White Wizzard Comments On Upcoming Album "Flying Tigers"
Los Angeles traditional heavy metal act White Wizzard, which recently announced the recruitment of new guitarist Jake Dreyer, is preparing to release the brand new album "Flying Tigers" on Monday, September 19th in Europe. The album will be released in North America on November 15th.
Ahead of the release of "Flying Tigers," White Wizzard bassist and mainman Jon Leon took some time to speak to Victor Ruiz of Mars Attacks Radio about the band's approach to writing the new album. Leon comments:
"I didn't go into Flying Tigers feeling like there was any debt to prove anything to anybody. Everything with me, with the writing of White Wizzard, has been pretty much a natural flow, and it's been exactly what I've been feeling at the time and what's come out of me - none of it's contrived. I'm just pretty much a Rush geek and an Iron Maiden geek that loves music, that finally got sick of compromising being in different bands and just decided to form this band not caring if ten people showed up, and I still write like that. I feel blessed that people have reacted so positively to White Wizzard; I'm really, really happy to see that something that I did just kind of on a whim, to form the band I wanted to form and make the music I want, has at least resonated with some people and hopefully it will continue to do so.
"I'm really just focused on myself and our fans, and anybody else that is judging us or feeling like we need to prove something to them, I really am not worried about. At the end of the day I'm very, very proud of this record and I think it's the best thing I feel I've ever done musically as an artist, and I feel like White Wizzard's continuing to progress and I'm progressing as a writer. It was a pleasure to make this record and it's definitely a very exciting time for me as far as what we're going to be putting out."
Source: Mars Attacks Radio
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