Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it...
Posted by: Captain Can Man ()
Date: May 10, 2013 02:27PM

Here Andrew, I have highlighted some of the parts of the interview that I felt David was acknowledging his ties to being a "hair band" in the late 1980's. To me, this is pretty definitive.


"I do agree that the way we looked in the late '80s was over-flamboyant for the identity that I had created for Whitesnake," says Coverdale, sipping on a latte. "We were like, 'How many people tonight -- 25,000? Make our hair bigger!' It was mindless stuff, it was a giggle. The pictures, I don't really care for, but at least it amuses my child [laughs]. But I have no f---ing regrets about that period, it was great."

Even though Whitesnake's roots go back to Coverdale's days in Deep Purple, the band's biggest commercial success coincided with the rise of the hair metal era. While myopic rock journalists carelessly dismissed the group during the late '80s, Whitesnake were busy creating some of the finest songs in their discography.

"Sure, our look took the attention away from the music," says the singer. "


Come on Andrew, it doesn't make Whitesnake any less of a band because their biggest success came as a "hair band". I think you guys are being insulted by the term just a little too much. Even David himself is proud of it, as he states in the interview.

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Whitesnake were never a hair band?! 275 Gav1 05/07/2013 08:09PM
Re: Whitesnake were never a hair band?! 268 Andrew 05/07/2013 08:48PM
Re: Whitesnake were never a hair band?! 176 Walk In The Shadows 05/08/2013 01:01AM
Re: Whitesnake were never a hair band?! 129 Fred 05/09/2013 01:49PM
Re: Whitesnake were never a hair band?! 167 mullets4geetars 05/08/2013 05:57PM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 221 movingpictures 05/07/2013 06:21PM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 202 Captain Can Man 05/07/2013 06:26PM
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Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 208 RAMSAY 05/07/2013 08:57PM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 270 Andrew 05/07/2013 09:08PM
Fact is.............. 237 Gav1 05/08/2013 12:32AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 188 Captain Can Man 05/08/2013 02:51AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 190 Captain Can Man 05/08/2013 02:54AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 188 Walk In The Shadows 05/07/2013 09:55PM
It is a stupid label. 213 d2cheer 05/08/2013 04:14AM
Re: It is a stupid label. 157 Walk In The Shadows 05/08/2013 05:31AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 174 Probie Sheen 05/08/2013 05:42AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 172 kidego71 05/08/2013 11:40AM
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Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 156 Captain Can Man 05/08/2013 01:39PM
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Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 197 Troy 05/10/2013 04:53AM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 156 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 05:29AM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 178 Walk In The Shadows 05/10/2013 05:38AM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 164 Troy 05/10/2013 10:30AM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 188 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 11:33AM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 194 Troy 05/10/2013 12:07PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 190 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 02:24PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 168 Troy 05/10/2013 03:15PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 170 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 03:24PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 201 Troy 05/10/2013 03:42PM
Truly my last statement on this. I am done with you. 220 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 04:02PM
Re: Truly my last statement on this. I am done with you. 180 Andrew 05/10/2013 04:25PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 214 Andrew 05/10/2013 12:12PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it...194 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 02:27PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 209 Doug Wolfgang 05/10/2013 03:20PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 204 Troy 05/10/2013 03:44PM


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