Happy Birthday today (Oct. 21) to former Keel bassist Kenny Chaisson (56). Also celebrating is ex Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri (48).
Kenny Chaisson was bassist for the 80’s metal band Keel. The band also featured Ron Keel on lead vocals and guitar, Marc Ferrari on guitar, Bryan Jay on guitar, and Steve Riley on drums. They were known for the hard rock anthem “The Right to Rock”. Cheers to Kenny Chaisson on his birthday today!
Nick Oliveri was born in Los Angeles, California in 1971 and his influences included Kiss, Black Sabbath, Rush, The Ramones, and Van Halen. He is best known for his time with the band Queens of the Stone Age from 1998-2004., playing on two of the band’s biggest albums, Rated R and Songs for the Deaf. He was also a member of the band Kyuss along with fellow Queens of the Stone Age bandmate Josh Homme, along with various other projects.
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