They are a new band, but members of Devil City Angels have an impressive musical pedigree. The group features L.A. Guns‘ Tracii Guns on guitar, Quiet Riot‘s Rudy Sarzo on bass, Poison‘s Rikki Rockett on drums and Brandon Gibbs on vocals. The band has teamed up with Loudwire to bring you the exclusive premiere of “All My People” from their self-titled debut album.
The song (listen above) is a groovy hard rocker with a catchy chorus that you’ll find yourself singing along to after the first listen. There’s a tasty solo from Guns and a potent groove from the rhythm section. Cinderella‘s Eric Brittingham played bass on the album, but Sarzo has since replaced him.
In a recent interview with Loudwire, Guns talked about how the band came together. “Rikki and I were a part of of The Ox and The Loon tribute concert in Los Angeles and we were put together in the same band to perform a couple of Who songs and we liked playing together so much that we decided to put a band together under the working name Guns N Rocketts,” Guns says.
“Rikki knew Brandon Gibbs and suggested we contact him for frontman duties and we were off to the races. Kenny Kweens was the first bass player we talked to and eventually it was Eric Brittingham that was playing with Brandon at the time in a band called Cheap Thrill that became our bass player.”
As for the song, Guns tells us, “‘All My People’ was the first track we recorded. It was about 80-percent finished when our singer Brandon brought it in to us. We freshened it up a bit, put the microphones in front of the band, and the moment we listened back, we all agreed we had something special in the chemistry of the band. It was a very positive moment in time. I suppose you could say this was the song that birthed Devil City Angels.”
Devil City Angels is set to be released on Sept. 18 via Century Media Records. Pre-order bundles are available at this location.
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