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Meet Leaded Fuel

leadedfuel.jpgWant some sleazy Glam? Look no further than Sweden's Leaded Fuel (cute name, eh?).

The Stockholm-based band wear Glam roots on their collective sleeves: they are proud of their work and cite Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Guns n' Roses, RATT, Alice Cooper and more as influences. I can hear each of these legendary Glam acts in Leaded Fuel's debut album Inhale and Get Pale.

So just who are Leaded Fuel? Well, naturally each member has a cute stage name: Liz Lascivious (vocals), John Priest (guitar), Dallas Chrome (guitar), Andy Jones (bass) and Iron Kongo (drums).

I've got to interrupt this introduction and review for a second. Iron Kongo?!? Seriously? How much pot do you have to smoke to think up Iron Kongo as a stage name? Crazy stuff right there. I like to think I'm on the creative side, but I'd never in a million years rename myself Iron Kongo. I digress.

So, Inhale and Get Pale has some good tracks.  Here's the entire list:

Leaded Fuel
Dirty Bitch Boogie
Southern Belle
Max Rear Traction
231 Miles
Hostage Situation
Yeah! You Bother Me
Side Effects
Rip It Up
The Way We Are

I really like "Yeah! You Bother Me"  and "Rip It Up." The latter really sounds like early Faster Pussycat. In fact, Liz Lascivious sort of has a Taime Downe quality about his voice. I think you'll agree all good sleaze comes with a little whine. I swear, this is just reason 9,876 that I need to holiday in Sweden. Me, some good Glam, Ikea and lingonberry jam. Good times.

You can buy Leaded Fuel's album here. Preview tracks at the band's official Myspace. Read an interview with Iron Kongo over at the Heavy Metal Time Machine.

Photo credit: Leaded Fuel official Myspace.  

Reader Comments (16)

I've always liked them. I've had them on myspace for awhile. Glad i got some of thier songs before they weren't downloadable anymore. lol great band.
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChey
Just listened to them and they rock!!!!..Thanks for introducing me to another awesome glam band Allyson...Sweden must have a hell of a scene over there..I LOVE IT!!!..=)
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJoe
Yeah its really cool to live in sweden right now, the musicscene is exploding with new bands, espically glambands.
You should come over Allyson!
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterVince
Thanks for the link to my interview. I think that this is the best glam album that I have heard so far this year.
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMetal Mark
I love this band! I wanted to do an article about them for some time too!

It sucked so much.. I found out they played in Holland the day after the concert.. COME BACK!
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterinknsleaze
You said it...Sweden must be the vacation place because the music scene over there seems so awesome! I've listened to Leaded Fuel on myspace, along with Billion Dollar Babies, Eclipse, Vanity BLVD, and H.E.A.T. There are so many killer new rock bands in Sweden!
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPlainJane
I think they sound pretty good, I've had them on my Myspace friends list for a while now. I wish the U.S. had a glam scene like Sweden does!
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
Well sweden does have a huge sleaze scene, but it isn't THAT big over there. Music like trance, techno and all the gothenburg death metal bands are much more popular. But yea, i live right next door to Sweden (Finland) and i'd love to move there just becouse of the sleaze/glam scene <3 Crashdiet is the best band of the whole decade =D
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterNikkeSixx
Is this bands cd out yet in USA?
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered Commentercarl
Yes, Carl.Click the CD baby link above...not available in stores.

May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAllyson
I still think Babylon Bombs are better
May 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBillyKiss
meh i think they are shit. They are more like the newest of swedish bands, ones with good looks but not good music. The earlier bands of the swedish scene will pretty much always be best like crashdiet, or the new bands formed from old ones, like jailbait.
May 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMrlee
thank you everyone for saying that were awesome, i agree!
rocka rolla
May 28, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdallas
Love this album! Love the band, gonna see them in a few weeks here in Norway! :)
August 10, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMary Neil
yeah! Leaded Fuel is the shit! :D love them!
I'm gonne see them soon, 6. september in norway :D
August 14, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMari Sixx
if you like leaded fuel you should check out kongos other band!! a little bit more 80s heavy metal but they really rock!
December 11, 2008 | Unregistered Commentersleazerocker

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