|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||hard rock rock alternative rock alternative grunge seen live|
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This sleazy hard rock outfit was formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1995 by Keith Nelson (guitar) and Josh Todd (Joshua Todd Gruber, 4 April 1971, Los Angeles, California, USA; vocals), with Jonathan Brightman (bass) and Devon Glenn (drums) added to the line-up shortly afterwards. Fronted by the cocksure Todd, the bands blistering live show earned them a serious word-of-mouth reputation on the Los Angeles music scene. Bolstering the line-up with a second guitarist, Yogi, the band was signed to the newly-formed DreamWorks label, and set about recording their self-titled debut with established rock producer Terry Date and ex-Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones. Their avowed intention to rescue rock n roll was thrillingly realised on the opening track Lit Up (with its insinuating I love the cocaine chorus), but the remainder of the album was a disappointing, over-hyped mess, lacking the sheer rock n roll...