Tuesday, February 16, 2010

DRAFT 7

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Saxon are an English heavy metal band, formed in 1976 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. As leading lights in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal they had huge success in the 1980s with 8 UK Top 40 albums including 4 UK Top 10 albums. Saxon also had numerous singles in the Top 20 singles chart. Between 1980 and 1987 Saxon established themselves as one of Europe's biggest metal acts, they also had success in Japan and in the USA. In Japan, the single "Motorcycle Man" stayed in the charts for over 5 months. They still tour heavily and regularly. Their latest tour is their largest in the UK since the late 1980s. Saxon have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide and heavily influenced bands such as Metallica, Megadeth, Sodom and Running Wild.

There is another incarnation of Saxon featuring two former band members who hold the legal rights to the name - "Oliver/Dawson Saxon".

Saxon began with a lineup of Peter "Biff" Byford on vocals, Paul Quinn and Graham Oliver on guitars, Steve "Dobby" Dawson on bass and drummer Pete "Frank" Gill. Early in their career the band changed their name from Son of a Bitch to Saxon, and gained support slots on tour with more established bands such as Motörhead.

In 1979 the band signed to the Carrere record label and released their eponymous debut album. In 1980 follow-up album Wheels of Steel (UK no 5) spawned two hit singles: the title track, and the crowd favourite "747 (Strangers in the Night)". The Strong Arm of the Law album (UK no 11), considered by fans to be one of their best recordings, was released later that same year, and chart success continued with singles from their next release, Denim and Leather (1981 UK no 9). The title track to that album is seen as an anthem of the early 1980s metal movement. Later legal issues with Carrere negated most if not all of the financial gains seen during their early success.

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* Producer : Gary Lyons
* Recorded at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, the Netherlands
* Mixed at Wisseloord Studios
* Artwork by Paul Gregory

Rock The Nations Album was Recorded with Saxon members:
* Biff Byford - vocals
* Graham Oliver - guitar
* Paul Quinn - guitar
* Paul Johnson - bass (actually bass guitar was played by Byford before Johnson joined the band)
* Nigel Glockler - drums


Saxon - Rock The Nations (1986)

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for Study)
01. Rock The Nations
02. Battle Cry
03. Waiting For The Night
04. We Came Here to Rock
05. You Ain't No Angel
06. Running Hot
07. Party Til You Puke
08. Empty Promises
09. Northern Lady

NOTE: Elton John plays piano on tracks 7 & 9


Other upcoming albums for Postings:
* Saxon (1979)
* Wheels of Steel (1980)
* Strong Arm of the Law (1980)
* Denim and Leather (1981)
* Power & the Glory (1983)
* Crusader (1984)
* Innocence Is No Excuse (1985)
* Rock the Nations (1986)
* Destiny (1988)
* Solid Ball of Rock (1990)
* Forever Free (1992)
* Dogs of War (1995)
* Unleash the Beast (1997)
* Metalhead (1999)
* Killing Ground (2001)
* Lionheart (2004)
* The Inner Sanctum (2007)
* Into the Labyrinth (2009)






Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They are named after Phil Lynott and Gary Moore's first band. They were most successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s when their first two albums with lead singer Sebastian Bach and drummer Rob Affuso were multi-platinum successes. Their current line-up consists of Johnny Solinger (vocals), Dave "The Snake" Sabo (guitar), Scotti Hill (guitar), Rachel Bolan (bass) and Dave Gara (drums). As of the end of 1996 the band has sold over 20 million albums worldwide.

They are often associated with glam metal, partly due to their image on their debut album, Skid Row, which spawned the hits "18 and Life", "Youth Gone Wild", and "I Remember You" for the band. They would eventually go on to foster an image base geared toward more traditional heavy metal and hard rock audiences.

Early years (1986-1988)
Skid Row was formed in Toms River, New Jersey, in 1986 by bassist Rachel Bolan and guitarist Dave "The Snake" Sabo. The pair added guitarist Steve Brotherton who was replaced with Kurtis Jackson and later by Scotti Hill, drummer Rob Affuso, and lead vocalist Sebastian Bach, who replaced original lead vocalist Matt Fallon, to the line-up by early 1987. The band began playing shows in clubs throughout the eastern United States. Thanks to the assistance of friend Jon Bon Jovi, who secured a record deal for Skid Row with Atlantic Records in 1988, they entered the studio with Michael Wagener (of Ozzy Osbourne, White Lion and Extreme fame) to record their first album.

