BLACK SWAN
“Shake The World” - UPCOMING

Genre: Hard Rock
Format: CD

Catalogue Number: FR CD 1012
Barcode: 8024391101223

Release Date: 14-02-2020

Vocalist Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group), guitarist Reb Beach (Winger, Whitesnake), bassist Jeff Pilson (Foreigner, The End Machine, ex-Dokken), and drummer Matt Starr (Ace Frehley, Mr. Big) have joined forces in BLACK SWAN


ALBUM DETAIL

BLACK SWAN

“Shake The World”

 

 

LABEL: Frontiers Music s.r.l.

 

FORMAT:

- CD (Jewel case)

CATALOG #: FR CD 1012

BARCODE: 8024391101223

 

- 2LP (180g, gatefold)

CATALOG #: FR LP 1012

BARCODE: 8024391101254

 

GENRE: Hard Rock

 

RELEASE DATE: February 14, 2020

 

 

Vocalist Robin McAuley (McAuley Schenker Group), guitarist Reb Beach (Winger, Whitesnake), bassist Jeff Pilson (Foreigner, The End Machine, ex-Dokken), and drummer Matt Starr (Ace Frehley, Mr. Big) have joined forces in BLACK SWAN, a new band project signed to Frontiers Records. Their debut album, “Shake The World,” an aptly titled album if ever there was one, is a delightful romp of powerful hard rock that is not simply the sum of its parts, but a powerful rock ‘n roll machine.

 

Tracked at Pilson’s home studio in LA, “Shake The World” is a showcase of both the musical talents of the instrumental players in the band as well as McAuley’s powerful voice. The four members got Black Swan off the ground by exchanging ideas back and forth and then bringing all the songs together. The final result is something fresh, very heavy, but still intensely melodic and it’s certainly not Dokken, nor Winger or MSG, but it’s own unique animal. As an example, one of the songs was written by Jeff Pilson right after seeing the QUEEN movie 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. "I came home and I sat down at the grand piano and pretty much wrote exactly the chorus that we have, just coming straight [from] the movie. It is a bit QUEEN-like."

 

"It's amazing, incredible music,” continues Pilson "Wait until you hear everybody's playing and singing. It's beyond — way beyond."

 

“Shake the World” is a killer slice of melodic hard rock/metal from seasoned players who have gelled musically. Whether you are fan from “back in the day” or brand new to the scened and just diving in, this album is essential listening!



TRACKLIST

1. Shake The World

2. Big Disaster

3. Johnny Came Marching

4. Immortal Souls

5. Make It There

6. She's On To Us

7. The Rock That Rolled Away

8. Long Road To Nowhere

9. Sacred Place

10. Unless We Change

11. Divided/United

LINEUP

Robin McAuley- Lead Vocals and Background Vocals

Reb Beach- Guitars and Background Vocals

Jeff Pilson- Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Keys and Background Vocals

Matt Starr- Drums and Percussion

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