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Renaissance Rock Orchestra - The Ice Age Cometh


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From Escape Music:

Gregg Fox comes from a very talented and musical background. He started playing piano at just 5 years old and then into his teens he discovered rock music. Gregg has always loved classical music and the sound of symphonies / orchestras and, indeed, played violin in his high school years.

The influence of Deep Purple, ELP, Jethro Tull and Yes guided Gregg to his niche in the world of music and these bands along with Led Zeppelin became his inspiration. Gregg was originally in a Seattle based Prog rock group called Icarus and they recorded music in the vein of Kansas, Styx and Yes, where he met guitarist Howard Leese and worked with him for some time.

After taking a break from music at the start of 2000 he started writing music in 2007 that would form the basis of the RRO and after playing with huge rock musicians like Carmine Appice, Paul Shortino, Chris Slade and Doug Aldrich he was inspired to form the RRO and write two records with Mikey Bones, who has sadly passed since.

“The Ice Age Cometh” is the latest recording from RRO and it is a fantastic symphonic / rock orchestral recording that fans of the Trans Siberian Orchestra would relate to. This really is a tremendous opus full of grand moments and excellent compositions.

Release Date: 26th May 2023
Catalogue No: ESM376

Track List:
1. In My Lovin’ Arms 5:28
2.The Ice Age Cometh  6:57
3. Here We Are Again 4:53
4. Secrets In The Sand 7:33
5. Circus Life  5:04
6. My Lonely Heart  6:19
7. The Universal Dance  6:44
8. J.S. Rock 4:06
9. A Song Of Hope 7:31
10. The Author Of Mystery  5:06
11. Long Live Rock And Roll  5:08

Musicians are:
Gregg Foxx (Miley Cyrus/Beggars & Thieves / King Kobra / Vargas/ Bogert & Appice / Quiet Riot/ Paul Shortino / and legendary drummer Carmine Appice)
Robin McAuley (Survivor / Michael Schenker Group) vocal
Mark Boals ( Yngwie Malmsteen / Ted Nugent Dokken) vocals
Alan White (Yes) Drums,
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Billy Idol / Dead Daisies) Drums
Michael James Romeo (Symphony X) guitar,
George Lynch (Dokken / Lynch Mob) guitar
Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns n Rose’s) guitar.
Tony Franklin (Blue Murder / The Firm / Kate Bush / Whitesnake) Bass
Greg Smith (Ted Nugent / Billy Idol / Blue Oyster Cult / Alan Parsons /Alice Cooper / Glen Fry) Bass


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