Guitar Heroes Line Up To Pay Tribute To Ailing Axeman
Swedish guitarist Tommy Denander has written a special song called "Jason" for inclusion on the second tribute album for former David Lee Roth axeman Jason Becker, who is suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrigs). As an added bonus, Denander has invited a very impressive list of friends to jam on the track, which will be featured on the Japanese version of the CD.
Among the musicians set to appear on the recording are the following:
Tommy Denander - rhythm guitar, keyboards
Tony Franklin (THE FIRM, WHITESNAKE) - bass
Jeff Watson (NIGHT RANGER)
Erkka Korhonen (URBAN TALE)
Carl Verheyen (SUPERTRAMP)
Sayit (PRISONER, JIM JIDHED)
Reb Beach (WINGER, ALICE COOPER, DOKKEN)
Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE)
Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS)
Marty Friedman (MEGADETH)
Michelle Meldrum (PHANTOM BLUE, MELDRUM)
Bruce Gaitsch (RICHARD MARX, MADONNA)
Christopher Cross (seven-time Grammy winner)
Bobby Messano (STARZ, FRANK & THE KNOCKOUTS, PETER CRISS)
Paul Nelson (LIEGE LORD)
Bill Leverty (FIREHOUSE)
A December release through Marquee Records is expected.
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