Dirty White Boy (band)

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Dirty White Boy
OriginLos Angeles, California
GenresGlam metal, sleaze metal
Years active1988-1991
LabelsPolydor
Associated actsAutograph
Giuffria
Past membersDavid Glen Eisley
Earl Slick
Keni Richards
F. Kirk Alley
 
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Dirty White Boy
OriginLos Angeles, California
GenresGlam metal, sleaze metal
Years active1988-1991
LabelsPolydor
Associated actsAutograph
Giuffria
Past membersDavid Glen Eisley
Earl Slick
Keni Richards
F. Kirk Alley

Dirty White Boy was a short-lived, glam metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, U.S. in 1988. The band released an album called Bad Reputation in 1990 and toured the U.S. and Europe to support it before breaking up due to poor album sales. The band was formed by three musicians already somewhat established in the music world and wanting to try their hands at joining in with the current trends. Frontman David Glen Eisley had just been ousted from the band Giuffria (at the advice of non-member Gene Simmons, who basically dissolved the band) and was looking to get involved in a new project; Keni Richards had previously been the drummer for the band Autograph, who had a major hit in the mid-1980s with "Turn Up the Radio" and had recently broken up; Earl Slick had already developed a prolific career as a session guitarist, and occasional solo artist, throughout the 1970s and 1980s, playing with the likes of David Bowie and John Lennon. Bassist F. Kirk Alley was the only member of the band who had not had any prior mainstream experience.

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