Marcie Michelle Free is an American rock singer, best known as the lead singer of King Kobra, Signal and Unruly Child. Free started singing professionally at the age of 19 while living in Flint, Michigan. In 1975, Free moved to Las Vegas, Nevada which eventually led to him relocating to Los Angeles, CA where he met Carmine Appice in 1983. Together they formed King Kobra and were signed to Capitol Records in 1984. Free recorded two albums with King Kobra, Ready to Strike and Thrill of a Lifetime, before leaving in November 1986 to pursue other musical interests. In 1987, Free formed a band with guitarist Danny Jacob, bassist and keyboardist Erik Scott and drummer Jan Uvena, which would later take the name Signal. Signal recorded one album for EMI, 1989's Loud and Clear, before disbanding soon after. In 1990, Free then joined up with Bruce Gowdy, and Guy Allison, forming a group known as Unruly Child. Unruly Child signed with Atlantic/Interscope Records in 1991 and released their self-titled debut album in 1992. In 1993, Free sang the theme song The Best of the Best for the action film Best of the Best 2. Also in 1993, a solo album consisting of demos Free had sung for a mother/daughter songwriting duo named Judithe and Robin Randall was released on an independent label in the UK called Now and Then Records. The album entitled Long Way From Love was re-released on Frontiers Records in 1998. This album version included some of the live performances Free gave while in Manchester, England for the first rock festival known as "The Gods of AOR" in October 1993.