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Living Colour

Formed: 1984 in New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Will Calhoun, Corey Glover, Vernon Reid, Muzz Skillings, Doug Wimbish
Biography: During the 1980s, rock had become completely segregated and predictable, the opposite of the late '60s/early '70s, when such musically and ethnically varied artists as Jimi Hendrix, Sly & the Family Stone, and Santana ruled the Earth. But bands such as New York's Living Colour helped break down the doors ...Read full biography
Vivid
Released: 1988
Label: Epic
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In 1988, few heavy metal bands were comprised of all black members, and fewer had the talent or know-how to inject different musical forms into their hard rock sound (funk, punk, alternative, jazz, soul, ...Read full review
Vivid [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1988
Label: EPIC/LEGACY
Critics' Rating:
In 1988, few heavy metal bands were comprised of all black members, and fewer had the talent or know-how to inject different musical forms into their hard rock sound (funk, punk, alternative, jazz, soul, ...Read full review