FIRST BORNEthe band that includes Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Adler and MEGADETH bass participant james lo menzohas simply launched one other new single, “Intercontinental Champions”. As was the case with “Dangerous Issues” and “One Of A Type”, which had been made out there in September, and “Lifeless Rats”, which got here out in October, the newest monitor was independently produced by the band — additionally that includes soft-shred pioneer Myrone (guitar) and rising-star vocalist Girish Pradhan —with mixing and mastering by longtime collaborator Gene “Machine” Freeman.
When “Dangerous Issues” and “One Of A Type” had been launched, Adler had this to say concerning the new singles and the trajectory of FIRST BORNE: “We have made good use of the time. For the subsequent year-plus we might be releasing a track a month, beginning right here and now with a one-two-punch. I am thrilled to be in a inventive partnership that may do absolutely anything. Appears like enjoying in ‘God Mode’ on guitar / Band Hero. It is a ardour mission and it is enjoyable for us to share. Say in. Or do not. See you subsequent month!”
Myrone added concerning the ethos of the group: “No Labels, No Administration, NO GODS, NO MASTERS!!!!”
FIRST BORNE‘s self-titled debut EP got here out in 2020 and marked Adler‘s first devoted band launch since his departure from MEGADETH and LAMB OF GOD. It included 5 songs and two lyric movies. The EP represented a number of years of devoted introspection and refined effort to the concept of a heavy and constructive message.
As could be anticipated, Adler he selected his band-mates on this endeavor meticulously. Not too way back, Adler shared the stage throughout the Center East with lomenzo in HAIL! Previous to that, lomenzo and Adler orbited one another for years touring collectively on excursions crossing the globe. The connection was inevitable. Adler and Myrone started collaborating in early 2019 after Myrone observed Adler‘s e-mail deal with hooked up to a bandcamp gross sales notification e-mail. Adler had been a fan of Myrone‘s expertise for years prior and as quickly as they linked, it was sport on.
An opportunity assembly in India, nearly a second residence to Chris After eight visits, was the spark wanted to type the worldwide group FIRST BORNE and for Chris to return to the studio. Adler met and shared the stage with Pradhan throughout a six-week clinic tour of India within the fall of 2019. After the primary present of the clinic tour, Adler instantly known as Myronenoting he’d “struck gold” of their seek for a singer for the then-unnamed mission.
Girish Pradhan is the glue that united FIRST BORNE. Pradhan on vocals represents an nearly unprecedented worldwide collaboration.
Pradhan is a longtime and well-known recording and touring artist in India and resides in Bengaluru. his band GIRISH AND THE CHRONICLES made worldwide headlines with their album “Rock The Freeway” and music movies “Rock ‘N Roll Is Right here to Keep”, “Identification Disaster” and “Rock The Freeway”.
Talking on his expertise creating with FIRST BORNE, Myrone defined: “Each single a part of this expertise has been extraordinarily surreal for me. girish is without doubt one of the finest metallic vocalists on the planet, Chris is without doubt one of the most influential drummers of the final 25 years, and JLO can play something from MEGADETH to john fogerty to motown and every part in between. I can not imagine I get to share house on a .wav with them.”
Myrone is a Los Angeles-based producer/guitarist who pioneered the “gentle shred” style. In the previous few years, he has launched a number of albums and two EPs of instrumental guitar music and racked up hundreds of thousands of Spotify streams. Along with his personal recordings of him, he has collaborated with Rivers Cuomo (WEEZER),SZA, little boots, michael christmas and deaton chris anthony. Extra lately, Myrone was Guitar #1 within the LA manufacturing of “Rock Of Ages”the Twenty ninth-longest operating present in Broadway historical past.
lomenzo is a veteran touring/recording musician since his multi-platinum band WHITE LION within the Nineteen Eighties. Lomenzo is without doubt one of the most in-demand rock bass gamers on this planet. His checklist of credit contains WHITE LION, Zakk Wylde‘s BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/PRIDE & GLORY, MEGADETH, Jerry Cantrell, david lee roth, SLASH’S SNAKEPIT, LYNCH MOB, FREHEY’S COMET and extra. He formally rejoined MEGADETH as a touring member final 12 months and have become an official member this previous Could.
lomenzo had this to say about his collaboration inside FIRST BORNE: “I first met Chris in 2006 on MEGADETH‘s ‘Gigantour’. I used to be enjoying bass with MEGADETH on the time. watching Chris on that tour, I recall being struck by the creativity, velocity and energy of his drumming with LAMB OF GOD. In distinction, I discovered him to be a delicate, considerate soul. Years later, I had the chance to lastly play with Chrisperforming within the Center East with the all-star metallic band HAIL! We had a good time. Right now, Chris talked about he was wanting ahead to exploring making all types of music. I urged he hold me in thoughts. Subsequent factor I do know I am being launched to Myrone by way of a demo that Chris forwarded to me. I used to be instantly drawn to the music. Myrone‘s guitar is uniquely untethered to anybody type. He is a superb and succesful amalgam of traditional rock, new and traditional metallic. girish on prime of all this had me shocked! A hovering, highly effective voice that whereas uniquely his personal, conjures photos of the best singers of metallic, blues and traditional rock. His voice by him is a robust, emotional automobile to tell by way of his heartfelt and socially acutely aware lyrics by him. To my ear, the mix of all this musical expertise is splendidly distinctive and completely acquainted.”
Adler added: “I have been extremely lucky in my inventive endeavors. From the beginning, I sought out the most effective gamers I may discover to work alongside. It has been an unbelievable journey that’s clearly not over. Some issues have modified. This is probably not precisely what individuals anticipate from me proper now, and I am conscious and embrace that. It is time for one thing new. I am having a platform to current one thing necessary, true and collaborative. Creating FIRST BORNE Beckons cohesiveness as a mission assertion. This isn’t about being mad on a regular basis, egos or fabricating polarizing drama. ‘That is proper’ is now my alarm clock. girish, Myrone and James have the precise locker room mentality of ‘kill ’em all! however let’s be sure everyone seems to be okay and having a kick-ass time’ that I attempt to carry to every part I do. FIRSTBONE is the results of all of my experiences, each constructive and unfavorable, and I am happy with what we’re doing collectively.”