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Rest In Sleaze
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Label: Universal (Sweden)
Catalog Number: 987 234-5
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Dave Lepard Guitar, Lead Vocals|
Martin Sweet Guitar, Backing Vocals
Peter London Bass, Backing Vocals
Eric Young Drums, Backing Vocals
|1. ||Knokk 'Em Down ||3:36|
|2. ||Riot In Everyone ||3:57|
|3. ||Queen Obscene/69 Shots ||3:45|
|4. ||Breakin' The Chainz ||3:02|
|5. ||Needle In Your Eye ||3:48|
|6. ||Tikket ||3:33|
|7. ||Out Of Line ||3:43|
|8. ||It's A Miracle ||3:30|
|9. ||Straight Outta Hell ||2:59|
|10. ||Back On Trakk ||3:39|
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|Total Running Time:|| 35:32|
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|From: the brat
||Date: September 15, 2005 at 1:16|
|I have waited for this moment for more than ten years. When I heard their first single on Swedish radio 'Riot in Everyone' I couldn't believe that song was made year 2005. And when I saw the promo video it almost made me cry in happiness. This is sleaze for the 21st century. You can hear the influences from the 80s but they definately have their own sound. If you're a fan of sleaze, glam or hard rock you should definately buy this record.
||Date: September 15, 2005 at 2:03|
|Make no mistake, CRASHDÏET is Glam Metal at its best! If I didn't know any better, I would have thought this album was made in the late 80's - yes, it is that good! Totally blown away by songs like 'Riot In Everyone', 'Queen Obscene', 'Out Of Line' and the next single and video 'It's A Miracle', I must say that this is the best glam release in more than 15 years! I really get goosebumps listening to this melodic, yet aggressive and asskicking form of Glam.
||Date: September 15, 2005 at 2:09|
|Take a look at their three amazing videos at the site www.crashdiet.org ** These boyz are enjoying massive success in their home country, and they are even played on MTV! The L.A scene did not die in 1990, it just packed its bags and moved to Sweden! Oh my God this is a 10/10 Buy buy buy!!!
|From: Nick C
||Date: September 15, 2005 at 10:21|
|Wow! Checked the bands website after reading your reviews ... this totally rocks. Breakin the Chainz is fantastic....I'm definately adding this as a priority on my wanted list for immediate purchase when the old money situation improves!!!!
||Date: September 17, 2005 at 9:52|
|This band its great. This is pure GLAM METAL (not glam rock), very much influenced by WRATHCHILD UK. This guys sent me a long tima ago a demo and later i ordered a single by the band but now i still have to buy their cd. I dont know why i am waiting???? I am going to buy it, CRASHDIET together with LOUD´N´NASTY are two of the best GLAM METAL BANDS AROUND ON THIS MOMENT. HAIL TO GLAM METAL FOREVER.
|From: Nick C
||Date: October 8, 2005 at 6:20|
|Well I've had this for over a week now and it's been played to death. I originally thought Knokk 'em Down was the wrong choice for opening song as it's a little slow BUT it has a great groove to it. The following three tracks are total classics and rock like crazy. The band have some good backing vocals kind of reminiscent of Leppard or Treat, but that's where the similarity ends. I haven't found any filler yet on this killer release, and it's worth getting the Jap version for the extra songs.
||Date: November 3, 2005 at 22:18|
|ESPECTACULAR PIECE OF WORK!!! i am one VERY happy glam rock/metal fan living in portugal right now!!! i just hope more bands like this show up and have a lot of success, the fans really apreceate it! oh, and about this cd, i think everyone who has posted their message here must have the same opinion as me, so LONG LOVE GLAM!!! this cd was the best 15 euros i spent for the last months! lets hope that grunge stays dead and buried for good. :COOL:
||Date: November 5, 2005 at 17:03|
|Wig Wam and now Crashdiet!!!!!!! I really hope that the great GLAM is back!!!!!!Rock'n'roll forever!!!!!!! For all the alternative/grunge guys: TAKE A CRASHDIET!!!!!!!!!
||Date: November 16, 2005 at 22:23|
|Holy shitballs! As noted above, this is probably the best release of it's kind in 15 years. The first 5 songs are like a demonstration of how to record perfect slabs of sleaze metal. I want to mention them all seperately, but they're all so awesome. 'Riot In Everyone', 'Queen Obscene/69 Shots' & 'Needle In Your Eye' are probably my faves... that is until the brilliant 'It's A Miracle' hits the speakers. Brilliant track. Amazing riffs, songs and vocals, reminds me of Shotgun Messiah. Killer disc.
|From: Doctor Glam
||Date: December 11, 2005 at 6:31|
|YES, its a MUST for everyone who likes Glam and Sleaze, and I really hope that this will bring some new fans of the music we love, and at least let me say THERE ARE some very talented NEW GLAM Bands in the scene, check out BASTARDZ - No Ass no Pass Album, this guys from Brasil and CRASHDIET RULE !!!!!!!!!!!!
||Date: January 5, 2006 at 19:41|
|pa todo amante del bueno hard/heavy de toda la vida, os recomendo este tremendo DISCAZO!!! escuchen el mejor corte BREAKIN THE CHAINZ desde su site official, y luego opinen, estoy esperano commentarios de este album en castellano!! UNO DE LOS MEJORES LANZAMENTOS DEL 2005!! ESCUCHENLO - NO SE ARREPENDIRAN, SEGURO!!!
||Date: January 20, 2006 at 13:05|
|Frontman Dave Leppard is dead! www.crashdiet.org
||Date: January 20, 2006 at 13:32|
| HOOOLA LATINOS ROCKEROS SOY CHILENO .. Y NO ME PUDE QUEDAR ATRAS CON ESTA EXELENTE BANDA. EL REGRESO DEL SLEAZE ROCK!! QUEDE IMPACTADO.. CON CLARAS INFLUENCIAS DE SKID ROW, algo de Shotgun Messiah.. LE DOY UN 10/10 POR VOLVER A LAS RAICES DE UN GRAN GENERO.. queens of obcenes, Breaking the chainz, it`s a miracle post : otra banda imprecionante del pasado 2005 fue Wig Wam, es un deber conseguirlo.
||Date: January 20, 2006 at 13:55|
|NO PUEDE SER!.. PUTA MADRE... ESTA BANDA LA VENGO CONOCIENDO HACE MUY POCO. Y YA DAVE LEPPARD HA MUERTO ESTE 20 DE ENERO. MALDICION.. UNA GRAN PERDIDA. VEREMOS LO Q LES ESPERA A CRASHDIET EN EL FUTURO.
||Date: January 20, 2006 at 14:26|
|It would seem that the singer has died, it is posted on the band's website.I have heard alot of great things about this band. I haven't seen this release anywhere....Is it hard to find(??) Or is it me... They sure look old-school fuckin cool...It's like they fell out of an 80's cloud.....gotta get this!!!
||Date: January 21, 2006 at 22:08|
|by: Blabbermouth.net - 2006-01-20 22:30:41 Frontman David Hellman (a.k.a. Dave Lepard) of the Swedish Sleaze Metal band CRASHDIET was found dead this morning. It has been unofficially reported that he hung himself, although this has yet to be confirmed. More information will be available during the coming days. CRASHDIET was a Stockholm, Sweden-based Eighties Hard Rock-style band whose debut album, Rest in Sleaze, entered the Swedish national album chart at position No. 12. A video clip, dubbed
|From: 80's Hard Rock
||Date: February 1, 2006 at 8:03|
|I would change my username if there was more bands like this one, Crashdiet proves to me that 'old school' hard rock hasn't died! Yeaah! Rock on forever!!! The 80's are back!!!
||Date: February 5, 2006 at 20:11|
|Unfortunately Dave is dead... too bad that the band's carrier ended in such a way... they were the leaders of the new 80's hard rock era but now it's over... RIP Dave you were a gifted frontman... The other guys from the band said that they won't continue as Crashdiet... Let's hope that they will come up with something good again...
||Date: February 13, 2006 at 16:29|
|Curious:this is my first comment in this site, curious:Sleaze Metal is not may fav style, curious:I will rate this album 10:10. Why? This gonna be a CLASSIC. In only 35min. this guys show the ATTITUDE of Rock N roll should BE. I have 7000 CD's, believe me, I'm know what I'm talking about...ESSENTIAL.
||Date: February 13, 2006 at 16:34|
|Esta es la nueva maravilla de la que todos hablan? Pues SI. Esta banda tiene ACTITUD, buenas CANCIONES y son EXCELENTES musicos. Es un resumen de los ultimos 20 años de Rock. Todo esta ahi, S.Messiah,Skid Row,Guns,Hanoi Rocks,Motley Crue y mas, hasta cosas de Def Leppard puedes escuchar resumido en 35min. Este CD sera un CLASICO. Compralo.
