NEW BAND: KXM – George Lynch (Dokken), Doug Pinnick (Kings X) Ray Luzier (Korn)

I was pretty stoked to see this interesting lineup. Special thanks to my Metal buddy Pat for sharing this with me.

In this introductory trailer the band describes how they came together, the meaning behind the name “KXM” and give us a glimpse into their stellar songwriting ability as they perform the song “Gun Fight” from their upcoming full length release (title/release date TBA) on RatPak Records.

I’ve always been a King’s X and George Lynch/Dokken fan, not-so-much Korn, but I do like Ray’s drumming and interesting beats. Being hailed [of course] as a “super group” by their label and the usual marketing machines, I was skeptical at first as many such groups fail to deliver when they are performing outside of their main band. As they say, it “looks good on paper” but sometimes the chemistry is just not there when high-caliber players get together to actually make some music. I have to report though that is not the case here and I loved what I heard.

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