Skid Row (1989-1990)
Skid Row, released in January 1989, was an instant success. The record went 5x platinum and produced the hit singles "18 and Life", "I Remember You", and "Youth Gone Wild". Despite this success there was a lot of bitterness, because in return for the helping hands of Jon Bon Jovi they had to enter a publishing deal with his newly established Underground Music Company in which they waived their rights to publishing royalties. All money was paid to Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora. [1] After a big public dispute Richie Sambora gave his share of the money back to Skid Row.

In what is referred to as "The Bottle Incident" by fans of the band, Bach was hit with a bottle thrown onstage from the crowd at a concert in Springfield, Massachusetts, where Skid Row was opening for Aerosmith on December 27, 1989. Bach threw the bottle back, hitting a girl (not the shooter), so he jumped on the crowd to beat the person who can be seen on a tour video released by Skid Row called Oh Say Can You Scream in 1990.

Shortly thereafter Bach put on, during a concert, a t-shirt proclaiming the anti-gay slogan "AIDS Kills Fags Dead". The shirt was thrown onstage by a fan, and Bach, without looking at it, put it on. After the concert Bach apologized, stating "My grandmother had recently died of cancer, I guess I would be pissed too if I saw someone wearing a 'Cancer Kills Grandmothers Dead' shirt". In later years Bach repeated his apology for wearing the shirt, and made a substantial donation to an AIDS charities and gay rights organizations.

Slave to the Grind (1991-1992)
Skid Row returned to the studio with Wagener in 1990, to record their second studio album. Slave to the Grind, released in June 1991, it debuted at Number 1 in the American charts, the first metal album to do so. Slave to the Grind became a major success, and Skid Row once again went out on a worldwide tour which lasted over a year, including a leg supporting Guns N' Roses in 1991 and an appearance at the Castle Donington festival in 1992. Slave to the Grind was a departure for the band; where Skid Row was an album that followed the typical hair band formula, Slave to the Grind had a heavier sound, even verging on thrash with the title track and grunge with the song "Mudkicker".

B-Side Ourselves, Subhuman Race, departure of Sebastian Bach and Hiatus (1993-1998)

Before a third album could be recorded, Skid Row took an extended hiatus in 1993, following the Slave to the Grind tour and the release of the EP, B-Side Ourselves, in September 1992.

For some time, Skid Row parted ways with Wagener, possibly due to their music taking a different direction for the follow-up to Slave to the Grind. In 1994, the band returned to the studio with Bob Rock (of Metallica, Mötley Crüe and The Offspring fame), to record their third studio album. Subhuman Race, released in March 1995, charted in the top 40. Although it did not achieve the success of Skid Row and Slave to the Grind, it generated a few hits, but at that point, their videos were rarely played on MTV, partly because of the rise in popularity of grunge and subsequent decline of many heavy metal styles and 1980s hard rock.

Eventually, Sebastian Bach was fired by the band in late 1996, just after an argument with Rachel Bolan over a chance to open up for KISS. Skid Row were called to open for KISS on New Year's Eve '96 and Bach was all for it as he has always been a huge fan of KISS. According to Bach, Rachel Bolan was more concerned with his punk band side project and did not want to play the show. Shortly after, drummer Rob Affuso left the band. Although the group never officially disbanded, the remaining members went on to play briefly in a band called Ozone Monday in mid 1998, which featured lead vocalist Sean McCabe.

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Skid Row - Skid Row (1989)
Skid Row is the debut album from the American heavy metal band Skid Row, released on January 24, 1989. The album is certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA. The album spawned the top 10 singles "18 and Life" and "I Remember You" and the Mainstream rock hit "Youth Gone Wild". It is the bands' most commercially successful album. It went on to sell over 10 million copies worldwide, including 5 million in the United States alone.

