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Cinderella

The official HMM fan group for Cinderella

Website: http://www.cinderella.net/
Members: 220
Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2014

~ HISTORY & VIDEOS ~


~ HISTORY ~

Started out as strictly a glam band, but evolved into a much more bluesy, melodic band in the 90's. Became MTV darlings with a string of catchy singles and successful albums. Little label or media support slowed the band down in their later years, but they continue to have a loyal following.

Members came and went during their formative years in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including Michael Kelly Smith who would later resurface in Britny Fox. By the time Jon Bon Jovi had discovered them and recording had started for what would become Night Songs the band was comprised of Tom Keifer (vocals/guitar), Jeff LaBar (guitar), Eric Brittingham (bass) and Fred Coury (drums). Success was instant, while they toured with some of the biggest names of the era the album shot up to #3 on the charts on its way to selling over three million copies behind such hits as "Nobody's Fool" and "Somebody Save Me".

Long Cold Winter had similar success, with hits such as "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)", "Coming Home" and "Gypsy Road", before the group got more in touch with their bluesy roots for the third album, and then the bottom fell out. Heartbreak Station sold a disappointing (for Cinderella) one million copies, and by 1993 Coury left (joining Arcade) to be replaced by Kevin Valentine whom would himself leave half way through recording sessions for Still Climbing to make room for Ray Brinker. The group called it a day in 1995 and went their separate ways without much fanfare.

The original band reformed in 1998 for the Unfinished Business tour and released a couple live albums. They continue to tour to this very day, but rumored new material has yet to come forward. In 2004 LaBar and Brittingham formed Naked Beggars while Keifer began work on a solo album as well as recording with American Idol alumni Bo Bice. Down, but never out, Cinderella will be sure to usher in the new wave of hard rock.

In 2006 Cinderella toured with Poison. Both bands celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut albums, Night Songs and Look What the Cat Dragged In. The tour was a success and became one of the most successful tours of 2006, averaging about 20,000 people in attendance per night.

Cinderella planned to tour in 2008 with Warrant, Lynch Mob, and Lynam, but on June 13th that year, Tim Heyne, the band’s manager, said in a press release: “It is with unbelievably deep regret that I must announce that Cinderella’s Tom Keifer’s left vocal cord has hemorrhaged, thereby making it impossible for him to sing in the immediate future.” More recently, Eric Brittingham was a guest on "The Classic Metal Show" and explained Cinderella's current situation. Eric stated that Tom's left vocal chord has hemorrhaged but he did not pop it open. Tom is resting for this summer and Cinderella also tried to aim for a tour sometime in the near future.

(Courtesy of www.sleazeroxx.com)

~ VIDEOS ~

"Shake Me"
Cinderella - Shake Me
"Nobody's Fool"
Cinderella - Nobody's Fool
"Gypsy Road" (live)
Cinderella- Gypsy Road
"Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUA0ai0XxRU

"Heartbreak Station"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EenGRnBxC7Q

"Hot and Bothered"



Discussion Forum

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Comment by Roxxy Rocket on May 30, 2013 at 3:34pm

Comment by Mypepsigirl on January 14, 2013 at 9:38am
They were awesome guys to meet back in August! And as always was a kickass show! Hope they make it on M3 lineup this year!!
Comment by mandy poole on July 26, 2012 at 6:37pm

love gypsy road...still play it now!!

these guys were hot back then and are even more hotter now!!

Comment by Mypepsigirl on June 10, 2012 at 12:37am
Can't wait to actually meet you all in 2 months and 1 week...not that I'm counting or anything ;D
Comment by Mypepsigirl on April 16, 2012 at 7:07am
Get better Jeff! Can't wait for Cinderella to get back to Maryland!! You guys rocked it so hard on the 25 years tour ! Amazing!! Sooo sad you had to cancel M3 Festival....you were the reason we bought tix! Will be good show, but will def miss Cinderella's edge!!!!
Comment by Emilia Keifer on August 21, 2010 at 5:58am

Comment by Emilia Keifer on August 21, 2010 at 5:57am




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Comment by AndrewAxeman on February 4, 2010 at 8:53pm
"Just got this message from management!!!...

Cinderella announces two underplay warm-up shows in preparation of the band's upcoming full summer tour, playing The Grizzly Rose, Denver. CO, March,
19 and The Depot, Salt Lake City, UT, March 20."


Courtesy of www.cinderella.net
Comment by evelina on February 1, 2010 at 2:24pm
waw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comment by AndrewAxeman on January 26, 2010 at 11:10am
CINDERELLA manager Tim Heyne has posted the following update at the band's website:
"It is with great excitement that Cinderella announces the band's return to the concert road in 2010!!! The band has been in heavy rehearsal the past two months and has never sounded better... or Tom Keifer's voice stronger! Look for dates, and a tour, to be announced very, very shortly!" - Tim Heyne, Cinderella Management

As previously reported, Cinderella have been confirmed for the 2010 edition of the M3 Rock Festival, being held on Saturday, June 19th in Columbia, Maryland at the Merriweather Post Pavilion (10475 Little Patuxent Parkway).

Other acts on the bill include SCORPIONS, VINCE NEIL, KIX, WARRANT, WINGER, L.A. GUNS, NELSON, TRIXTER, JETBOY, DIZZY REED, BANG TANGO, ZO2 & BLACK MAMBOOZA.

Further festival details at: m3rock.webs.com/, myspace.com/m3rockfestival.

Stay tuned for further updates from Cinderella.

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