British rock band

Slade is a English Hard rock /Glam rock band. The band started in 1966 and were popular in the 1970s and 1980s. The band released fifteen studio albums and four live albums.

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Slade in 1973. Left to right: Jim Lea, Don Powell, Noddy Holder, Dave Hill
Background information
OriginWalsall and Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, UK
GenresGlam rock
Years active1966 – present
LabelsPolydor Records
WebsiteCurrent and Classic line-up
MembersDave Hill
Don Powell
John Berry
Mal McNulty
Past membersNoddy Holder
Jim Lea
Steve Whalley
Steve Makin
Craig Fenney
Dave Glover
Trevor Holliday

With worldwide success, particularly in the UK and Europe, the band scored six number one singles on the UK chart, and a total of 24 top forty singles in the country. The original line-up split in 1992 which led guitarist Dave Hill and drummer Don Powell to form Slade II, with new members. The new line-up continues to tour today.

In 1975, the band made a film titled Slade in Flame.