They formed in England in the late 70's and burst onto the music scene here in the early 80's. They had a unique ability to crossover onto the Top 40 stations with their songs, yet always stayed pretty true to the sound they started with.
We sit on the fence between hard rock and pop.
That, they do.
They weren't just another one of the hair bands that sprouted up when it got popular.
|Their best selling album, over 20 million|
In 1984, drummer Rick Allen lost his left arm in a car accident, but proved quickly that he was just as good, if not better afterwards.
I wouldn't be the person I am today, I wouldn't be where I am now, and I may not have even of been here if not for the accident. ~Rick Allen
Seven of the songs on their Hysteria album made it onto the Top 100 list, including this one, which is definitely their most popular. Pour Some Sugar on Me.
If I had to pick my favorite, though, it would be a tie between Photograph, Love Bites and Hysteria.