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The New Wave Of Hair Metal Weekend News Report August 18, 2018

August 19, 2018

To TNWOHM fan's around the world, 

 

Welcome once again to the Weekend News Report. The final weeks of summer are upon us, and recording album's is the theme right now. That and glam image and fashion. That's the theme right now. Along with what is trending, I have a whole bunch of news to give you. 

 

🇫🇮Shiraz Lane🇫🇮 unleashed their latest music video for the song "The Crown" on Wednesday. The video features each member taking on trained athlete's in various sports. The boys are celebrating the video release tonight at the infamous Tavastia in Helsinki. 

 

🇫🇮Reckless Love🇫🇮 announced that they are taking time away from touring to focus soley on writing new material! Bring on album #5! Will it continue on with the style that was heard on their last album, 2016's InVader? Or will it be more in line with the merry metal that they were known for? 

 

🇩🇪Snakebite🇩🇪 will be back on the road for three straight nights of shows on their "Rise Of The Snake" tour starting on August 24th at the Baltic Open Air in Busdorf, and followed by the Farmfest Open Air on the 25th and then in Bremen on the 26th. 

 

Oz

Fox of Stryper has fallen ill. He a seizure on stage on the night of August 12th in Las Vegas. There is a gofundme campaign to help him out if you would like to. The target goal is $100.000. Get well, our hair metal brother! GO FUND ME PAGE

 

Quick bits: 

 

North America (United States, Canada, Mexico):

 

🇺🇸Denman🇺🇸 will be back at the Basement in Nashville on the 25th. 🇨🇦Dextress🇨🇦 are returning to the Blind Beggars club in Calgary on September 9th. 🇨🇦Love Razer🇨🇦 will be ripping up the Chainsaw in Waterloo on August 25th. 🇺🇸Station🇺🇸 ripped up the Gramercy Theatre in NYC on Wednesday, and they'll be playing in Long Island at The Rail on the 24th. And...this just in: they're heading to Philadelphia on the 25th to play the Dockside Bar at Dave & Busters. 🇺🇸WICKED🇺🇸 will be in Waterford, NY on September 9th. 

 

Northern Europe (Scandinavian & Nordic countries): 

🇸🇪Confess🇸🇪 are busy in the studio working on album #3, but for their fans in Denmark will be treated to seeing them play at the Raise Your Horns festival on the weekend of September 7 - 8. 🇸🇪Crashdiet🇸🇪 are back in Hamburg, Germany on September 15th. 🇸🇪Crazy Lixx🇸🇪 played the Rock Stage Malmofestivalen last night. 🇳🇴The Cruel Intentions🇳🇴 are rocking the Summerbreeze festival this weekend.

 

🇸🇪H.E.A.T.🇸🇪 played the Sabaton Open Air festival today in Falun. 🇸🇪Lipz🇸🇪 have been added to the 2019 line up for the Sleazefest in Bochum, Germany taking place on March 9th. 🇸🇪Pretty Wild🇸🇪 vocalist Ivan Ivve Hoglund celebrated his birthday on the 16th. 🇸🇪ToxicRose🇸🇪 will be playing the HRH Sleaze fest in England on September 1st.

 

United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland:

🇬🇧DAMN DICE🇬🇧 have a new single coming out on August 25th! 🇬🇧Midnite City🇬🇧 are playing the HRH Sleaze fest on September 1st. 🇮🇪Stone Trigger🇮🇪 will be joining L.A. Guns for another UK tour with stops in The Netherlands and France. The action starts on August 31st. 🇮🇪W.A.L.K.E.R.🇮🇪 were back at Fibber Magees tonight. 

 

Western Europe:

🇨🇭Dizzy Fox🇨🇭 have put their music on Spotify, iTunes, Deezer, Amazon, and other outlets for streaming. They have titled the compilation of their first songs "First Bite". They're working on putting it all on cd as well. 🇩🇪Kissin' Dynamite🇩🇪 will be in Obrigrheim on the 24th, and then in Konigstein on the 25th. 🇩🇪Night Laser🇩🇪 are at the Summerbreeze Open Air fest today. 🇧🇪Wildheart🇧🇪 will be playing the HRH Sleaze fest in England on September 1st. 

 

Eastern Europe, Baltic, and European Russia:

🇱🇻Bloody Heels🇱🇻 have a mini video post on their page from their show earlier today at Ziemelblazma. They're back on stage in Verte on August 25th. 🇨🇿Double Raw🇨🇿 have recorded their latest single "Pure Will" and the music video is in the process. They hope to have it ready by Autumn. 🇨🇿Nasty Ratz🇨🇿 played the Hard and Heavy Open Air fest today. 🇨🇿Sweet Leopard🇨🇿 guitarist Michael Kit is celebrating his birthday today. Cheers! 

 

Mediterranean, and Southern Europe:

🇮🇹17 Crash🇮🇹 will be at the Circus Club on September 14th. 🇭🇷Animal Drive🇭🇷 will be releasing a new single soon. They also announced new recordings before this winter. 🇮🇹Hell In The Club🇮🇹 frontman, Dave is celebrating his birthday today as well. 🇮🇹Sandness🇮🇹 drummer Metyou celebrated his birthday yesterday. I hope it rocked! 🇮🇹Speed Stroke🇮🇹 will be rocking the HRH Sleaze fest in the UK on September 1st. 

 

Oceania (Australia, and New Zealand):

🇦🇺Black Alpine🇦🇺 played at the MusicMan Megastore last night. 🇦🇺Catalano🇦🇺 opened up for the legendary 80's glam metal band Stryper last night at Max Watts in Melbourne. 🇦🇺Dangerous Curves🇦🇺 are playing with KISStroyer on August 25th at the Musicland in Melbourne.

 

🇦🇺Snake Bite Whisky🇦🇺 are playing in Oxford at the Wheatsheaf on September 6th. 🇦🇺Vicious Addiction🇦🇺 are back at the Whole Lotta Love club on the 25th. 

 

South America, Middle America, and the Caribbean Islands:

Nothing happened in this region this week. Last week I posted that 🇦🇷Gunner🇦🇷, 🇧🇷Inluzt🇧🇷, and 🇵🇪Mean Street🇵🇪 were all busy recording. It looks nothing has changed. 

 

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

🇮🇳Girish And The Chronicles🇮🇳 are playing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Delhi on August 23rd. 🇿🇦L.A. Cobra🇿🇦 are returning to the Railways Cafe on August 31st.

 

Video of the week (August 11 - August 18):

Wolfpire - Scene Queen

 

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

August 24: Trench Dogs - Year Of The Dog

August 31: Taste - Moral Decay

September 21: The Cruel Intentions - No Sign Of Relief

September 21: Hardcore Superstar - You Can't Kill My Rock N' Roll

 

That is all of the news I have for this week. As always, forgive me if I forgot to mention anything, or if I made some small error. 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: Shiraz Lane, Reckless Love, and as always, the background is Detroit Rock City!

 

The New Wave Of Hair Metal is a non-profit page. I don't claim ownership to any of the pictures or music.

 

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