Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Was Was Sir Lord Baltimore?

Sir Lord Baltimore, an American rock band active from 1968 to 1976 are the band for whom the phrase "heavy metal" was invented.   it was in a review of their 1971 album "Kingdom Come" that the words "heavy metal" were first used.

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While Sir Lord Baltimore only released two albums during their time together, their claim to fame as the origin of the phrase "heavy metal" has given them a form of immortality.

They are also unique in that their drummer John Garner was also their lead vocalist.   Sir Lord Baltimore were from Brooklyn New York.

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