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609 Union by Union


Mayhem Records
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Curt Coumo
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What happens when former members of KISS and Motley Crue make a hard rock record in 1998? We drop the needle on the self-titled debut.

Author & Special Guests

Bruce Kulick, a member of KISS from 1984 to 1996, and John Corabi, a member of Motley Crue from 1992 to 1997, joined forces to form Union with capable players Jamie Hunting on bass and Brent Fitz on drums. The songwriting style Corabi brought to Crue is evident from the first track "Old Man Wise," which combines classic hard rock riffs with melodies and vocals that fit well into 90s alternative and grunge, such as Alice In Chains. What helps make this something more than just another album is the small touches - the harmony vocals from all members paired with clean and unfussy production that serve the songs well.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Old Man Wise
  • 13:56 - Around Again
  • 20:20 - October Morning Wind
  • 28:40 - Let It Flow
  • 39:26 - Pain Behind Your Eyes
  • Outro - Get Off My Cloud

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