MOTÖRHEAD Guitarist's PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS: 'Welcome To Hell' Video
January 5, 2018
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS (formerly PHIL CAMPBELL'S ALL STARR BAND),the band featuring MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell alongside his sons Todd, Dane and Tyla, plus vocalist Neil Starr, has released a video for its new single, "Welcome To Hell". The song is taken from PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS' debut album, "The Age Of Absurdity", which will be released on January 26 via Nuclear Blast.
"The Age Of Absurdity" was recorded at Rockfield Studios and Longwave Studios in Wales and produced, engineered, and mixed by Romesh Dodangoda. The record was then passed over to the acclaimed Abbey Road Studios in London for mastering.
Commented Phil Campbell: "I am really excited for the fans to hear our debut record. Every part of the process was done in Wales, from the writing, to the recording and even the artwork!
"The album title, 'The Age Of Absurdity', was inspired by the crazy world we live in today. The world to me seems to be a bit of a theater show, so the album artwork idea just seemed to fit so well with the whole concept and album title."
Added Starr: "Writing and recording this album was a lot of fun. We got to record at Rockfield Studios where so many great artists had been over the years — it really was inspirational. Hearing the blistering riffs that the Campbell family seem to churn out effortlessly made me ensure I pushed myself to the limits when writing the melodies and lyrics. It's an album that I, and the rest of the band, are very proud of and can't wait to share it with the world!"
"The Age Of Absurdity" track listing:
01. Ringleader 02. Freak Show 03. Skin And Bones 04. Gypsy Kiss 05. Welcome To Hell 06. Dark Days 07. Dropping The Needle 08. Step Into The Fire 09. Get On Your Knees 10. High Rule 11. Into The Dark 12. Silver Machine (HAWKWIND cover feat. Dave Brock of HAWKWIND)*
* only to be included in the first pressing of the CD version of the album
The cover art was created by Matt Riste and can be seen below.
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS' last release was a digital-only live EP, "Live At Solothurn", which came out in June 2017.
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