80’s Metal/Hair Bands
It’s a sad day for heavy metal. May 16th, 2010, Ronnie James Dio passed away.
Needless to say I am totally bummed right now. I heard the news Saturday night, then heard it wasn’t true… held out hope, but feared the worst since he was diagnosed with stomach cancer last summer.
Ronnie James Dio, Dead at 67. You will be missed. Rest In Peace.
Over 100,000 people turned out for the Moscow Peace Festival in 1989. You think any of them had never heard of these bands before then? More proof that saying ‘no’ to kids, just makes them want it more.
List of Forbidden Rock Bands in the USSR in 1985
What a trip checking these hair band photos from back in the day. Remember TUFF (left)? No, the name doesn’t match the look. Click Here to see more great hair from the decade of decadence.
METAL SHOP listener Matt Chase from Vancouver, Washington attended a ‘George Lynch Guitar Clinic’ in Portland, Oregon. Matt says ‘What I probably needed more than guitar tips, was some good tanning tips. George especially dug the old-school Mr. Scary shirt. Said only a real fan would ‘wear that shirt.’