TESLA guitarist Dave Rude was interviewed on the August 13 edition of "The Signals Of Intuition" show on 99.1 CJAM-FM. Topics discussed include Dave's early musical influences and career, auditioning for TESLA, recording "Real To Reel", "Forevermore" and TESLA's upcoming material, as well his new solo album, "The Key". You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.
Released on June 4 via Rat Pak Records, "The Key" is a 10-song, riff-laden extravaganza that captures the true spirit and essence of American rock and roll music.
Produced by Marc Kapetan, "The Key" showcases both Dave's solid guitar playing skills and unique songwriting ability. Along with bassist Marco Guzman, drummer Josh Schmidt and Dave's signature guitar style, this release offers up a straight-forward mix of hard-rockin' cuts that will satisfy any and all fans of the genre.
"The Key" track listing:
01. The Key
02. Yours To Hold
04. On My Own Again (featuring Troy Luckketta)
05. Iron Grip
06. Own The Night
07. Forgive Her
08. One Night, One Day
10. Charlie Mansion
The song "Yours To Hold" can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below.
TESLA's latest album, "Twisted Wires And The Acoustic Sessions", was released in July 2011 via Scarlet Records. The CD featured six songs that were recorded back in 2005 at bassist Brian Wheat's J Street Recorders studio — which also serve as the last recordings with original member Tommy Skeoch — and six newly recorded tracks, including acoustic remakes of songs from TESLA's entire catalog and two brand new songs, "Second Street" and "Better Off Without You".