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Formed: 1978 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Don Dokken, George Lynch, Reb Beach, Mick Brown, Jeff Pilson, Sean McNabb, Jonathan Levin
Biography: At a time when the charts were ruled by pop-metal acts, Dokken was a major attraction throughout the 1980s. With vocalist Don Dokken's captivating stage presence and guitarist George Lynch's high-energy style, the band combined rockers such as "Kiss of Death" and power ballads such as "Alone Again" in ...Read full biography
Under Lock And Key
Released: 1985
Label: Elektra Asylum
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After getting off to a patchy start with their thrown-together 1982 debut, Breaking the Chains (recorded mere weeks after they'd become a band), Dokken replaced departed bassist Juan Croucier (bound for ...Read full review
Beast from the East
Released: 1988
Label: JDC Record Distributors
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Dokken never really had much of an original sound; their hair metal anthems and power ballads were often indistinguishable from other bands of the genre. However, their live album, Beast From the East, ...Read full review