There is more than one artist named Sideburn: 1.) Sideburn is a classic rock/metal band from Lausanne, Switzerland. They are heavily influenced by bands such as AC/DC, ZZ Top, Rose Tattoo, and Krokus. They began recording under the name Genocide in 1989, and it wasn't until 1997 when their style evolved in the direction of rock that they decided to rename the band to Sideburn. 2.) Sideburn is a heavy metal/stoner rock band formed in Sweden in 1997. In the beginning there was Morgan Zocek (guitar), and Tor Pentèn (drums) who met each other in a club in Stockholm.