The Poodles are a glam metal/heavy metal band from Sweden. They are best known for their hits "Metal Will Stand Tall" and "Night of Passion", the latter of which was played in the Swedish Melodifestivalen in 2006.
The band was formed by singer Jakob Samuel (a.k.a. Jake Samuels) who in the early 1990s was Talisman’s drummer, bassist Pontus Egberg (ex Lion’s Share), guitarist Pontus Norgren (also Talisman, Humanimal) and drummer Christian Lundqvist.
The Poodles played in the Swedish Melodifestivalen contest in 2008, this time with E-Type. In addition, they played at the Sweden Rock Festival in 2006 and 2008.