Jesse Damon (known to many as the front-man of Silent Rage), has a brand new solo album set for release on April 22nd. It’s called ‘Southern Highway’, and will be his sixt solo effort. Some years ago, I reviewed Jesse Damon’s solo album ‘Temptation In The Garden Of Eve’ (read my review), and I’ll definitely be checking out this new release.
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Silent Rage front man Jesse Damon is set to release his brand new solo album, Southern Highway, on April 22, 2016. Released by On Fire Records, the album was produced by Paul Sabu. This is his sixth solo effort and features 10 brand new studio tracks. As Jesse puts it, “Southern Highway is a melodic driven southern rockin’ hell of a good time!”
Known for his infectious hooks and hard rocking melodic sensibility, Jesse has redefined his sound this time around infusing a southern blues style straight out of Nashville while still maintaining the highest caliber melodic style his fans know and love.
Jesse has built quite a resume with a career that spans over 3 decades. With Silent Rage he released 4 albums including the Simmons Records / RCA Records release “Don’t Touch Me There/” The album spawned the MTV Headbanger’s Ball favorite “Rebel With a Cause.” He’s worked quite a bit with Gene Simmons and the KISS camp as well. He received a gold album award for co-writing “Thou Shalt Not” on the “Revenge” album. With his band Silent Rage, he performed the music for “Reason For Livin'” from the Gene Simmons “Sex Money Kiss” release. Also with Silent Rage, he plays on the demo version of “Domino” from the 2001 KISS box set. Along with appearances on soundtracks and appearing as a guest vocalist on several other artists’ releases, throw in 6 solo albums and he’s built up a respectable discography.
2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of Silent Rage’s debut album “Shattered Hearts.” There have been talks of “doing something special for the fans,” and when those plans have been solidified, they’ll be announced.