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Vicious Rumors

With ten releases under their belts, it's unlikely that Vicious Rumors will suddenly burst into superstars, yet they have had a satisfying middle-of-the-road career, a career that now spans over 20 years. The band debuted on the Shrapnel label in 1985 with Soldiers Of The Night, featuring future guitar hero Vinnie Moore. Moore only lasted the one album, but the band has stayed together ever since, with frequent lineups in recent years yet managing to record a steady string of quality American power metal albums.

In 2005 came two notable lineup change reports. The first stated t ...read more

With ten releases under their belts, it's unlikely that Vicious Rumors will suddenly burst into superstars, yet they have had a satisfying middle-of-the-road career, a career that now spans over 20 years. The band debuted on the Shrapnel label in 1985 with Soldiers Of The Night, featuring future guitar hero Vinnie Moore. Moore only lasted the one album, but the band has stayed together ever since, with frequent lineups in recent years yet managing to record a steady string of quality American power metal albums.

In 2005 came two notable lineup change reports. The first stated that original members Dave Starr and Larry Howe had rejoined the group (Howe had left the band after 1998's Cyberchrist, while Starr hadn't played with the band since 1992. Secondly, a new vocalist and guitarist were announced, with the singer being none other than the well-travelled James Rivera and the guitarist being former Night Ranger and Ozzy Osbourne axeman Brad Gillis. Their first album in five years, Warball, was released in October 2006. « hide

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LPs
Electric Punishment
05/07/2013

3.6
11 Votes
Razorback Killers
2011

3.5
17 Votes
Warball
2006

4
7 Votes
Sadistic Symphony
2001

3.7
5 Votes
Cyberchrist
1998

3.2
3 Votes
Something's Burning
1996

2.5
1 Votes
Word Of Mouth
1994

4.1
8 Votes
Welcome to the Ball
1991

4
17 Votes
Vicious Rumors
1990

4.1
13 Votes
Digital Dictator
1987

4.1
25 Votes
Soldiers Of The Night
1985

3.7
10 Votes
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The Voice
1994

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Live You to Death 2 - American Punishment
2014

3.8
2 Votes
Live You to Death
11/27/2012

A Tribute to Carl Albert
1996

Plug In And Hang On - Live In Tokyo
1992

4
1 Votes

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