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Slade in 1973. Left to right: Jim Lea, Don Powell, Noddy Holder, Dave Hill
Background information
Origin Walsall and Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, UK
Genres Glam rock
Years active 1966 – present
Labels Polydor Records
Members Dave Hill
Don Powell
John Berry
Mal McNulty
Past members Noddy Holder
Jim Lea
Steve Whalley
Steve Makin
Craig Fenney
Dave Glover
Trevor Holliday

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.

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.



  • Beginnings (as Ambrose Slade, 1969)
  • Play It Loud (1970)
  • Slade Alive! (1972)
  • Slayed? (1972)
  • Sladest (1973)
  • Old New Borrowed and Blue (1974)
  • Slade in Flame (1974)
  • Nobody's Fools (1976)
  • Whatever Happened to Slade (1977)
  • Slade Alive Vol. 2 (1978)
  • Return to Base (1979)
  • We'll Bring the House Down (1981)
  • Till Deaf Do Us Part (1981)
  • Slade on Stage (1982)
  • The Amazing Kamikaze Syndrome (1983)
  • Keep Your Hands Off My Power Supply (1984)
  • Rogues Gallery (1985)
  • Crackers – The Christmas Party Album (1985)
  • You Boyz Make Big Noize (1987)
  • Wall of Hits (1991)
  • Keep on Rockin' (1994) (as Slade II)
  • Cum On Let's Party (2000) (as Slade II)

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