Former HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS Bassist Lands Solo Deal, Plans Late Summer Release
Former HOLE/SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf der Maur has reportedly inked a deal with Capitol Records for the release of her solo album, tentatively titled "Auf Der Maur".
The CD, which is being produced by MASTERS OF REALITY mainman Chris Goss at Stratosphere studios in New York City (owned by former SMASHING PUMPKINS guitarist James Iha), will feature guest appearances by Iha, former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-KYUSS axeman Josh Homme, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE bassist Nick Oliveri, A PERFECT CIRCLE/ex-MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE/ex-SCREAMING TREES singer Mark Lanegan, former HOLE/MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Samantha Maloney, ZWAN/ex-A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lenchantin, and other members of Melissa's side band THE CHELSEA. Goss recently reported, "This is the heaviest, coolest shit that I've heard in a long time." A late summer release is expected.
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