27 rock anthem "Down Boys", which is now Warrant's alias, and "Big Talk", which reached No.  He also contributed a solo on a Kix record. They had several shows outside of the Cinderella tour including 2 dates in Canada, Rocklahoma, and several in August. Guns. Guns — was held on Monday, August 29, 2011 at the Key Club in Hollywood, California. , Warrant's next record was an album of cover versions, Under the Influence, released in May 2001, also featuring two new original tracks: "Subhuman" and "Face" Produced by Jerry Dixon. M. mikem Senior Member. Michael Chetwynd Slamer is a British guitarist. Biography. May 21, 2009 #23 alberob said: Tommy Tedesco also won on the Gong Show wearing a pink tu-tu and playing a nylon string acoustic guitar and singing a song about how its the 70's and he would do anything for work. , Warrant released their first live compilation Warrant Live 86-97 in July 1997.  The band snared a European touring slot, playing a number of shows on the "Monsters Of Rock" festival, headlined by Iron Maiden. The following is a complete list and of members and chronology of the various line-ups of Warrant, from the group's inception in 1984 until the present.. Members Current. , In December 2010, founding members, Erik Turner and Jerry Dixon appeared with longtime friend David Castagno on RadioScreamer to discuss Warrant's long and successful career as well as the band's next album plans. , A compilation reunion DVD was released in late 2008 titled They Came From Hollywood. It netted him $512.00 and he … , In January 1988, Warrant signed a contract with Columbia Records, and in April they began recording their debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich. , The Rockaholic Tour of Canada and the US with label mates Whitesnake as well as Cinderella and fellow Sunset Strip Kings Poison, had Warrant playing over 50 dates in support of the album. Nuno borrows one of Mike's solo Warrant licks on their III Sides album. Joey Allen also rejoined in February 2004 and Lane was replaced with former Black N' Blue vocalist Jaime St. The first line up included lead vocalist Adam Shore, drummer Max Asher (born Max Mazursky/Masursky), guitarist Josh Lewis (born Josh Cohen), and bassist Chris Vincent, who was quickly replaced by Jerry Dixon. Slamer released an album entitled Devil's Hand with Last in Line vocalist Andrew Freeman (December 2018). In March 2008, Warrant announced on its official website that it would co-headline with Cinderella on a summer reunion tour after Rocklahoma 2008. Warrant was formed in 1984 by guitarist Erik Turner who had previously been a member of Knightmare II (along with future Warrant guitarist Joey Allen).  The record achieved only moderate commercial success compared with the first two albums, but still sold over 500,000 copies reaching Gold status and charting at No. It is widely rumored that Erik Turner and Joey Allen had not played a note on the album and that all guitar work had been performed by ex-Streets guitarist and session musician Mike Slamer … The video features backstage interviews, concert clips including a preview of the band's next album and all the music videos from Cherry Pie. The band already had nine new songs fully demoed and another 20 ideas “floating around”. , On January 27, 2011, Joey Allen announced that the bass and drums for fourteen songs for Warrant's next album had been completed, with the rhythm guitar parts for seven also completed.  In November 1994, former Kingdom Come member, Rick Steier replaced Allen on guitar and fellow Kingdom Come alumnus James Kottak replaced Sweet on drums. Many people think that it’s always the band members listed on the albums that played on everything on a record but that is often not the case. , Drummer Kottak left the band in March 1996 and was replaced by Bobby Borg, formerly of Beggars & Thieves.  The band toured with Paul Stanley, Poison, Mötley Crüe, Queensrÿche, Cinderella and Kingdom Come, alongside copious MTV coverage. Slamer started his career playing in the UK prog-rock band City Boy. The band first came into the national spotlight with their 2× platinum debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich, and one of its singles, "Heaven," reached No. , On May 12, 2017, Warrant released their ninth studio album titled "Louder Harder Faster".  