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Diamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. Led by guitarist Brian Tatler, the band is recognized as one of the leading members of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and is acknowledged by thrash metal bands such as Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence.


Principal Members (Founding members in bold, current members in italic.)

  • Brian Tatler – lead guitar, rhythm guitar, backing vocals (1976–1985, 1991–1994, 2000–present)
  • Karl Wilcox – drums (1991–1994, 2002–present)
  • Andy "Abbz" Abberley – rhythm guitar (2006–present)
  • Rasmus Bom Andersen – lead vocals (2014–present)
  • Dean Ashton - bass guitar, backing vocals (2016–present)
  • Duncan Scott – drums (1976–1983)
  • Sean Harris – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (1976–1985, 1990–1994, 2000–2004)
  • Colin Kimberley – bass, backing vocals (1976–1983)
  • Mervyn Goldsworthy – bass (1983–1984)
  • Josh Phillips – keyboard (1983–1984)
  • Robbie France – drums (1983–1985; died 2012)
  • Dave Williamson – bass (1984–1985)
  • Pete Vuckovic – bass, backing vocals (1992–1994)
  • Floyd Brennan – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2000–2002)
  • Adrian Mills – rhythm guitar (2003–2006)
  • Nick Tart – lead vocals (2004–2014)
  • Eddie Moohan – bass, backing vocals (1991–1992, 2002–2016)


Studio Discography:

  • Lightning to the Nations (1980)
  • Borrowed Time (1982)
  • Canterbury (1983)
  • Death and Progress (1993)
  • All Will Be Revealed (2005)
  • What's in Your Head? (2007)
  • Diamond Head (2016)


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