ROYAL HUNT/ex-BADLANDS frontman John West is currently at a New York studio recording vocal tracks to his next solo release, entitled Earth Maker, for a September 13th release through Japan's Yamaha Music Records and an as-yet-unspecified October date through Europe's Frontier Records. The full line-up of musicians appearing on the album is as follows:
John West - lead and backing vocals, lead guitars
Lonnie Park - keyboards, backing vocals
Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE) - lead guitars, backing vocals
Metal Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD) - lead guitars
Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD) - drums
Kevin Chown (ARTENSION) - bass
Also included on the album are special guest appearances by Andre Andersen (ROYAL HUNT) and Vitalij Kuprij (ARTENSION).