JEFF WATSON Talks About His Work On The New MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP CD

NIGHT RANGER guitarist Jeff Watson has elaborated further on his recent work on the latest MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) CD, "Arachnophobiac", telling Dinosaur Rock Guitar that "It all started a couple of years ago when Michael was in that studio doing a record for Mike Varney [Shrapnel Records]. At the time Michael borrowed a couple of guitars and an amp from me. I'd met him previously in Japan. We did some photos together. I was a big fan of Michael's when I was younger — it comes naturally with regards to that style. Anyway, I was up there with my girlfriend just tooling around. I wanted to show her the studio and Varney happened to be there. He approached me and said: 'Schenker's gone AWOL for a few days and we need to finish this album.' (Varney) wanted me to work on four songs. He said: 'Do you mind? I'll give you 36 hours to do them.' So I came down to my studio, plugged it in and played on four tracks. Without vocals I had no idea what I was doing. But evidently they did a real good job with the completed tracks later in their studio. I played between vocals that weren't there." Read the whole interview here.

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