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McNaught Guitars And Xander Demos Unveil New Six-String Signature Guitar Model XD627

MTS Management Group and metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos are proud to announce the completion of Xander’s second signature model guitar, the McNaught XD627. The 6-string, 27-fret guitar features the “Xander Demos double cutaway-style body” for easy access to the upper frets, a Maple neck with McNaught patented “Set-Thru Neck,” and a quilted maple top. […]

The Big Book Of Hair Metal

The Big Book of Hair Metal (Review)

This book is a great addition to your Metal and Music related shelves! Simply the way it looks and the way it feels make it a really nice jewel to own. It is indeed a big book with solid hard cover and 224 high quality pages of full color illustrations. All your vintage and not-so-vintage […]

Hair Metal Rock Is Still Alive And Well

Even if heavy metal is seen by many people as evil and destructive it is still very popular among young and old. It is pretty obvious that the thing teenagers today (and yesterday and tomorrow) are crazy about is music. Of all the musical genres the one with probably the most enthusiastic fans has to […]

Heavy Metal Evolution

To start, it helps to understand that the origins of Heavy Metal came from Rock and Roll that evolved from the Blues and Psychedelic sounds prominent in the sixties. As it took a heavier turn with the use of distortion and power chords, there came the sound known as Hard Rock, perpetuated most significantly by […]

The Best of 80s Hair Metal Bands

Who could forget the metal bands from the 80s and early 90s with that big hair? The hair style alone made a stand out fashion statement. The music was big, flashy, and glamorous just like the hair of the band members. This particular type of heavy metal was very popular in California near the Los […]

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20 October 2018

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Snake Oil show features tributes to ’80s hair metal bands at McAninch – Chicago Tribune

20 October 2018

If you miss the glory days of ’80s hair metal — and all the pageantry and spectacle that went along with it — here’s a show for you. Snake Oil brings their homage to glam rock with its bevy of costumes, props, special effects and humor to the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn Oct. […]

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Erik Grönwall does not like H.E.A.T’s album ‘Into The Great Unknown’ and next one to be hard and heavy

19 October 2018

Erik Grönwall does not like H.E.A.T’s album ‘Into The Great Unknown’ and next one to be hard and heavy  H.E.A.T frontman Erik Grönwall was recently interviewed by Brazil’s AOR Watchtower. It was rightfully pointed out to Grönwall that H.E.A.T‘s last album Into The Great Unknown was the group’s most experimental record (as transcribed from Portuguese […]

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Britny Fox frontman Tommy Paris releases Tommy Paris Band’s self-titled debut album

19 October 2018

Britny Fox frontman Tommy Paris releases Tommy Paris Band’s self-titled debut album Granted, it’s been more than six months since the Tommy Paris Band led by Britny Fox‘s frontman Tommy Paris released its self-debut album but it would be shame not to let you know about it in any case. Track List for Tommy Paris […]

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Tuff - I Hate Kissing You Goodbye

Tuff – I Hate Kissing You Goodbye

13 October 2018

Formed in 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona they first got signed in 1990 by Atlantic Records and released their debut album What Comes Around Goes Around in May 1991, which included the band’s successful power ballad “I Hate Kissing You Goodbye” co-written with Todd Meagher. The video reached #3 on Dial MTV behind Guns N’ Roses […]

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Shotgun Messiah - Shout It Out

Shotgun Messiah – Shout It Out

28 September 2018

Formed around 1985 in Sweden under the name Kingpin the band changed their name to Shotgun Messiah and relocated to Hollywood, California. Shout It Out is from their first album that was released in 1989 on Relativity Records. The style of this album was typical Hair Metal fully tuned with the early 1980s American bands. […]

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Tyketto - The End Of The Summer Days

Tyketto – The End Of The Summer Days

19 September 2018

Tyketto formed in New York City around 1987 and got their name from a graffitti in Brookly. The End Of The Summer Days is from their second album Strength in Numbers part of which was written during their tours with Bon Jovi. Strength in Numbers was rejected by their label Geffen but got released in […]

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Great White - Twice Shy (2018 live with Mitch Malloy)

Great White – Twice Shy (2018 live with Mitch Malloy)

05 September 2018

Great White featuring new singer Mitch Malloy have released a live video of them performing “Twice Shy” at the 2018 Kentucky State Fair in Kentucky, USA. Grammy nominated legends, Great White takes on its third frontman. The band is ready for what lies ahead, with a respectful nod to the past forging its tried-and-true mantra: […]

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