Held Hostage : “Great America Rock” CD & Digital 20th June 2022 FireRock Music Group. USA Heavy Metal band.
After the world-acclaimed last album ‘Epic’, featuring the guest singer Tom Ripper Owens. The band decided to pursue the great vibe and please the fans but releasing a live album. While Tom is still a guest singer, one song is released with Joe Lynn Turner on the vocals. You can read the interview with Tom Collier in The Metal Mag in which he talks about the reasons for those choices.
Amazing composer, Tom is creating great songs that keep the eighties Heavy Metal touch alive. A one man band who has great back up musicians to spread great tunes. The addition of Tom Ripper gives a special touch that emphasizes the album.
A powerful and melodic album to keep your mind focused on those songs, a great moment Held Hostage is giving you that will stick to your mind. Get ready to be surprised by the band.
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Influences ranging from Great White, Dio, Twisted Sister, Alice Cooper, Guns ‘n Roses, Neil Turbin to name a few.
“When I was writing the music to The Master. I wanted to create what I called and iconic guitar riff that as soon as you heard it you went wow what a great riff. I called Scott Gregg (rhythm guitarist) at like 6 am in the morning and said hey get over to my house I got this great riff I am turned into a song. He came over and was like yeah I love it. Then I finished all the music to the song. I had a theme of addiction but had not named the song. At rehearsal Scott came up with the name The Master. TOM”
A great team work, amazing musicians. No doubt Held Hostage is creating worldwide music sensation! Twelve songs with special guest Bassist Mike Lepond (Symphony X, Ross The Boss),
An album that will stick in Heavy Metal history, you must own this masterpiece 100/100.