Reckless Love fall comfortably into that category and the flying Finns are in fantastic form heading into their Donington debut.
With their self-titled major label album winning rave reviews and gaining fair comparisons to the very best albums of the hair metal era you should check out these guys if big choruses and even bigger solos are your thing.
Think Kiss, Van Halen, Warrant or W.A.S.P. and you’re well on the way to imagining the freshest retro sounds coming out of Scandinavia right now. Read on for your guide to Reckless Love.
Name: Reckless Love
Home country: Finland
Download 2010: 14.00-14.25, Pepsi Max Stage, Sat June 12
Classic Album: Reckless Love
Classic Track: Sex
Don’t Mention: Steel Panther – these guys actually take hair metal super seriously
Do Mention: Axe slinger Pepe – he doesn’t bother with a surname but with licks like this who cares?
Look Out For: Eyeliner and hair spray
Avoid: Any nu-metal fans in or around the Pepsi Max Stage
Did you know: The band has a worldwide deal with major label Universal