Before recording the debut album, LION appeared on two movie soundtracks. Kal Swan, who had played an active role in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal as the lead singer of TYTAN, decided to move from Britain to Los Angeles, California. Aldrich was asked why Lion never made a big splash in North America to which he replied: “We were probably a couple years too late I … Doug Aldrich Net - The Japanese fan website for the guitarist, Doug Aldrich Lion's roots began in 1983. An excellent demo tape, "Power Love", was made by this lineup. by John Kindred - Publisher -- Doug Aldrich’s career can be traced all the way back to Lion, the ‘80s hard rock band. Well let's see, Lion, a band featuring a british bloke called Kal Swan on vocals, an guy called Doug Aldrich on guitars, another guy called Jerry Best on Bass and finally Mark Edwards on drums. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. Adding to your cart. There he met  Mark Edwards, the drummer for STEELER, the band which featured the soon-to-be legendary Swedish guitar god Yngwie Malmsteen. Jerry Best would later re-appear in Freak of Nature, featuring former White Lion vocalist Mike Tramp; he also briefly toured with Dio in the late 1990s. Doug Aldrich Net - The Japanese fan website for the guitarist, Doug Aldrich English (UK) 日本語 (JP) English (UK) Search ... Home; Biography. Hänen aiempiin yhtyeisiinsä kuuluvat muun muassa Dio, Lion, Hurricane, Burning Rain ja Bad Moon Rising.Aldrich on julkaissut myös useita sooloalbumeja. A second LP, "Trouble In Angel City" was given an American only release. He is an actor and composer, known for Whitesnake: Love Will Set You Free(2011), Lion: Powerlove(1987) and Bad Moon Rising: Blood on the Streets(1993). Together Kal and Mark formed LION, and began making a demo tape. Doug Aldrich (rođen 19. februara 1964., Rali, Sjeverna Karolina) je Los Anđeleski hard rok gitarista, Od 2002. godine član engleske grupe Whitesnake.On je osnovao bend Burning Rain sa Keith St. John, 1998. godine, a kasnije je svirao sa bendovima Dio, Lion, Hurricane, House of Lords i Bad Moon Rising.Objavio je također nekoliko solo albuma. Before recording the debut album, LION … Lion was an American rock band, best known for the theme song in The Transformers: The Movie (1986), their debut song "Love Is A Lie" in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), and their songs "Never Surrender" and "Power Love" in The Wraith (1986). Bad Moon Rising was a rock band that rose to superstar status in Japan with a series of hard rock albums led by Scottish born vocalist Kal Swan (real name Norman Swan) and guitarist Doug Aldrich.. https://sleazeroxx.com/doug-aldrich-recalls-attorney-telli…/ Doug . The band would have to break up in order to cancel their contract with Scotti Brothers Records. LION / DOUG ALDRICH / KAL SWAN / BAND MAGAZINE FULL PAGE PINUP POSTER CLIPPING . At last, LION broke up on October 20, 1989. He hooked up with a drummer from another immerging metal force (A Rising Force you might say), a band called Steeler. A remastered edition was released in 2017 and included "The Transformers (Theme)" single as a bonus track. helmikuuta 1964) on yhdysvaltalainen hard rock-kitaristi.Hän on soittanut Whitesnake-yhtyeessä vuodesta 2003 asti. Condition: New. Scott Douglas MacLachlan - vocals; Rick Seratte – keyboards, programming, vocals He founded the band Burning Rain and has been a member of other famous groups over the years including Whitesnake, Dio, Lion, Hurricane, and House of Lords (to name just a few). Aldrich was asked why Lion never made a big splash in North America to which he replied: “We were probably a couple years too late I … The band, originally titled "Lyon," were formed in Los Angeles in 1983 after ex-Tytan vocalist Kal Swan (born Norman Swan) and former Lone Star guitarist Tony Smith relocated from Great Britain and teamed up with bassist Alex Campbell and drummer Mark Edwards, who had been in Steeler alongside Yngwie Malmsteen, and Third Stage Alert. Together Kal and Mark formed LION, and began making a demo tape. Doug Aldrich recently caught up with Mark Rockpit to talk