Foundry is an American hard rock band from Las Vegas featuring vocalist Kelly Keeling (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Baton Rouge), drummer Marc Brattin, guitarist James Fucci, and special guest Scott Griffin (L.A. Guns, Sin City Sinners) on bass. Griffin and Jason Ebs (Ecotonic feat. AC/DC drummer Chris Slade) will share duties on bass. Musically, Foundry casts a sonic blend of old-school meets new with its own signature hard-rock sound and the legendary Steve Thompson platinum touch.
Self-titled debut album release “Foundry” is a 10-song hard rock record featuring vocals and lyrics by the indomitable Kelly Keeling. Keeling’s legendary vocal career spans efforts with Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Baton Rouge, Danny Koker’s fast-rising Count’s 77, Alice Cooper, Blue Murder, John Norum, Carmine Appice’s Guitar Zeus, Michael Schenker Group, Heaven and Earth, Erik Norlander, George Lynch, Dokken, and many more. The record boasts special guest guitar solos by Shrapnel Record’s Stoney Curtis, of the Stoney Curtis Band and Count’s 77, fronted by rock and History Channel’s reality TV star Danny Koker (Counting Cars).
The record was principally recorded at Vegas View Recording, under the auspices of veteran studio director Bobby Ferrari. Matt Breunig of The Killers engineered the record. Mastering reached the able hands of Maor Appelbaum, having mastered records for everyone from Judas Priest to Faith No More. Steve Thompson, renowned for 7 Grammys and 150+ platinum, diamond and gold records, from GNR’s “Appetite for Destruction” and Metallica’s “And Just for All,” to KORN’s “Freak on a Leash,” KISS and Soundgarden.
Foundry is currently booking its “Foundry – After Party” Tour, following Nickelback and The Pretty Reckless. Details to be posted on their website.
Photo by Julie Bergonz