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The New Wave Of Hair Metal Weekend News Report May 19, 2018

To TNWOHM fan's around the world,

Hello, greetings, and welcome back to the Weekend News Report. The temperature is heating up outside, and that means the the wild crazy metalheads are all out playing shows and causing more mayhem! And this is how the madness went down this week in the genre of modern sleaze/hair/glam.

🇸🇪Hardcore Superstar🇸🇪 released another video from their up coming album on Friday. This time it was for the track "Baboon". This is the fourth video/single released so far from their up coming album. This was another cool "concept" video. I like the video/stories they have been doing for the past few singles. It's a nice break from the stage one's. I recommend it. It's very entertaining.

🇳🇴The Cruel Intentions🇳🇴 have signed with Indie Recordings "Norway's premier rock & metal label", to quote their post. Their debut album "No Sign Of Relief" will be released on September 21, 2018 on all platforms including vinyl and cd. There will be video/singles released before the album comes out. The album artwork was done by Tomorrow Creatives.


1: Jawbreaker

2: Reckoning

3: Genie's Got A Problem

4: Weekend Suffering

5: Borderline Crazy

6: Check Your Head

7: Sick Adrenaline

8: Everybody Riot

9: Go Fuck Yourself

10: Chaos In A Bombshell

11: Devilicious

TCI will be hitting Italy next weekend for a three day tour. The "Italy's Got A Problem tour kicks off on the 25th with 🇮🇹The Lethal Idols🇮🇹 and 🇮🇹Speed Stroke🇮🇹 opening for them on all three days.

🇺🇸Steel Panther🇺🇸 have been in Australia all week long for their Sunset Strip tour. The journey began in Melbourne on the 15th. The band is playing tomorrow night in Brisbane. While on tour, frontman Michael Starr was celebrating his birthday on the 17th.

🇸🇪H.E.A.T.🇸🇪 are releasing a previously unreleased outtake track and video from "Into The Great Unknown" on May 25th. The video/single will be called "Drink Alone". , with video.

🇸🇪Crazy Lixx🇸🇪 are back in the studio laying down guitar tracks. According to frontman Danny Rexon, he said "if you like Ruff Justice, you will love this!".

Quick bits:

North America (United States, Canada, Mexico):

🇺🇸Babylon Shakes🇺🇸 have signed with HighVolMusic. The band also has new merch in stock. Click Here to check out Merch

🇨🇦Dextress🇨🇦 are almost sold out of tickets for the Sebastian Bach concert on June 20th in Calgary. They're going fast, so get them while you can. 🇨🇦Diemonds🇨🇦 vocalist Priya will perform alongside Dee Snider, Lita Ford, and Morgan Lander at Rockn’Con’s Night of Legends on June 9th in London, ON. Peter Criss will be there along with many others. 🇺🇸Kickin' Valentina🇺🇸 will be playing both nights of the Brat Fest in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on August 3rd & 4th. 🇨🇦Love Razer🇨🇦 will be at Champz in Chatham on June 2nd. 🇺🇸Love Stallion🇺🇸 have a big day on the 2nd as well. They'll be releasing their debut "The Unforgettable Ride" and performing at the Walnut Room in Denver. Rachell King will be joining them on stage to perform "High Time". 🇨🇦Rusted🇨🇦 are playing at the Quartier de Lune in Quebec City on May 25th. 🇺🇸Salems Lott🇺🇸 lead guitarist, Jett has a new instructional video posted for the solo's in the song "Thin Ice".

🇺🇸The Shrunken Heads🇺🇸 will be rockin' at the Odditorium on May 25th in Asheville, North Carolina. 🇺🇸WICKED🇺🇸 have began recording their debut full length album with Sony Orchard. 🇺🇸Wildstreet🇺🇸 will be at the Zone One at Elsewhere on May 29th in Brooklyn.

Northern Europe (Scandinavian & Nordic countries):

It was an extremely slow week in the north. 🇸🇪Blackout Express🇸🇪 are live at the EQ House on May 25th. 🇸🇪Confess🇸🇪 played the Legend club in Milano last night. 🇸🇪Lipz🇸🇪 are now taking pre-orders of their debut album "Scaryman". There are also 50 limited edition versions with a personalized slip cover.

🇳🇴SUiCiDE BOMBERS🇳🇴 are back in action in Oslo on June 14th at the Aye Aye club. 🇫🇮Temple Balls🇫🇮 have begun pre-production of their up coming second album. They are working with H.E.A.T. keyboardist, Jona Tee.

United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland:

🇬🇧Bigfoot🇬🇧 played at the Trillians rock bar in Newcastle last night. 🇬🇧DAMN DICE🇬🇧 played last night as well, but in London for a rockin' set at the Big Red. 🇬🇧Maverick🇬🇧 will be at the Soundcheck next Friday. 🇬🇧Midnite City🇬🇧 will be at the Scandinavian Melodic Rock Fest in Malmo, Sweden on May 31st. 🇮🇪Stone Trigger🇮🇪 guitarist, Andii Andrews is celebrating his birthday today. 🇮🇪W.A.L.K.E.R.🇮🇪 announced new shows in June.