||Date: February 15, 2006 at 13:12|
|This must be hard to get...I have looked in a locale Record store and they can't seem to get it.I'll have to look harder,I have heard that this is just plain great!!!!
|From: the game
||Date: March 10, 2006 at 20:30|
|Wow!! Talk about a killer Glam/Sleaze cd. Crashdiet Rocks big time. I have had their demo for a while now. But now I have the Japanese CD version with bonus tracks and Videos. They had the looks and the hooks.Just listen to Knokk 'Em Dead, Riot In Everyone and Breakin'The Chainz.The is first rate Glam the way it is suppose to sound like. It is sad that Dave has passed away. They could have gone a long way. If there is a cd to be bought it is this one. Rest In Sleaze, Dave. Rated 10/10.
||Date: March 16, 2006 at 14:04|
|Well I finally got this....Man this is the Best release of this style BAR NONE!!!!The influences are there BUT...They make them their own ...Yes they DO!!!This is not a Re-hash of smoe 80's Bands...This is the Continuance of it.These Guys have done the required homework and are so far ahead of everyone else it's not even funny!!Note to Nicklepuke,Defaulted,Korney,Crud etal,this is how it's done boys,Quit whinning,grow a back bone and take notes!!!
||Date: March 16, 2006 at 14:06|
|The Only thing left is to celebrate life...this is the record for it!! 10/10!! an instant classic,and I don't use that term lightly!!!!
||Date: March 26, 2006 at 14:04|
|I haven't words for this one great sound, great voice. 10/10 Lepard you will be always in our dreams. Rest in sleaze
||Date: April 5, 2006 at 1:34|
|well, the only thing i can say about this release is it's on god's top 10! 10/10!
||Date: April 28, 2006 at 0:48|
|I love AOR,I love HARD ROCK and now I love CRASHDIET, but good time is out Dave is dead band is crash and i cry 10/10 .Buy this CD Energy,Very very good sound ,super vocal,Excellent lyrics.
||Date: May 4, 2006 at 14:29|
|well i just got off of there web site and they say they are looking for a new singer and moving on. hell yeh!!!!!
|From: 80s hero
||Date: May 17, 2006 at 9:41|
|Sin dudas el mejor cd del año. Que banda!!! Glam, sleazy 100% actitud. Temas perfectos. Si hubiese salido en 1987 serían millonarios!!!!! Un minuto de silencio para Dave Leppard... que descanse en paz. Dejó una gran obra que hará felices a miles de fanas como nosotros.
||Date: June 16, 2006 at 20:47|
|MY GOD! i didnt know dave leppard had passed away! only now i found out! i am writing this and tears are running from my eyes! this seams so surreal, im having a hard time understanding this, and i found out so late! i used to post messages on the CRASHDIET forum, i lost my password, and my mail is having problems, so i guess i wont be able to post messages there for some time! ill just have to post this here for now! a minuete of silence for dave leppard...may you rest in peace! this album will
||Date: June 16, 2006 at 20:51|
|be with me playing in my car, my home, this album now is a classic for all times! LONG LIVE CRASHDIET!!!
||Date: June 27, 2006 at 11:54|
|CRASHDIET!!!!! A great glam metal band.I hope in a reunion of the band but i'm very sorry for Dave (what a great voice).....Rest in Sleaze. By Italy
||Date: July 12, 2006 at 9:15|
|just got this album.and must say i'm impressed!!! what a shame the singer saw fit to kill himself.as said above great voice great band.one to be cranked up in the car.or anywhere...
||Date: August 22, 2006 at 12:37|
|Another shock for my weak heart.Another band who pulverize the 900f indies’and many popular names,too.what can I say?Awesome sleazy and maybe the best release since a very long time.Personally I consider”knokk’em down”,”Riot in everyone”and”It’s a miracle”already cult top songs and the rest is killer,too.Wow,after wig Wam another incredible surprise only the day after…12/10 also here.Hey guys,I’ll wait your second cd hopin’in a pure bomb like this one!!!
||Date: November 5, 2006 at 14:12|
|Discazo lo mires por donde lo mires 10/10
||Date: November 23, 2006 at 9:39|
|This album is really a must have for everybody who likes Glam/Sleaze! This is the best release in a long long time!!
||Date: December 25, 2006 at 23:16|
|If most other glam/sleaze CDs are like Fords, then Crashdiet is a Ferrari, in a class by itself. If you look at a hair metal menu and crave something with loud guitars, huge hooks, catchy choruses, & big backing vocals, then this band would be what you order. When it comes to Crashdiet, the phrase 'there's the best, then there's the rest' comes to mind. These guys are indeed the best, and sleaze-metal fans should be as satisfied as a wall-eyed virgin after a one-night stand with Jenna Jamison.
