Originating from Flint, Michigan in 1969, Grand Funk Railroad is the top selling American rock group of the '70s. Mega-hits We're An American Band, I’m Your Captain/Closer To Home, Locomotion, and Some Kind Of Wonderful still receive continuous airplay on Classic Rock radio. The high-energy Grand Funk Railroad, known as “The American Band,” includes original founding members Don Brewer (vocals and drums, writer and singer of the multi-million selling hit, We’re An American Band) and bassist Mel Schacher, “The God Of Thunder."
Joining Don and Mel are true “All Stars” singer Max Carl a rock veteran from 38 Special, lead guitarist Bruce Kulick formerly of KISS and keyboardist Tim Cashion who has played with Bob Seger and Robert Palmer.
Grand Funk Railroad laid the groundwork for such bands as Foreigner, Journey, Van Halen and Bon Jovi with its signature hard driving sound, soulful vocals, muscular instrumentation and forceful pop melodies. The fact that Grand Funk’s legacy still reigns over the Classic Rock landscape forty-five years after its 1969 birth in Flint, Michigan is a testament to the group’s influence and staying power.
Baltimore super-group Johnny Chill was breathed into life by Crack The Sky's resident boy-wunderkind John Palumbo. Plucking vital personnel from both his present and past, Johnny Chill features current Crack The Sky bassist Dave DeMarco, former CTS drummer John Tracey and guitarist Jeff Bober, whose company East Amplification builds amps for the world's premiere guitarists.
Crack The Sky fans have always been an adventurous lot; all white knuckles holding on for dear life with each new twist and turn the band offers. Now Johnny Chill goes back to the future to offer fans a revisionist's rewrite of Crack The Sky's history…beloved, classic Crack The Sky hits like "Ice", "White Music" and "Suspicion" reimagined by John Palumbo with a fresh, bold musical facelift and injected with steroids.
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