‘EVERYBODY TALKS SHIT AT SOME TIME IN THIS BUSINESS’ METAL SLUDGE EXCLUSIVE: Former Faster Pussycat star Eric Stacy does not waiver in the face of some tough questions LOS ANGELES — Once among rock’s most promising upstarts as the star bass player for platinum glam act Faster Pussycat, Eric Stacy has been out of the spotlight for quite some time, but that does not mean the Californian is ready to hang it up. Stacy[…]Read More »
Pu, Pu, Pu, PUSSYCAT! MUSCAT not BABYLON ON about possible FASTER PUSSYCAT reunion at CATHOUSE LIVE LOS ANGELES — If you’re in favor of a Faster Pussycat reunion — even if it’s for a few songs — then we suggest you don’t miss the heavily-anticipated Cathouse Live concert Aug. 15 at Irvine Meadows in California. These days, singer Taime Downe is the lone original, but it’s all but confirmed that ex-guitarists Brent Muscat and Greg Steele and[…]Read More »
CELEBRATION ON THE SUNSET STRIP Riki Rachtman hosts Rainbow press party for Cathouse Live event HOLLYWOOD — Riki Rachtman and friends celebrated in grand style Wednesday, July 15 with a massive press party at the Rainbow Bar & Grill to formally announce the Cathouse Live concert, scheduled for Aug. 15 at Irvine Meadows. Among the top acts are Tom Keifer, Sebastian Bach, Extreme, Dokken, Stephen Pearcy, Faster Pussycat, Enuff Z’Nuff, Pretty Boy Floyd, Tuff and many others,[…]Read More »
Like a live version of Headbangers Ball Rock impresario Riki Rachtman hosts Cathouse Live at Irvine Meadows Los Angeles — Meet Riki Rachtman, an ambassador of rock who has picked up where Rodney Bingenheimer left off, promoting bands he loves purely in the spirit of sharing great music. From co-founding legendary Hollywood rock club the Cathouse to his five-year run as an MTV veejay to being a disc jockey on popular Los Angeles rock stagion[…]Read More »
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 »