This glam metal band was formed in Las Vegas, in 1988. The current lineup includes Mark Slaughter, Dana Strum, Zoltan Chaney, and Jeff “Blando” Bland. They are particularly famous for such songs as “Up All Night’, “Fly to The Angels”, and “Spend My Life”.
In 1990, the band released the first studio album Stick It To Ya. It was a big hit, reaching the 18th spot on Billboard 200 and earning two platinum certifications in the USA. The LP contained the band’s most famous singles to date “Up All Night” and “Fly To The Angels”. The same year, the band went on a tour with Kiss and released an EP Stick It Live. They also received and American Music Award.
The second album The Wild Life (1992) became even more successful than the predecessor. It reached the 8th spot on Billboard 200 and the 64th spot on UK Albums Chart. The LP was certified gold in the USA and platinum in Canada. After the release, Slaughter went on a tour with Ozzy Osborne and Damn Yankees.
In 1994, the band was recording their third album Fear No Evil. Soon after the release, the members started having problems. The guitarist and the band’s tour manager were arrested for drug possession. Then Dana Strum got into an accident. Even though the band still managed to complete the album, the recording studio Chrysalis wanted to end the deal.