This web-page list people who have played an important role in the evolution of rock music as musician, producer, sound engineer, mastering engineer, artwork artist, photographer or just by hanging around.
FIN COSTELLO is a well known pop, rock photographer who has photographed dozens and dozens of bands. In the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal scene, he has photographed bands like Deep Purple , Ozzy Osbourne , Rainbow , King Diamond and many many others.
Flemming Rasmussen a Danish music producer and engineer who has been active in the industry since the early 1980s. He is best known for his work with the heavy metal band Metallica, for which he produced and engineered several albums including "Ride the Lightning" (1984) and "Master of Puppets" (1986).
Rasmussen got his start in the music industry as an engineer and producer at the legendary Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark. He went on to work with several other prominent bands and artists, including Blind Guardian, Morbid Angel, and Rainbow.
In addition to his work with Metallica, Rasmussen is also known for his collaborations with other heavy metal and rock bands, such as Savatage, Mercyful Fate, and The Scorchers. He has received recognition for his contributions to the music industry and is considered to be one of the top producers and engineers in the heavy metal genre.
Overall, Flemming Rasmussen is a talented and experienced music producer and engineer who has made a significant impact on the heavy metal genre through his work with some of the biggest and most influential bands in the history of the genre.
Francis Buchholz - Bass guitar player from Hannover, Germany and was born in 1954. Buchholz started his musical career , together with Ulrich Roth and Hans-Jurgen Rosenthal, during 1972 in a band called "Dawn Road". "Dawn Road" dismantled around 1974 and members joined "Scorpions". Buchholz performed with the Scorpions from 1973 until 1992. Playing on many of their most popular albums, including "Lovedrive" (1979), "Blackout" (1982), and "Love at First Sting" (1984). Buchholz is regarded as one of the best bass guitarists in heavy metal and his playing style, characterized by its melodic phrasing and rhythmic drive, has been a major influence on many other musicians in the genre.
Frank Bello ( Full-name: Francis Charles Joseph Bello ) is from the Bronx, New York and has been bass guitarist with the American Thrash Metal band Anthrax since 1984.
Frank Blackfire - real-name Frank Gosdzik ( Guitarist ) is from Essen, Germany and best known as guitarist in the German Top Tier Thrash Metal bands Kreator and Sodom. He played in Sodom from 1987 until 1989 and joined Kreator in 1989.
Frank Bornemann a multi-talent singer, guitarist, music producer and sound engineer from Germany. Founder of the Horus Sound Studio in Hannover, Germany and best known as lead singer in the German Progressive Rock/Space Rock band "ELOY". During the 1980s he has worked on albums for bands like: Czakan, Eloy, Heaven's Gate, Scanner, Sodom , Steeler and others.
Frank White ( Photographer ) started at a very young age ( 12-13 years ) by photographer Hard Rock greatest like "Led Zeppelin", "Ronnie James DIO". He has photographed DIO from 1975 until 2009 and has published a photobook on DIO. During the 1980s White has published photos of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal bands on album covers and inner sleeves for bands like: Anthrax, Blood Feast, Cro-Mags, Hades, Overkill, Nasty Savage, Nuclear Assault and many others.
Fred Baumgart photographed since the mid-1980's several German Heavy Metal bands, including: Warrant , Ballantinez , Kreator , Rage , Deathrow , Voivod , Tankard .