Hollywood — Faster Pussycat returned home Friday, June 26 with a heavily-anticipated concert back at The Whisky, and the glam fivesome was treated so warmly that it’s like they never left. Led by singer Taime Downe, who is the only original left, Faster Pussycat first rose to stardom on the Sunset Strip, signing with Elektra in 1987, then steadily building in popularity through touring with big acts like Motley Crue in addition to a hit[…]Read More »
SMELLS LIKE TEEN PUSSY Faster Pussycat makes triumphant return to Sunset Strip with Halloween concert at Whisky By Gerry Gittelson Metal Sludge Editor at Large HOLLYWOOD — It was Halloween night on the Sunset Strip on Friday, Oct. 31, and Taime Downe was up to his old tricks at the Whisky, where Faster Pussycat has been playing to sell-out crowds throughout the legendary glam band’s 28-year career. This was a particularly special evening, as Downe’s[…]Read More »
Faster Pussycat singer Taime Downe hospitalized near Houston Texas. Texas — Faster Pussycat are having a rough week on tour. The band played Wisconsin over the weekend but their tour bus took a s??t and unfortunately the band was forced to cancel their Chicago show on Sunday nite. Now the Hollywood based group are forced to cancel New Orleans after singer Taime Downe was admitted to a Houston area hospital. The singer has had an on-going[…]Read More »
Former MTV VJ Riki Rachtman to travel 8,000 miles (1 lap) around America on summer Harley-Davidson ride.
Former MTV Vj Riki Rachtman to travel 8,000 miles (1 lap) around America on summer Harley-Davidson ride. Los Angeles — And he’s off! Riki Rachtman is on his Harley-Davidson right now and on his way to drive 8,000 miles around the United States of America. The former MTV Vj and Cathouse co-founder is calling it RIKI’S RIDE, and is gonna do 1 lap around America. This is the equivalent of driving the Daytona 500 sixteen[…]Read More »
DON'T CHANGE THAT SONG – A Metal Sludge exclusive with founding Faster Pussycat guitarist Brent Muscat.
DON’T CHANGE THAT SONG Here is a Metal Sludge exclusive with founding Faster Pussycat guitarist Brent Muscat By Gerry Gittelson Metal Sludge Editor at Large HOLLYWOOD – Once the toast of Los Angeles as the star guitarist for legendary glamsters Faster Pussycat, Brent Muscat returns to California for a show with his Las Vegas band Sin City Sinners on June 7 at the Viper Room on the Sunset Strip. The event figures to[…]Read More »
Faster Pussycat’s Chad Stewart and Ace Von Johnson: “There are a LOT of new Faster Pussycat fans; it has been interesting seeing the fanbase diversify”
Faster Pussycat’s Chad Stewart and Ace Von Johnson: “There are a LOT of new Faster Pussycat fans; it has been interesting seeing the fanbase diversify” BY: John Parks Faster Pussycat rose out of the same L.A. sleaze metal scene that produced Guns N’ Roses and countless other Sunset Strip acts in the late 80s. The band experienced a couple of lineup shuffles over the decades but has remained fairly stable in recent years with its[…]Read More »
Faster Pussycat bassist carried off stage by road crew after collapsing face first into drum riser! -VIDEO-
Faster Pussycat bassist collapses on stage carried off by road crew as roadie fills in! So you wanna be in a rock n’ roll band? Fucking step up if you can. This is as real as it gets. Last week Faster Pussycat played the 120 Tavern & Music Hall in Marietta, GA (March 28, 2014) en route to south Florida to board the mighty Monsters of Rock Cruise. And they made it[…]Read More »
"The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years" New 35 mm Print to be shown in Los Angeles theater April 4th.
Los Angeles theater to show “The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years” —New 35 mm Print “The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years” 1988, 94 minutes, color, 35mm Directed by Penelope Spheeris; with Aerosmith, Kiss, Megadeth, Motörhead, Ozzy Osbourne, and W.A.S.P. Special guest: Penelope Spheeris; other guests to be announced. Date: Friday April 4th 2014 – 7:30PM Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science as[…]Read More »