Hair Metal

The 1970's metal movement in Great Britain had a major influence on the heavy metal music of the USA. The metal bands of the late 1970's gave rise to the hair metal of the late 1980's, By around 1992, only a few hair bands viably remained, and everyone else had to get jobs at Wal-mart. Although the guitar solo may be a thing of the past, we haven't forgotten about it on this site. Not only do we feature mainstream bands like AC/DC, Warrant, Poison, and Van Halen, but we also head down the more obscure road, with metal bands like Orion the Hunter, GTR, and Kick Axe.


Wikked Gypsy

Wikked Gypsy Metal Band

Wikked Gypsy was a sleaze metal band that was popular on the Sunset Strip in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, but they never landed a record deal.  They were a popular draw at places like the Whiskey a Go Go and the Roxy.  Wikked Gypsy released a demo in 1990.