While Los Angeles will always be the fertile crescent of glam metal, Sweden is quickly becoming a breeding ground for hot, new artists.
Today, part three of our roots series, focusing on the goodness that is Hardcore Superstar. The band was formed back in 1997 in Gotenburg, Sweden. They've enjoyed chart success and a major label album deal.
If you're not familiar with Hardcore Superstar, the band members are:
Joakim Berg - vocals
Thomas Silver - guitar
Martin Sandvick - bass
Magnus Andreasson - drums
The band's first album It's Only Rock n Roll, was released in 1997. Since that time, the sleazy boys have released four more albums, including the most recent Hardcore Superstar.
Critics have described Hardcore Superstar like Hanoi Rocks, Faster Pussycat, Motley Crue (!) and the New York Dolls. The boys have also toured both America and Europe, in support of their 2003 release No Regrets. You can check out their sound at www.hardcoresuperstar.com or www.myspace.com/hcssgbg.
In true glam fashion, these boys are very attractive as evidenced in this video for "We Don't Celebrate Sundays." Check it out...if your heart is strong enough!