This web-page list people 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.
Nasty Ronnie (Real name: Ron Galetti) has been lead-singer for American Heavy Metal band "Nasty Savage" since 1983 (with several intermezzos). In 1987 he was background vocalist on two songs "Indestructive" and "Rager" on the album "Unstoppable Force" by "Agent Steel".
Neil Murray (full-name: Philip Neil Murray) one of British most experienced Bass guitar players and best known for being a member of the British Hard Rock band: "Whitesnake". Murray has also performed and recorded with Black Sabbath ( Gt Britain ), Bob Marley & The Wailers, Colosseum II, Cozy Powell's Hammer, Gary Moore (GBR), Gilgamesh, Peter Green Splinter Group, The Brian May Band, Vow Wow (JPN), Whitesnake (GBR).
Neil Young (Full-name: Neil Percival Young) a Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter, known for his work as a solo artist and as a member of the rock band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. He was born on 12 November 1945, in Toronto, Canada. Young began his career in the mid-1960s as a member of the band Buffalo Springfield, where he wrote and performed several hit songs such as "For What It's Worth" and "Rock & Roll Woman."
After the band's breakup, Young embarked on a successful solo career and released several influential albums such as "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere," "After the Gold Rush," and "Harvest." He also joined Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, which released several successful albums and hit songs such as "Ohio" and "Carry On."
Young has been known for his eclectic and ever-changing musical style, blending rock, folk, country, and electronic music. He has also been known for his political and social activism, particularly on environmental issues and indigenous rights. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and continues to release new music and tour. He is considered one of the most influential musicians of his generation and one of the greatest songwriters of all time.
Neil Percival Young was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 12 November 1945.
He is the first child of Scott Alexander Young 14/04/1918 and Edna Blow Ragland 1918.
When he was 44 years old, his mother Edna Blow Ragland died (1990). When he was 59 years old, his father Scott Alexander Young died (12/06/2005).
He married Susan Acevedo in 1968. He married Carrie Snodgress in 1970. He married Pegi Morton in 1974. He married Daryl Hannah in 2014. He was 22 years old when he married Susan Acevedo. He was 24 years old when he married Carrie Snodgress. He was 28 years old when he married Pegi Morton. He was 68 years old when he married Daryl Hannah. He got divorced from Susan Acevedo in 1970. He got divorced from Carrie Snodgress in 1975. He got divorced from Pegi Morton in 2014.
His partner Pegi Morton died on 2019.
Nick Mason is an English drummer and one of the founding members of the rock band Pink Floyd. He was born on 27 January 1944, in Birmingham, England. Mason began playing drums at an early age and was a member of several bands before forming Pink Floyd in 1965 with Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, and himself.
Mason has been the only constant member of Pink Floyd throughout the band's history and has played on all of their studio albums. He is widely considered to be one of the most innovative and talented drummers in rock music, and his drumming style has been a key element in the band's sound. He also played in the Live performances and concerts and participated in the creation of several of the band's most popular and critically acclaimed albums, including "The Dark Side of the Moon," "Wish You Were Here," "Animals," and "The Wall."
In addition to his work with Pink Floyd, Mason has also been involved in several other music projects, including the band "Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports," and "Rick Fenn and Nick Mason Racing Team" and released a solo album "Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports" in 1981. He also wrote a book called "Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd" which was published in 2016, and he wrote a book of photography "The Lost and Found" which was published in 2021, which features photographs of the band.
Mason continues to be active in the music industry and occasionally performs with Pink Floyd members in various projects and events.
Neil Turbin ( Lead Vocals ) is the first lead singer ( 1982 ) in the American ( East-Coast ) band: Anthrax. Turbin has been with Anthrax from 1982 until 1984. Other bands Turbin has been with include: AMRA, Bad Applz, Bleed the Hunger, Claude Schnell, DeathRiders, Great Gildersleeves, Immortal Soul, Kurt James Band, Neil Turbin, New Race, School Of Hard Knocks, Turbin, Wrecking Crew.
Neil Zlozower Neil Zlozower is an American photographer and music industry professional, best known for his work documenting the hard rock and heavy metal scenes of the 1970s and 1980s. He was born on 9 December 1949, in Los Angeles, California.
Zlozower started his photography career in the 1970s, working as a freelance photographer for various music industry magazines and record labels. Over the years, he has captured some of the most iconic images of some of the biggest and most influential musicians of the rock and metal worlds, including Mötley Crüe, Van Halen, Guns N' Roses, Slayer, and many more.
Zlozower's work has been featured in numerous books, magazines, and exhibitions, and he continues to be one of the most respected and sought-after photographers in the music industry. In addition to his photography work, Zlozower has also been involved in various other aspects of the music business, including album design, marketing, and publicity. He is widely recognized as one of the key figures in the history of hard rock and heavy metal photography.
Nicko McBrain (real-name: Michael Henry McBrain) Nicko McBrain is an English drummer, best known as the drummer for the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He joined the band in 1982 and has been with them ever since, playing on many of their most famous albums including "Powerslave" and "The Number of the Beast". McBrain was born Michael Henry McBrain on 5 June 1952, in London, England. He began playing the drums at a young age and went on to play with several other bands before joining Iron Maiden. He is widely regarded as one of the best heavy metal drummers of all time, known for his precise and powerful drumming style. He continues to tour and record with Iron Maiden to this day.
McBrain's drumming style is characterized by its speed, precision, and power, making him a popular and influential figure in the world of heavy metal. He has also been praised for his ability to incorporate complex rhythm patterns and fills into his playing, which has helped to elevate Iron Maiden's music to a new level. In addition to his work with Iron Maiden, McBrain has also collaborated with a number of other musicians and bands over the years, including Gary Moore and Pat Travers.
Throughout his career, McBrain has received numerous awards and accolades for his drumming, including several from Modern Drummer magazine. He has also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in recognition of his contributions to the world of rock and roll music.
Nicko McBrain played with several other bands. Some of his earlier musical endeavors include the bands Streetwalkers, Trust , and Pat Travers Band. He also played with a band called Rock Therapy, which was formed by future Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris. McBrain's experience playing with these and other bands helped him to develop his skills as a drummer and laid the foundation for his future success with Iron Maiden.
In addition to his musical pursuits, McBrain is also known for his philanthropic work, including his support of several charitable organizations that benefit children and animals. He is an advocate for animal rights and has used his platform to raise awareness about important social and environmental issues.
Overall, Nicko McBrain is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential drummers of his generation, and his impact on the world of heavy metal music will continue to be felt for generations to come.
Nicky Hopkins - Piano (full-name: Nicholas Christian Hopkins a well-known British pianist having worked with "The Rolling Stones" , "The Kinks", "The Who", "Jeff Beck Group", "Quicksilver Messenger Service", "Screaming Lord Sutch's Savages", "Cyril Davies (R&B) All-Stars", "The Beatles" , "Jefferson Airplane" and others)