Tesla (band)

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Tesla is an American rock band from Sacramento, California.

History[change | change source]

Formation and Mechanical Resonance (1981-1983)[change | change source]

The Great Radio Controversy and Psychotic Supper (1989-1993)[change | change source]

Bust a Nut and hiatus (1994-1996)[change | change source]

Reunion, Into the Now and Real to Reel (2000-2007)[change | change source]

Forever More and Twisted Wires (2008-2012)[change | change source]

Simplicity and Shock (2013-present)[change | change source]

Charity work[change | change source]

In February 2008, Tesla helped fund headlinded a benefit concert victim of the Station nightclub fire.

Musical style and influences[change | change source]

Tesla's music is generally categorized as glam metal, hard rock and heavy metal.

The band stated artists like Aerosmith, Ace Frehley, AC/DC, Boston, Mott the Hoople, Scorpions, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, Def Leppard, Black Sabbath, King Crimson, Rainbow and The Rolling Stones as influences.

Band members[change | change source]

  • Jeff Keith - lead vocals (1981-present)
  • Frank Hannon - rhythm guitar, backing vocals (1981-present)
  • Dave Rude - lead guitar, backing vocals (2006-present)
  • Brian Wheat - bass, backing vocals (1981-present)
  • Troy Luccketta - drums, percussion (1981-present)

Timeline[change | change source]

Discography[change | change source]

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