Posts Tagged ‘vains of jenna’

You’re So Vain: Jesse Forte, Jacki Stone, Nicki Kin and JP White. Vains of Jenna returns to Texas this week. By Metal Dave Glessner The guys in Vains of Jenna made me feel like a crusty relic when they told me they grew up on Nirvana’s “Nevermind.” That album came out in 1991 while I […]

I first met Vains of Jenna in 2006 when half the band was too young to drink (what happens in Austin, stays in Austin … especially during SXSW). The kids from Sweden were being hyped as a new-generation Motley Roses, so of course I went sniffing for trouble and immediately liked what I found (as […]

New blood is pulsing through Vains of Jenna as the Swedish sleaze-rockers return to America this weekend for the official unveiling of new music, a new lineup and a string of tour dates.    With a five-song EP as a teaser, the Vains (yes, intentionally misspelled) are introducing new American singer Jesse Forte along with […]

Stevie circa 2001 minus the hairspray and leather The going was rough for TUFF during Hollywood’s 1980’s hair-metal heyday. Admittedly obsessed with Motley Crue, the band did the whole big-hair/skintight/bandanna thing, but never gained the nationwide audience of second-tier peers like L.A. Guns, Faster Pussycat and Dangerous Toys. Best-known for the novelty song, “American Hair […]