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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: generally a 5-7, with ballads being a 1-4.


[[caption-width-right:350:''Day after day, like a lifetime away, I keep holding on...''[[note]]Left to right: Alessandro Del Vecchio, Josh Ramos, Johnny Gioeli, Francesco Jovino, Anna Portalupi[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''Day after day, like a lifetime away, I keep holding on...''[[note]]Left [[caption-width-right:350:Left to right: Alessandro Del Vecchio, Josh Ramos, Johnny Gioeli, Francesco Jovino, Jovino and Anna Portalupi[[/note]]]]
Portalupi]]


In September of 2002 the band released their sophomore album, ''II''. This album, featuring a more traditional HeavyMetal sound and an almost completely different lineup, was followed by a live album, ''Live at the Gods Festival 2002''. After this, the band went silent once again. Their next album came in 2009, under the name ''Leaving the End Open''. This album was yet again a fairly radical change from the sound of its preceding album, albeit featuring the same musicians as ''II''. This would have been Hardline's last hurrah, had it not been for one Alessandro Del Vecchio. A fan of the band, he wrote several songs with Johnny's voice in mind and, after recording some demos, sent them to him. Johnny liked the sound of these and immediately got to work writing another album, featuring Del Vecchio on keyboards. This album,, ''Danger Zone'', was released in mid-2012.

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In September of 2002 the band released their sophomore album, ''II''. This album, featuring a more traditional HeavyMetal sound and an almost completely different lineup, was followed by a live album, ''Live at the Gods Festival 2002''. After this, the band went silent once again. Their next album came in 2009, under the name ''Leaving the End Open''. This album was yet again a fairly radical change from the sound of its preceding album, albeit featuring the same musicians as ''II''. This would have been Hardline's last hurrah, had it not been for one Alessandro Del Vecchio. A fan of the band, he wrote several songs with Johnny's voice in mind and, after recording some demos, sent them to him. Johnny liked the sound of these and immediately got to work writing another album, featuring Del Vecchio on keyboards. This album,, album, ''Danger Zone'', was released in mid-2012.


-->We are alive, [[EvilPoachers no matter]] [[WarForFunAndProfit what the cost]]

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-->We are alive, [[EvilPoachers no matter]] [[WarForFunAndProfit no matter what the cost]]


* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much, but Johnny can get quite potty-mouthed in concerts.

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* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much, but Johnny can get quite potty-mouthed in concerts.concerts, as proven by the interludes in ''Live at the Gods''.
* GreenAesop: "Where Will We Go From Here", with some [[HumansAreBastards less than optimistic undertones.]]
-->We are alive, [[EvilPoachers no matter]] [[WarForFunAndProfit what the cost]]

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* LoveMartyr: Seems to be the subject of "Trapped in Muddy Waters".
-->[[HereWeGoAgain Here we go again]], still got the blues in me
-->You dried me to the bone
-->I got scars on my soul, it reigns in my hands
-->You stole my endless soul
-->I'm still trapped in muddy waters for you


Hardline is an American HardRock[=/=]HeavyMetal band, it is the pet project of Johnny Gioeli (of Music/{{Crush40}} and Music/AxelRudiPell fame). Formed in 1991 by Johnny and his brother Joey, it started life as a HairMetal band, and they released their first album, ''Double Eclipse'', in 1992. A fairly standard melodic hair metal piece, ''Double Eclipse'' sported a sound straight out of {{The Eighties}}. The album featured a cover of Danny Spanos' Top 40 hit "Hot Cherie", which became a modest radio hit. Notably, this album features Neal Schon of Music/{{Journey}} on guitars. Due to the rise of {{Grunge}}, the album unfortunately didn't become very successful, and the band went mostly silent for about 10 years.

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Hardline is an American HardRock[=/=]HeavyMetal band, it is the pet project of Johnny Gioeli (of Music/{{Crush40}} Music/{{Crush 40}} and Music/AxelRudiPell fame). Formed in 1991 by Johnny and his brother Joey, it started life as a HairMetal band, and they released their first album, ''Double Eclipse'', in 1992. A fairly standard melodic hair metal piece, ''Double Eclipse'' sported a sound straight out of {{The Eighties}}. The album featured a cover of Danny Spanos' Top 40 hit "Hot Cherie", which became a modest radio hit. Notably, this album features Neal Schon of Music/{{Journey}} on guitars. Due to the rise of {{Grunge}}, the album unfortunately didn't become very successful, and the band went mostly silent for about 10 years.


