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Watch Warrant, Trixter and Firehouse take on the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for Your Right (to Party!)' in 1991

A prime slice of arena-rock wackiness from the wild 'Blood, Sweat & Beers' tour

In the summer of 1991 hair metal was still, to use a Warrant song title, ridin’ high, and one of the biggest package tours of the season was the Blood, Sweat & Beers tour, headlined by Warrant with support from up-and-comers Trixter and Firehouse.

As Warrant drummer Steven Sweet recalled in the '80s hard rock oral history, Nothin' But a Good Time, "We started headlining our own arenas and theaters with Trixter and Firehouse opening. We were firing on all cylinders. I think that was sort of the ultimate for us at that point.

Added Trixter guitarist Steve Brown, "The Warrant guys were fucking party animals. They were like Mötley Crüe junior. But they knew how to handle it, I guess."

He continued, "I don't know how those guys would be able to get onstage some of the nights. Because I know what we were doing with them the night before and we only had to play for 45 minutes. They had to play for two hours! Then at the end of the show, all three bands would come out and do (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)' by the Beastie Boys.“

For a prime slice of arena rock wackiness circa 1991, you can check out a pro-filmed video of one of these end-of-show jams, featuring, as Jani Lane says, “Firehouse and Trixer and the fucking down boys!”