Monday, July 26, 2010

Skid Row and Faster Pussycat: DoTM

Here's a double to take you back a bit.

Skid Row is a band that formed in 1986 in New Jersey. Sometimes called a heavy metal band, they fall more along the lines of a glam rock band...aka...butt rock.

Faster Pussycat is another glam rock band that was formed in 1986 in Los Angeles.

SKID ROW

Skid Row
Released in January 1989 by Atlantic.
Produced by Michael Wagener.
Band lineup:
Sebastian Bach - vocals; Scotti Hill - guitar; Dave Sabo - guitar; Rachel Bolan - bass; Rob Affuso - drums.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"18 and Life" "I Remember You" and "Youth Gone Wild"
Charts:
#6 on the Billboard 200.

Slave to the Grind
Released in June 1991 by Atlantic.
Produced by Michael Wagener and Dave Sabo.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Monkey Business" and "Wasted Time"
Charts:
#1 on the Billboard 200.

B-Side Ourselves
EP of cover songs released in September 1992 by Atlantic.
Tracks: 5
Charts:
#58 on the Billboard 200.

Subhuman Race
Released in March 1995 by Atlantic.
Produced by Bob Rock.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 14
Singles:
"Into Another" and "Breaking Down"
Charts:
#35 on the Billboard 200.

Subhuman Beings On Tour
Live album released in 1995 by East West Records Japan.
Tracks: 7

40 Seasons: The Best of Skid Row
Compilation album released in November 1998 by Atlantic.
Various producers.
Tracks: 16

Thickskin
Released in August 2003 by Blind Man Sound.
Produced by Skid Row.
Lineup changes:
Johnny Solinger replaced Sebastian Bach on vocals and Phil Varone replaced Rob Affuso on drums.
Tracks: 12

Revolutions Per Minute
Released in October 2006 by SPV Records.
Produced by Michael Wagener.
Lineup changes:
Dave Gara replaced Phil Varone on drums.
Tracks: 12


FASTER PUSSYCAT

Faster Pussycat
Released in 1987 by Elektra Records.
Produced by Rick Bowde.
Band lineup:
Taime Downe - vocals; Greg Steele - guitar; Brent Muscat - guitar; Eric Stacy - bass; Mark Michaels - drums.
Tracks: 10
Singles:
"Bathroom Wall" "Cathouse" and "Don't Change That Song"
Charts:
#97 on the Billboard 200.

Wake Me When It's Over
Released in 1989 by Elektra.
Produced by John Jansen.
No lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"House of Pain" and "Poison Ivy"
Charts:
#48 on the Billboard 200.

Live and Rare
Live album released in 1990 by Alex Imports.
Tracks: 6

Whipped
Released in August 1992 by Elektra.
Produced by John Jansen.
Lineup changes:
Brett Bradshaw took over on drums.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
"Nonstop to Nowhere"
Charts:
#90 on the Billboard 200.

Belted, Buckled and Booted
Released in 1992 by Elektra.
Tracks: 4

Between the Valley of the Ultra Pussy
Remix album released in May 2001 by Deadline Records.
Produced by Taime Downe.
Tracks: 12

The Power and the Glory Hole
Released in July 2006 by Full Effect Records.
Produced by Faster Pussycat.
Band lineup:
Taime Downe - vocals; Xristian Simon - guitar; Danny Nordahl - bass; Chad Stewart - drums.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
"Number One With a Bullet"

Front Row for the Donkey Show
Live album released in July 2009 by Full Effect.
Produced by Faster Pussycat.
Lineup changes:
Michael Thomas was added as a 2nd guitarist.
Tracks: 13

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