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I'll be checking this one out.


From Street Symphonies Underground Records

The cd pays tribute to singer David Hellman (a.k.a. Dave Lepard), who committed suicide in January 2006 at the age of 25. The tribute album will be released in January 2011.


Track Listing

01 - Knokk 'Em Down

Killer Klown (ITA)



02 - Riot In Everyone

Johnny Burning (ITA)



03 - Queen Obscene / 69 Shots

Skull Daze (Italy)



04 - Breakin' The Chainz

Peep Show (UK)



05 - Needle In Your Eye

Pretty Wild (Sweden)



06 - Tikket

Sex Slaves (USA)



07 - Out Of Line

Cyanide 4 (GR)



08 - It's A Miracle

Bulletrain (SWE)



09 - Straight Outta Hell

Sister (SWE)



10 - Back On Trakk

Midnight Cowboys (SWE)



11 - Lost Horizons (Bonus Track)

Black Rain (FRA)


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Yeah, kind of silly if you ask me. All the songs were only recorded for the first time a few years ago and are fine as they are. I admit it's a very good band line-up and I'm kind of curious to hear them, but just as happy to stick with the originals. Maybe one day I'll hear it...

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I agree it is a little early for a tribute maybe and for sure the songs are fine as they are...as are most songs that are covered. For me, I want to hear the different styles applied by these bands. For example I'll be interested to see how Peep Show applies their slightly harder, darker side to Breakin' The Chainz.


Not a must have by any means for most people but one I will be interested in.

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  • 1 year later...

'Reborn In Sleaze: A Tribute To Dave Lepard' is due for release on October 1, 2011 by Street Symphonies Records. The CD, which pays homage to to the original Crashdiet frontman who committed suicide on January 20, 2006, will contain a note in memory of Dave Lepard written by the American journalist Brian Rademacher, editor in chief of RockEyez webzine.


The latest addition to 'Reborn In Sleaze: A Tribute To Dave Lepard' is Shining Line, a supergroup whose self-titled debut album was released in 2010. The lineup who recorded "Back On Trakk" is composed by the founders of the project Pierpaolo "Zorro 11" Monti on drums, Amos Monti on bass, Alessandro Del Vecchio (Edge Of Forever, Eden's Curse, Lionville) on keyboards/backing vocals, Stefano Lionetti (Lionville) on guitar and Josh Zighetti (Hungryheart) on lead/ backing vocals.


For links to each of the bands participating in this album visit www.streetsymphonies.com.


The full tracklist for 'Reborn In Sleaze: A Tribute To Dave Lepard' is:


01. Knokk 'Em Down - MIDNITE SUN

02. Riot In Everyone - SPEED STROKE

03. Queen Obscene / 69 Shots - SKULL DAZE

04. Breakin' The Chainz - PEEP SHOW

05. Needle In Your Eye - SUPERHORRORFUCK

06. Tikket - RAGDOLLS

07. Out Of Line - CYANIDE 4

08. It's A Miracle - DNR

09. Straight Outta Hell - HELL IN THE CLUB

10. Back On Trakk - SHINING LINE

11. Lost Horizons (bonus track) - BLACKRAIN

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Yeah, i picked this up.

Some good stuff on here and some avge stuff on here.

All tracks (except 1 from memory) are recorded exactly the same as the originals.

Think it is limited to 250-300.


If they sound like the originals I guess it's not really worth it.



What would have been cool if bigger bands would have covered these songs. I'd love to hear Motley, RATT, Vain, Roxx Gang, Pretty Boy Floyd, LA Guns and other older Sleaze bands do these tunes and hear what they would do. Of course this is only a dream scenario since those bands don't know who Crashdiet is but hey it would be fun.

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