In 2006, Hit Parader ranked Michaels at #1 on their list of greatest Heavy metal singers of all-time.
Michaels began playing the guitar as a teenager, forming a band with drummer Rikki Rockett, bass player Bobby Dall and original guitarist and creative force, David Besselman.
PHOTOS: Check out Anderson East in pics LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 03: (L-R) Recording artist Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman, Miranda Lambert and Anderson East pose in the audience at the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
(Photo by Christopher Polk/ACM2016/Getty Images for dcp)LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 03: Recording artists Anderson East (L) and Miranda Lambert attend the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The singer's upcoming shows have been postponed on advice of her doctors while she recovers, the statement added.
Miranda Lambert may not ring in the New Year as a single lady.Country stars like Carrie Underwood and Jake Owen regularly use Twitter and Instagram to connect with fans, bringing them into their daily lives in a new and creative ways.Whether it’s Scotty Mc Creery getting ready for makeup, Luke Bryan flashing his bass, or Tim Mc Graw just being Tim Mc Graw, you’ll agree that these stars are worth keeping an eye on.East (né Michael Cameron Anderson, 27) and Lambert “are spending New Year’s together,” adds another insider.First known in Nashville as a session musician and engineer, the Alabama-born avid hunter (just like Lambert!