The album features two new music videos for the singles: "Life's a Song" and "Home". The song was written down on a pizza box which is now on display in the Hard Rock Cafe in Destin, Florida, part of the Destin Commons. The guitar solo was played by C.C. We have three dates confirmed, come out and judge for yourself… We don't think you will be disappointed! , Adopting the official handle of WARRANT 96 (in order to signify the group's new musical direction), the group came up with their fifth studio album, the grunge infested Belly to Belly in October 1996. , The band's fourth album Ultraphobic was released in March 1995 and, although critically acclaimed, was not as successful as its predecessors. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The recruitment of Lane proved pivotal in the band's future, with the singer quickly assuming the role of songwriter. , On September 5, 2008, Jani Lane left Warrant and Robert Mason (ex-Lynch Mob) took over vocals. Mike Slamer - guitar solos on all tracks; Beau Hill - keyboards, backing vocals; Bekka Bramlett - backing vocals; Production. Jani Lane – lead vocals, acoustic guitar; Joey Allen – guitar; Erik Turner – guitar; Jerry Dixon – bass; Steven Sweet – drums; Additional personnel. , The band was featured in Screamer Magazine several times before finally landing the cover of its June 1989 issue. , In January 2008, the band's agent, The William Morris Agency issued a new photograph of the band with Lane prominently featured, confirming his return to the band for the 20 year anniversary. Into the new decade former lead singer and main songwriter Jani Lane died. Beau Hill - producer, engineer, mixing (5, 7, 10) Joel Stoner - engineer The new album (produced by a returning Beau Hill) saw Warrant acknowledging the grunge phenomenon with a record that openly admitted to a Seattle influence, although was still a natural progression from the hard edged Dog Eat Dog. Erik Turner – rhythm guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica (1984–present) Note: Erik Turner was absent from Warrant for periods during 1997–98 and … Later that month Erik Turner was at a gig watching a band called Plain Jane who had become a regular feature in the Los Angeles club circuit and he was impressed by the band's songwriting and vocal performance, and invited lead singer Jani Lane and drummer Steven Sweet (born Steven Chamberlin/Chamberlain) to jam with his band at Hollywood's db Sound in September 1986. While KISS is generally accepted to be Gene Simmons (Bass/Vocals), Paul Stanley (Rhythm Guitar/Vocals), Ace Frehley (Lead Guitar/Vocals), and Peter Criss (Drums/Vocals), the band stopped listing who played what with 1975s "Dressed To Kill" album and simply presented themselves as a unit. We wish Jani nothing but the best and remain friends. In August 2000, Kelli toured with Slash's Snakepit. While the record suffered poor sales performance in America, it was still considered as Warrant's strongest record, and a favorite among many devoted fans. , The 1990s were characterized by frequent changes to the band's line-up. Since then, he has worked as a staff composer for various movies and TV series, has been a session guitarist for numerous recording artists, and played in several bands. , Warrant also cut two tracks for the Gladiator movie in a cover version of Queen's anthem "We Will Rock You" and "The Power". In September 1986, Shore and Asher quit to create Hot Wheelz. It is rumored that Erik Turner and Joey Allen had not played a note on the album and that all guitar work had been performed by ex-Streets guitarist and session musician Mike Slamer. 7 on The Billboard 200 and featured guest appearances by Poison's C.C. , The album charted at No. , Warrant went on tour in 2012 with Firehouse and Trixter for the twenty-first anniversary of the Cherry Pie album.  The band's European tour with David Lee Roth was cut short after Lane fractured several ribs in a stage dive in Birmingham, England. With major labels taking an interest and after recording tracks for A&M Records the band also put in a showing on the movie soundtrack to Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. Warrant toured in 1997 opening for Alice Cooper in America alongside label mates Dokken and Slaughter.  Image-wise, Warrant became a huge hit instantly and slotted right into the trend for big-haired, leather-wearing hard rock bands, and their music videos made much of their look. It is with the deepest regret that we have to announce that Jani Lane will no longer be performing with Warrant. The band experienced highs and lows in the 2000s with successful tours, a new covers album Under the Influence, lead singer Jani Lane leaving, a brand new Born Again album with new singer Jaime St. James and a brief reunion of the original line up.