guitarist Jon E. Love
has threatened to sue the band's lead singer Jizzy Pearl
over a new album that is scheduled to be released
under the LOVE/HATE
— described in a press release as "the first LOVE/HATE
record of all-original music in years" — sees Pearl
"taking the 'old' out of old-school and delivering songs that sound every bit as classic as the classic LOVE/HATE
songs fans have grown to love."
In a post on his Facebook page
writes: "This is not a LOVE/HATE
has taken it upon himself to release his solo shit and call it LOVE/HATE
. None of the original members are on it. How do I know this? Because the idiot insulted me when asking me to perform on it. Any true LOVE/HATE
fan will immediately know it's not the real band. Stay tuned — more to follow as I proceed to sue him."
is currently recording an album with his band JON E. LOVE & THE HATERS
will perform on next year's Monsters Of Rock
cruise, which will take place March 29 - April 2.
's debut album, "Blackout in the Red Room"
, reached No. 154 on The Billboard 200 in 1990. The video for the single "Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?"
was in rotation on MTV
, chiefly on "Headbanger's Ball"
In 1992 when they released a second album "Wasted in America"
, Jizzy Pearl
used himself in a legendary publicity stunt to help album sales. This stunt, with the help of a few others, included Jizzy
successfully erecting a cross on the Hollywood sign and positioned himself on it. There are two incarnations of LOVE/HATE
, before Jizzy Pearl
left for L.A. GUNS
and after he returned to restart LOVE/HATE
. The second incarnation ended quickly as Jizzy Pearl
left again to join RATT
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