On the heels of the recently announced collaboration with Savatage and Trans-Siberian Orchestra guitar virtuoso Chris Caffery, New York-based outfit, The Infinite Staircase (comprised of brothers Lenny and Jeff Cerzosie), have added a few more recognizable names in the hard rock and heavy metal community to their already “rock star-studded” forthcoming Ep; this time in the form of the album’s producer/drummer Morgan Rose’s longtime bandmates, both Sevendust’s guitarist Clint Lowery and frontman, Lajon Witherspoon.
Lowery plays on the track “Can’t Control It”, while Witherspoon sings alongside The Infinite Staircase frontman Lenny Cerzosie on “Just To Meet You There” and what has now been confirmed as the forthcoming new single, “The Things We’ve Done”.
These collaborations mark the finishing touches on the band’s forthcoming as yet untitled Ep, which is expected to be released in late summer or early fall with the first single hitting radio within the next few weeks.
The Infinite Staircase has made a habit in recent years of collaborating with some of the most respected musicians in hard rock and heavy metal. In 2009, the band’s debut album ‘The Road Less Taken’ featured guest appearances by Blues Saraceno (Poison) and Earl Slick (David Bowie, John Lennon). Saraceno also mixed the record.
In 2012 the band began work on their follow-up with Sevendust and Call Me No One drummer Morgan Rose at the helm, producing as well as taking charge behind the kit. Early sessions brought in collaborations with Sean Memphis Hennesy (Candlebox, The Gracious Few), John “JD” DeServio (Black Label Society, Cycle Of Pain) and Troy Cromwell (Cycle Of Pain).
Then, on October 22nd, 2012 came Hurricane Sandy and The Cerzosie brothers found themselves organizing an All-Star collaboration to raise money for the victims of the storm; a collaboration which consisted of, in addition to Morgan Rose and JD DeServio, Guitar God Zakk Wylde and Candlebox frontman Kevin Martin. What resulted was “The Pride”, a melodic mid-tempo rocker with blazing solos and screeching vocals which spent 6 weeks on America’s Music Charts’ Mainstream Rock Radio Top 40 with it’s highest ranking being #27.
“The Pride” was released digitally on February 5th, 2013 via Vanity Music Group with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the Carl Vincent Bini Memorial Foundation. The song was recorded at Architekt Music, the state of the art recording facility in Butler, New Jersey where Sevendust recently tracked ‘Black Out The Sun’. It was mixed by house engineer Mike Ferretti (Sevendust, Call Me No One) and mastered by Alan Douches (Fleetwood Mac, Yes) at West Side Music in New Windsor, New York. The song is available via digital retailers such as iTunes, Amazon & Google Play, or a limited edition CD Single can be purchased via theinfinitestaircase.bigcartel.com.
The Infinite Staircase, the Staten Island, New York-based rock/metal band featuring Sebastian Bach’s son Paris Bierk on drums, has been added to the “The Black Label Bash” tour featuring headliners Black Label Society alongside Sevendust and Dope. The tour begins on March 22nd in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports blabbermouth.net
Brothers Lenny and Jeff Cerzosie formed the basis for what would ultimately become The Infinite Staircase around 2001-2002. Now joined by fellow musicians Paris Bierk (Severed Hand) on drums and Jared Hreha on bass, the band is working harder than ever to bring its dreams to reality and its music to the masses.
In the past few years alone, the group has independently managed to get featured on Fuse TV, perform on former “Saturday Night Live” comedian Jim Breuer’s Sirius Satellite Radio show, get featured in the March 2008 issue of Metal Edge magazine (with a song being used on that issue’s CD sampler) as well as open for the likes of Candlebox, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Hellyeah, Sevendust, Alter Bridge, Otep, Bloodsimple, W.A.S.P., L.A. Guns, White Lion, Lillian Axe, Eddie Ojeda of Twisted Sister, and many more.
The Infinite Staircase plans to release its debut album, tentatively titled “The Road Less Taken,” in early 2009 and has already landed guest appearances by former Poison band member and guitar virtuoso Blues Saraceno as well as the legendary guitarist Earl Slick (currently of the David Bowie band and Slinky Vagabond).
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