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Butchering the Beatles

Inmiddels de cd even binnengetrokken via de nieuwsgroepen en ook nu is de Beatles muziek niet mijn ding. Zelfs als Billy Idol het zingt kan ik het nog niet mooi vinden. Maar oordeel zelf maar, track 4. "Tomorrow Never Knows" – Billy Idol, vox; Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), guitars; Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne), bass; Brian Tichy (Billy Idol), drums
 
On October 24, 2006 Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the BIGGEST, the BADDEST, the HEAVIEST all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning producer/guitarist Bob Kulick and ace engineer Brett Chassen, "Butchering The Beatles" features 12 new, ass-kicking versions of The Beatles’ chart-topping hits including "Hey Jude," "I Feel Fine," and "Day Tripper," plus the more esoteric "Hey Bulldog," barked out by the legendary Alice Cooper and "Tomorrow Never Knows," uniquely interpreted by the iconic Billy Idol, alongside classic concept songs like "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" and "Magical Mystery Tour."

When asked by Guitar Player magazine what possessed him to go all metal on The Beatles, Bob Kulick stated that, "Beatles songs are the Holy Grail. They’re the best rock songs ever written. These new recordings are totally faithful, yet completely different. Billy Gibbons singing ‘Revolution’ or (Motorhead bassist) Lemmy singing ‘Back In The USSR’ are not exactly Paul McCartney or John Lennon. And of course, the guitar solo sections were lengthened to accommodate all the artists’ solo styles."

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