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Encyclopedia > Zebra (band)
Zebra
Left To Right: Felix Hanemann, Guy Gelso, and Randy Jackson
Country United States
Years active 1975–Present
Genre(s) Hard rock
Heavy metal
Label(s) Atlantic Records, Mayhem Records
Members Randy Jackson
Felix Hanemann
Guy Gelso

Zebra is a hard rock band that came together in 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana. It featured Randy Jackson (vocals/guitar), Felix Hanemann (bass/keyboards) and Guy Gelso (drums). Their debut was in 1983, highlighted by the singles "Tell Me What You Want" and "Who's Behind The Door". The band continued to tour throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and in 2003 released their first album of all-new material since 1986. A DVD of recent live performances is set for release in 2006. Image File history File links Zebraband. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Hard rock is a form of rock and roll music which finds its closest roots in early 1960s garage rock. ... Heavy metal, sometimes referred to as simply metal, is a form of music characterised by aggressive, driving rhythms and highly amplified distorted guitars. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in producing, manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and sometimes video recordings (especially music videos), on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a record label founded in 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson, principally as a R&B label. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, The Dirty Dirty Motto: Official website: http://www. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Trivia

Jackson explained how the band came up with their name: "We were sitting around an uptown New Orleans bar called the Boot trying to come up with a name ... after a few pitchers of beer, we saw a picture of a lady riding a Zebra (actually from a 1922 Vogue magazine cover) on the wall, liked the image and decided that was it." Species Equus zebra Equus quagga Equus grevyi *See Equus for other species. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine published in several countries under several names. ...


Discography

See also: 1982 in music, other events of 1983, 1984 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // Events The most long-term influential release of 1983 is probably Head over Heels by the Cocteau Twins, which sold poorly upon its initial release. ... See also: 1983 in music, other events of 1984, 1985 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 27 - singer Michael Jacksons hair catches fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial. ... See also: 1985 in music, other events of 1986, 1987 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 23 - The first induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee... New Orleans via Long Island heavy metal/hard rock band Zebra, known for their legendary live shows, released the album Live in 1990. ... This article is about the year. ... King Biscuit Flower Hour is a live album recorded live in 1984 and 1985 by Zebra in 1999. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... // Events January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands recover nearly 500 original Beatles studio tapes, recorded during the Let It Be sessions. ...

External links

  • Official site

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