The Hair Metal Era.........

I can remember getting my first Metal album when I was about 9 or 10 years old. It was the album "Out of the Cellar" from Ratt, and the video for "Round and Round" was just starting to blow-up on MTV. Never before had I seen grown, heterosexual men - dressed in spandex, wearing makup nicer than my Mom's, and hair teased out to "HERE". Man did I love it! It's bands like Ratt and video's like Round and Round that persuaded me to "beg" my parents for an electric guitar. I wasn't so much interested in learning the tunes as I was in wanting to look just like these rockers..............Here I am, 20 years later and my CD collection is "loaded" with bands like the ones featured on this site.

I dedicate this site, in it's entirety, to the Men and Women who helped shape the greatest era in Rock History, (at least that's what I think). Please feel free to email me with suggestions on how to improve this site, or with any memories or stories you may have from the Hair Metal age.

Enjoy,
Steve Santacroce
































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