Extreme Forged from two separate Boston bands in late 1985, Extreme calls its music “hard-funkin’ raunch, rhythm and roll.” After the release of its debut album, the group toured across the U.S. and Japan.
Ratt Named after a cartoon character, Ratt was assembled in Los Angeles in 1981. Comedian Milton Berle appeared in the video for the single “Round And Round” from the rock group’s double-platinum debut album Out of the Cellar (1984). They performed “Body Talk” in the Eddie Murphy film “The Golden Child.”
Doro Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Doro Pesch joined the hard rock/heavy metal local band Snakebite after studying to be a graphic designer. In 1983 she helped create another band, Warlock, generating the albums Burning the Witches (1983), Hellbound (1985), True as Steel (1986) and Triumph and Agony (1986). Doro was the first female to perfrom in the Monsters of Rock Festival in 1986. Going solo, she recorded Force Majeure (1988), followed by Doro (1990).