Joe Elliott’s Down N’ Outz Almost Finished New CD
March 4, 2010
Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott is almost finished recording with his new band Down N’ Outz according to guitarist Guy Griffin.
Griffin, best known for his work with the Quireboys, has told Sleaze Roxx, “We’ve almost finished a record and who knows from there. We’ve played with Mott The Hoople, doing songs that Mott The Hoople hadn’t done outside of Mott The Hoople like Ian Hunter and British Lions, that kind of stuff. Amazing songs that never would have been heard in this day and age, unbelievable songs. Joe Elliott really made an effort to get all these songs heard and we’ve pretty much finished an album. I just got one song over from Joe with his vocals on it and it sounds unbelievable. We recorded all the songs, we just send them over to Joe in Dublin.”
When asked what musical direction Down N’ Outz would be taking Griffin responded, “It’s open to whatever we want to do with it really. It’s a fun thing for all of us. Spike (Quireboys vocalist) has a part in the whole thing as well. It’s a side thing, and why not? What we have put on the record sounds amazing. It doesn’t sound like The Quireboys and it doesn’t sound like Def Leppard. It’s a cross between the two and Joe sounds amazing on it.”
Down N’ Outz are rounded out by drummer Phil Martini, keyboardist Keith Weir, bassist Ronnie Garrity and fellow Quireboys guitarist Paul Guerin.
The entire Guy Griffin interview can be viewed at http://www.sleazeroxx.com/interviews/guygriffin.shtml.
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