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
01 Big Guns - Rachel Bolan, Scotti Hill, Dave Sabo, Rob Affuso 3:36
02 Sweet Little Sister - Bolan, Sabo 3:10
03 Can't Stand the Heartache - Bolan 3:24
04 Piece of Me - Bolan 2:48
05 18 and Life - Bolan, Sabo 3:50
06 Rattlesnake Shake - Bolan, Sabo 3:07
07 Youth Gone Wild - Bolan, Sabo 3:18
08 Here I Am - Bolan, Sabo 3:10
09 Makin' a Mess - Sebastian Bach, Bolan, Sabo 3:38
10 I Remember You - Bolan, Sabo 5:10
11 Midnight/Tornado - Matt Fallon, Sabo 4:17


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Skid Row - 40 Seasons - The Best of skid row (1998)

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
01 Youth Gone Wild (Rachel Bolan, Dave Sabo) – 3:21
02 18 and Life (Bolan, Sabo) – 3:49
03 Piece of Me (Bolan) – 2:48
04 I Remember You (Bolan, Sabo) – 5:14
05 The Threat (Bolan, Sabo) – 3:48
06 Psycho Love (Bolan) – 3:58
07 Monkey Business (Bolan, Sabo) – 4:19
08 Quicksand Jesus (Bolan, Sabo) – 5:21
09 Slave to the Grind (Sebastian Bach, Bolan, Sabo) – 3:31
10 Into Another (remix) (Bolan, Sabo) – 3:59
11 Frozen (demo) (Bolan, Sabo) – 5:32
12 My Enemy (remix) (Affuso, Bolan, Hill) – 3:32
13 Breakin' Down (remix) (Sabo) – 4:28
14 Beat Yourself Blind (live) (Bolan, Snake, Hill) – 5:20
15 Forever (unreleased, 1988) (Bolan, Hill, Sabo) – 4:04
16 Fire in the Hole (unreleased, 1991) (Bolan, Hill) – 3:26
17 Psycho Therapy (originally by The Ramones) – 2:30 (Japan Bonus Track)


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Skid Row - Slave To The Grind (1991)
Slave to the Grind is Skid Row's second album, released on June 11, 1991. Slave to the Grind is notable for being the first heavy metal album to hit #1 on the Billboard 200 during the SoundScan era, and many other metal albums followed, such as The Black Album by Metallica, and Far Beyond Driven by Pantera. Although it hit first in the SoundScan era, it only sold just over 4 million albums worldwide as of the end of 1996.

Two different versions were released: the original version, and the "clean" (censored) version. The clean version replaced the song "Get the Fuck Out" with the less-offensive "Beggar's Day".

Slave to the Grind marked the band's shift towards a heavier sound. The lyrics were more complex, criticizing modern ways of life, authority, politics, drugs, and organized religion, among other topics.

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
01 Monkey Business (Rachel Bolan, Dave Sabo) – 4:17
02 Slave to the Grind (Sebastian Bach, Bolan, Sabo) – 3:31
03 The Threat (Bolan, Sabo) – 3:47
04 Quicksand Jesus (Bolan, Sabo) – 5:21
05 Psycho Love (Bolan) – 3:58
06 Get the Fuck Out (Sabo) – 2:42
* On the censored version this track was replaced by "Beggar's Day" (Bolan, Sabo) – 4:02
07 Livin' on a Chain Gang (Bolan, Sabo) – 3:56
08 Creepshow (Rob Affuso, Bolan, Scotti Hill) – 3:56
09 In a Darkened Room (Bach, Bolan, Sabo) – 4:57
10 Riot Act (Bolan, Sabo) – 2:40
11 Mudkicker (Bach, Bolan, Hill) – 3:50
12 Wasted Time (Bach, Bolan, Sabo) – 5:46

NOTE:

Sebastian Bach's father painted the cover art, which is actually a long mural, continued inside the album's booklet. It is set in the medieval era, yet features people using technological gadgets of the present day.

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Skid Row - B-Side Ourselves (1992)

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
01. Psycho Therapy (Ramones cover) Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone 2:30
02. C'Mon and Love Me (Kiss cover) Paul Stanley 3:23
03. Delivering the Goods (Live, Judas Priest cover) Rob Halford, K.K. Downing, Glenn Tipton 4:55
04. What You're Doing (Rush cover) Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson 4:26
05. Little Wing (The Jimi Hendrix Experience cover) Jimi Hendrix 3:19

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Skid Row - Subhuman Race (1995)


Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
01. My Enemy (Rob Affuso, Rachel Bolan, Scotti Hill) – 3:38
02. Firesign (Sebastian Bach, Bolan, Hill, Dave Sabo) – 4:54
03. Bonehead (Bolan, Sabo) – 2:16
04. Beat Yourself Blind (Bolan, Hill, Snake) – 5:02
05. Eileen (Affuso, Bach, Bolan, Snake) – 5:36
06. Remains to be Seen (Bolan, Hill, Snake) – 3:34
07. Subhuman Race (Bolan, Hill, Snake) – 2:40
08. Frozen (Bolan, Snake) – 4:43
09. Into Another (Bolan, Snake) – 4:02
10. Face Against My Soul (Affuso, Bach, Bolan, Snake) – 4:20
11. Medicine Jar (Bolan, Hill, Snake) – 3:36
12. Breakin' Down (Snake) – 4:30
13. Ironwill (Affuso, Bolan, Hill, Snake) – 7:43


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(1999-2004)
Skid Row re-formed in 1999 with new lead vocalist Johnny Solinger, formerly of Solinger, and drummer Charlie Mills. Mills soon left the band and was replaced with drummer Phil Varone, formerly of Saigon Kick. After re-forming, they opened for KISS on their farewell tour, and have also played with other 1980s metal bands such as Poison. They have been on tour every summer. In 2002 they were part of the Rock Never Stops Tour. The new lineup has shared the stage with such acts as Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Def Leppard, Sammy Hagar, as well as many others from their genre.

Skid Row released their fourth full-length studio album, Thickskin, in 2003, which was their first album to feature Solinger and Varone and their first studio album in 8 years. In early 2004, Timothy DiDuro replaced Varone, who had abruptly left the band, citing personal reasons. DiDuro also appeared in the Skid Row video "Ghost." Varone returned, but after wide reports of drug abuse, he again left the band and was replaced by current drummer Dave Gara.

Skid Row - Thick Skin (2003)

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
03 Swallow Me (The Real You)
04 Born a Beggar

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Skid Row - Hi-Five (2005) [Internet Release]
Atlantic/Rhino has made available an Internet-only EP from SKID ROW, entitled "Hi Five". According to a posting on former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's official web site, the EP contains the following track listing:

Tracks:
01. Youth Gone Wild
02. 18 & Life
03. I Remember You
04. Monkey Business
05. Wasted Time

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Skid Row - Revolutions per Minute (2006)

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for study)
01 Disease
02 Another Dick in The System
03 Pulling My Heart Out From Under Me
04 When god Can't Wait
05 Shut Up baby I Love You
06 Strength
07 White Trash
08 Your Lie
09 Nothing
10 Love Is Dead
11 Let It Ride
12 You Lie (Bonus Track)


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Jason Becker. Born July 22, 1969, a neo-classical guitarist who achieved fame at age 16 as a technical virtuoso and guitar prodigy. When his father gave him a guitar, he wouldn't let go of it. He studied the works of violinist Niccolò Paganini and was a playing partner with Marty Friedman. He later arranged Paganini's 5th Caprice, performing it during an instructional guitar video. Becker's compositions often include high speed scalar and arpeggio passages, both of which are trademarks of his 'shred' style of guitar playing. He demonstrated the arpeggio sequence during a clinic at the Atlanta Institute of Music. A video of this performance first appeared on his Hot Licks guitar instructional video.

Becker started out playing alongside Marty Friedman in the Mike Varney produced-duo, Cacophony. Becker and Friedman toured together with Cacophony in Japan and across the United States.

At the age of 20, he joined David Lee Roth's band, replacing Steve Vai, who went on to join Whitesnake. While recording the A Little Ain't Enough album in 1989, and preparing for the subsequent tour, Becker began to feel what he called a "lazy limp" on his left leg. He was soon diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) and given three to five years to live. He could barely finish the recording, using low-gauge (thin) guitar strings and other techniques, which would make it easier to play with his weakening hands. Although he managed to finish the album, which got released in 1991, he did not join the supporting tour due to his inability to perform on stage; former Lizzy Borden guitarist Joe Holmes took Becker's place on tour.

Due to his illness, he eventually lost the ability to speak and now communicates with his eyes via a system developed by his father. Although his ALS gradually robbed him of his ability to play guitar, to walk, and eventually even to speak, he still remains mentally sharp and, with the aid of a computer, continues composing. In the back of the Perspective CD case, Becker states "I have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. It has crippled my body and speech, but not my mind." Now in his late 30s, his medical condition has remained stable since 1997. In 2003, Jason posted on his website that he was feeling better and had gained some weight, while the folder for his 2008 album Collection also mentions an upcoming book.



