“as soon as possible”the new music video from iconichard rock supergroup Michael Sweet (Guitar),Joel Hoxstra (Guitar),Marco Mendoza (bass),Tommy Aldridge (drums), and Nathan James (vocals), which can be seen below.This song is taken from iconic‘s debut album, “Second Skin”which will be adopted on June 17 Frontier Music Co., Ltd..

Sweetknown for his work as the guitarist/singer of the legendary heavy metal band Streeperas well as his solo work, and his instantly recognizable voice and guitar style, is truly a name that needs no introduction for the hard rock stalwart. Hoekstracurrent white snake and Trans-Siberian OrchestraOne of hard rock’s premier guitarists, his work is often praised and admired. MendozaThe CV really speaks for itself (slender liz, black star knight, dead daisy, traveletc.), and the legendary bass player shines here, just like he always does. Aldridgecurrent white snakealso played Ozzy Osborn, Ted Nugent and Black Oak Arkansas, among other things, is considered one of the greatest hard rock drummers of all time.Dealing with the lead singer is nothing more than Dishonorableof Nathan Jamesa young talent whose vocal style is aptly descended from the ’70s rock vocal legend.

iconic born from a Serafino PeruginoPresident and Head of A&R cutting edge. He wants to revolve around the talent of a powerful singer james Play music in the style of classic 80s hard rock with renowned musicians from the rock and metal worlds.he immediately thought Sweet and Hoekstra For the guitar, because they’ve been thinking about the idea of ​​working together for years. add, Nathan Road and Joel friends of their time Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Sweet already a fan Nathan Roadsound after listening Dishonorable. With the direction of the music set and the addition of two highly skilled guitarists, getting a strong rhythm part involved was the last key factor, so Mendoza and Aldridge were asked to join and bring their enormous talents.

Sweet Said: “It was a very refreshing and unique experience. Musically, with Streeper, and of course this is very different from all the other projects I’ve been involved in. It’s more of a throwback to the past, and it feels good to do so. It reminds me of the old days when music was really good. “

He continued: “Once the song was arranged, I booked a studio and recorded my guitar part, which was always the funnest part for me. I don’t know why, but I think it was because I first Being a guitarist, and for me, that’s just one of the most creative and fun parts of the process. Being able to get the right pitch and play the right part and hear it all come together….. .It’s very beneficial.”

Hoekstra Status: These riffs are comfortable for me because I write most of them.

“I definitely have a very comfortable level with Tommy Aldridge This has developed over the past eight years or so white snake. I also work with Nathan Road, Michael and Alessandro In the past, so even though this is a “new” band, everything feels natural.

Michael Let me write riffs without scheduling (like he did George Lynch exist sweet lynch records) and then he arranged them with what he wrote. I wrote the melody/hard rock riffs because that was the atmosphere we talked about, and then all the solo parts were more to compliment Nathan’s vocal melodies, and of course a little firepower. “

james Said: “To be honest, it feels great to be on one album with so many heroes.

“I’ve been lucky enough to be involved in a few songs, but really, I can do everything I’ve heard from people I know. I also feel like these people write things that fit my voice very well. None of these are There are only great musicians and they are all great songwriters. I practiced a lot of songs beforehand and then I recorded all my singing in just four afternoons in a great studio. I wanted to make sure it Sounds like me and I sing with precision I’m used to hearing my vocal heroes, a lot of people in the band have played with. Of course, I’m well aware that I’ll sing with the vocal masters Michael Sweet. I did feel the pressure, but I just did what I thought worked and I’m very happy with the end result. “

Aldridge Said: “It’s great to play some fresh new material. Rehearsing, trying out parts virtually is not as fun as playing live, but given the global situation, I’ll take it. I’m just trying to create a supportive environment in this All involved in the process having fun. It’s easy because the songs really play themselves. It’s a true labor of love, so there’s very little work at the end of the day.”

“Second Skin” Song list:

01. as soon as possible
02. ready for your love
03. second skin
04. what i need
05. nowhere to escape
06. world of difference
07. all about
08. This way
09. let you go
10. It’s not over yet
11. enough of your love

Recording lineup:

Nathan James – vocals
Michael Sweet – guitar, vocals
Joel Hoxstra – Guitar
Marco Mendoza – Bass
Tommy Aldridge – drum

Other musicians:

Alessandro Delvecchio – keyboard, backing vocals

Depend on. . .Production Michael Sweet and Alessandro Delvecchio
mix and master Alessandro Delvecchio
Executive Producer/A&R: Serafino Perugino

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