discs of the late 90's.

Last but not least - let me bow down to one Billy White. Most people probably only know him from Don Dokken's 'Up From The Ashes' album where he basically blows Norum away, but this guy is so much more multi-faceted than UFTA lets on. His pre-DD band, WatchTower, was (and still is) one of the most influential prog metal bands of all time and the 2 CD's he did with the BW Trio were equally great and showcased a totally different side of him. This guy is a musical chameleon and whatever he does - it turns out awesome.

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RE: Unsung heroes! 182Steve, Denmark06/04/2000 04:39AM
RE: Unsung heroes! 153 fanof1982 06/08/2000 06:35AM
RE: Unsung heroes! 167 fanof1982 06/08/2000 06:59AM
RE: Unsung heroes! 177 fanof1982 06/08/2000 06:55AM
RE: Unsung heroes!182John Q06/04/2000 11:07AM
RE: Unsung heroes! 198Preacherman06/04/2000 07:01PM
RE: Unsung heroes! 188John Q06/05/2000 02:15PM
RE: Billy White! 173 Chris Pope 06/05/2000 02:42AM
RE: Billy White! 200John Q06/05/2000 08:14AM
billy white better than norum ..........in hell 141fanof198206/06/2000 10:22AM
No, on Earth! 167John Q06/06/2000 11:20AM
Billy White....(laughing) 157 fanof1982 06/08/2000 06:06AM
Oh dear! 182Preacherman06/08/2000 06:23AM
oh dear yourself putz 163 fanof1982 06/08/2000 07:01AM
RE: hey fan... 164 Chris Pope 06/08/2000 07:08AM
Ok Mr. Pope 164 fanof1982 06/08/2000 07:24AM
Wow, so much ignorance in one post 165John Q06/08/2000 09:52AM
Mr Knowitall needs female companionship 179 fanof1982 06/13/2000 11:06AM
billy white better than norum ..........in hell 203fanof198206/06/2000 10:26AM
billy white better than norum ..........in hell 168 fanof1982 06/06/2000 10:28AM
RE: sorry fan, John Q is correct 173 Chris Pope 06/06/2000 11:29PM
RE: Unsung heroes! Mark Allen, Steve Overland 188 Nicky 06/08/2000 02:51AM


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