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Video: Pushking / It’ll Be OK Featuring Nuno Bettencourt & Billy Gibbons

January 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Daily Music News

On February 1st, Russian band Pushking will be releasing The World As We Love It, the band’s star-studded new album. The first video from the project, “It’ll Be OK,” also features ZZ Top’s Billy F. Gibbons and Extreme axeman Nuno Bettencourt.  Check it out below.  The Fabrizio Grossi directed clip finds Pushking vocalist Konstantin “Koha” Shustarev trading verses with Gibbons, while Bettencourt lays down one of his signature guitar solos towards the end of the track.

The World As We Love It also includes guest appearances from Paul Stanley (Kiss), Steve Vai, Udo Dirkschneider (Accept), Steve Lukather (Toto), among many others.

Gary Cherone of Extreme

May 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Interviews

In 2008, after 13 years apart, Extreme reunited for their ‘Take Us Alive’ world tour, which covered 75 cities and a handful of continents in support of their latest release “Saudades de Rock”.  On the last night of the tour in their hometown of Boston, the band took the stage in front of a sold out crowd at The House of Blues to record what would become their “Take Us Alive” live dvd/cd release that came out this week (May 4th).

The band in its current line-up (Gary Cherone on vocals, Nuno Bettencourt on guitar, Pat Badger on bass and Kevin Figueiredo on drums) took the energy of the entire tour, bottled it and let it all out on stage that night in true Extreme fashion– forever captured for Extreme fans to enjoy for years to come.

Committed to making new music and not just a one time “reunion” tour, Extreme is already working on new music and looking forward to sharing it with their fans in the future.  A few years ago “the future” of Extreme didn’t seem like much of a possibility but a lot can change in a year!

I recently had a chance to talk to frontman Gary Cherone about the band reuniting, their recent tour with RATT and “Take Us Alive”.

Interviewed by:  Roger Scales

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