THE MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP - HEAVY HITTERS (cover album)
Released:
July 12th 2005

Label: Cleopatra CLP1503
Produced by: Bob Kulick and Brett Chassen
Mixed by: Bob Kulick and Brett Chassen
Recording by: Brett Chassen










TRACKS

All Shook Up (4:21)
Blood Of The Sun (3:52)
Doctor Doctor (6:07)
War Pigs (7:24)
I'm Not Talking (4:10)
Money (6:04)
Out In The Fields (4:25)
Hair Of The Dog (4:11)
I Don't Live Today (3:54)
Politician (5:10)




TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 49:38



Blackwell/Presley
Collins/Pappalardi/Collins
Mogg/Schenker
Butler/Iommi/Osbourne/Ward
Allison
Waters
Moore
Agnew/Charlton/McCafferty/Sweet
Hendrix
Brown/Bruce




























MUSICIANS

Michael Schenker
Joe Lynn Turner
Leslie West
Jeff Scott Soto
Tim Owens
Mark Slaughter
Tommy Shaw
Gary Barden
Paul Di'Anno
Sebastian Bach


guitars
vocals
    













Jeff Pilson
Rudy Sarzo
Marco Mendoza
Mike Inez
Tony Levin
Chuck Wright
Phil Soussan
Tony Franklin
Aynsley Dunbar
Simon Wright
Brett Chassen
Mike Baird
Vinny Appice
Eric Singer


bassguitar







drums

 













All cuts feature Michael Schenker on guitar.

All Shook Up
Vocals: Joe Lynn Turner (ex-DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW)
Bass: Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN, DIO)
Drums: Aynsley Dunbar (ex-WHITESNAKE, UFO)

Blood of the Sun
Vocals: Leslie West (MOUNTAIN)
Bass: Rudy Sarzo (DIO, ex-QUIET RIOT)
Drums: Simon Wright (DIO, ex-AC/DC)

Doctor Doctor
Vocals: Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, ex-YNGWIE M.)
Bass: Marco Mendoza (SOUL SIRKUS, WHITESNAKE)
Drums: Brett Chassen (BRET MICHAELS BAND)

War Pigs
Vocals: Tim Owens (ICED EARTH, JUDAS PRIEST)
Drums: Aynsley Dunbar (ex-WHITESNAKE, UFO)
Bass: Mike Inez (ex-OZZY, ALICE IN CHAINS)

I'm Not Talking
Vocals: Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER)
Drums: Aynsley Dunbar (ex-WHITESNAKE, UFO)
Bass: Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN, DIO)


Money

Vocals: Tommy Shaw (STYX)
Sax: Edgar Winter (EDGAR WINTER BAND)
Bass: Tony Levin (PETER GABRIEL)
Drums: Mike Baird (JOURNEY)

Out in the Fields
Vocals: Gary Barden (MSG)
Bass: Chuck Wright (QUIET RIOT, ALICE COOPER)
Drums: Brett Chassen (BRET MICHAELS BAND)

Hair of the Dog
Vocals: Paul Di'Anno (ex-IRON MAIDEN)
Bass: Phil Soussan (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE)
Drums: Vinny Appice (ex-BLACK SABBATH, DIO)

I Don't Live Today
Vocals: Sebastian Bach (ex-SKID ROW)
Drums: Eric Singer (KISS)
Bass: Tony Franklin (ex-THE FIRM, BLUE MURDER)

Politician
Vocals/Bass: Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN, DIO)
Drums: Brett Chassen (BRET MICHAELS BAND)


NOTE

Legendary rock producer and musician Bob Kulick (KISS, Meatloaf) adds guitar and production skills to the Michael Schenker Group's Heavy Hitters CD, which features an all-star lineup of musicians based around guitar virtuoso Schenker paying homage to their contemporaries. This 10-track powerhouse collection features an impressive lineup of artists showcasing their renditions of such classic songs as "War Pigs", "All Shook Up", "Money", "Doctor, Doctor" and "Hair of the Dog", to name just a few. "Michael Schenker and Heavy Hitters" track listing (all cuts feature Michael Schenker on guitar). Guest musicians include Sebastian Bach, Tommy Shaw, Tony Levin, Edgar Winter, Vinnie Appice, Aynsley Dunbar, Joe Lynn Turner, Gary Barden, Leslie West, Jeff Scott Soto and Rudy Sarzo, among others.


 

 

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