The Dead Daisies have released their third single ‘It’s Gonna Take Time’ and will start talking up the band on Australian television this week.
‘It’s Gonna Take Time’ is “a personal view on the world we live in today,” says lead singer and co-founder Jon Stevens.
According to Jon, “we’re all running around on this planet consuming everything in our path. There are so many distractions, that the simple things in life, we don’t seem to have time for anymore? Is it just me? Everyone seems to be in a rush nowadays. This song is about stopping for a minute and identifying what is really important in your life! Simple really, but hard to do in this day and age! I hope whoever hears this song, will leave all their other distractions at the door, turn up the volume and Rock Out!”
Stevens started The Dead Daisies with former Red Phoenix, Mink guitarist David Lowy who also doubles as the band’s aerial chauffeur. Lowy is a licensed and in between cities and countries flies the plane. Richard Fortus hitched a ride with Lowy out of New York to Australia over this past weekend.
Fortus is the next longest serving member of the band. He is also the guitarist in Guns N’ Roses. Dizzy Reed of Gun N’ Roses plays keyboards for The Dead Daisies, Macro Mendoza from Black Star Riders/Thin Lizzy is back with the band after The Stones bass player Darryl Jones filled in for him on the last tour. John Tempesta, drummer for The Cult is the newest member of the band.
For the first time ever, The Dead Daisies will perform club and pub dates across Australia, including A Day On The Green.
The Dead Daisies dates
Thurs 6/02/14 The Gov – Adelaide, SA
Fri 7/02/14 The Old Mill – Hahndorf, SA
Sat 8/02/14 Annie’s Lane DOTG – Clare, SA
Sat 15/02/14 Rochford Wines DOTG – Yarra Valley, VIC
Sun 16/02/14 Esplanade Hotel – Melbourne, VIC
Fri 21/02/14 Taronga Zoo – Sydney, NSW (with Jimmy Barnes)
Sat 22/02/14 Bateau Bay Hotel – Bateau Bay, NSW (with Jimmy Barnes)
Sun 23/02/14 Oxford Arts Factory – Sydney, NSW
Tues 25/02/14 Country Club Showroom – Launceston, TAS
Wed 26/02/14 Wrest Point Showroom – Hobart, TAS
Fri 28/02/14 Albury SS&A Club – Albury, NSW
Sat 1/03/14 Mulwala Water Ski Club – Mulwala, NSW
See The Dead Daisies on TV
The TODAY Show on CH9 on Tuesday 4th at either 8.40 or 8.50am. This will be an acoustic performance of Washington with Jon, Marco, Dizzy & Richard
On Wednesday 5th The Morning Show on CH7 at 10.50am. This will be an acoustic performance of Washington with Jon, Marco, Dizzy & Richard
On the Daily Edition CH 7 airs from 2pm with Marco & Jon. Interview & acoustic outro.
Watch the David Lowy Noise11 interview
Watch the video on Noise11.com: David Lowy, The Dead Daisies
Watch the Jon Stevens Noise11 interview
Watch the video on Noise11.com: Jon Stevens, The Dead Daisies
Watch the Richard Fortus Noise11 interview
Watch the video on Noise11.com: Richard Fortus, The Dead Daisies
Watch the Dizzy Reed Noise11 interview
Watch the video on Noise11.com: Dizzy Reed, The Dead Daisies
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