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Willie Basse Added To Lynch Mob Tour With ex-Dokken Guitarist, George Lynch
Black Sheep frontman Willie Basse has been added as direct support to George Lynch’s upcoming tour with Lynch Mob throughout January and February. Basse is touring in support of his new single, “Break Away” featuring Lynch on guitars and Scorpions James Kottak on drums, which has been released through iTunes and all digital retailers.
Basse says, “It’s great to work with George again. He’s the hardest working man in rock! I am very excited to be able to support him & Oni Logan in a serious format, while having fun doing what I love. This tour will melt your ass and set the pace for much larger things to come in the near future.”
Basse is best known for his role as bassist/frontman for legendary metalheads Black Sheep, who were mainstays on the Los Angeles Sunset Strip during the ‘80s metal explosion. The band, best known for their technical prowess and precision, has boasted members that include Slash, Paul Gilbert, James Kottak, Randy Castillo and Mitch Perry.
WILLIE BASSE TOUR DATES:
DEC 09 – Houston, TX @ BFE Rock Club
DEC 10 – Janesville, WI @ BACK BAR
DEC 11 – Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub
Jan 21 – WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA @ KEY CLUB
Jan 22 – TUCSON, AZ @ BRANDING IRON BAR & GRILL
Jan 24 -DENVER, CO @ CASSELMAN’S
Jan 25 – LINCOLN, NE @ THE GROVE
Jan 26 – ST. PAUL, MN @ STATION 4
Jan 27 – INDIANAPOLIS, IN @ ROCK HOUSE CAFÉ
Jan 28 – WESTLAND, MI @ TOKEN LOUNGE
Jan 29 – BOILINGBROOK,IL @ TAILGATERS
Jan 31 – NEW YORK, NY @ BB KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL
Feb 02 – CAMBRIDGE, ONT. CANADA / 515 CONCERT CLUB
Feb 03 – POUGHKEEPSIE, NY @ THE CHANCE
Feb 04 – SPRINGFIELD, VA @ JAXX
Feb 05 – NEWARK, DE @ THE CUBE
Feb 07 – GREENSBORO, NC @ ARIZONA PETE’S
Feb 08 – BUFORD, GA @ 37 MAIN
Feb 11 – OKLAHOMA CITY, OK @ SAMURAI’S
Feb 12 – HOUSTON, TEXAS @ House Of Blues
Feb 13 – DALLAS, TEXAS @ TREES
It is a crying shame that Bang Tango’s third effort, Love After Death has not had a proper release in the United States. This disc is the last to feature the band’s original recording lineup of Joe LeSté, Mark Knight, Tigg Ketler, Kyle Kyle, and Kyle Stevens. This was released after the grunge scene hit it big, and was released in Europe under the Music For Nations label.
It took months for me to track down a reasonably priced copy of this out of print CD. As they say, good things come to those who wait. Bang Tango’s Love After Death is another good release indeed. Does it stand up to Psycho Cafe or Dancin’ on Coals? Probably not, but there are some pretty good songs worth checking out on this CD.
The opening track “New Generation” is full of the all the fire & energy that made me love this band in the first place. “My Favourite 9” is another cool tune that is filled with that funky bass from Kyle Kyle that gave Bang Tango their semi-unique sound in the late 80’s and early 90’s.
“Crazy” starts off slow and finishes big. Joe LeSté and company takes the listener on a fun ride. If this would have been released earlier in Bang Tango’s career, it could have been a huge hit.
The only song that really doesn’t seem to work on Love After Death is the ballad “A Thousand Goodbyes”. The rest of the CD is pretty good, but this song I could have lived without. Nonetheless, Love After Death is a pretty good effort from Bang Tango, and seems like a natural bridge for Joe LeSté’s jump over to Beautiful Creatures in the mid nineties.
I can’t understand why this CD didn’t get a proper release in the United States. Bang Tango fans will without question love this disc. Sadly, it is a hard disc to track down, and it out of print. It often sells for over 25 bucks on eBay regularly. It is a cool CD, and one worth tracking down if you can find it at the right price. Happy Hunting!
(I found a couple of song clips on Youtube, you can check them out below.)
1. New Generation
2. My Favourite 9
3. Feelin’ Nothin’
4. Don’t Count Me Out
5. Live On The Moon
7. The Hell I Gave
9. So Obsessed
10. Gonna Make You Feel Like
11. A Thousand Goodbyes
Bang Tango is:
Joe LeSté – Vocals
Mark Knight – Guitars, Electric & Acoustic, Slide, Sitar
Kyle Stevens – Guitars, Electric & Acoustic, Mandolin
Kyle Kyle – Bass
Tigg Ketler – Drums
MOTÖRHEAD will issue its long-awaited new studio album, “The Wörld is Yours“. The band’s first release on the newly formed Motorhead Music label, in association with EMI Music Services, was recorded with longtime producer Cameron Webb. The Wörld is Yours via an exclusive publishing deal with Classic Rock magazine on December 14. The standard CD release of The Wörld is Yours will go on sale on January 17, 2011, through Motörhead’s own label, Motörhead Music, distributed via EMI Label Services
“The World Is Yours” track listing:
01. Born To Lose
02. I Know How To Die
03. Get Back In Line
04. Devils In My Head
05. Rock ‘N’ Roll Music
06. Waiting For The Snake
07. Brotherhood Of Man
09. I Know What You Need
10. Bye Bye Bitch Bye Bye
“The World Is Yours” is the follow-up to 2008’s “Motörizer”, which sold a little more than 6,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 82 on The Billboard 200 chart. The album was recorded in part (drums only) at FOO FIGHTERS frontman/ex-NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl’s Studio 606 in Northridge, California with Cameron Webb, who also worked on 2006’s “Kiss of Death” and 2004’s “Inferno”.
You can check out the new Motorhead video, “Get Back in Line” below!