Papa Roach

American alt-metal band Papa Roach is from the small California, US town of Vacaville. The group consists of Jacoby Shaddix (vocals), Jerry Horton (guitar), Tobin Esperance (bass) and Dave Buckner (drums). Their major-label debut album, “Infest”, was released in April 2000, and it was certified triple-Platinum in 2001. “The Paramour Sessions” is the group’s latest album, which was released in […]

The Yardbirds

We won’t attempt to write a book on the Yardbirds here; that’s already been done — three times (see the print and online bibliography at the end of this bio for further reading). We’ll simply reiterate that the Yardbirds, perhaps more than any other group, brought guitar pyrotechnics to rock & roll in the 1960s. By introducing Clapton, Beck and […]