all about The Dead Daisies latest single ‘Bustle and Flow’ and a the end of the interview talk turned to the 30th Anniversary of Hurricane’s ‘Slave to the Thrill’ album and also Doug’s former band ‘Lion’. In September, 1989, Mark Edwards was seriously injured when he fell from a cliff at a Palmdale, California motorcycle race . Wow is one word to describe these guys. Price: US $19.99. Doug Aldrich, född 19 februari 1964 i Raleigh, North Carolina, är en amerikansk gitarrist.. Aldrich spelade mellan 2003 och 2015 i hårdrockbandet Whitesnake och finns sedan 2016 i USA/AUS bandet Dead Daisies. As a long time fan of Doug’s band Lion I asked him if he still kept in touch with Kal? Discography: Dangerous Attraction, Trouble in Angel City. The band was unsuccessful in trying to secure an overseas release for the new album. Guitarist Doug Aldrich ( The Dead Daisies, Whitesnake, Dio, Hurricane, Lion) was recently interviewed by long-time Sleaze Roxx contributor Ruben Mosqueda for KNAC. LION TROUBLE IN ANGEL CITY LP RARE 1989 STILL SEALED DOUG ALDRICH KAL SWAN. Guitars: Douglas Aldrich Bass: Jerry Best Drums: Mark Edwards Additional Keyboards: Kevin Riddles (2), Guy Steiner (1) Background Vocals: Kal Swan, Douglas Aldrich, Jerry Best, Mark Edwards Additional Background Vocals: The Killer Bees, Victria, Cross and Tommy Orlando, Duane Baron, Warren Enter, Kevin (Skidz) Riddles Produced by LION The Wraith - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Transformers The Movie: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, "Tytan - Rough Justice (album review ) | Sputnikmusic", Artistic Transformations: Themes and Variations, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lion_(band)&oldid=994784546, Heavy metal musical groups from California, Articles needing additional references from November 2019, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 December 2020, at 14:44. In September of that year, Edwards suffered a broken neck after falling off a cliff while competing in a motorcycle race. He recorded albums with Hurricane and House of Lords before forming Bad Moon Rising with Lion vocalist Kal Swan. Doug Aldrich is a hard rock guitarist with a knack for playing in multiple rock bands through the years. Guitarist Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, Whitesnake, Dio, Hurricane, Lion) was recently interviewed by long-time Sleaze Roxx contributor Ruben Mosqueda for KNAC. The talented tag team of vocalist Kal Swan and guitarist Doug Aldrich guided the proud rockin' Lion through a ten song recording of straight-up, late '80s guitar-oriented rock 'n' roll throughout Trouble in Angel City. Personnel Lion. [1], In 1984 the group made its debut with "Love Is A Lie", a song on the Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter soundtrack. They contributed the track "Never Surrender" for the movie "The Wraith", and they did the title track for the animated movie "The Transformers". In 1985, Lion returned with Power Love, a six-song EP released only in Japan. Swan and Aldrich later teamed up with the band Bad Moon Rising along with former Hericane Alice members Jackie Ramos and Ian Mayo. Label: Scotti Bros. Records - BFZ 40797,Scotti Bros. Records - FZ 40797 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock Doug Aldrich - Guitars Jerry Best - Bass Mark Edwards - Drums. Add to Watchlist Unwatch. His next project was Burning Rain, which was formed with vocalist Dangerous Attraction is the debut album released by heavy metal band Lion. Aldrich also recorded with Hurricane, House of Lords, Burning Rain, Dio and Whitesnake. Lion disbanded a month later.