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By Metal Dave The New Wave of British Heavy Metal is more than three decades old, and while the concerts can still stir excitement, the recent recorded output of the genre’s forerunners — Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and especially Def Leppard — has lost some of its urgency and fire. God bless Motorhead for staying […]

By Metal Dave Once upon a time, circa 2007, I was asked to contribute to an issue of Classic Rock magazine dedicated to Guns N’ Roses. Besides the main features on GN’R, the mag also wanted to highlight some of their lesser-known peers. Being from Texas, I offered up Junkyard and Dangerous Toys as worthy […]

By Metal Dave Once upon a time, circa 2007, I was asked to contribute to an issue of Classic Rock magazine dedicated to Guns N’ Roses. Besides the main features on GN’R, the mag also wanted to highlight some of their lesser-known peers. Being from Texas, I offered up Junkyard and Dangerous Toys as worthy […]

By Metal Dave I like to brag about Nick Curran because he wouldn’t dare do it himself. A talented guitarist with an outrageous image, Nick was a straight-up rock star minus the self-serving ego. For all his inky eyes, arms, neck, knuckles and God knows what else, Nick was a boyish soul despite the demonic […]

By Metal Dave Glessner According to a source more reliable than my memory, I first met Mykel Foster onboard a Buckcherry tour bus outside a Houston club in December 2008. When a mutual friend later called to tell me he was putting together a new band with ”that guy you met on the Buckcherry bus,” I drew […]

By Metal Dave Glessner Twisted Sister got obscene amounts of mileage from their clownish mid-1980s MTV videos and well-fought battles against Tipper Gore’s censorshit campaign, so it’s refreshing to see a couple lesser-known chapters of the band presented in the recently released double-DVD  “Twisted Sister Double Live: North Stage ’82, NY Steel ’01.” Disc One finds […]

Motley Crue, Poison, Dolls: A Good Time Gig

Posted: 11th June 2011 by admin in Uncategorized

By Metal Dave Glessner SAN ANTONIO – Motley Crue, Poison and the New York Dolls never claimed to be Rush or the Clash. Jaw-dropping guitar solos? Hah! Political agendas? Huh? Pyro and gyrating stripper chicks? Hell yeah and woo-hoo! Such was the scene Thursday night at the money-grubbing AT&T Center where a parking fee of […]

2Fast2Die Note: As Motley Crue threatens to uncork some raunch-n-roll debauchery at the AT&T Center in San Antonio June 9 (with special guests Poison and the legendary New York Dolls), I decided to dig up my previous interviews with rock’s most notorious dirtbags. Ticket info is here. By Metal Dave Glessner Tommy Lee is calling long-distance, […]

2Fast2Die Note: As Motley Crue threatens to uncork some raunch-n-roll debauchery in San Antonio June 9 at the AT&T Center with special guests Poison and the legendary New York Dolls (get there early!), I decided to dig up a few of my previous interviews with rock’s most notorious dirtbags. The Crue’s current setlist is reportedly chosen […]