KING'S X singer/bassist Doug Pinnick recently spoke to Billboard.com about his current projects, which include a new solo album, a new KING'S X album with '80s metal vet Michael Wagener producing, a project with ex-WINGER guitarist Reb Beach and a much-discussed/yet-to-be-released project with PEARL JAM bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Mike McCready.
"I can't wait until it comes out, it's been taking so damn long," Pinnick told Billboard.com about the Ament/McCready recordings. "So what's left with this record is that whenever we can all get the time again, we're going to get back together. [Drummer] Richard [Stuverud] is going to finish up his background harmonies, we'll put the shakers on and all the little things and fix anything that we feel we don't like."
"There's a couple of things I'd like to re-do; a couple of words that didn't come out very clear," he continued. "That'll take maybe a week to get together and work all that out. And then we're done. I don't know what the plan is — where we're going to put it out or who's going to do it. I'm leaving it up to Jeff because he's the man with the clout, so he can do whatever he needs to do with the record."
As for the KING'S X record, Pinnick describes the still-untitled disc as "A cross between 'Dogman' and 'Gretchen [Goes to Nebraska],' I think. Those are the two records that we feel really truly represent us. It came out great — even Michael was so excited. He got goose bumps on several songs, and he said he doesn't get that often."
Here is the track listing for the upcoming KING's X album (in no order):
02. Where Do You Go
04. Open My Eyes
06. Sooner or Later
11. Be Bop
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