[2]. Item Information. After beginning work on a demo, Swan and Edwards recruited guitarist Doug Aldrich and bassist Jerry Best(both of whom had previously recorded with the band Mansfield) to … 1 watched in last 24 hours. Born: Han har tidigare spelat med Dio, Lion, Hurricane, House of Lords, Burning Rain och Bad Moon Rising och har även gett ut flera album som soloartist. This accident effectively closed the chapter on LION. Five songs were recorded before Doug and Jerry came aboard, and the band decided on a 6 song EP for Japanese release only. The talented tag team of vocalist Kal Swan and guitarist Doug Aldrich guided the proud rockin' Lion through a ten song recording of straight-up, late '80s guitar-oriented rock 'n' roll throughout Trouble in Angel City. Add to cart . Mark Edwards was that drummer. The band, originally titled "Lyon," were formed in Los Angeles in 1983 after ex-Tytan vocalist Kal Swan (born Norman Swan) and former Lone Star guitarist Tony Smith relocated from Great Britain and teamed up with bassist Alex Campbell and drummer Mark Edwards, who had been in Steeler alongside Yngwie Malmsteen, and Third Stage Alert. Guitars: Douglas Aldrich Bass: Jerry Best Drums: Mark Edwards Keyboards: Pat Regan Background Vocals: Kal Swan, Douglas Aldrich, Jerry Best, Mark Edwards Additional Background Vocals: Gary Flacone, Scott MacLachlan, Vicki Seeger Produced by LION Lion is a hard rock band. Songs: Never Surrender, The Transformers (Theme) [bonus track], Lock up Your Daughters (Slade Cover), Love is a Lie, Powerlove.. Members: Jerry Best, Mark Edwards, Doug Aldrich, Kal Swan. Sign in to check out Check out as guest . Although the band had performed twice in Japan by that point, they were unable to work in the United States, due to record company and management problems. The original album was released in Japan as an import. Doug Aldrich is a Los Angeles-based hard rock guitarist. Much like their debut LP, Dangerous Attraction, Lion banged out big, bold, arena rock anthems, with Swan stamping each track with his rich pipes. Kal Swan - lead vocals; Doug Aldrich - guitars, backing vocals; Jerry Best - bass, backing vocals; Mark Edwards - drums, backing vocals; Additional. Details about LION TROUBLE IN ANGEL CITY LP RARE 1989 STILL SEALED DOUG ALDRICH KAL SWAN. See full bio». Both Kal Swan and Doug are ex-Lion members, whilst the rhythm team of bassist Ian Mayo and drummer Jackie Ramos had played in both Hericane Alice and Bangalore Choir. He founded the band Burning Rain … An excellent demo tape, "Power Love", was made by this lineup. Much like their debut LP, Dangerous Attraction, Lion banged out big, bold, arena rock anthems, with Swan stamping each track with his rich pipes. Doug Aldrich was born on February 19, 1964 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Doug Aldrich recalls attorney telling Lion members that they signed their “lives away” with record deal. Five songs were recorded before Doug and Jerry came aboard, and the band decided on a 6 song EP for Japanese release only. It contained re-recordings of the Power Love EP songs, a cover of the Slade song "Lock Up Your Daughters", and several new tracks. Doug Aldrich (s.19. After beginning work on a demo, Swan and Edwards recruited guitarist Doug Aldrich and bassist Jerry Best (both of whom had previously recorded with the band Mansfield) to complete the Lion line-up. Vocal:  Kal Swan Guitar:  Doug Aldrich Bass:  Jerry Best Drum:  Mark Edwards. And, LION is also the band that launched the career of guitarist Doug Aldrich, one of the most revered axe slingers around, a much valued collaborator and sidekick to legends such as the late, great Ronnie James Dio and David Coverdale, resulting in a 10-year stint with Whitesnake. Their next record, Trouble in Angel City, was released on the Grand Slamm label in 1989. ダグ・アルドリッチ (Doug Aldrich、1964年 2月19日 - )は、アメリカ合衆国 ノースカロライナ州 ローリー生まれのギタリスト。 現在はロサンゼルスを拠点として活動。 Bio; Bands. Doug Aldrich and Jerry Best, formerly of the band MANSFIELD, were recruited into the band in 1985. Free shipping and returns. Lion - Never Surrender (Doug Aldrich) (Guitar cover) - YouTube This LP featured 5 songs from the "Power Love" EP (the title track was excluded), along with 5 newly recorded songs. Doug Aldrich (* 19. února 1964, Raleigh, Severní Karolína, Spojené státy) je americký hard rockový kytarista, nejvíce známý jako člen skupiny Whitesnake od roku 2003.Hrál také ve skupinách Dio, Hurricane, Burning Rain, Lion, House of Lords, Bad Moon Rising. Doug Aldrich and Jerry Best, formerly of the band MANSFIELD, were recruited into the band in 1985. 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