PAUL STANLEY, ALICE COOPER, UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER To Guest On New PUSHKING Album

According to Deucenews, Paul Stanley (KISS), Alice Cooper, Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, ALCATRAZZ, MSG), Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH), Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) and Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE) are among the guest musicians who will appear on the forthcoming album from Rusian rockers PUSHKING, to be released before the end of the year.

One of Russia's most popular metal/rock bands, PUSHKING has released over 15 albums. The band's new CD, "Pushking - Duets", will contain 19 songs covering PUSHKING's entire discography since 1996 and featuring contributions from some of "the greatest vocalists and musicians" from the world rock scene.

The album's producer, Fabrizio Grossi, stated about the project, "I was intrigued by the level of their musicianship and the very open approach they have to their music. Their music includes all the great ingredients of my favorite '70s bands, with QUEEN, ZEPPELIN and PURPLE on top of it. The record it's going to be a concept album and along with the band, there will be lots of great guest stars."

"Pushking - Duets" will feature appearances by the following musicians, among others:

* Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) on the songs "Why Don't You?", "Private Own", "Tonight" and "Kukarracha"

* Eric Ragno

* Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN) on the song "Heroin"

* Joe Bonamassa on the song "Tonight"

* Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL) on the song "Blessing Traveller"

* John Lawton (URIAH HEEP) on the song "Blessing Traveller"

* Alice Cooper on the song "Trouble Love"

* Keri Kelli (ALICE COOPER) on the song "Trouble Love"

* Jeff Scott Soto (JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) on the song "I Believe"

* Eric Martin (MR. BIG) on the songs "Open Letter to God" (also known as "Christina Talks to God") and "Kukarracha"

* Steve Lukather on the song "Kukarracha"

* Matt Filippini on the song "Private Own"

* Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH) on the songs "I Love You" and "My Simple Song"

* Graham Bonnet (ALCATRAZZ, MSG, RAINBOW) on the songs "God Made Us Free" and "Kukarracha"

* Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on the songs "Head Shooter" and "Kukarracha"

*Udo Dirkschneider (ACCEPT, U.D.O.) on the song "Nature's Child"

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