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From Frontiers Records newsletter:

--New powerhouse trio--
featuring legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and 23-year-old newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt.
Are set to release their first self-titled debut album in may available on cd and cd/dvd deluxe edition on Frontiers Records

californiabreedpic.jpgThink of California and you think of brilliant color and bright sunlight. Think of a breed and it's all about bloodlines and brotherhood. Put the two together as CALIFORNIA BREED, and you have the most exciting new band of 2014, built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and 23-year-old newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt. Mixing massive riffs, gutsy vocals and gale force rhythms, this powerful three-piece band will release their self-titled debut album May 16th in Europe and May 20th in North America on Frontiers Records. It was produced by Dave Cobb (Jamey Johnson, Rival Sons, Shooter Jennings and more). Look out for future announcements on the band at www.californiabreed.com.


 

CALIFORNIA BREED (album cover art pasted below) was recorded at Cobb’s Nashville studio and features equal co-writing credits among the three-man lineup. “It’s proper rock,” Hughes told ClassicRockMagazine.com (2/6), “but at the same time it’s very now. Andrew is as influenced by Mick Ronson as he is Jimmy Page.” “This kid is amazing,” says Bonham. “The first time we met I thought he looked like the white Jimi Hendrix. And he plays in the studio likes he’s onstage!” Glenn Hughes, 'The Voice Of Rock', is a true original, a legendary icon whose credits include Deep Purple and guesting with everyone from Black Sabbath to Earth, Wind & Fire — up to his most recent collaboration in rock supergroup Black Country Communion. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. That astonishing voice is Hughes' calling card. The legacy of Led Zeppelin lives on in Jason Bonham, British drummer and son of Zep's legendary John Bonham. He has inherited the best of his father's skills while mastering his own distinctive and dynamic technique. Jason has followed his own distinctive path over the years, fronting his own successful outfits like Bonham, and playing with Led Zeppelin, Foreigner, Heart and, most recently, movie composer Hans Zimmer. Andrew Watt is a soulful singer/songwriter & multi-instrumentalist whose high-energy aggressive style & creative spirit are synonymous with New York City. Hughes says: “I live in the moment, it’s all about NOW, California Breed is exactly where I live, breathe and where my freak flag flies.”

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Here’s the track listing for CALIFORNIA BREED’s self-titled debut album:

1. The Way
2. Sweet Tea
3. Chemical Rain
4. Midnight Oil
5. All Falls Down
6. The Grey
7. Days They Come
8. Spit You Out
9. Strong
10. Invisible
11. Scars
12. Breathe
13. Solo*

*Deluxe Edition includes “Solo” bonus track and a DVD including 2 video clips (“The Way” and “Sweet Tea”), plus documentary

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I love Glenn Hughes and have followed him since his Deep Purple days. Will definitely take a listen to this..a bit of BCC continued maybe..

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I love Glenn Hughes and have followed him since his Deep Purple days. Will definitely take a listen to this..a bit of BCC continued maybe..

With Bonham on kit? Yeah, I would think so. And I'm okay with that.

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I get they're trying to showcase this young kid, but I wish they didn't mix him right to the damn front. Lezbi honest, Glenn Hughes will always be the most talented artist on any project he's on, so just make sure you've got him mixed properly, and then work from there. I'll still probably check this out, but I'm hoping the rest sounds better.

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Didn't really listen to them much.

 

It's what you'd expect. Riffs, screaming vocals and press shots of Glenn Hughes with his mouth open.

 

I've given it quite a few more spins on the flight back from Phili to Munich and I really do like this one.

 

Sweet Tea, in particular, has me hooked.

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