Nos deja Wayne Kramer (MC5) a los setenta y cinco años

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“Heavy Lifting” announced, which will be MC5's final album

Years before his recent death, Wayne Kramer had commented that there would be a final album of MC5. What we couldn't imagine was that it was a job that Kramer would not see in his life.

Wayne Kramer He passed away last February at the age of seventy-five, but that album that he had talked about months ago and of which we still did not have details was pending. A few months later he also died. Dennis “Machine Gun” Thompson, MC5 drummer also at the age of seventy-five. But both, in the company of luxury guests, had already recorded that new album that will finally be released next October.

“Heavy Lifting” In this way, it will be MC5's posthumous album and will be released by EarMusic on October 18. Produced by Bob Ezrin (Alice Kooper, Pink Floyd, Kiss), the album will include thirteen songs – co-written between Kramer and Brad Brooks – of which you can already listen to “Boys Who Play With Matches”. It will be the first work to appear as MC5 since “High Time”which was released in 1971.

On the album we will find collaborations such as those of Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine), Slash (Guns N' Roses), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Tim McIlrath (Rise Against) and others.

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