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Budgie are Prezzemolo - Cristina DAvena - Cristina DAvena E I Tuoi Amici In TV 20 Welsh heavy metal band from Cardiff.
They are described by author Garry Sharpe-Young as one of the earliest heavy metal bands and a seminal influence to many acts of that scene,  with fast, heavy rock an influence on the new wave of British heavy metal NWOBHM and acts such as Metallica  being played as early as Their original line-up consisted of Burke Shelley on vocals and bass, Tony Bourge on guitar and vocals, and Ray Phillips on drums.
Their debut album in strong blues-oriented hard rock lines was recorded at Rockfield Studios with Black Sabbath producer Rodger Bain  and released infollowed by Squawk in The third album, Never Turn Your Back on a Friendcontained " Breadfan ", which was covered by Metallica inafter having covered another Budgie song, "Crash Course in Brain Surgery" earlier in their career.
Ray Philips left the band before the fourth album In for the Kill! In latethe band were joined by drummer Steve Williams for the album Bandolierfor live shows promoting this album and the follow-up, If I Were Brittania I'd Waive the Rulesthe band were augmented by Welsh guitarist Myf Isaac for concert performances. The band continued to have success during the new wave of British heavy metal period, playing the Reading Festival in and then headlining the festival in The band stopped gigging in Members went into studio production, occasionally guesting on other projects; Thomas most Buggie Band - Various - NON 2007 worked on the Phenomena CD with Glenn Hughes   out of the Black Sabbath studios.
The band reformed using various drummers Buggie Band - Various - NON 2007 one-off gigs infor outdoor festivals 'La Semana Alegre' in San AntonioTexas. In the band reunited in Letchworth and officially reformed. In they played dates in Sweden and Poland. On 4 July Lees announced his departure from the band to concentrate on his teaching and solo career.
In February Craig Goldy accompanied Budgie on their first tour of Australia and has continued playing with John Williams - Greatest Hits/The Guitar as 'guest guitarist' for all of their shows.
After surgery, he returned to Britain for recovery. On 3 MarchBuggie Band - Various - NON 2007 guitarist John Thomas died at the age of 63 shortly after being admitted to the hospital with pneumonia.
My thoughts are with the loved ones he left behind. Buggie Band - Various - NON 2007 Februaryformer Budgie drummer Pete Boot died at the age of For many years he had been coping with Parkinson's Disease.
In Aprilfounder member and original drummer Ray Phillips released his autobiography. Budgie is best known as a hard rock  and heavy metal    band which incorporated elements of progressive rock  and humor into their musical style. Metallica released a cover of "Breadfan" in September as a B-side to their " Harvester of Sorrow " single. It was later included on their album Garage Inc. And Justice for All album. A short clip of "Breadfan" is played at the beginning of Untitled - DJ Codex, DJ Shock - Get Down & Party Up " Whiskey in the Jar " music video.
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