Episode 19 – Artist Feature – Damon Johnson Of Black Star Riders
I am very excited to have a very talented singer, songwriter, guitarist, and my friend Damon Johnson of Black Star Riders as my guest on this weeks episode of The Noize Faktory. Damon is also the frontman for Brother Cane, Slave To The System, and played guitar for Alice Cooper and John Waite, as well as being a member of the country rock act Whiskey Falls. And that is just scratching the surface.
This is the first show that I have done were we had to add a 4th hour because of the vast group of songs and projects that we discussed and covered.
Black Star Riders are about to hit the road in Europe to support their debut CD, and continue on the legacy of Thin Lizzy. In the meantime Damon has been busy doing Brother Cane shows as well as solo gigs here in the States. He shares some great stories with us that span his now 25 year plus career, and he does it all with class.
We play you some new songs from the Black Star Riders, lots of the hits from Brother Cane, and an unreleased track that you will not hear anywhere else, even Damon didn’t have a copy of this one! We have tracks that Damon co-wrote and appeared on from Sammy Hagar, Red Halo, Alice Cooper, Whiskey Falls, and a track that he co-wrote that Santana did with Steve Tyler on vocals.
I hope that you guys enjoy this show and interview as much as I did putting it together. Damon Johnson is someone that rock music fans should all be aware of, and supporting.
Thank you Damon for spending the time with me and sharing so many great stories, and I hope that you enjoyed this trip through your career as much as the audience will.