Britny Fox

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Tags: hair metal hard rock glam metal glam rock 80s 80s metal heavy metal Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This ‘glam-metal’ quartet was formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA in summer 1985 by vocalist ‘Dizzy’ Dean Davidson (ex-World War III drummer) and former Cinderella guitarist Michael Kelly Smith. With the addition of bass player Billy Childs and drummer Tony Destra (also ex-Cinderella) they recorded the In America demo which landed them a major recording contract with CBS Records. Tragedy struck soon afterwards when Destra was killed in a car accident. The remaining trio recruited ex-Waysted drummer Johnny Dee (John DeTiodoro) to record their self-titled debut. The album was a combination of AC/DC, Mötley Crüe and Quiet Riot influences, characterized by Davidson’s raucous snarl, and included an inspired cover version of Slade’s ‘Gudbuy T’Jane’, plus nine originals. Boys In Heat saw the band mellow a little: the make-up was discarded and replaced with a rough, streetwise rock ‘n’ roller image....

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