GLENN HUGHES: New IOMMI Collaboration Will Compete With VELVET REVOLVER, AUDIOSLAVE

In a recent interview with MelodicRock.com, legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) spoke in greater detail about his new collaboration with BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi, which also features Kenny Aronoff (ex-JOHN MELLENCAMP) on drums. The trio have cut 13 tracks, all produced by Bob Marlette, who worked on Tony's first solo album ("Iommi") in 2000 and the BLACK SABBATH "Reunion" album in 1998, and whose recent productions with SEETHER and SHINEDOWN are currently in the U.S. Billboard charts.

Commented Hughes: "What we have here is one hell of a focused record. This is Iommi's best work. Riffs, songs…just blow-your-mind-type stuff. I told Tony it was his best work since BLACK SABBATH. It's one hell of a record….and when you here it you will know what I'm talking about. 'The DEP Sessions' was well received, we call that the appetizer for what's coming. The whole rock industry took a shine to us working together again. I'm going to do at least 80 shows solo this year and Tony and I will tour the world on this record. It's an album for me that will compete with VELVET REVOLVER and AUDIOSLAVE."

Download Hughes' entire interview with MelodicRock.com in five parts at this location.

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