SKID ROW has launched the music video for its newest single, “The Gang’s All Right here”. The track is the title observe of the band’s new studio album, which can be launched on October 14 by way of earMUSIC.
“By the followers, for the followers!” is the mantra for this video, as SKID ROW known as upon its loyal and devoted fanbase to assist create the video by submitting reside footage and pictures from SKID ROW‘s current 2022 live shows, in addition to behind-the-scenes rehearsal moments. The video is a testomony to the facility SKID ROW has each on and off stage, in addition to the chemistry inside the band and with their followers.
“‘The Gang’s All Right here’, for me, represents the brotherhood of this band,” says guitarist Scotti Hill. “And with the addition of [new singer] Erik [Grönwall], our bond is extra stable than ever. Our followers have all the time been a part of the household, so when it was time to shoot a video, we handed the digital camera work over to them. In any case, they’ve the very best perspective to seize the joy of a SKID ROW present.”
“I am so fucking psyched to lastly launch this video! This video is by the followers, for the followers. A giant shout out to all of the followers who made this video occur. Thanks!,” says Grönwall.
SKID ROW recorded most of “The Gang’s All Right here” in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Nick Raskulinecz, who has beforehand labored with FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR, HALESTORM, EVANESCENCE, RUSH and ALICE IN CHAINS, amongst many others.
Grönwall joined SKID ROW in January because the alternative for ZP Theart, who had been within the group for greater than six years. Theart performed his ultimate gig with SKID ROW in February earlier than being formally given the boot.
Grönwall was a member of the Swedish exhausting rock band H.E.A.T. with whom he recorded 4 studio albums — “Deal with The Nation” (2012),“Tearing Down The Partitions” (2014),“Into The Nice Unknown” (2017) and “H.E.A.T II” (2020) — earlier than exiting the group in October 2020.
Grönwall was identified with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in March 2021. Six months later, he introduced that he was most cancers free after receiving a bone marrow transplant in August. “Some nameless great human being someplace on the earth donated his/her blood cells in order that I may get a second likelihood at life,” he advised Headbangers Way of life in January. “Generally I can simply get tears in my eyes after I give it some thought. It is so lovely that one one that will not be related to me in any manner wished to try this for me. He/she would not know that the blood cells have been for me. It is fully nameless.”
Final September, Grönwall launched his cowl model of “18 And Life” by way of all streaming platforms.
In 2018, Grönwall debuted within the U.S. for 10 million viewers in NBC‘s reside broadcast of Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s and Tim Rice‘s musical “Jesus Christ Famous person”. Together with John Legend, Alice Cooper, Sara Bareilles and others, Erik performed the important thing function of Simon Zealotes.
SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan just lately advised Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station about Grönwall‘s addition to the band: “Simply the best way he does issues and his work ethic is one I’ve by no means seen apart from the 4 of us which are already within the band. He simply would not cease till he will get issues completely proper. Whether or not it is his model, what he thinks is correct, or what we expect is correct, he works exhausting — he works exhausting. And you may see why he had the success he did abroad as a result of he is a extremely, actually hard-working singer that takes care of his instrument and that takes satisfaction in his craft.”
Rachel additionally mirrored on SKID ROW‘s first reside efficiency with Grönwall, saying: “Truthfully, dude, from the minute he opened his mouth… His timing is impeccable. We knew it was gonna be cool. And every present has gotten even higher, ‘trigger we’re studying one another’s rhythm on stage. After I walked away from that present, I stated to Erik, I am going, ‘This was present one. I can not anticipate present 100. It is gonna be superb.'”
Bolan beforehand talked about how Erik got here to hitch SKID ROW throughout an look on the most recent episode of SiriusXM‘s “Trunk Nation L.A. Invasion”, recorded simply hours earlier than SKID ROW‘s first efficiency with the Swedish singer. “We toured collectively. H.E.A.T. was on tour with SKID ROW. What yr was that? ’18? And we would hear him each evening from the dressing room,” he stated. “And a few instances, I used to be, like, ‘Man, take heed to this man sing. He is phenomenal.’ After which, I overlook who advised me, somebody that was with us, ‘Yeah, he received ‘Idol’ in Sweden.’ And I used to be, like, ‘Man, he is obtained pipes.’ And I used to be listening. Then I went behind the monitor board a few instances. And in my head, I am, like, ‘Wow! When SKID ROW has some downtime, I am gonna get in contact with this dude and begin a facet venture with him.’ And clearly, that by no means occurred. However as time went on and we obtained to the purpose to the place we have been with ZP and stuff, Erik was our first… I advised Snake, I am going, ‘We have gotta test this man out.’ And together with Snake and the remainder of the blokes, and Nick, our producer, Nick Raskulinecz, have been, like, ‘He is the man, man. Ship him some songs.’ So we despatched him some songs that we have been recording, simply with a information vocal on it, and it got here again about 24 hours later, and we have been, like, ‘All proper. He is the man. Get him on a airplane. Let’s do that.'”