Posts Tagged ‘glam’

WhiteLionPride

Pride was the second studio album by the American/Danish hard rock band White Lion, released on June 21, 1987, by Atlantic Records. The album featured the two top ten hits “Wait” and “When the Children Cry”. It peaked at number 11 on The Billboard 200 and remained in the Billboard Top 200 for a full year, selling two million copies in the US alone. Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pride_%28White_Lion_album%29

MotleyCrueTheatreOfPain

Theatre of Pain is the third studio album by the American heavy metal band Motley Crue, released on June 21, 1985. Released in the aftermath of singer Vince Neil’s arrest for manslaughter on a drunk driving charge, the album marked a step away from the traditional heavy metal sound of Too Fast for Love and Shout at the Devil towards a more glam metal influenced style.

The album contains the hits “Smokin’ in the Boys Room” and the power ballad “Home Sweet Home”. The album reached No. 6 in the US charts and No. 36 in the UK, and was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA on June 5, 1995.

Theatre of Pain is dedicated to Hanoi Rocks former member Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley, who was killed in the car crash that resulted in Vince Neil’s arrest. Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theatre_of_Pain

CinderellaLongColdWinter

Today in 1988, Cinderella released “Long Cold Winter” which featured the single “Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)”. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Cold_Winter

MotleyCrueGirls

Today in 1987, Motley Crue released Girls, Girls, Girls, their fourth studio album. Read more at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girls,_Girls,_Girls_(M%C3%B6tley_Cr%C3%BCe_album)