Western Europe:

🇫🇷BlackRain🇫🇷 will be in Marignier, France, on June 16th. 🇩🇪Kissin' Dynamite🇩🇪 will be in St Vincent de Mercuze, France on May 26th for the Metalgresifest. Meanwhile their latest video for the song "I've Got The Fire" is continuing to do nicely.

🇩🇪Night Laser🇩🇪 played at the Blackland Berlin rock & metal bar last night. You can catch them again on the 26th at the Medusa in Kiel. 🇩🇪Pussy Sisster🇩🇪 are continuing to work on their up coming album. 🇫🇷Sadhayena🇫🇷 opened for Hell In The Club last night in Bingen Am Rhein, Germany. 🇩🇪Snakebite🇩🇪 released their new video "Beyond The Rust" last Sunday. You can also get "Rise Of The Snake" on all digital formats now.

Eastern Europe, Baltic, and European Russia:

🇷🇺Backbone Crash🇷🇺 are live in Moscow tonight for a Ramones party. They'll be playing at the Crow tomorrow. 🇨🇿Bad Jokers Cream🇨🇿 at playing in Ostrava tonight at Big Jacks. 🇱🇻Bloody Heels🇱🇻 are back in Poland tonight at the Juwenaliow in Stadion Syrenki.

🇨🇿Double Raw🇨🇿 have finished recording their new single "Fire For My Fuse". It'll be available on Spotify and on the other popular download/streaming sites. 🇨🇿Hairy Groupies🇨🇿 will be at the Liberec rock pub on May 26th. I had an interview with the three newest members of the 🇨🇿Nasty Ratz🇨🇿 (Mick Rook - lead guitar, Xriss String - bass guitar, Randy Dee - drums) yesterday. It's pinned to the top of the page to make it easier to find. 🇷🇺Stripped Guns🇷🇺 will be doing an acoustic show as well as a meet & greet on June 10th at the Jack and Jane bar in Moscow, and 🇷🇺Bosphorus Night🇷🇺 will be opening for them. 🇨🇿Sweet Leopard🇨🇿 will be featured on 4000 km Radio tour on May 24th.


🇮🇹17Crash🇮🇹 were in Alatri at the Satyricon last night. Tonight they have a show on the at the Mumble Rumble in Salerno. 🇮🇹Cream Pie🇮🇹 were guests on Linearock radio this week. They'll be opening for Skid Row on the 21st in Druso - Bergamo. 🇪🇸Erotic Psycho🇪🇸 were in Madrid last night. Tonight they've got a show in Alzira. 🇮🇹Hell In The Club🇮🇹 are on their mini tour. Last night they were in Germany. Tonight they're in France, followed by a show in Belgium tomorrow. They're taking the week off before playing in Milano on the 26th. 🇪🇸Street Vipers🇪🇸 will be at the Rockbeer on May 25th. 🇮🇹Vain Vipers🇮🇹 are recording the background vocals for their debut album.

Australia, and New Zealand:

The new 🇦🇺Catalano🇦🇺 single "Wildfire" is dropping on May 23rd. And as I reported last week, they'll be opening for HCSS on June 15th at the Prince Bandroom in Melbourne.

🇳🇿Leathur Tattoo🇳🇿 will be opening for The Iron Maidens in Aucklund on the 25th. There are only 7 more days left until the re-launch of the 🇦🇺Sisters Doll🇦🇺 single "Strutt". You can still purchase tickets. 🇦🇺Snake Bite Whisky🇦🇺 will kick off their "This side of Hell" tour by opening for HCSS in Brisbane on June 16th.

South America, Middle America, and the Caribbean Islands:

🇦🇷Gunner🇦🇷 are live tonight in Bernal/Quilmes. They'll be live on air tomorrow on Transmission en vivo for an interview and acoustic tunes.

South Africa/India/Japan/Asia/Middle Eastern:

🇿🇦L.A. Cobra🇿🇦 drummer, Callie The Animal celebrated his birthday yesterday. will be premiering the new L.A.Cobra video at 12:30 Eastern Time on May 20th.

Video of the week (May 12 - May 19):

Snakebite - Beyond The Rust

Up coming album releases (only one's with release dates will be mentioned):

June 2: Love Stallion - Unforgettable Ride

July 6: Kissin' Dynamite - Ecstasy

That is all of the news I have for this week. As always, forgive me if I forgot to mention anything. And if anything new pops up I'll do my best to share it.

Keep the hairspray coming, and crank the guitars to 11!!!

Tom - Admin/TNWOHM

Pictured: Hardcore Superstar - Baboon (single cover), The Cruel Intentions - No Sign Of Relief (album cover), and as always, the background is Detroit Rock City!

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