1988 - BulletBoys.
1991 - Freakshow.
way more Helter Skelter.

September 20, 1988 - 2023: 35 years of: BulletBoys.

One - two - fuck you !

Hail the Second Wave. From the land of excesses arise another big haired crew, but these boys do have a bigger tone and are heaviness than most. Confident, cocked and loaded, the magazine is full and the Strip will now go under a hail of bullets.

These boys are "Hard As A Rock". Fresh and definite, where every hardrock elements are beautifully facewashed. Marq Torien's unique lion-size voice melts the VU-meters again on "Smooth Up In Ya" ...an MTV and later VH1 must-play loud ass-kicker.

Slick and suave, Mick Sweda's cool riff-o-rama massages the scene, as displayed on "Shoot The Preacher Down" and the fretboard-burnin' of "Badlands". The O'JAYS's hot cover of "For The Love Of Money" gets an electrified make-over, while the forever-party keeps downtown alive with the fast "Crank me Up" and the killer jab of "Hell On My Hells".

1988's West-Hollywood creative height, yet featuring extremely low decadence. In this saturated cock-rock market, the BULLETBOYS were a little louder and brought along welcomed THC grooves. With VAN HALEN power-producer Ted Templemen behind the desk, you know this will sound huge. RIAA-certified Gold, the BULLETBOYS would fire again with 1991's show-stoppin' Freakshow CD.

Smooth Up In Ya = video
For The Love Of Money = video
BulletBoys = full LP
MTV live and interview in 1988
Live in Philadelphia in 1989

March 12, 1991 - 2021: 30 years of: Freakshow.

Hard 'n xxxtra heavy !

1991, the last year for some rough 'n tough releases by the Sunset Strip scene of Los Angeles. Hard-hittin' and loud 'n screamin' ...here comes 4 sons of a gun, 2 of 'em being former members of RATT and KING COBRA, please welcome: the BULLETBOYS !

Freakshow, their second CD, is part of the last-call for the rocknroll haze of the 80s, they, along EXTREME, SLAUGHTER and SAIGON KICK were a breath of fresh air in the coagulated hairspray-market.

Lewd and crude, it all explodes with a "Hell Yeah !", a tribal rock tidalwave. Right into the incendiary raps of "THC Groove" where loudness takes a stand on the Richter Scale. Give 'em a break, the kids just wanna rock ! The boogy-feel of J.B. Lenoir delta-classic "Talk To Your Daughter" is sure to make hips move, while the headbanger delight "Goodgirl" and "Do Me Raw" should be mandatory kinky pre-bescent hardrock.

Produced by knob-fiddler extraordinaire Ted Templeman, known for his VAN HALEN past-catalog, made this one extra crisp in every department. Sadly the BULLETBOYS deserved a better fate than this. Like 92% of hardrock acts, they were rapidly swept under the rug as soon as Seattle sat in. The band released their last Warner Brothers Records: 1993's Za-Za CD.

Luckily with the recent hardrock revival, some reunion-gigs occurred, just to make sure every asses are properly kicked. There's no business like freakshow-business !

THC Groove = video
Talk To Your Daughter = video
Hang On St. Christopher = video
Freakshow = full CD
Hosting MTV in 1991
Live in 1991

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