Friday, April 30, 2010

Jani Lane - Back to one (2002)

Jani Lane (born John Kennedy Oswald, February 1, 1964 in Akron, Ohio) is an American recording artist who was the lead vocalist and songwriter for the glam metal band Warrant.

Jani Lane left Warrant in March 1993, following the release of the band's critically acclaimed record Dog Eat Dog. He returned to the band in September 1994, helping the band to secure a new record with Tom Lipsky of CMC International.

Lane would continue to show his writing diversity, when Warrant released Ultraphobic in 1995 with the guitar ballad, "Stronger Now". Then, in 1996, Warrant released the more experimental, yet catchy, Belly to Belly.

Due to personal and business disagreements, Lane left Warrant in 2004. In January 2008, the band's agent, The William Morris Agency issued a new photograph of the band with Lane prominently featured, confirming his return to the band. It was the first time that all original members had been in the band since 1992. The band's first show with all original members was in May of 2008 in Nashville. Warrant then performed a series of shows during the summer of 2008, but by September 2008, Warrant issued a statement saying the band would move forward without Jani Lane fronting the band. He was replaced with ex-Lynch Mob singer Robert Mason.

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Jani Lane - Back Down to One (2002)
A Solo album by Jani Lane after he left warrant. Released 2002.

* Jani Lane: Lead Vocal
* Matt Cleary: Guitars
* Mark Matthews: Bass
* Adam Mercer: Drums
* Dave Brooks: Backing Vocal

Tracks: [links updated Jan 2012]
01. Funny (Kelli, Lane) 2:55
02. Better Than You (Kelli, Lane) 3:16
03. Nothing (Kelli, Lane) 3:09
04. How a Girl (Matt Cleary, Kelli, Lane) 3:42
05. Back Down to One (Kelli, Lane) 3:48
06. Hooked (Kelli, Lane) 2:49
07. Oh Yeah (Kelli, Lane) 3:09
08. Don't Trust Me (Kelli, Lane) 2:38
09. Twilight (Kelli, Lane) 3:06
10. 6 Feet Under (Kelli, Lane) 2:45
11. Sick (Kelli, Lane) 3:13

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Vernon Reid - Mistaken Identity (1996)

Vernon Reid (born August 22, 1958) is a British-born American guitarist, songwriter, composer and band leader. Best known as the founder and primary songwriter of the heavy metal band Living Colour, Reid was named #66 on Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

Critic Steve Huey writes, "[Reid's] rampant eclecticism encompasses everything from heavy metal and punk to funk, R&B and avant-garde jazz, and his anarchic, lightning-fast solos have become something of a hallmark as well."

Reid is best known for leading Living Colour. Early versions of the group formed in New York City in 1983, but the personnel solidified in 1985-86, and Reid led the group for about another decade.

Among the highlights: a double platinum-selling debut album Vivid, released in 1988; its gold-certified successor, Time's Up, released 1990; two consecutive Grammy Awards in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance; opening for the Rolling Stones' 1989 "Steel Wheels" tour; and appearing on the first Lollapalooza tour in the summer of 1991. Living Colour released Collideøscope in October 2003 on Sanctuary Records and "The Chair in the Doorway" in September of 2009 on Megaforce Records.

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Vernon Reid - Mistaken Identity (1996)
The debut solo album of American guitarist and Living Colour-member Vernon Reid, released in June 1996 on Sony Music-imprint label 550 Music. It features contributions from his backing band Masque, and production was handled by Reid, hip hop producer Prince Paul, and jazz producer Teo Macero.The album's title was inspired by Reid's experience with cultural identity in his life.

01. CP Time
02. Mistaken Identity
03. You Say He's Just A Psychic Friend
04. Who Are You [Mutation 1]
05. Lightnin'
06. The Projects
07. Uptown Drifter
08. Saint Cobain
09. Important Safety Instructions! [Mutation 2]
10. What's My Name
11. Signed Fictitious
12. Call Waiting To Exhale [mutation 3]
13. My Last Nerve
14. Freshwater Coconut
15. Mysterious Power
16. Unborne Embrace

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Yngwie Malmsteen - Live in Leningrad.1989 DVDRip

Yngwie Johann Malmsteen (English pronunciation: /ˈɪŋveɪ ˈmɑːlmstiːn/ ING-vay MAHLM-steen; born Lars Johan Yngve Lannerbäck on June 30, 1963) is a Swedish guitarist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and bandleader. Malmsteen became notable in the mid-1980s for his technical fluency and neo-classical metal compositions, often incorporating high speed picking with harmonic minor scales, diminished scales and sweep picked arpeggios. Four of his albums, from 1984 to 1988, Rising Force, Marching Out, Trilogy, and Odyssey, ranked in the top 100 for sales.

Malmsteen is best known for his extremely fast shred guitar solos and Neo-classical style of playing. He favors the harmonic minor scale, and often uses diminished arpeggios and phrygian scales and draws an influence from Bach and Beethoven. In an interview, Malmsteen confessed that his regular use of harmonic minor was because in the 1980s he was trying to move away from the blues-based pentatonic scales that "everybody else was using".

In late 1982 Malmsteen was brought to the U.S. by Mike Varney of Shrapnel Records, who had heard a demo tape of Malmsteen's playing. He had brief engagements with Steeler, for their self-titled album of 1983, then Graham Bonnet's Alcatrazz, for their 1983 debut No Parole from Rock 'n' Roll, and the 1984 live album Live Sentence. Malmsteen released his first solo album Rising Force in 1984, which featured Barrie Barlow of Jethro Tull on drums. His album was really meant to be an instrumental side-project of Alcatrazz, but it contained vocals, and Malmsteen left Alcatrazz soon after the release of Rising Force.

Rising Force won the Guitar Player Magazine's award for Best Rock Album and was also nominated for a Grammy for 'Best Rock Instrumental', achieving #60 on the Billboard album chart. Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force (as his band was thereafter known) next released Marching Out (1985). Jeff Scott Soto filled vocal duties on these initial albums. His third album, Trilogy, featuring the vocals of Mark Boals, was released in 1986. In 1987, another singer, former Rainbow vocalist Joe Lynn Turner joined his band. That year, Malmsteen was in a serious car accident, smashing his Jaguar E-Type into a tree and putting him in a coma for a week. Nerve damage to his right hand was reported. During his time in the hospital, Malmsteen's mother died from cancer. In the summer of 1988 he released his fourth album, Odyssey. Odyssey would be his biggest hit album, mainly because of its first single "Heaven Tonight". Shows in Russia during the Odyssey tour were recorded, and released in 1989 as his fifth album Trial By Fire: Live in Leningrad.

* Yngwie J. Malmsteen: Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Bass Pedals and Vocals
* Joe Lynn Turner: Vocals
* Barry Dunaway: Bass
* Jens Johansson: Keyboards
* Anders Johansson: Drums

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01- Liar
02- Queen in love
03- Deja Vu
04- Far beyond the sun
05- Heaven Tonight
06- Dreaming (Tell me)
07- You don't remember, I'll never forget
08- Guitar solo Trilogy suite Op 5 spasebo blues
09- Crystal ball
10- Black star
11- Spanish castle magic

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