Partying hard, playing loud and touring endlessly, Warrant were classic hair metal heroes of the 1980s and, even after record sales of more than 50 million and 30 years of chaos, continue on the road, living out their rock & roll fantasies. Formed in Los Angeles in 1984 by guitarist Erik Turner, the band really took off three years later when charismatic front man Jani Lane helped them land support slots with Ted Nugent and Stryper and a deal with Columbia Records for debut album 'Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich'. Full of scorching guitar solos, anthemic choruses and sleazy, bad boy attitude, it produced the power-ballad single 'Heaven' which shot to number two in the US charts and set them up alongside Van Halen, Ratt and Motley Crue as a new breed of glam, big-haired, hard rock gods. Their second album 'Cherry Pie' peaked at number seven in 1990 and the single 'I Saw Red' also made the top ten, but fashions were changing quickly and the grunge and alternative scene made the band old news. 'Dog Eat Dog' was well-received by fans and critics in 1992, but the band went through a series of line-up changes and openly tried to adopt some of the raw, scruffy 'Seattle sound' on 'Ultraphobic' in 1995. Lane left the band in 2000 and died in 2011 from alcohol poisoning, but with Jamie St James and then Robert Mason taking over vocal duties, they returned to their roots as a good time Sunset Strip, pop-metal act and released their ninth studio album 'Louder Harder Faster' in 2017.

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