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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Re: Whitesnake were never a hair band?! 122 Fred 05/09/2013 01:49PM
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Fact is.............. 230 Gav1 05/08/2013 12:32AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 183 Captain Can Man 05/08/2013 02:51AM
Re: My top ten favorite hair bands in order 184 Captain Can Man 05/08/2013 02:54AM
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Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 191 Troy 05/10/2013 03:42PM
Truly my last statement on this. I am done with you. 211 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 04:02PM
Re: Truly my last statement on this. I am done with you. 171 Andrew 05/10/2013 04:25PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it... 209 Andrew 05/10/2013 12:12PM
Re: David Coverdale admits Whitesnake became a "hair band" and has no regrets about it...187 Captain Can Man 05/10/2013 02:27PM
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