Rockhead were put together by producer Bob Rock (b. Robert Jens Rock, 19 April 1954, Winnipeg, Canada), famed for his work with Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe and Metallica, with Steve Jack (vocals), Jamey Kosh (bass) and Chris Taylor (drums). Rockhead (the producer/guitarist’s nickname) had little difficulty in finding a recording contract, with Richie Sambora and the Cult’s Billy Duffy guesting on their debut, and landed a prestigious European tour support slot with Bon Jovi. All this made the band an easy target for sniping critics, but although Rockhead was hardly innovative, it was a solid and, naturally, superbly produced collection of stadium hard rock that translated well to the stage. The band proved to be a capable live act too, providing Bob Rock with a pleasant diversion from studio work.
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