Jason Becker - Perpetual Burn (1988)
Perpetual Burn features blistering fretwork from Jason Becker, an album that set a new standard for progressive heavy metal music. Including the always powerful Atma Anur on drums and some wicked guest guitar solos from label mate Marty Friedman, Perpetual Burn embodies brilliant compositions featuring Becker's highly structured and complex guitar lines. "Air" contains some of the most beautiful playing you'll hear, as Becker uses a clean tone to express emotion on a song dedicated to his parents. A true metal/shred/progressive classic. Instrumental Guitar (Electric (Heavy)/Shred/Heavy Metal)

Tracks:
01 Altitudes
02 Perpetual Burn
03 Mabel’s Fatal Fable
04 Air
05 Temple of the Absurd
06 Eleven Blue Egyptians
07 Dweller in the Cellar
08 Opus Pocus

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Jason Becker - Perspective (1996)
Shred/neo-classical guitarist Jason Becker, stricken with Lou Gehrig’s disease at age 20, released his CD Perspective at age 25. Using a MIDI-based studio including a keyboard, Macintosh, sequencing software and an analog recording system, Becker has created his own system for making music via computer. “As my guitar playing dwindled, something else in my music got better,” stated Becker. “Many times in music, if you are given limitations, it expands the creativity.” Perspective features an impressive array of guest performers on the record including Michael Lee Firkins, Matt and Gregg Bissonette, Steve Hunter and Journey’s Steve Perry. Instrumental Guitar (Electric/Hard Rock/Classical), total running time, 60:48

Tracks:
01 Primal
02 Rain
03 End of the Beginning
04 Higher
05 Blue
06 Life and Death
07 Empire
08 Serrana
09 Meet Me in the morning

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Jason Becker - The Raspberry Jams (1999)
The Raspberry Jams are a collection of demos, songs and ideas on guitar from the archives of Jason Becker’s many tapes. In the words of Jason Becker himself, “The songs on The Raspberry Jams were all recorded so I wouldn’t forget them as possible songs for some CD. I never planned on releasing these versions, but as I listened to this stuff, I thought, ‘hey, it isn’t right to hide this neat music.’ So here you go. I hope you get as big of a rush listening to it as I do.” For a fascianting glimpse of immense talent in the rough and raw, check out the 25 raspberry jams contained on this CD. Instrumental Guitar (Electric (Heavy)/Shred/Heavy Metal), total running time, 61:02



Tracks:
01 Becker-Ola
02 Mandy’s Throbbing Little Heart
03 Amma
04 When You Wish Upon A Star
05 Jasin Street
06 Beatle Grubs
07 Grilled Peeps
08 If You Have To Shoot..Shoot-Don’t Talk
09 Purple Chewable Fern
10 Black Stallion Jam
11 Amarnath
12 Angel Eyes
13 Throat Hole
14 Dang Sea Of Samsara
15 Urmila
16 Thousand Million Suns
17 Clean Solo
18 Too Fast, No Good For You!
19 Sweet Baboon
20 Shock Tea
21 Ghost To The Post
22 Blood On The Traches
23 Oddly Enough
24 Crush
25 Vocal Silliness



Jason Becker - The Blackberry Jams (2003)
The Blackberry Jams is a collection of private recordings and previously unreleased demos from Jason Becker’s “Perpetual Burn” era that gives guitar fans insight into his private musical thoughts from the period.


In the words of Jason Becker himself, “These recordings were done between 1987 and 1988 and were recorded onto a Tascam four-track. They are very raw and rough because I never intended for anyone to hear them except for Mike Varney and Marty Friedman.

