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With a pair of double-platinum albums and three Top Ten singles, Warrant were one of the most popular pop-metal bands of the late '80s. Formed in Los Angeles in 1984, the group weathered several lineup changes before solidifying around the talents of vocalist Jani Lane, guitarist Erik Turner, guitarist Joey Allen, bassist Jerry Dixon, and drummer Steven Sweet. The band signed with Columbia Records in January 1988 and released Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich one year later; by that summer, it had climbed into the Top Ten and launched the hit singles "Down Boys," "Sometimes She Cries," and "Heaven," the last of which reached number two on the American charts. Released in the summer of 1990, the follow-up effort Cherry Pie was an even bigger success, climbing into the Top Ten and featuring the high-charting singles "I Saw Red" and "Cherry Pie." Warrant had some trouble continuing their multi-platinum success during the alternative explosion of 1992, although their third album, Dog Eat Dog, did go gold. Ultraphobic (1995) and Belly to Belly (1996), however, failed to chart. The band's lineup began to splinter as the '90s progressed, with the majority of Warrant's founding members leaving the group. Under the Influence arrived in 2001, comprised of various cover songs and two original tracks; it also marked Jani Lane's last recording with the band. He ultimately left in 2004, taking two of Warrant's members with him, and was replaced by former Black 'N Blue vocalist Jaime St. James. While Lane attempted a solo career, the revised version of Warrant released Born Again in 2006. Jaime St. James' tenure in the band proved to be very short, as he was ousted in 2008 in favor of Lane's return. Later that year, Lane left once again and was replaced by Lynch Mob's Rob Mason. Lane was found dead at the age of 47 in a Los Angeles hotel room in August 2011. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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  1.   Song
  2.   Heaven
  3.   Cherry Pie
  4.   Down Boys
  5.   Sometimes She Cries
  6.   Uncle Tom's Cabin
  7.   I Saw Red
  8.   Big Talk
  9.   Mr. Rainmaker
  10.   Bed of Roses
  11.   In the Sticks
  12.   We Will Rock You
  13.   All My Bridges Are Burning
  14.   D.R.F.S.R.
  15.   Sure Feels Good to Me
  16.   32 Pennies
  17.   You're the Only Hell Your Mama Ever Raised
  18.   Blind Faith
  19.   Bonfire
  20.   So Damn Pretty (Should Be Against the Law)
  21.   Ode to Tipper Gore
  22.   Game of War
  23.   Undertow
  24.   Song and Dance Man
  25.   Roller Coaster
  26.   Glimmer
  27.   Angels
  28.   Hell, CA
  29.   Bad Tattoo
  30.   Solid
  31.   Hole in My Wall
  32.   Quicksand
  33.   Hollywood (So Far, So Good)
  34.   The Bitter Pill
  35.   Devils Juice
  36.   Crawlspace
  37.   Love in Stereo
  38.   Surrender
  39.   Suffragette City
  40.   Toys In The Attic
  41.   The Jones
  42.   Coffee House
  43.   Interlude No. 1
  44.   Falling Down
  45.   In the End (There's Nothing)
  46.   Stronger Now
  47.   Ride #2
  48.   Live Inside of You
  49.   Sum of One
  50.   Followed
  51.   Vertigo
  52.   Indian Giver
  53.   Feels Good
  54.   Family Picnic
  55.   A.Y.M.
  56.   Thin Disguise
  57.   Let It Rain
  58.   April 2031
  59.   The Whole in My Wall
  60.   Machine Gun
  61.   Cold Sweat
  62.   Ridin' High
  63.   Train, Train
  64.   Roxy
  65.   Andy Warhol Was Right
  66.   Hell Bent For Leather
  67.   Good Times
  68.   Velvet Noose
  69.   Love Strikes Like Lightning
  70.   Bourbon County Line
  71.   Dirty Jack
  72.   Photograph
  73.   Face
  74.   Sub Human
  75.   Tie Your Mother Down
  76.   Hair Of The Dog
  77.   Dead, Jail Or Rock N Roll
  78.   Southern Comfort
  79.   Nobody Else
  80.   Interlude No. 2
  81.   Letter to a Friend
  82.   Chameleon
  83.   Inside Out
  84.   All 4 U
  85.   The Power
  86.   Come And Get It
  87.   Ultraphobic
  88.   Sad Theresa
  89.   Down Payment Blues
  90.   High
  91.   Down in Diamonds
  92.   Room With a View