John Corabi Joins the Dead Daisies for New Album and Tour
Corabi is contributing vocals to the Daisies' upcoming second album, titled Revolucion, which is due out in June and takes the inspiration for its title from the group's recent visit to Cuba — the first time a Western band had performed for the island nation since diplomatic ties were restored with the U.S. late last year.
He'll also be a new addition to the lineup for the Dead Daisies' 2015 tour, which is scheduled to take them on the road with Kiss for a pair of legs — first in the summer, for a dozen dates in Europe, then again during the fall in Australia, where sessions for Revolucion are reportedly now under way.
"The Dead Daisies have been an absolute blast for me so far. The guys are all great musicians, and also incredibly easy to work with," Corabi tells Classic Rock Magazine. Keyboardist Dizzy Reed adds, "John loves deep-sea shark fishing. Passionate about it. He’s also a wiz with a motorcycle helmet and baseball bat. We are making a new record together. It’s gonna rock!"
Corabi's Dead Daisies commitments come on the heels of a solo tour that found him performing 1994's Motley Crue LP in its entirety, and should keep him busy prior to the project he's lining up with Crue guitarist Mick Mars for 2015.
According to Corabi, once Mars wraps up Motley Crue's final tour at the end of the year, the onetime bandmembers could reunite in the studio and on the stage. "As soon as he’s done doing this next tour, Mick and I have had some discussions about possibly going in and doing some writing together and doing a record, and maybe going out and doing some shows," he revealed in a recent interview. "So, we’ll see how that works."
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