The Blackberry Jams includes different variations of parts from familiar songs, demos I did that became parts of songs that Marty Friedman and I wrote together. These demos were recorded as possible music for “Perpetual Burn”, “Go Off” and “Dragon’s Kiss”, Marty Friedman’s solo CD.” Instrumental Guitar (Electric (Heavy)/Shred/Heavy Metal), total running time, 73:58


Tracks:
01 Go Off! Intro
02 Groin-grabbingly Transcendent
03 Opitudes
04 Church Of The Weird
05 Mabel’s Air…Could It Be Any Faster?
06 Short X-Ray Eyes
07 Airage
08 Perpetual Burn
09 Ashram Of You, Lee
10 Images Intro
11 Mabel… Simple Little Nibbling
12 Jewel
13 Kind Of Like A Spring
14 Air
15 Ten Yellow Pointy Kitties
16 Absurd Temple Jig
17 Part Of Stranger
18 There’s That
19 Black Cat
20 Little Rippage
21 Perpetual Tudes
22 Floor Pie
23 El Beckero
24 Pocus I Say
25 Conglomeration… Boy Meets Guitar
26 Little Dweller
27 Jewel #2
28 Long X-Ray Eyes
29 Altitudes Jam
30 Bemesderfer’s Wooping Stick
31 If It Weren’t So Purdy I’d Call It Skin Flute

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Jason Becker - Collection (2008)
Guitarist Jason Becker (David Lee Roth, Cacophony) has just released “Collection” on Shrapnel Records. This pure work of genius contains three new recordings totaling over 20 minutes in length and includes new performances by some of Becker’s guitar buddies: Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Michael Lee Firkins, Marty Friedman, Steve Hunter and Greg Howe. In addition, the CD is enhanced and contains some bonus material playable on computer.

Tracks:
01 Rain
02 River of Longing
03 Images
04 Opus Pocus
05 Higher
06 It's Showtime!
07 Altitudes
08 End of the Beginning
09 River of Longing (Reprise)
10 Meet Me in the Morning
11 Air
12 Electric Prayer for Peace
13 Mandy's Throbbing Little Heart

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Neil was born in Hollywood, California to Odie and Shirley Wharton. During the 1960s, his family moved around Southern California from Inglewood to Watts, before finally settling in Compton. Growing up in Compton was sometimes tough for Neil, who once had his neck slashed by a gang member. Neil eventually got in trouble at school for fighting and drug use, and was subsequently expelled.

Neil was discovered while performing with his band, Rockandi in 1980, and joined Mötley Crüe in 1981. Neil had been friends with Tommy Lee in high school (at one point, Vince lived in Tommy's van, Justify Fullthen Tommy's parents invited him in, and Vince slept beside Tommy's bed). Mötley Crüe was looking for a lead vocalist at the time and were impressed by Neil, after hearing him through Lee. Mötley Crüe released its first album, Too Fast for Love the same year. In 1983, Mötley Crüe released Shout at the Devil, a blockbuster success that has established the band as one of the biggest acts in the history of rock and roll.

In February of 1992, Motley parted ways with Vince Neil, both sides issuing statements. Motley Crue claimed that Vince was more interested in car racing and partying than the bands new music, and claims that Vince quit the band on his own accord. Neil claims that he was fired from the band, because he didn't approve of the bands new musical direction.

Vince had taken up indie racing a few years prior, often turning up at celebrity races. Vince enjoyed the sport so much, that he eventually formed Vince Neil Racing. Vince was racing in the Indy Lights open wheel developmental series at the time. Vince retired from racing in 1992 after crashing his car during a race in Long Beach after the third lap.

In 1992 he released his first solo offering, the single "You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come)" was featured on the Encino Man soundtrack. Vince quickly made a video for the song which featured a cameo by Pauly Shore. The video does not feature guitarist Steve Stevens as Stevens was hired after the song and video had been released. Stevens re-recorded the song for Vince's first solo album.

Exposed, was Vince's first solo album, and was released in 1993. The album debuted at #13 on the Billboard charts. The album featured Steve Stevens (former Billy Idol guitarist and Atomic Playboys founder, and who subsequently played all bass and guitar tracks on 'Exposed'), Dave Marshall, Robbie Crane, and Vik Foxx. The album debuted at number 13 on the Billboard 200 and eventually went platinum, doubling the sales of Mötley Crüe's 1994 self-titled album.

Tracks: (Listen Online or Download for Study)
01 Look in Her Eyes 5:50
02 Sister of Pain 5:02
03 Can't Have Your Cake 3:57
04 Fine, Fine Wine 4:12
05 The Edge 4:53
06 Can't Change Me 4:41
07 Set Me Free 4:03
08 Living Is a Luxury 5:39
09 You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come) 4:22
10 Gettin' Hard 4:38
11 Forever 5:15

Other Albums (soon to be posted)
* Carved in Stone, 1995, US #139
* Live at the Whisky: One Night Only, 2003

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