Origin: Winnipeg, Manitoba
In Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1987, Alec Friesen (drums), Allen Hunnie (guitar, vocals), Jim Galloway (vocals, guitar), Russ Goozee (bass, vocals) and Wayne Young (keyboards, vocals) founded the melodic rock band WHITE HEAT in 1987, Through the CBS label, the WHITE HEAT debut album "We Never Heard Of You Either" was released in Canada in 1989. Guest musicians include guitarist Rick Santers (including SANTERS, LEE AARON) and drummer Gil Moore (including TRIUMPH).WHITE HEAT presents themselves musically on the ten songs as a wonderful AOR mix of DEF LEPPARD, HONYMOON SUITE, GLASS TIGER, DIVING FOR PEARLS and JOURNEY.
Here's another band from the Canadian prairies. They only stuck around for the one album, and made a little indentation in what was a congested market at the time. From Winnipeg, Manitoba, these guys combine elements of Def Leppard hair metal, with Canadian AOR/rock in the shape of Boulevard, Glass Tiger and Honeymoon Suite. With a big label behind them, the sound on this album is a million bucks, all thanks to Rush side-arm Terry Brown, and you would've thought that CBS Canada could have done more to promote this band. Apart from the odd review in UK publications at the time, I don't recall seeing any videos for this band, nor any indication of any 7' single releases, though I understand there was one. This is a very good hard rock album of typically high quality canadian AOR. A decent production and catchy songs.
Jim Galloway: lead vocals, guitar
Allen Hunnie: guitar, vocals
Russ Goozee: bass, vocals
Alec Friesen: drums
Wayne Young: keyboards, vocals
Rick Santers: vocals, guitars
Gil Moore: drums
Connie And Joclyn: vocals
Peter Fredette: vocals
Gill Moore: drums
Produced by White Heat and Mark S. Berry
Recorded at Metalworks, Phase One Studios, Toronto, Canada and The Broc, New Jersey, USA