||Date: January 9, 2007 at 0:19|
|Wow amazing album easily the best glam metal album of the last 15 years this is a classic already. This album deserves to up there with the likes of Appetite For Destruction, Out Of The Cellar and Skid Row as the greatest albums of the genre.
|From: juan carlos
||Date: January 9, 2007 at 13:54|
|Riffs potentes como la inicial 'Knokk 'Em Down' o corasos como en 'Riot In Everyone' tienen TODO, gran producción y demás, tú mismo. Si esto es SleazyGlam pues es de lo mejor que he escuchado en muchísimo tiempo. A lo Skid Row o Ratt. La pinta es lo de menos.. Muy sugestivo ese título, a sabiendas que el cantante murió poco después.. 'Rest in Peace'. 9.5/10 a todo volumen ehh.. Saludos.
||Date: January 14, 2007 at 16:59|
|I can`t believe why this album`s so high-rated. It sucks!!! If you want to hear really great glam/sleaze so listen to acts like PRETTY BOY FLOYD, SHAMELESS, NASTY IDOLS, JET BOY, SEA HAGS...but Crashdiet is totally overrated!!! (1,5/10)
|From: the brat
||Date: February 1, 2007 at 10:03|
|First I was only a fan of Crashdiet, but then i actually got to know them all as friends. Very sadly, Dave chose to leave this world january 2006. A year later they performed live in Stockholm with their new singer and they kicked ass. I was truly blown away by the new song they played. I've heard some more demos, and you won't be disappointed I promise you. I think a new record will be out later this year!
|From: Rafo Phoenix
||Date: February 8, 2007 at 12:46|
|Great Hard Rock/Sleazy Rock album, Glam mis bolas muy en la onda Skid Row, Shotgun Messiah(con mejor voz)pero actualizados 9.5/10. Un disco que se convertira en clasico con el paso del tiempo.
|From: Fat Freddy
||Date: February 9, 2007 at 17:10|
|Sadly, I didn't discover this band until Dave Lepard had already passed away, but BOY am I glad I checked the band out nonetheless, because REST IN SLEAZE is a classic slice of '80s style sleaze rock! I honestly didn't think they made 'em like this anymore. 'Riot In Everyone' is the best Skid Row song that Skid Row never made, if you catch my drift. Apparently the Crashdiet guys are set to carry on with a new singer, and I wish them the best of luck!
||Date: April 3, 2007 at 4:31|
|Like many of you I have been a fan/collector of glam/aor/hard rock for over 20 years. I grew up with Crue, Poison & Pretty Boy Floyd. I own and cherish bands like Tryx, Big Bang Babies, Ana Blacks etc. This is the true successor to those great bands. This is the real deal. How it was done by guys who were 9 years old at most when that scene was alive and well is amazing. This is truly one of the greatest glam releases of all time. BREAKING THE CHAINS is a classic! 10+
|From: sebo 79
||Date: July 28, 2007 at 12:23|
|well, everything's been said here! all we that are visiting this site want more cd's like this-this is a classic-it has power to make you raise your fist and scream,it brings back the glory of 80's metal. i just hope that their new album with the new singer will be at least half good as this one
||Date: September 16, 2007 at 13:26|
|GREAT CD buy it now !!!!
||Date: October 2, 2007 at 7:31|
||Date: October 21, 2007 at 10:28|
|'Queen Obsecene/69 Shots y Breakin The Chainz' Que bueno temas de este estylo Sleaze/Glam muy agresisvos con mucha adrenalina!!! y porsupuesto mis favoritas 'Straight Outta Hell & Back On Trakk' quien lo diria pero me encantan esos temas...
|From: cherokee 1975
||Date: November 9, 2007 at 8:12|
|Pedazo de album, no tengo palabras...
|From: Alberto 4
||Date: November 18, 2007 at 9:42|
|Gran álbum sin duda!! Knokk 'Em Down y Breakin' the Chainz demoledoras!! Son los nuevos Skid Row ah pero eso sí sin llegar a ellos ojo, mmmmh les falta subir un escalón más... cosa que en el 2º disco tampoco lo consiguen ya sin Dave... aún así muy buenos los dos trabajos. Rated 8'7/10
|From: cherokee 1975
||Date: November 19, 2007 at 18:54|
|Hola Alberto! ya veo que has hecho los deberes! así me gusta, que seas aplicado jajaja, ya te lo dije que son muy buenos, aunque no son Skid Row, tienen su propio estilo y mas le hubiera gustado a cualquier grupo de la época, hacer un tema tan bueno como 'riot in everyone', te recomiendo que veas los videoclips, sino, ya los veremos el viernes en el Camarote! see ya! Saludos a toda la peña! que buenos discos están saliendo este año! Me he comprado el recop. de Strangeways, Rox Diamond y demás...
