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Sleez Beez

Sleeze Beez
Origin The Netherlands
Genres Glam metal, Sleaze metal
Years active 1987–1996, 2010-present
Labels Red Bullet
Atlantic Records
Members Chris Van Jaarsveld
Jan Koster
Don Van Spall
Ed Jongsma
Andrew Elt
Past members Tigo "Tiger" Fawzi
Thijs Hamelaers

Sleeze Beez are a glam metal band formed in 1987[1] in The Netherlands.

They released four studio albums and one live album over a nine-year career before disbanding in 1996. Their 1990 album Screwed Blued & Tattooed peaked at number 115 on the Billboard 200 album chart.[2] The song "Stranger Than Paradise" was a big hit on MTV and was taken from the "Screwed Blued & Tattooed" album. In 1992 after a long tour they released the album "Powertool" by Atlantic Records, which contains the ballad "I Don't Want to Live Without You" and was a minor hit.

They reformed in 2010.[3] The band supported Aerosmith alongside Stone Temple Pilots on June 23, 2010 at the GelreDome in Arnhem[4] and have announced a headlining appearance on February 4, 2011 at the Paradiso in Amsterdam[5]

Current members

  • Chriz Van Jaarsveld - Guitar, vocals 1987-1996, 2010-present
  • Jan Koster - Drums, vocals 1987-1996, 2010-present
  • Don Van Spall - Guitar, vocals 1987-1996, 2010-present
  • Ed Jongsma - Bass guitar, backing vocals 1987-1996, 2010-present
  • Andrew Elt - Vocals, guitar, harmonica 1988-1996, 2010-present

Past members

  • Tigo "Tiger" Fawzi - Vocals 1987
  • Thijs Hamelaers - Vocals 1987-1988

Discography

  • 1987 - Look Like Hell
  • 1990 - Screwed Blued & Tattooed (US No. 115) [6]
  • 1992 - Powertool
  • 1994 - Insanity Beach
  • 1995 - Live in Tokyo

References

External links

  • Sleeze Beez official site
  • Sleeze Beez Myspace
  • Sleaze Roxx Profile
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