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King's X

King's X
Formed: 1985 in Houston, TX
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Folk
Group Members: Jerry Gaskill, Doug Pinnick, Ty Tabor
Biography: Few hard rock bands are as widely respected yet criminally overlooked as King's X. The trio (bassist/vocalist Doug Pinnick, guitarist/vocalist Ty Tabor, and drummer/vocalist Jerry Gaskill) seemed destined for the big time with their irresistible blend of melodic Beatlesque harmonies, metallic riffing, ...Read full biography
Gretchen Goes To Nebraska
Released: 1989
Label: Atlantic Records
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It seemed inconceivable that Houston's King's X would ever top the brilliance and originality of their debut, but 1989's Gretchen Goes to Nebraska did just that, taking their unique sound to unprecedented ...Read full review
Out Of The Silent Planet
Released: 1988
Label: Megaforce/Atlantic
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After nearly a decade struggling for recognition, Houston's King's X finally obtained a record deal with Megaforce Records, issuing their debut Out of the Silent Planet in 1988. The band's unique sound ...Read full review