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Lipstick N Leather

Sound description

'80s hair metal and hard rock.

RIYL

Guns N' Roses, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Quiet Riot, Twisted Sister, Motley Crue

Inception

San Diego , 2008

Influences

Guns N' Roses, Scorpions, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Quiet Riot, Poison, Warrant, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Heart, Loverboy, Motley Crue, Journey, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, Whitesnake
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Lipstick N Leather plays music from a time when glam rock ruled the radio. A time of taking the T-tops off the IROC and partying hard with your closest hair-farmer friends. A time when every song boasted blazing guitars, throbbing bass, pounding drums, and awe-inspiring vocals that could launch a thousand pumped fists.

Why cover the glam-hair hits instead of playing original music? Singer D.D. Dre Deville says, “For me, it’s not ‘instead of,’ it’s ‘in addition to.’ I also sing for an original band based in Orange County called Sick Eddy. I enjoy the pride that comes from singing songs I wrote, but I love the enthusiasm and fun that comes with the cover band.”

What kind of songs do you play? “Only the best songs that make the young girls cry,” says bass player Tommy 2 Tuff, “and make the older ladies throw up their bras.”

“We are a party band,” says guitarist Guy Gunz. “We can go into any club or party, and people can sing along with the songs we play right from the first song. I have done original music before, and it’s great, but I am focusing now on giving people a great time.”

Stevie Wilde, on guitar and keys, explains how they choose their set list: “Each member develops her or his wish list. After compiling a master list, we narrow it down by imagining that we’re playing those songs in front of a packed tavern.”

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