KING'S X To Release New Album In 2022; "Sonically, It's A Masterpiece," Says DUG PINNICK
October 12, 2021, 2 weeks ago
Legendary bassist and King’s X frontman, dUg Pinnick, is gearing up to add another highlight to his storied career, releasing his fifth solo album, Joy Bomb, on October 15 via Rat Pak Records.
In a new interview with Sonic Perspectives, Pinnick talks up the new album, and reveals that King's X are soon to release a new album.
Says Pinnick: "Yeah, in 2022. It’s done as we just mastered it. It was recorded 100% analog except for ProTools. It was mixed and mastered on analog equipment, and sonically it’s a masterpiece! This is Kings X White album! It’s like The Beatles album with different sounds all over the place and sonically excellent."
Read more at Sonic Perspectives.
The upcoming Joy Bomb album is dUg’s first solo album of new material since 2013’s Naked and features thirteen brand new tracks. Joy Bomb is available for pre-order in various configurations on all formats here.
“Joy Bomb is a collection of tunes I've been writing for the last two years,” dUg says. “The pandemic has made me go deeper into myself and how to deal with everything and everyone in a new way. These songs are all about truth the way I see it, and I'm thankful that at 71 I can still make music that hopefully matters. Joy Bomb is my latest offer.”
From the charging rhythms of album opener “Jon Boy” all the way through the barnstorming closing track “Making Sense Of The Bones,” dUg proves that age is nothing to him and provides an album packed with the groove, swagger, and soul that he has honed and perfected over his extensive career. dUg’s ability to combine a multitude of his influences into one seamless offering is on full display, tapping into everyone from Rage Against The Machine to Sly Stone to Black Sabbath. “A Long Way From Home,” “Like A Wolf,” and “The Poison” show why dUg is still one of the best in metal and rock, while “I Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Social Distancing,” and “Long Live Love” exemplify his ability to think outside the box and expand his range.
Joy Bomb tracklisting:
"A Long Way From Home"
"I Can’t Fight This Feeling"
"Like A Wolf"
"Love And Fear"
"Long Live Love"
"Making Sense Of The Bones"
"Like A Wolf" (Reprise)
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