* NotChristianRock: In one song on ''II''. "This Gift" is a SurprisinglyGentleSong with lyrics that wouldn't be out of place in a church hymnal.


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* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "This Gift", from ''II'', has lyrics that would feel [[NotChristianRock right at home in a church hymnal.]]
** "Take You Home", from ''Human Nature''. While lyrically a sad BreakUpSong, it has only Johnny on vocals and Alessandro on piano.


* BadassBoast: the song ''Danger Zone'' is made of this.
* BreakUpSong: a lot of their songs could be interpreted as such

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* BadassBoast: the song ''Danger Zone'' is made All of this.
* BreakUpSong: a lot of their songs could be interpreted as such
"Danger Zone".



* CoverVersion / CoveredUp: ''Hot Cherie''. Almost no one has heard the original version.

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* CoverVersion / CoveredUp: ''Hot Cherie''. Almost no one has heard the original version."Hot Cherie" was originally recorded in 1983 by Danny Spanos.



* HairMetal: especially starting out. Their second and third albums had strains of this, especially in their ballads, but they generally went in a different direction. Their fourth album returns to this, but does it in a more modern style.

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* HairMetal: especially starting out.''[[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Double Eclipse]]''. Their second and third albums had strains of this, especially in their ballads, but they generally went in a different direction. Their fourth album returns to this, but does it in a more modern style.



* PowerBallad: They'll have at least one an album.

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* PowerBallad: They'll have There's at least one an album.every album, such as "In the Hands of Time", "Face the Night" and "Human Nature".


[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hardline2016.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''Day after day, like a lifetime away, I keep holding on...''[[note]]Left to right: Alessandro Del Vecchio, Josh Ramos, Johnny Gioeli, Francesco Jovino, Anna Portalupi[[/note]]]]



* Josh T. Ramos - Guitar

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* Josh T. Ramos - Guitar


* TheCameo: [[Music/Crush40 Jun Senoue]] plays the guitar solo in "Before This".



* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much, although they do have some swearing, but during live shows Johnny can drop quite a few F bombs. This might come as a surprise to some considering he's commonly associated with a [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog kid-friendly game series]].
* HairMetal: especially starting out. Their second and third albums had strains of this, especially in their ballads, but they generally went in a different direction. Their fourth album returns to this, but does it in a more modern style
* HardRock: Their first album was pretty much standard 80s 'somewhere between HardRock and HairMetal' fare. Their later albums had more metallic riffs and moved away from this.
* IntercourseWithYou: A lot of songs on their first album had this theme, for example ''Hot Cherie'' and ''Dr. Love''. Their later albums had considerably less of this.

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* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much, although they do have some swearing, but during live shows Johnny can drop get quite a few F bombs. This might come as a surprise to some considering he's commonly associated with a [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog kid-friendly game series]].
potty-mouthed in concerts.
* HairMetal: especially starting out. Their second and third albums had strains of this, especially in their ballads, but they generally went in a different direction. Their fourth album returns to this, but does it in a more modern style
style.
* HardRock: Their first album was pretty much standard 80s 'somewhere '80s fare, somewhere between HardRock and HairMetal' fare.HairMetal. Their later albums had more metallic riffs and moved away from this.
* IntercourseWithYou: A lot of songs on their first album had this theme, for example ''Hot Cherie'' "Hot Cherie" and ''Dr. Love''."Dr. Love". Their later albums had considerably less of this.



* NotChristianRock: In one song on ''II''. ''This Gift'' is a SurprisinglyGentleSong with lyrics that wouldn't be out of place in a church hymnal. It is surprisingly sincere and beautiful.

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* NotChristianRock: In one song on ''II''. ''This Gift'' "This Gift" is a SurprisinglyGentleSong with lyrics that wouldn't be out of place in a church hymnal. It is surprisingly sincere and beautiful. hymnal.


