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LITA FORD Announces New Bassist

Bassist Marten Andersson (STEELHEART, LIZZY BORDEN, LYNCH MOB) will be part of Lita Ford on stage for all of her upcoming 2022 tour dates. Andersson replaces longtime Lita bassist Marty O’Brien who lately turned the touring bassist for DAUGHTRY.

Lita mentioned: “Marten brings to the stage a sound and high-energy dynamic model of bass guitar taking part in like a freight prepare hauling thunder by way of a hurricane.”

Andersson added, “For these of you who have not heard, Yessss I’ve certainly joined the Lita Ford band. I’m tremendous excited to hitch these superior musicians and sort souls: Lita Ford, Patrick Kennison, Bobby Rock, and the good workforce round them. Cannot watch for the upcoming tour dates and to get out and rock!”

He added: “My particular because of my expensive buddy and very long time Lita bass participant Marty O’Brien for making this transition really easy and clean. Good luck in DAUGHTRY brother. I’ll in fact miss my STEELHEART bros (and all you Steeles on the market) however I’m planning to remain in your lives and I do know STEELHEART will proceed to slay with out me and be higher then ever.”

Marty mentioned: “Welcome to the Lita Ford household; Marten Andersson on the bass! Not solely a implausible bass participant, but additionally an amazing man and an expensive buddy of mine! #MartenRules.”

Lita lately accomplished recording her long-awaited new solo album. The follow-up to 2012’s “Residing Like A Runaway” was as soon as once more helmed by guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who contributes some guitar taking part in to the disc, alongside the remainder of Ford‘s backing band, which continues to include guitarist Patrick Kennison and drummer Bobby Rock.

In January 2021, Lita informed SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation With Eddie Trunk” that her new album accommodates “a few of the greatest guitar taking part in” she has heard “in a long time.” She added: “And I am not blowing smoke up my very own ass, however Gary and I simply nailed it with the guitar taking part in on this document.

“I am an enormous fan of individuals like Dick Wagner and Steve Hunter from Alice Cooper‘s ‘Welcome To My Nightmare’. I imply, there’s some actually nice duo guitar gamers — [JUDAS PRIEST‘s] Glenn Tipton, Okay.Okay. Downing… These guitar gamers do not exist anymore — they simply do not exist. Should you wanna hear them, it’s important to return in time somewhat bit and dig them up into your favourite library, favourite music catalog. However I believe Gary and I actually nailed it on this subsequent document. It is, like, oh my God. I am crying — I am simply, like, crying listening to these things. It is so badass.”

Ford‘s final launch was 2016’s “Time Capsule”, a set of songs that had been recorded by Lita prior to now, however by no means earlier than made accessible.

Six years in the past, Lita launched an autobiography, “Residing Like A Runaway: A Memoir”, through Dey Avenue Books (previously It Books),an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.


Marten brings to the stage a sound and excessive…

Posted by Lita Ford on Friday, Could 20, 2022

Welcome to the Lita Ford household; Marten Andersson on the bass! Not solely a implausible bass participant, but additionally an amazing man and an expensive buddy of mine! #MartenRules.

Posted by Marty O’Brien on Friday, Could 20, 2022

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