Chastain

Chastain

Chastain is a long running heavy metal project formed in 1984, spearheaded by guitarist David T. Chastain . First formed in 1984, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Chastain featured ex-Rude Girl and Malibu Barbi vocalist Leather Leone, bassist Mike Skimmerhorn, and future Cinderella drummer Fred Coury. This quartet performed on Chastain `s debut, Mystery of Illusion .1986`s Ruler of the Wasteland, was recorded with Coury`s successor Ken Mary and, along with 1987`s The 7th of Never, is still considered by many to be Chastain `s finest hour.

Vintage Magazines with Chastain

Screamer Magazine May 1989

Screamer Magazine May 1989
Issue: May 1989. Featuring: Skid Row. Also Included Black Sabbath, Exodus, Anthrax, Britny Fox, Pretty Boy Floyd, Kingdom Come, Helloween, Brunette, Crywolf, Chastain and Much More.

Screamer Magazine November 1988

Screamer Magazine November 1988
Issue: November 1988. Featuring: Cinderella. Also Included BulletBoys, Anthrax, Social Distortion, Jailhouse and Much More.

Articles with Chastain

LEATHER LEONE – The Voice of the Cult Returns

Leather Leone, the voice that guided Chastain in the ‘80s and early ‘90s has returned with a screaming new effort after a long dormant hiatus.  While fans asking what happened to the voice of the cult, Leone spent several years helping protect man’s best friend, though the itch to play again was always there.  Doing… Read more »


LEATHER LEONE – II

Leather Leone, Chastain’s ripping, roaring female throat of the ‘80s and early ‘90s blasts speakers with her second solo release, II.  The sonic, guttural, gravel licking rasp that made her a microphone reaping presence continues, blasting through 11 new tracks.  Like the Cruella de Vil of metal, Leather has been compared to powerhouses Dio, Bruce… Read more »


Chastain Releases “We Bleed Metal” (video)

CHASTAIN’s “We Bleed Metal” is the follow up to the band’s 2013 reunion Cd “Surrender To No One.”  That release marked the return of original vocalist Leather Leone. She has long been considered one of the originators of the female power metal vocal style. Leather was the vocalist on the classic CHASTAIN albums: Mystery of… Read more »


Chastain – We Bleed Metal out November

CHASTAIN’s “We Bleed Metal” is the follow up to the band’s 2013 reunion Cd “Surrender To No One.” That release marked the return of original vocalist Leather Leone. She has long been considered one of the originators of the female power metal vocal style. Leather was the vocalist on the classic CHASTAIN albums: Mystery of… Read more »


Original CHASTAIN band reforms

Guitarist David T. Chastain and vocalist Leather Leone have reformed the original CHASTAIN. David and Leather have been writing material since January and have solidified the tracks for the new Cd. Also back in the saddle is original bassist Mike Skimmerhorn. The drum tracks were recently recorded in Norway by Stian Kristoffersen (Pagan’s Mind/Firewind) as… Read more »


Screamer Magazine July 1991

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Screamer Magazine May 1991

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Screamer Magazine April 1991

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Screamer Magazine September 1990

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Screamer Magazine August 1990

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