Hardline is an American HardRock[=/=]HeavyMetal band, it is the pet project of Johnny Gioeli (of Music/{{Crush40}} and Music/AxelRudiPell fame). Formed in 1991 by Johnny and his brother Joey, it started life as a HairMetal band, and they released their first album, ''Double Eclipse'', in 1992. A fairly standard melodic Hair Metal piece, ''Double Eclipse'' sported a sound straight out of The80s. The Album featured a cover of Street Heart's song, ''Hot Cherie'', which became a modest radio hit. This album is perhaps most notable for featuring Neal Schon of Music/{{Journey}} fame. Due to the rise of {{Grunge}}, the album unfortunately didn't become very successful, and the band went mostly silent for about 10 years.

In September of 2002 the band released their sophomore album, ''II''. This album, featuring a more traditional HeavyMetal sound and almost completely different musicians, was proceeded by a live Album, ''Live At the Gods Festival 2002''. After this, the band went silent once again. Their next album came in 2009, under the name ''Leaving the End Open''. This album was yet again a fairly radical change from the sound of its preceding album, albeit featuring the same musicians as ''II''. This would have been where Hardline's story ended, had it not been for one Alessandro Del Vecchio. A fan of the band, he wrote several songs with Johnny's voice in mind and, after recording some demos, sent them to him. Johnny liked the sound of these and immediately got to work writing another album, featuring Del Vecchio on keyboards. This album,, ''Danger Zone'', was released in mid 2012 and opens up the possibility to future albums.

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Hardline is an American HardRock[=/=]HeavyMetal band, it is the pet project of Johnny Gioeli (of Music/{{Crush40}} and Music/AxelRudiPell fame). Formed in 1991 by Johnny and his brother Joey, it started life as a HairMetal band, and they released their first album, ''Double Eclipse'', in 1992. A fairly standard melodic Hair Metal hair metal piece, ''Double Eclipse'' sported a sound straight out of The80s. {{The Eighties}}. The Album album featured a cover of Street Heart's song, ''Hot Cherie'', Danny Spanos' Top 40 hit "Hot Cherie", which became a modest radio hit. This Notably, this album is perhaps most notable for featuring features Neal Schon of Music/{{Journey}} fame.on guitars. Due to the rise of {{Grunge}}, the album unfortunately didn't become very successful, and the band went mostly silent for about 10 years.

In September of 2002 the band released their sophomore album, ''II''. This album, featuring a more traditional HeavyMetal sound and an almost completely different musicians, lineup, was proceeded followed by a live Album, album, ''Live At at the Gods Festival 2002''. After this, the band went silent once again. Their next album came in 2009, under the name ''Leaving the End Open''. This album was yet again a fairly radical change from the sound of its preceding album, albeit featuring the same musicians as ''II''. This would have been where Hardline's story ended, last hurrah, had it not been for one Alessandro Del Vecchio. A fan of the band, he wrote several songs with Johnny's voice in mind and, after recording some demos, sent them to him. Johnny liked the sound of these and immediately got to work writing another album, featuring Del Vecchio on keyboards. This album,, ''Danger Zone'', was released in mid 2012 and opens up the possibility mid-2012.

Johnny announced some time after ''Danger Zone'''s release that Hardline would be more active from then on. True
to future albums.
his word, a new album was released in October 2016--''Human Nature'' sees Hardline dabble in power metal.



Compare Music/DangerDanger , another similar band that came in during the tail end of the HairMetal scene and later had a member do music for the [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] series

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Compare Music/DangerDanger , Music/DangerDanger, another similar band that came in during the tail end of the HairMetal scene and later had a member do music for the [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] series
''Franchise/{{Sonic the Hedgehog}}'' series.



* Johnny Gioelli - Vocals

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* Johnny Gioelli Gioeli - Vocals



* Mike Terrana - Drums

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* Mike Terrana Francesco Jovino - Drums




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* 2016 - ''Human Nature''



* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much , although they do have some swearing, but during live shows Johnny can drop quite a few F bombs. This might come as a surprise to some considering he's commonly associated with a [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog kid-friendly game series]].

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* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much , much, although they do have some swearing, but during live shows Johnny can drop quite a few F bombs. This might come as a surprise to some considering he's commonly associated with a [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog kid-friendly game series]].


* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much , although they do have some swearing, but during live shows Johnny can drop quite a few F bombs.

to:

* ClusterFBomb: Not in their songs so much , although they do have some swearing, but during live shows Johnny can drop quite a few F bombs. This might come as a surprise to some considering he's commonly associated with a [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog kid-friendly game series]].

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