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Tony Franklin

Known as the “Fretless Monster”, Tony Franklin has played alongside some of the greatest names in music history. He got his big break in 1984 as bassist in stellar supergroup The Firm, with guitar legend Jimmy Page, vocalist Paul Rodgers and drummer Chris Slade (AC/DC, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band). Franklin’s signature fretless growl was a distinctive and instantly recognizable element of the band’s first hit, Radioactive. After two hit albums and substantial touring with The Firm, Franklin subse...
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Tony Franklin

Tony Franklin

Known as the “Fretless Monster”, Tony Franklin has played alongside some of the greatest names in music history. He got his big break in 1984 as bassist in stellar supergroup The Firm, with guitar legend Jimmy Page, vocalist Paul Rodgers and drummer Chris Slade (AC/DC, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band). Franklin’s signature fretless growl was a distinctive and instantly recognizable element of the band’s first hit, Radioactive. After two hit albums and substantial touring with The Firm, Franklin subse...

Carmine Appice

"Carmine Appice, the creator of heavy rock drumming as we know it" - Drummer Magazine, UK   “Carmine Appice set the foundation for heavy drumming, before Bonham, before Ian Paice, before anyone else.” - Rick Van Horn, Modern Drummer   As drummer for Vanilla Fudge, Carmine Appice set the grooves for the groundbreaking band‘s 1967 psychedelic debut, inadvertently inventing Stoner Rock in the process. The Fudge had no precedent. The band was totally unique. No rock group, up until tha...
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Carmine Appice

Carmine Appice

"Carmine Appice, the creator of heavy rock drumming as we know it" - Drummer Magazine, UK   “Carmine Appice set the foundation for heavy drumming, before Bonham, before Ian Paice, before anyone else.” - Rick Van Horn, Modern Drummer   As drummer for Vanilla Fudge, Carmine Appice set the grooves for the groundbreaking band‘s 1967 psychedelic debut, inadvertently inventing Stoner Rock in the process. The Fudge had no precedent. The band was totally unique. No rock group, up until tha...

Pat Travers

Pat Travers was born in Toronto, Canada on April 12, 1954. Soon after picking up the guitar at age 14 Pat saw the legend Jimi Hendrix perform in Ottawa. This obvious inspirational concert must have sparked the young Pat to go after the dream of becoming a star like so many of his early influences. Inspired by such guitarists as Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, Pat began playing in bands early in his teens. His first bands were "Red Hot" and "Merge" who played in Quebec area clubs...
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Pat Travers

Pat Travers

Pat Travers was born in Toronto, Canada on April 12, 1954. Soon after picking up the guitar at age 14 Pat saw the legend Jimi Hendrix perform in Ottawa. This obvious inspirational concert must have sparked the young Pat to go after the dream of becoming a star like so many of his early influences. Inspired by such guitarists as Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, Pat began playing in bands early in his teens. His first bands were "Red Hot" and "Merge" who played in Quebec area clubs...

Blaine Hewitt

Diehard Linux enthusiast and current intern for Master Mind Lounge. Has grown an interest in computers since acquiring a Macintosh 8100/110 and is now hosting multiple game servers from Minecraft to Pavlov VR. Most notably is EMC a Minecraft server tailored towards VR enthusiasts.

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Blaine Hewitt

Blaine Hewitt

Diehard Linux enthusiast and current intern for Master Mind Lounge. Has grown an interest in computers since acquiring a Macintosh 8100/110 and is now hosting multiple game servers from Minecraft to Pavlov VR. Most notably is EMC a Minecraft server tailored towards VR enthusiasts.

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