Taime Downe
American musician
Taime Downe
Taime Downe is an American musician who first became notable as the lead singer of 1980s sleaze rock band Faster Pussycat.
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Ken Schneck, PhD: My Time Down And (Oh-So-Minimally) Out In Uganda
Huffington Post - about 4 years
"Are you freakin nuts?!?" "I hope you're kidding." "Please try not to get killed." These are just a few of the posts that brightly adorned my Facebook wall a few weeks ago, when I announced I was leaving that day to go volunteer in Uganda. Never mind that this was my second time going to Uganda in the past few years. Never mind that I was volunteering with an American nonprofit organization that safely sponsors four of these trips a year. Never mind that I promised to leave my HRC T-shirt at home. I was leaving for Uganda. I am gay. Therefore I could die! The de facto impression of Uganda right now boils down to a proposed piece of legislation that, if approved, would carry harsh punishments (imprisonment or death, depending on whom you ask) for those engaging in homosexual acts or promoting a pro-gay agenda. Simply stated, the proposed anti-gay law does not, and should not, define a people. During my past few weeks in Uganda, I engaged as many citizens as poss ...
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JANI LANE - That Metal Show Interview Online - KNAC.com
Google News - over 5 years
By Tokemaster General, Contributor The latest episode of VH1 Classic's That Metal Show, which aired August 27th, features Michael Sweet of STYPER, Taime Downe of FASTER PUSSYCAT, and one of the final interviews with JANI LANE, former lead singer of
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One of the Final Jani Lane Interviews To Air This Weekend (A Top Story) - antiMUSIC.com
Google News - over 5 years
The episode features Michael Sweet of Stryper, Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat, and one of the final interviews with Jani Lane, former lead singer of Warrant. Jani, of course, tragically passed away on August 11, 2011. The show was taped on July 23rd,
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Las visitas de la semana (0) - El Acople
Google News - over 5 years
La banda californiana de sleaze rock formada en 1986 debutará en nuestro país con solo un integrante original, el cantante Taime Downe. Interpretarán varios clásicos de su discografía como “Don't change that song ”, “Bathroom wall ”, “Cathouse” y
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Jani Lane: programa de TV exibirá sua última entrevista - Whiplash! RockSite
Google News - over 5 years
O show inicialmente tinha sido agendado para ir ao ar no dia 1º de outubro, e também contará com convidados como Michael Sweet do STRYPER e Taime Downe do FASTER PUSSYCAT. No início dos anos 90, o Warrant esteve com o Stryper, e agora cerca de vinte
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Warrant singer Jani Lane found dead in LA hotel - 8countnews.com
Google News - over 5 years
On July 23, Lane took part in a taping of an upcoming episode of the "That Metal Show" alongside Michael Sweet (STRYPER) and Taime Downe (FASTER PUSSYCAT) (see photos below). The program featuring Lane is scheduled to air on October 1 on VH1 Classic
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Squeeze the Day for 8/3 - Cincinnati CityBeat
Google News - over 5 years
Pigface alumni include Flea, Frank Black, Tool's Danny Carey, Steve Albini, Genesis P-Orridge, Lydia Lunch, Jello Biafra, Dean Ween, former Cincinnati musician (Roundhead, Afghan Whigs) Barb Hunter, Faster Pussycat's Taime Downe, all three ladies from
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Faster Pussycat - Houston Press
Google News - over 5 years
... two more albums before shuttering the first time in 1993. As the 21st century dawned and older fans wanted to turn back time, the band reunited, albeit with only three original members. Today, the only real Pussycatter left is lead singer Taime Downe
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Weekend Watch: Faster Pussycat - In-Forum
Google News - over 5 years
Lead singer Taime Downe is the only remaining member from the '80s heyday, but the group promises to muscle through bluesy glam rock nuggets like “House of Pain” and “Nonstop to Nowhere.” The music starts at 9 pm with openers Immune System,
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Faster Pussycat: show na Argentina no mês de agosto - Whiplash! RockSite
Google News - over 5 years
Os ingressos podem ser adquiridos pelo site www.ticketek.com.ar. A banda liderada pelo vocalista Taime Downe teve seu auge em 1989 com o lançamento do álbum 'Wake Me When It's Over', que trazia a balada "House Of Pain"
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Faster Pussycat's holiday weekend concert could have roadblocks - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
Faster Pussycat, still fronted by original vocalist Taime Downe, last played San Antonio in opening for Tracii Guns' version of LA Guns on March 18, 2010, as part of Backstage Live's grand opening (view review with slideshow here)
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Faster Pussycat, Lana Rebel, Memphis Mayfire, Jon Lindsay tonight (5/18/11) - Creative Loafing (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Founder/singer Taime Downe remains the only original member, but the blokes still rock and, aside from some industrial rock experimentation, the bottom line remains glam, sleaze rock and hair metal. With Venrez and Hair Nation. $13/$15
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Parking Strictly Prohibited
NYTimes - over 15 years
On any given Monday nighT outside the Sunset Strip's Viper Room, music fans line up to see biker-chick bands like Betty Blowtorch and glam-rock groups like Jet 68 perform their thundering appropriations of 1980's heavy metal. The wildly popular theme night is called Camaro. Inside, four gargantuan bouncers with arms crossed stand in the corners,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Taime Downe
    FORTIES
  • 2006
    Age 41
    In 2006, he released Dreams from a Dirt Nap, a Newlydeads best-of album, in May, and the new Faster Pussycat album The Power And The Glory Hole in July.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 33
    Taime returned to Los Angeles shortly after and put together his own industrial rock band called The Newlydeads. Taime wrote and produced it. Around 1998, he opened his own club, called The Pretty Ugly Club, with co-owner JD Terziu, and the club achieved the same level of success as The Cathouse, the club Taime had formerly run with Riki Rachtman.
    More Details Hide Details Taime has also been the promoter of other clubs in L.A. such as Thunder Pussy and Pretty Pussy. He also was the DJ at Metal Skool with Josh Richman as the MC. The Newlydeads released a remix CD called Re-Bound and in 2001 released Dead End. The same year Downe reunited for a tour with original Faster Pussycat members Brent Muscat and Greg Steele joining him. The newly re-formed band opened for Poison in 2002.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1989
    Age 24
    Faster Pussycat were signed to Elektra Records and sold over 500,000 copies of 1989's Wake Me When It's Over.
    More Details Hide Details They toured with Y&T, Ace Frehley, Alice Cooper, Mötley Crüe, KISS, David Lee Roth, and others. Their next album Whipped!, released in 1992, faced the surging popularity of alternative rock and was less popular. The band broke up that year, with Taime moving to Chicago to work with Pigface. Taime also sang backing vocals on Skid Row's cover of the Ramones' "Psycho Therapy".
  • 1985
    Age 20
    Before achieving musical fame, Taime worked for Retail Slut in Hollywood and did lights at the Troubadour. In 1985 he formed the band Faster Pussycat. The five-member band released their debut album in 1987.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1964
    Born
    Born on September 29, 1964.
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