Advertisements

R.I.P. Sunset Strip Legend WILLIE BASSE (BLACK SHEEP)

NOTE: The contents of this post are dictated by the RSS settings of the originating site. We do not cut and paste and we strongly advise you to start your reading here: https://ift.tt/2CC8k17

What do SLASH, JAMES KOTTAK, GEORGE LYNCH, PAUL GILBERT, DJ ASHBA, RANDY CASTILLO have in common? They’ve all done intense music with metal pioneer, WILLIE BASSE!
Willie Basse passed away on October 29, 2018 of complications from cancer. Basse was 62. Basse was the frontman for Black Sheep which helped launch the career of guitarist Paul Gilbert of Racer X and Mr. Big fame.

Known for hosting wild parties at his North Hollywood rehearsal studio, he labeled his rock and roll lifestyle the “Sunset Strip Era”. Many of those stories are recounted in the “Tales From The Sunset Strip” podcasts. According to Basse, his office and printing press even supplied flyers to Poison, Warrant, Tuff, Jade, Bang Tango, Pretty Boy Floyd during that time.

Read on: https://ift.tt/2EP4XJS

Advertisements
About therealsteavis (250116 Articles)
Committed to the Three Rs - Rugby league, Rock & roll and the Road

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: