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The Shepherd Reveals The Number One 80′s Glam Band

July 23, 2014
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The Shepherd Reveals The Number One 80′s Glam Band

Today we close our look back to the 1980′s and the top 5 glam/hair metal bands of that hedonistic era. If you’ve followed the list so far you have surely wondered why certain names haven’t appeared.

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The Shepherd Reveals The Number 2 Glam/Hair Metal 80′s Band

July 16, 2014
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The Shepherd Reveals The Number 2 Glam/Hair Metal 80′s Band

There are great albums, and then there are those special few musical collections that change your life. In a decade that gave me the first melt your brain for hours video game system (Atari), the thrill of burning rubber in my 79’ Chevy Camaro, and a trip to Alpine Valley Music Theater on Senior...

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Martell Asks: Metallica

July 9, 2014
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Martell Asks: Metallica

Welcome to a brand new column and something I am quite excited about. So excited in fact, even if you don’t like it, I’m going to keep doing it. How metal is that?

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Motley Crue: Our Speculation On The Final Tour

July 3, 2014
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Motley Crue: Our Speculation On The Final Tour

With only 72 hours before Motley Crue headlines the world’s largest music festival, Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, I just couldn’t contain myself. I put some ribs on the grill, opened up a 12 pack, put Motley Crue on shuffle and had a pre-concert festival in my garage.

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Shepherd Reveals The Number Four 80′s Glam Band

July 2, 2014
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Shepherd Reveals The Number Four 80′s Glam Band

    The national debt quadrupled in 8 years, over 50% of Americans said they were sure we would eventually succumb to annihilation via nuclear war, and Madonna took the music scene by the corset. I never believed she was like a virgin, but I was.

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Harley’s Top 10 – First Half of 2014

June 29, 2014
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Harley’s Top 10 – First Half of 2014

2014 is shaping up to be yet another good year for Metal.  There have been surprises, both good and bad, as well as expectations met (or not) and sometimes exceeded.

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Stupid Sh*t People Say – Grunge

June 26, 2014
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Stupid Sh*t People Say – Grunge

Did you know that in 1991 NIRVANA burst on the scene and with one single, titled “Smells Like Teen Spirit” destroyed metal as we know it? If you know this you may be one of the people that have emailed me saying this stupid shit.

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Scott Ian – Casino Life Is Hobby, Passion, & Experience!

June 25, 2014
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Scott Ian – Casino Life Is Hobby, Passion, & Experience!

I have been doing a lot of reading of late on the different habits or interests’ heavy metal stars have to help deal with the pressure of writing new music, performing night after night, and the long road that lies between them and their family.

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The Shepherd Rates the Top 5 Hair/Glam Bands of The 1980′s!

June 25, 2014
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The Shepherd Rates the Top 5 Hair/Glam Bands of The 1980′s!

Flash back to 1985 (if you can) and your musical compass will probably be sticky from too much ozone layer killing hair spray. To be completely honest, I may have contributed a tiny hole in the atmosphere, but nothing compared to some of the glam bands of the decade.

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