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WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ALBUM?

Hey Metalheads! Happy Wednesday! Hope you’re having a great week so far. This month I want to hear from you guys on your favorite album. Each week I’ll chose two classic albums and please let me know in the comments below which one you’d pick.

Thanks to everyone who voted on their favorite album. Last week it was Warrant – Cherry Pie vs. Poison – Open Up and Say…Ahhhh! My pick came down to:

WARRANT – CHERRY PIE

warrant cherry pie

Here are this week’s choices:

SLAYER – REIGN IN BLOOD

slayer reign in blood

VS.

KING DIAMOND – ABIGAIL

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I look forward to reading your responses and let me know in the comments below who your favorite is and which lineup you like best. Also don’t forget to visit us The Metal Wire on Facebook and on Instagram (the_metal_wire). Have a METAL week! Horns up!

 

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ALBUM?

Hey Metalheads! Happy Wednesday! Hope you’re having a great week so far. This month I want to hear from you guys on your favorite album. Each week I’ll chose two classic albums and please let me know in the comments below which one you’d pick.

Thanks to everyone who voted on their favorite album. Last week it was Overkill – Under The Influence vs. Exodus – Fabulous Disaster. Again a tough choice but my pick came down to:

OVERKILL – UNDER THE INFLUENCE

overkill under the influence

Here are this week’s choices:

WARRANT – CHERRY PIE

warrant cherry pie

VS.

POISON – OPEN UP AND SAY…AHHH!

poison open up and say ahhh

I look forward to reading your responses and let me know in the comments below who your favorite is and which lineup you like best. Also don’t forget to visit us The Metal Wire on Facebook and on Instagram (the_metal_wire). Have a METAL week! Horns up!

 

BRITNY FOX – GIRLSCHOOL

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Happy Wednesday Metalheads! Hope you’re having a great week so far. Today to continue our hair metal theme for the month, we’re gonna take a trip back to 1988 to the self-titled debut album by Britny Fox for the track “Girlschool.”

The song received substantial airplay on MTV and was written by then singer “Dizzy” Dean Davidson.  The song, Davidson has said in interviews was inspired by the Paul McCartney and Wings song, “Mull of Kintyre.” The popularity of song and album helped Britny Fox to book opening act slots on tours with Warrant and Poison and the album hit #39 on the Billboard Top 100 chart in 1988.

80’s lingerie/video model Kim Anderson also appears in the video as the main student who is listening to her walkman when she walks into class. Anderson has appeared in several music videos and even guest starred on an episode of “Married…With Children.”

Britny Fox disbanded for awhile in 1992, but reformed with original bassist Billy Childs, Johnny Dee on drums, Chris Sanders – guitar and singer /guitarist Tommy Paris. Their are plans for a new album, but no tour plans at the moment.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW FOR GIRLSCHOOL

 

POISON – TALK DIRTY TO ME

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Happy Wednesday Metalheads! Hope your week is going well so far. This month, I wanted to shift gears a little and focus on those bands that probably did their makeup better than I did in the 80’s. Today let’s take a trip back to 1986 to the first album by Poison “Look What The Cat Dragged In” for the track “Talk Dirty to Me”.

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I remember seeing this video on MTV when it first premiered and then happened to see the album cover after and I remember thinking are those the chicks that were in the video? Needless to say the song grew on me and it became one of the most popular songs off the album and was in heavy rotation on MTV. Poison are often credited for being one of the first bands to start the glam metal movement. The band has noted in interviews that they were heavily influenced by KISS and Aerosmith for their “glam” image.

The album spawned 3 more hits for the band including “Cry Tough”, “I Want Action” and the ballad “I Won’t Forget You”.

The original 4 members reunited in 1996, when guitarist C.C. DeVille returned to the band after he was fired in 1991 for his excessive drug use. DeVille eventually got clean and the band are still touring together as of last summer with no signs of slowing down. “Nothing But a Good Time” with these boys.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOR “TALK DIRTY TO ME” BELOW