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.
Garry Sharpe-Young was a British Rock Journalist and Graphic Designer. He has written over 20 books related to rock and heavy metal music. He designed at least two dozen of album covers for bands like: Grim Reaper. Fast Kutz, Savage and many others.
Gar Samuelson ( f ull-name: Gary Charles Samuelson ) was born in 1958 at Dunkirk, New York and was an American drummer. Samuelson started his musica career as Jazz Fusion drummer in a band called "The New Yorkers", he is best known as drummer with the American Thrash Metal band "Megadeth" from 1984 until 1987.
Geezer Butler an English Bass player mainly known for playing with Ozzy Osbourne in the bands "Black Sabbath" and "Ozzy Osbourne (Band)" , other bands he has performed in are: Geezer Butler Band, Geezer, Heaven & Hell, Rare Breed, The Ruums.
Gene Simmons is the pseudonym used by Chaim Weitz while playing bass in the Kiss band. He used the alias "Reginal Von Helsing" , when playing bass and producer for "Wendy O. Williams".
Geoff Nicholls (real-name: Geoffrey James Nicholls) is a keyboardist, musician and best known for the period where he performed with the NWOBHM band "Black Sabbath". Other bands he has performed with include Johnny Neal and the Starliners, Quartz, The Boll Weevils, The Seed, Tony Martin, World of Oz.
George Horn - Chief Mastering Engineer at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA and mastering engineer at CBS Studios, San Francisco. George Horn has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, George Horn and Guy Aitchison on the same heavy metal albums.
George Marino (1947-2012) Senior Mastering Engineer at Sterling Sound N.Y.C., he was probable the most experienced sound mastering engineer in the world and has mastered hundreds of discs in all music genres. Jump to a list that covers the Heavy Metal albums he has mastered during the 1980s
The list of Heavy Metal albums mastered by George Marino during the 1980s:
Gerald McLaughlin a Canadian Airbrush artist who has been working on album covers for bands like: Agent Steel, Omen and others.
Glenn Evans - Drums, Producer. Drummer with "Nuclear Assault" from 1981 until today with several breaks inbetween. 1989-1992 with C.I.A. and has been producer of several music records.
Graham Bonnet an English rock singer and songwriter. He has recorded and performed as a solo artist and as a member of several hard rock and heavy metal bands including: The Marbles, Rainbow, Alcatrazz, Impellitteri, Michael Schenker Group, Southern Comfort, The Blue Sect, The Graham Bonnet Set, The Party Boys.
Gregory D'Angelo was one of the first drummer ( 1981 until 1983 ) with the American Thrash metal band Anthrax. After leaving Anthrax, he joined the Danish/American Hard Rock band "White Lion".
Guy Bidmead, producer and sound engineer has worked on the vinyl albums for several Hard Rock/Heavy Metal bands during the 1980s. These bands include: Motorhead, Wildfire, Trojan, Warfare, Exciter, Deaf Dealer, Coroner, Vanadium.
Guardian Studios are located in "Pity Me", Durham, England (not far from Newcastle upon Tyne), the "Guardian Studios" are owned by Terry Gavaghan (Producer).
Guy Aitchison has been designing and drawing Heavy Metal album covers during the mid to late-1980s. During this period he has drawn numerous album covers. Since 1988 he apprenticed in Chicago at Bob Olson's Custom Tattooing and became a tattooist. Guy Aitchison has been working often together with Steve Fontano, Dino Alden, and George Horn on the same heavy metal albums.