Metal Storm logo
Smith/Kotzen - Second Album In The Works

Smith/Kotzen, a project featuring Iron Madien gutiarist Adrian Smith and former Poison / Mr. Big guitarist Ritchie Kotzen, released its self-titled debut album last March. In a recent interview with Metal Edge magazine's 'Another FN Podcast With Izzy Presley', both guitarists confirmed that a second album has already been written.

When asked about their current West Coast tour, Kotzen said: "What happened was it was all just by timing. Nathalie [Dufresne-Smith, Adrian's wife] and Adrian came into town, and Adrian said, 'Hey, we're gonna be there for a couple of months. You wanna write some more songs?' And we did get together and we did about seven things that are in the works; we have some demo stuff that are in the works. And then we started thinking, 'Man, we're here. Why don't we play?' Julia was in the house and we were talking about it. And it just kind of - boom. It just made sense. 'Let's go. Call Bruno.' And we put it together. It was real easy."

Smith said: "We started writing with a view to doing another album, and then we got sidetracked on dates. Like Richie said, we've got six or seven things. It's just taking where we left off with the EP - just writing as we do. I don't wanna change the world. I just wanna make good rock music. It's n there, and you've just gotta do it. You just have to do it, really. It's one of those things."

Band profile: Smith/Kotzen
Posted: 28.01.2022 by Metal God

Hits total: 218 | This month: 6