SIMON WRIGHT: Audio Interview Available

On January 21, 2009, Jason Saulnier of the "GTMO" (Good Time Metal Oldies) radio show conducted an interview with legendary drummer Simon Wright (DIO, AC/DC, UFO). The 19-minute chat is now available for streaming below.

Wright recently took part in the recording sessions for the new RHINO BUCKET album, "The Hardest Town", due on May 5 via MVD Visual and Acetate Records. The CD was produced by Stefan Sigerson, who previously worked with RHINO BUCKET on its last album, "And Then It Got Ugly", in 2006.

Wright will join powerhouse American heavy metal vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) for his upcoming summer tour in support of Owens' first solo album, "Play My Game". The rest of the band will include Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) on guitar, John Comprix (BEYOND FEAR, RINGWORM) on guitar, and David Ellefson (MEGADETH, F5) on bass. So far, only one date has been confirmed: Sweden Rock Festival, which will take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden.

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