|From: shark attack
||Date: December 9, 2007 at 10:00|
|Just when you thought the corpse of glam/hair metal had rotted away to maggot food along come CRASHDIET to dig it up and pump it full of steroids giving us 35mins of sleaze that prime time Motley Crue would be proud of. Standout cuts are plentiful but my faves have to be `riot in everyone` and `breakin the chainz`. Without doubt the most essential hair band of the last 15 years. 90/100
|From: Bobby De
||Date: December 31, 2007 at 1:03|
|THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU - INFINITELY! My luvs is someone else's luvs! So many nights I lay alone, awake,writhing in agony praying for some young kids out there to find each other; write something special; grow their hair; and create the comeback albm that is going to send the spiraling ball of fire rollin' and growin' and hopefully come tumbling down the Hollywood strip killing the emo's, barroling down MTV studios blowing them up, and exploding into the scene reviving a whole new retro
||Date: April 3, 2008 at 12:37|
|I love to see old Hard Rock bands returning to the plate as well as excellent newcommers like crashdiet bringning back the Hard Rock nowadays .I am a total Hard Rock / Metal freak, same as I was back in 80's and 90's when MTV dictated the death for the Hard Rock and crowned the Grunge as the new king, suddenly everything thet smells like guitar riffs, spandex and hair was stupid and laughtable !!! but he re were are 15 years later and , where is the Grunge ??? who is still alive ?? yes the Hard Rock is still alive, but why the Hard Rock survived the Gringe and MTV ayyack ?? the answer is easy Hard Rock / Metal has and attitude, a vibe and a musicianship that grunge never never had. Simply in music business the cake belongs to the real musicians ...... So where are those who made fun of the hairy bands ???? Who is really the dead Mr Seattle.
||Date: April 28, 2008 at 15:20|
|When I first heard a song of this band I thought "What is this??? How is it that I haven't heard it before??? I know -all?- the 80's sleazy / glam" Easy and surprising answer: They recorded it in this century. Unbelivable...maybe there is a real chance to bring back music to earth. Ah, by the way: Buy it - NOW!
||Date: August 19, 2008 at 20:11|
|3 outstanding songs in "Chains" "Miracle" and "Riot". The rest is aldo really good but not really near thoose 3 mentioned. Really good album though with quality all the way trough.
||Date: September 27, 2008 at 10:42|
|They're more WASP than 80's glam band
||Date: December 15, 2008 at 9:34|
|BEST SLEAZE ALBUM IN 2005. I THINK THIS IS ONE OF BEST SLEAZE GLAM ALBUM. THIS GROUP ALSO BEST GROUP OF NEW WAVE OF SLEAZE GLAM ROCK. 10/10
|From: rick kerch vzla
||Date: January 18, 2009 at 18:16|
|Glam/Sleaze with attitude...pure dynamite!!!!...no more need 2 say that hasn't been said..all the good adjectives are not enuff 2 describe such an anthem of an album!!!..just simply buy it or die!!!.100/100
||Date: May 5, 2009 at 15:56|
|Crashdiet Rockz it's cool that they're still young new fresh sleaze glam bands still making CDS espically nowadays when mostly all you hear is either Grunge or Nu-Metal or Rap Metal or Alternative CRAP it sucks that Dave Lepard commited suicide RIP Dave i love the songs Knokk'em Down, Riot In Everyone is a very cool rebellious song Queen Obscene/69 Shots is cool Breakin' The Chainz rules!!!!!!!!!!!!
||Date: July 10, 2009 at 1:12|
|I still don't get the hype with this band. It has some 80's elements to it but it is wayyy too modern for me...it's like Blink 182 with a heavier sound. Even the worst 80's band is better than these guys. Try Crazy Lixx or Crossfire...they blow these guys away.
|From: Madd Mortigan
||Date: October 14, 2009 at 19:31|
|I don't see the comparisons to Blink 182. The only time I heard Blink 182 they reminded me of Green Day. I hate those nasal sounding crap bands. Crashdiet is great sleaze!
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