Don Dokken Added To KISS Tribute Project
February 24, 2013
Don Dokken and Accept’s Mark Tornillo are the latest artists to sign up for the KISS tribute album ‘A World With Heroes’. Dokken will be covering the ’70s KISS classic “Cold Gin” while Tornillo will venture into KISS’ heavier ’90s sound with his cover of “Spit” from the ‘Revenge’ album.
Rock journalist Mitch Lafon is assembling some of the greatest rock musicians for an ‘A World With Heroes’. The album marks the 40th anniversary of KISS and pledges made through www.pledgemusic.com/projects/kiss40thtribute will be used to make this amazing tribute come to life and to benefit The Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Cancer Care hospice (Lafon’s father-in-law passed away there peacefully on January 4th, 2013).
Other songs and artists confirmed for ‘A World With Heroes’ includes Kill Devil Hill’s Rex Brown and Mark Zavon doing “Larger Than Life” from ‘Alive II’, former L.A. Guns’ frontman Chris Van Dahl doing “Hard Luck Woman”, Canadian metal icons Slaves On Dope performing “New York Groove”, Guns N’ Roses’ Bumblefoot singing “Detroit Rock City” , Firehouse’s Bill Leverty with special guest appearance by The Killer Dwarfs’ Russ Dwarf will handle “Deuce”, Great White’s Terry Ilous will cover the power ballad “Forever”, Doro Pesch offers a special 2013 version of “Only You”, Honeymoon Suite cover the mid-’80s ballad “Reason To Live”, Black Sheep’s Willie Basse will performed “I Love It Loud”, and one-time Gene Simmons Records’ signee Ron Keel will belt out “Rock N Roll Hell”.
Other tracks include “Unholy” featuring Russ Dwarf and Sean Kelly, Jeff Paris’ rendition of “Shout Mercy”, Phil Naro covering “Psycho Circus” and L.A. Guns frontman Phil Lewis performing “Master & Slave”. Little Caesar’s Ron Young will also contribute a vocal on a song to be chosen soon.
Lending their talents musically to ‘A World With Heroes’ are Whitesnake’s Doug Alrich (guitars), Slaughter’s Mark Slaughter (guitars), Tesla’s Troy Lucketta (drums), Cinderella’s Eric Brittingham (bass) and Jeff LaBar (guitars), and Brighton Rock’s Gary Fraser (guitars) and Tommy Denander.
To hear some great music, and to support an even better cause, pledge now at www.pledgemusic.com/projects/kiss40thtribute.
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