Leslie West,Joe Bonamassa, Billy Gibbons,Steve Lukather: Unusal suspects packed with great rock music and heavyweight guitar stars
Leslie West, Legendary guitarist and the founder of one of rocks most influential bands, Mountain, will release abrand new solo album, 'Unusual Suspects', on Monday September 19th.
The album features West alongside a hand-picked line-up of the world's finest guitar players; including Slash, blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa, Black Label Society front man and ex-Ozzy guitarist Zakk Wylde, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Toto's Steve Lukather.
Released by Provogue Records, the album follows the shocking news that, in late June, West underwent life-saving surgery, when his leg was amputated above the knee. While such an ordeal would surely deter lesserartists, West insisted on honouring the 'Unusual Suspects' album’s September release date and is gearing up for a US tour in October.
Read the full press release online here.
"These guys don't just show up to play on everybody's albums," says West on his special guests and the album's title. "They're all stars in their own right, and fantastic players - everyone with their own sound and style, about as far from the usual suspects as it gets."