1 Deep Purple
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
Ian Gillan and Glenn Hughes provided lead vocals for 2 Black Sabbath albums (1983 and 1986, respectively). - Metal_Treasure
Ian Gillan was an official Member - waldo
Rainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums ...read more.
Dio, Cozy Powell, Bob Daisley, Bobby Rondinelli (maybe there are more?)
These people were first in Rainbow, discovered by Ritchie Blackmore, and they later played for Black Sabbath as well.
Ritchie Blackmore was the best hunter of metal talents in the 70s and almost all metal musicians he discovered in Deep Purple and Rainbow were later hired by Black Sabbath, Ozzy, Dio and Yngwie.
Ritchie Blackmore was much more influential than most of the current metalheads can imagine. - Metal_Treasure
Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.
4 Ozzy Osbourne Solo Projects
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.
With Other Band Members (sometimes) - waldo
Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by singer David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
6 Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970. The band consisted of keyboardist Keith Emerson, singer, bassist, and producer Greg Lake, and drummer and percussionist Carl Palmer.
Cozy Powell - waldo
7 Heaven and Hell
8 Uriah Heep
Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.
Bob Daisley was also in Rainbow, in fact he was discovered by Ritchie Blackmore and was first hired by him to work for Rainbow. - Metal_Treasure
Bob Daisley - waldo
9 Electric Light Orchestra
The Electric Light Orchestra are an English rock band from Birmingham. They were formed in 1970 by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne with drummer Bev Bevan.
Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.