In a thrilling union of hard rock legends, Jack Russell and Tracii Guns, joined by Johnny Martin, Shane Fitzgibbon, and Alessandro Del Vecchio, announce the inception of RUSSELL / GUNS. This powerhouse collaboration heralds a new era in Los Angeles hard rock, promising a fusion of stellar vocals, catchy riffs, and contemporary hard rock vibes.
The duo is set to release their upcoming studio album, ‘Medusa,’ on January 12th, 2024, via Frontiers Music Srl. The announcement is accompanied by the release of the first single, ‘Next In Line,’ showcasing Jack’s exceptional vocals and Tracii’s trademark clear and catchy riffs. It serves as the inaugural glimpse into the musical prowess of RUSSELL / GUNS in the realm of contemporary hard rock.
In expressing his thoughts on the collaboration, Tracii Guns remarked, “Jack is one of the greatest rock voices of our generation. It’s a total honor to play guitar on this record.”
For Jack Russell, this project signifies a highly anticipated return to recording and new music, marking seven years since the release of ‘He Saw It Comin” with Jack Russell’s Great White. Rather than dwelling on the past, Jack eagerly embraces the future, embarking on a collaborative journey with the rejuvenated creativity of Tracii Guns.
‘Medusa’ explores a common thread between the bluesy power and heavy energy of their celebrated material and roots, infused with a fresh, energetic drive and modern metallic production. Jack Russell shared his enthusiasm about the album, stating, “It was so great making a record with Tracii! Initially, I had my reservations about making this record, but in the end it kicks ass. I’ll play with Tracii anytime!”
‘Medusa’ is not just an album; it’s a testament to inspired artistic integrity and a shared commitment to rock’n’roll from two extraordinary rock stars of the 80s and 90s. Get ready to witness the resurgence of iconic sounds and a bold new chapter in the annals of hard rock history.
|‘Medusa’ Track List:
1) Next In Line
2) Tell Me Why
3) Coming Down
4) Where I Belong
5) For You
6) Give Me the Night
7) Living A Lie
8) In And Out of Love
10) Back Into Your Arms again
11) I Want You