- Staff Picks
- June 17, 2021
New Long Leg (4AD). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Nostalgia is a powerful force, and Christopher Long’s account of hair metal icons Poison and their 2006 tour puts Ian Koss in a reflective mood.
The Way Life Goes (Deluxe Edition) (Cleopatra Records). Review by Joe Frietze.
Poison’d (EMI). Review by Christopher Long.
The Neon God: Pt. 2 – The Demise (Sanctuary Records). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Wicked Underground (Spitfire). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Tattooed Millionaire (Columbia). Review by Joe Frietze.
Condition Red (Sanctuary / Noise). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Stein Haukland risks great personal derision by revealing the ten guiltiest of his musical guilty pleasures. Be gentle.
The Best of Britny Fox (Columbia/Portrait/Legacy). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
The popularity of the down boys may have itself gone down, but Warrant never really went away. Christopher R. Weingarten catches up with one of hair metal’s biggest names (and formerly biggest manes), Jani Lane.
All Isaac Airbourne wanted to do was to take his girlfriend out to see his favorite hair metal band from the ninth grade, but fate had other plans for him. Guess "Heaven" actually is too far away…
Poison, with Cinderella, Dokken, and Slaughter, at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL on September 3, 2000. Concert review by Troy Jewell.
Poison guitarist Cecil "C.C." DeVille has cleaned up his act, and is back with a new trio called Samantha 7 that hearkens back to his (bleached blonde) glam roots. Cindy Harper caught up with the flamboyant rocker to get the full story.