Jay Cooper Interviews Joey Allen of Warrant
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Joey Allen
Jerry Dixon
Robert Mason
Steven Sweet
The band, formed in 1984 by LA guitarist Erik Turner and bassist Jerry Dixon, hit the rock scene in February 1989 with the release of its debut album, "Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking
Rich" (Columbia Records). A blistering world tour of 262 shows helped push the 10-track record to double platinum status. The CD spawned three singles -- Down Boys (#27 on
the Billboard Top 100), Sometimes She Cries (#20), and Heaven (#2) – Heaven also sold over 750,000 singles. DRFSR live home video certified Platinum. Topping their freshman
success may have seemed like a daunting task, but the band members proved they were up to the challenge. Just 19 months after D.R.F.S.R. introduced the American rock fan to
Warrant, "Cherry Pie" -- the band's second album (Columbia Records) – solidified Warrant's standing in rock history. The band toured again at home and abroad with 200+ shows
pushing USA sales of Cherry Pie well into the 2 million mark. The record's title track became perhaps the band's most recognizable hit, and the album peaked at #7 on the charts.
Nearly 20 years and changes but has remained true to their school and their fans in the ever-changing music industry landscape.

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