• MOTLEY CRUE: Feeling Minnesota (1990)
    By STEVE MASCORD THE mercury in Minneapolis is plunging mercilessly past zero as Middle America wallows in snow. Vince Neil, however, is waltzing down the hotel corridor towards his multi-room penthouse in a sleeveless v-neck shirt and blue boxer shorts. His dirty blonde hair spews out from under a neatly reversed baseball cap, just like […]
  • BABY ANIMALS: London Calling (1992)
    By STEVE MASCORD DAVE Leslie reclined in his plush seat, surveying the cafe of a five star London Hotel that sits imposingly across the road from Lords. He looked like he’d just won rock’n’roll’s version of The Ashes. “Yeah, it’s worse than I thought it would be!” Leslie grinned Vocalist Suze DeMarchi, sitting adjacent, joined […]
  • THE PARTY BOYS – The Party Boys
    Album review: PARTY BOYS – The Party Boys There hasn’t been a tot of real grassroots guitar rock’n’roll to come out of Australia since Jimmy Barnes’ last record. A bit, but not much. In fact, there’s been very few enduring Aussie bands capable of blowing your head off since AC/DC. Paul Christie, Swanee and the […]
  • Motley Crue To Tour In May 1990
    By STEVE MASCORD BASSIST Nikki Sixx has confirmed Motley Crue will tour Australia in May — and challenged Jon Bon Jovi to a fight! Sixx has called Bon Jovi “a lying asshole” after the New Jersey frontman told Juke last month he had nothing to do with the incident at the Moscow Peace Festival which […]
  • DOKKEN – Back For The Attack
    Album review: DOKKEN – Back For The Attack  A LOT of people thought Dokken would end up as big as Bon Jovi: their last LP  Under Lock And Key had tinges of greatness, but the general attitude was that they’d become a big band if only they’d quieten down guitarist George Lynch a bit. To their […]

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Kings Of The Sun Abdicate

January 29, 2015 Steve 0

By STEVE MASCORD AFTER a spectacular comeback highlighted by Hot Metal‘s album of 2013 and an appearance at Sweden Rock, Kings Of The Sun are once again defunct. Post by Kings Of The Sun – […]

Drummer Signs NBA Contract!

January 15, 2015 Steve 0

By STEVE MASCORD CINDERELLA drummer Fred Coury has signed an NBA contract – but he won’t be making his pro hoops debut at the age of 47. Coury has been musical director for the Los […]

R.I.P. Jack Bruce (1943-2014)

November 5, 2014 Perry Grayson 0

By Perry Grayson Jack Bruce – Cream of the Rawk   Why cover Jack Bruce on Hot Metal? Jack Bruce? Who? The master bassist and howlin’ wolf of a vocalist! Quite simply, before the tem […]

RIP Wayne Static

November 3, 2014 Steve 0

WAYNE Static, the founder of Static X, has died at just 48 . Early reports Static suffered a drug overdose, however, have been denied. A media release said Static “passed away quietly in his sleep […]

Jeff Labar Hires Band, Books Dates

October 18, 2014 Steve 0

By STEVE MASCORD CINDERELLA guitarist Jeff Labar has recruited a band and booked solo dates. Labar, who recently released debut solo album One For The Road, has told Hot Metal he will link up with […]

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