New Box Set Highlights Obscure Hair Metal From ‘80s Sunset Strip


The Numero Crew is the unequalled archival report label that is dug up the most efficient of the difficult to understand gospel, hip-hop, roots, rock and extra song that is been forgotten to time. Now, the imprint will give that very same remedy to overpassed ‘80s Sundown Strip hair and glam steel with a field set known as Sure for Hell: At the Sundown Strip.

It options a couple of bands that longtime metalheads may take note — Armored Saint, Lizzy Borden, Hellion. However it is differently filled with dusty hits from a number of ‘80s Hollywood steel artists they won't recall, together with Stormer, Steeler, Whinge, Witch, L.A. Rocks, Reddi Killowatt, Jaded Woman, Leather-based Angel, Black ‘N Blue and Max Havoc.

Sure for Hell comes on two 12” information or a CD digipak with a full-color ebook written through Katherine Turman, the creator of 2013's Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral Historical past of Steel. The field set's name comes from Max Havoc's “Sure for Hell,” which additionally acts as a preview of the gathering. The Numero Crew's Poser Evidence Die Exhausting coloured variant comes with an advantage cassette that includes 5 extra songs.

Pre-order Sure for Hell now at this hyperlink. Learn a abstract of the field set from the Numero Crew beneath, adopted through a visualizer video for the Max Havoc monitor and the gathering's duvet art work and monitor checklist.

Heavy steel? Glam? Exhausting rock? Make your individual fuckin’ name, you poser. We aren't gonna do it for you. Sure for Hell is early ‘80s L.A. rock because it in reality used to be: a California cataclysm of inebriated and sexy headbangers, wearing sharp, glossy, leather-based androgyny and fireplace, kicking crowds within the tooth to transparent tips on how to that one large shot. That includes 21 tracks through 21 of the Sundown Strip's maximum razor-sharp heathens. To be had as a 2LP field set with an ephemera-stuffed gatefold and 144-page hardbound ebook, or a sheer savage CD Pockets, with a 12-panel double-sided poster for the ones denizens of the compact disc. Drumsticks burned. Fingers had been severed. Faces bled. Heavy used to be HELL for a part decade and it used to be a protracted, great distance down.

Max Havoc, “Sure for Hell” (Visualizer Video)

Sure for Hell: At the Sundown Strip Album Artwork + Observe Record

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1. Stormer, “Going to the Town”
2. L.A. Rocks, “Cocaine”
3. Max Havoc, “Sure for Hell”
4. Jaded Woman, “Rock ‘N’ Roll Ain't Lovely”
5. Steeler, “In a position to Explode”
6. Lizzy Borden, “No Time To Lose”
7. SIN, “At the Run”
8. Black ‘N Blue, “Give ‘Em the Outdated 1, 2, 3”
9. Whinge, “Damnation Alley”
10. Romeo, “Feelin’ to Rock”
11. V.V.S.I., “Savage Roughly Woman”
12. Hellion, “Up From The Depths”
13. Angeles, “Blade Of Metal”
14. Knightmare II, “Chilly Reception”
15. Witch, “Cinderella (In Black Leather-based)”
16. Reddi Killowatt, “Liquid Woman”
17. Armored Saint, “Lesson Neatly Realized”
18. Leather-based Angel, “We Got here to Kill”
19. Tough Cutt, “Take It or Go away It”
20. Lisa Baker, “Idiot of Lies”
21, Odin, “Judgement Day”

Bonus Cassette:
1. Black ‘N Blue, “Regulations Have been Made to Be Damaged *
2. Lisa Baker, “Each and every Woman's Were given a Delusion”
3. Stormer, “Riding”
4. Odin, “Middle of the night Flight”
5. Leather-based Angel, “Want Your Love”

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