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Bit Of Interesting news... Whitesnake add singer Dino Jelusick to line-up Big news in the Whitesnake camp as former Animal Drive frontman Dino Jelusick is now a part of the legendary band. It is not exactly clear in what capacity that Jelusick will be in the group but one assumes that he will be sharing the lead vocal duties with long-time frontman and band founder David Coverdale. Jelusick will be taking part in Whitesnake‘s upcoming The Farewell Tour MMXXII. The following message was posted on Jelusick‘s Facebook page earlier today: “I am beyond honoured to be part of one of my favourite bands of all time. To get the phone call from David Coverdale is something every singer and musician of my generation can only dream of, it still feels completely surreal. I cannot wait to start hitting the road with Whitesnake and as the great DC said to me himself, to give a piece of my identity to the sound of this iconic band.” Whitesnake‘s website indicates in part: “I am absolutely delighted to welcome the extremely gifted DINO JELUSICK to Whitesnake. We’ve had our eyes & ears on him since we played Zagreb together 2 years ago. You’re going to love him!” – David Coverdale Dino Jelusick is a singer/multi-instrumentalist from Croatia. He is a member of multi platinum selling band Trans-Siberian Orchestra and was previously part of Dirty Shirley (with George Lynch), Animal Drive and recorded with many others. Dino has been singing, touring and recording since the age of 5. Other than being a frontman, his main instrument are keyboards but he also plays bass, guitar and drums. He finished music academy and did theatre work.” In terms of the dispute between Italian record label Frontiers Music Srl and Jelusick where the former alleges that it contractually has the rights to the exclusive services of the latter for recordings, Whitesnake did release their last two studio albums Forevermore and Flesh & Blood via Frontiers Music Srl. Although this is pure speculation on the part of Sleaze Roxx, one could see Jelusick helping Coverdale with the singing duties on Whitesnake‘s upcoming The Farewell Tour MMXXII and getting groomed to perhaps replace Coverdale in Whitesnake after that tour.
Hey guys, DEFOX RECORDS & HEART OF STEEL RECORDS are excited to announce the record deal with guitarist and producer ALEX DE ROSSO. ALEX DE ROSSO's long awaited fourth solo release is entitled "Lions & Lambs", contains 10 songs, and will be available in the best music stores and in every Digital music store, scheduled for January 2013. AMAZING album in vein of Melodic Hard Rock, Toto, Dokken, Whitesnake style with modern and powerful sound ! With very special guests: Don Dokken (Dokken), Reb Beach (Winger, Dokken, Whitesnake), George Lynch (Lynch Mob, Dokken), Timothy Drury (Whitesnake, the Eagles), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), Steve Lukather (Toto). Fabrizio Grossi (Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Starbreaker) on bass, and Bob Parolin (Pushking) on drums. Read other info HERE (http://defoxrecords.blogspot.it) Alex De Rosso's passion for rock guitar began in 1982 in Padova, Italy. In 1995 Alex entered the international scene when Alfa Brunette released in Japan "Alex De Rosso", his self titled cd. In the same year "Music Connection" rated Alex's demo as one of the best 10 demos of the year, the best in instrumental rock, and he started to play in music conventions and fairs like the Namm Show in Los Angeles, the Frankfurt Musikmesse in Germany, and the Interexpomusic & the Disma Music Show in Italy. In 1997 Alex started to record his second album "Ossimoro", that has been released in 1998. In 2002, right after the release of his third album, "The thin line between black and white", Alex joined Dokken taking over guitar duties when John Norum (Europe) left the band. As the new Dokken guitar player, Alex toured in 2002 and 2003 playing something like 100 shows. In the middle of all this Alex recorded as lead guitar player, with producer Fabrizio Grossi, the album “Vertigo” featuring Joseph Williams (TOTO) on vocals, and the album “Perfect World” with Kelly Hansen (Hurricane, Foreigner) on vocals. Back in Italy, after the Dokken days, in early 2004 Alex started to work on productions @ “the cube”, his own recording studio. In the meantime Alex started a new hard rock band, Headrush, with italian singer Roberto Tiranti (Labyrinth). The first and self titled album of Headrush will be released in early 2005. 2008 is the perfect year for the release of King of Balance “A rockwalk through the TOTO years”, a tribute to one of the best rock bands ever and one of alex’s favourite, TOTO. The album is produced by Alex, and many friends like Timothy Drury (Whitesnake, the Eagles) and Stef Burns (Vasco Rossi, Huey Lewis, Alice Cooper, Y&T) are involved in the project. In 2010 Alex has been involved in many projects, like Faithsedge and Pushking’s “The world as we love it”. In fact alex recorded the all-star album for the russian band Pushking, a project where you can hear Alex together with rock icons Alice Cooper, Paul Stanley (KISS), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Glenn Hughes, Joe Lynn Turner, Eric Martin, Steve Lukather, Steve Vai, Steve Stevens, Nuno Bettencourt. After this Alex finally joined the band, collaborating with Pushking for live shows and the release of their new album. And in 2012 finally Alex started the production of his fourth solo album, "Lions & Lambs", wich will be released in 2013. This time many great musicians and friends are part of Alex’s ultimate work: Don Dokken (Dokken), Reb Beach (Winger, Dokken, Whitesnake), George Lynch (Lynch Mob, Dokken), Timothy Drury (Whitesnake, the Eagles), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), Steve Lukather (Toto) !!! The CD in digipack format will be available in mid January thru Defox Records and Andromeda Relix in Italy, Aor Heaven Records for Germany, Rock Avenue Records for Japan market. Current line-up: Alex De Rosso , lead guitar, vocals Bob Parolin, drums Fabrizio Grossi, bass Discography: - Alex De Rosso (1995) - Ossimoro (1998) - The thin line betwen black and white (2002) - Lions & Lambs (2013) http://heartofsteel.nlz.it www.alexderosso.com