Patina is definitely more in line with the bluesier Badlands style while retaining some of the heavier more modern trappings of the last album.
Starting at the O2 Academy Islington on June 6, the run of dates included support from Syron Vanes and Jupiter Falls.
Jake E. Lee and Red Dragon Cartel Ignite Mexicali Live in Teaneck NJ!
Jake E Lee Burns Down NAMM Jam 2014
Having said all that, I still like the album after a few spins. The songs I loved instantly were “Feeder,” “Slave,” “Big Mouth,” and “Redeem Me.” And again, musically, though it’s significantly heavier than what one would be accustomed to from Lee (and at times a bit more modern than my personal tastes typically go for,) it’s an excellent album.
Stripped Down TV recently conducted an interview with 3 DAY CRUSH, a Las Vegas-based rock band featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, Sydney Levine on drums and vocals, and Johnny Rocker from THE BUDDY MILES BAND on bass.