The Legends Of Classic Rock is a supergroup comprised of former members of Great White, Quiet Riot, White Lion, Paul Rodgers and Company, Alice Cooper, and The Babys. This stellar line-up dives into their vast repertoire of hits and also performs songs from major artists they’ve worked alongside.
TERRY ILOUS, Lead Vocalist, moved to Hollywood from Lyon, France in 1984, and formed the hit Hard Rock band XYZ and released their debut self-titled album produced by Don Dokken in 1989 on Enigma Records; followed by the 1991 Capitol release “Hungry” and “Take What You Want Live U.S" in 1995. The band quickly gained attention selling over 1.5 million records world wide and played with the iconic artists , Ozzy Osbourne, Foreigner, Soundgarden, Ted Nugent, and Alice Cooper. XYZ consistently released albums over the following years with “Letter to God” in 2003, “Forbidden Demos” in 2005, and “The Best of XYZ” in 2008.
In 2011 Ilous became the official lead singer for the mega platinum rock band Great White. for an extensive U.S. tour. By 2012 Great White had released their first CD with Ilous, "Elation". The positive response from fans and press alike was overwhelming; with 3 videos, and the song “Hard to Say Goodbye” (written by Ilous), reaching number 8 on Billboards Classic Rock Radio Chart. And in June 2017 the band released their 13th studio album 'Full Circle', by renowned producer Michael Wagener, with songs written by Great White,
GREGORY D'ANGELO, Drums, Teamed up with New York City Metal Band Anthrax at age 17 and played on the bands earliest recordings. Anthrax established a relationship with Megaforce Records and was a part of Metallica's first east coast tour. After Anthrax' performed a series of dates with New York City's metal band Cities, Greg was invited to join the later and agreed. Greg went on to play w Cities for a number of years.
After playing in and around New York City, Greg answered an ad in the Village Voice and won the spot as the drummer for up-and-coming Brooklyn-based White Lion. White Lion spent years touring the east coast, building a following, and ultimately signed with Atlantic Records. Their debut album pride was certified Multi-Platinum and contained multiple top 40 singles. White Lion embarked on a 2-year world tour to support "Pride" performing with Kiss, Aerosmith, ACDC, Ozzy Osbourne amongst others. Their second album "Big Game" yielded the cover of Golden Earing's "Radar Love" which achieved number 1 status on MTV and remains the only number 1 video to feature a drum solo.
CHUCK WRIGHT, Bass and Backing Vocals,
is best known for his 26 years with multi-platinum Hard Rock band Quiet Riot, playing Bass and singing on the first ever #1 Metal album, on Billboard Hot 100 chart "Metal Heath". His reputation as one of the most sought-after bass players has landed him gigs with Alice Cooper, Slash, Gregg Allman, Carmine Appice, Montrose, members of Kiss, John Waite, members of Guns-N-Roses, and Pat Travers. Wright has appeared on over 100 worldwide record releases,
Over the years, Wright also worked with House of Lords, Bad Moon Rising, Blackthorne, Doro, Impellitteri, Kuni, MSG, Magdalen, Murderer's Row, Stephen Pearcy of Ratt, Adler's Appetite, Love/Hate, and Shane Gibson from Korn. Wright founded Ultimate Jam Night, a long-running live music show since January 2015 at the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood..
JASON BOYLESTON, Lead Guitar, performed with Paul Rodgers and Company for 5 years, was a long-time performer with the hit live music show Rock Vault in Las Vegas, toured with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, and played electric and acoustic guitar on Jon Anderson of Prog super-group "Yes" solo album.
In addition, he has performed with such musical greats as Keith Emerson, Steve Lukather, Richie Sambora, and Slash, and is an ongoing member with "Rock-n-Roll Hall Of Fame" Howard Leese in his band Brigade.
Hailing from Florida, Jason's first encounter with music royalty was as a child as Duane Allman from The Allman Brothers was his babysitter. Jason's Father and Uncle were guitar players so it was his destiny. to follow in their footsteps.
ERIC RAGNO. Keyboards. Based in Los Angeles, he has appeared on dozens of rock albums, performing on tracks with members of Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductees ZZ Top, Kiss, and Alice Cooper. He has toured with The Babys, members of Deep Purple /Rainbow, En Vogue, and Survivor.
The son of rock musicians, Eric began playing music at an early age. Private lessons lead to multiple semesters at Paul Simon’s Guitar Study Center in New York City, and the music program at New Jersey City University. Earning his stripes while opening for national 80s acts, he eventually moved to Los Angeles to play with the headliners. Merging a classic sound with a modern feel, Eric’s reputation and songwriting quickly made him a regular contributor to the roster of Frontiers Records, the largest label in the genre. The prestigious rock site MelodicRock.com bestowed Eric the title of Keyboard Player of the Year four times.