Scottish rockers recall blazing studio rows with INXS star

July 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

SCOTTISH rockers Gun have recalled “a lot of friction in the studio” with INXS keyboardist Andew Farriss during the making of their poorly-received 1997 album, 0141 632 6326. Farris was brought on as producer for the album and guitarist Jools Gizzi tells the White Line Fever podcast: “Whatever songs we had, Andrew just came and disected them. “The demos were really up there. We just wanted him to add to the demos but he just went a complete left-field with it and then it caused a lot of friction in the studio – with myself especially. But Gizzi insists there are no bad feelings towards the 59-year-old. “It’s in the past,” [read on]

Great White guitarist: I was supposed to write with Doc Neeson

December 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

GREAT White guitarist Mark Kendall has revealed an abortive songwriting appointment with the late Doc Neeson of The Angels – before saying he’d love to see the Australian rockers included on a Monsters Of Rock cruise. The Californian band have two Angels songs in their set – “Face The Day” and “Can’t Shake It”. The two bands were brought together by New Zealand svengali Alan Niven, who also managed Guns N’Roses. Neeson died of brain cancer in 2014. “Wonderful band – we had a real good relationship with Doc, the late Doc Neeson. I was actually going to write with him one time when I was in England which ended up not [read on]

“People like to live in the past,” says Gun singer

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

GUN vocalist Dante Gizzi says some of the band’s fans will always live in the past when it comes to adjusting to his move from being bassist. Gizzi replaced Toby Jepson as the Scottish band’s singer in 2011; Jepson in turn had replaced Mark Rankin who was not involved when Gun reformed in 2008. “Obviously you do take on what people say but that’s their own decision,” Gizzi told the White Line Fever podcast. “People like to live in the past, that’s the problem. “But Gun is about now and about the future. “In the very beginning, taking the job – taking the reigns – of being singer in the band … it was always going to be [read on]