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Alcatrazz – Release Title Track ‘Born Innocent’ on Album Release Day

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Born Innocent, the highly anticipated full-length from heavy metal legends ALCATRAZZ is out now via Silver Lining Music and available at this location.

The hard-hitting, melodic heavy metal band ALCATRAZZunleashBorn Innocent, their first studio venture since 1986’s Dangerous Games.  Alongside the unique vocal prowess and range of star frontman and founding member GRAHAM BONNETBorn Innocent also features fellow founding members JIMMY WALDOand GARY SHEA.  Debuting on Born Innocentis the latest of the illustrious ALCATRAZZguitarists to bring their extreme six-string talents to the band, with Boston-based Berklee College of Music Assistant Professor of Guitar, and one-man metal impresario JOE STUMP.

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Mixed and mastered by ANDY HALLER,Born Innocent also sees former stars from BONNET‘s long career making guest appearances, from CHRIS IMPELLITTERI, who wrote the music and played all guitars on the arpeggio-powered ‘Born Innocent’ with BONNET’s vocals soaring to old-school heights, and BOB KULICKwho wrote and laid down guitar for ‘I Am The King’. Virtuoso Japanese guitar maestro NOZOMU WAKAI-a new invitee to the party- similarly wrote and played guitars on the double-kick steel-plated Irish warrior ode ‘Finn McCool’, while STEVE VAIwrote ‘Dirty Like The City’.

Meanwhile, ‘Something That I Am Missing’ and ‘Warth Lane’ were written by -and feature the guitar work of- Italian six-string hero DARIO MOLLO, with RIOTbassist DON VAN STAVERNplaying bass on the title track, ‘Polar Bear’, ‘Finn McCool’, ‘London 1666’, ‘Dirty Like The City’ and ‘Paper Flags’.  Add D. KENDALL JONES’ writing and guitar work on ‘We Still Remember’ and even a quick solo by another new invitee to the ALCATRAZZmega-sound, ANNIHILATOR’s JEFF WATERSon ‘Paper Flags’ (the second one to be precise), and it’s clear that studio ALCATRAZZ2020 is one giant piece of rock for sure.

“Born Innocent” is crisp and classic hard rock, sometimes reminiscent of MSG, sometimes
Rainbow and surprisingly often of old Alcatrazz, a good mixture of routine and courage for
new ideas. Respect!” – DEAF FOREVER

“Alcatrazz revive their sophisticated melodic hard rock with “Born Innocent”

“Heavy Rock with impressive power and melodic song-writing”

Alcatrazz sound better and more powerful than ever” – ROCK IT

“This album is without a doubt one of the highlights of Graham Bonnet’s career for me and is
a very hot contender for the title “Album and Comeback of the Year”!” – HARDLINE

“Born Innocent is a fantastic comeback” – FIREWORKS MAGAZINE

“Born Innocent is a hell of a solid rock release” / “an essential purchase for any guitar loving fan” – METAL PLANET MUSIC

“Possibly the best Alcatrazz album of all time” / “we get a small glimpse into Bonnet’s softer side with resolution in an almost Beatles-esque conclusion to an almost-perfect album.”
– V13

“Thick riffs, epic melodies” / Bonnet himself is nothing short of flawless” – BATTLEHELM

ALCATRAZZ’s Born Innocentis available to stream and in CD digipak at this location.

Born Innocent Track Listing:
1.   Born Innocent

  1. Polar Bear
  2. Finn McCool
  3. We Still Remember
  4. London 1666
  5. Dirty Like The City
  6. I Am The King
  7. Something That I Am Missing
  8. Paper Flags
  9. The Wound Is Open
  10. Body Beautiful
  11. Warth Lane
  12. For Tony

Graham Bonnet – Vocals
Joe Stump – Guitars
Jimmy Waldo – Keyboards
Gary Shea – Bass
Mark Benquechea – Drums

Produced by Giles Lavery and Jimmy Waldo
Mixed, mastered and edited by Andy Haller

Follow Alcatrazz on:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGrahamBonnet
YouTube: https://bit.ly/2xIuSAc
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KoAaDs

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