While Riki Rachtman may be best known for hosting MTV’s ‘Headbanger’s Ball,’ his roots and contributions to the rock scene run far deeper than you might imagine. In 1986, Rachtman and long-time friend Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat founded one of the most infamous establishments in rock history — The Cathouse! The legendary club was […]
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Episode 11 of season 14 of VH1 Classic’s centerpiece in original programming “That Metal Show” is the second-to-last new episode of the current season. Returning to the show this week is Faster Pussycat’s Taime Downe and making their TMS debuts are Black Veil Brides’ Andy Biersack and Slaughter’s Mark Slaughter. The guests sit down together with hosts […]
Sleaze rock’s greatest band, Faster Pussycat, is preparing to unleash their first ever LIVE recording via Full Effect Records. ‘Front Row For The Donkey Show’ features classics such as “Babylon, Pornstar”, “Bathroom Wall”, “House Of Pain”, “Sex, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll” and many more! Plus the bonus track ‘It’s Only Rock N’ Roll’, which […]
The Staff of?Icon Versus Icon?took in many shows this years working alongside their counterparts at Live-Metal.Net. The staff?put their heads together to bring you their takes on the Best Live Performances of 2008. Read on to find out who they think made the grade in 2008. The Best Live Performances of 2008 Steve Johnson’s Pick: […]
Hailing from the underground in Chicago, Fashion Bomb is one of the Mid-West’s best kept secrets, but not for much longer. The band is breathing new life into the metal scene and stands ready to take the nation by storm. Blending the dark visual aesthetics reminiscent of early Marilyn Manson with a healthy dose of Blade Runner, the band brings it’s sense of showmanship to life by backing it with a powerful musical prowess. Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently caught up with Fashion Bomb as they prepare to launch a global, no holds barred assault on the music scene. Val (vocals, programming) and Acid (guitar, backing vocals, programming, drums) were eager to discuss Fashion Bomb’s history, their recent signing to Full Effect Records, their powerful live performances, working with Fear Factory’s Raymond Herrera on their next album and what the future holds for this band on the rise.
Faster Pussycat first came on the scene in the late eighties and wasted no time carving their own niche into Los Angeles’ highly competitive music scene. Founded and fronted by the multi-faceted Taime Downe, Faster Pussycat quickly rose to power and were crowned the undisputed “Kings of Sleaze Rock.” Even to this day, Faster Pussycat’s […]
Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns & Bang Tango July 22 , 2008 Pierre’s Entertainment Center Fort Wayne, IN By JEN X Halfway through their U.S. tour on July 22, 2008, the legendary Faster Pussycat landed at Piere’s Entertainment Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana along with two supporting acts, L.A. Guns and Bang Tango. The fans in […]