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Faster Pussycat

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Faster Pussycat is a band formed in the mid 80’s often associated with the scene, and belonging to the sleaze subgenre along side other late 80’s bands like Guns N’ Roses, L.A. Guns, and Dangerous Toys.

The name Faster Pussycat was taken from a 1965 film called “Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!” The name was originally meant for Tracii Guns’ new band after leaving Guns N’ Roses. After getting financial backing if he used the L.A. Guns name again, Tracii’s friend Taime Downe took the name and formed Faster Pussycat with lead guitarist Brent Muscat, the only member to perform on all Faster Pussycat releases besides Taime.

They released their self titled debut in 1987, as well as their follow up “Wake Me When It’s Over” in 1989, during the last years of glam metal’s commercial viability. They reached their commercial plateau with their hit ballad “House of Pain” off of their second album, which managed to go gold.

With the rise of in the early 90’s, Faster Pussycat’s style of music fell out of favor, despite having little in common with the chart topping glam bands at the time, such as Warrant and Slaughter. They released their third album “Whipped!” to little success in 1992. Sensing the change in musicial tastes, they disbanded and went on to various other projects, with frontman Taime Downe going onto form an industrial rock band called Newlydeads.

In 2001, Taime released “Between the Valley of the Ultra Pussy” with some former members of Faster Pussycat under the moniker, which contained newer versions of older songs.

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