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Bonerama – Bonerama Plays Zeppelin

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Songs from the greatest rock band of all time done by the greatest trombone band of all time!

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“From the first notes of this record, which will also be available on vinyl, you know you’re in for something special.”Jay Mazza, The Vinyl District

“20 years of making music together has brought forth a worthy take on the Led Zeppelin songbook.  A worthy listen.”All About Vocals

“The world is overcrowded with reverent tributes to tired classic-rock material, but Bonerama’s all–Led Zeppelin album isn’t one of those. It’s full of audacious arrangements that turn the classic tunes every which way, yet remain entirely true to the Zeppelin spirit.” – Brett Milano, OffBeat Magazine

“Bonerama is viewed by some as one of the most genuine, unique and interesting bands to come from the Crescent City, incorporating brass, funk, soul, rock, blues and alternative into their one-of-a-kind sound. Three trombones, plus sousaphone, guitar and drums all deliver powerful sounds that you have to hear to believe.”Relix Magazine

Included in “New Orleans Jazz Fest 2018: The 7 Best Things We Saw” – Rolling Stone

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Album Description

Anybody who’s been to a Bonerama live show is no stranger to the band laying down some funked-up, brassy renditions of classic rock songs. Fans of those moments are in for a treat, because the band is gifting the world an album of nothing but Led Zeppelin covers. Bonerama Plays Zeppelin is exactly what you think it is, a collection of your favorite songs from the greatest rock band of all time covered by the greatest trombone band of all time. If you have any doubt that a Trombone-centric band can really rock, pick a tune at random from this release, and be defied. Whether it be the lava-hot vocals on “Black Dog”, the distorted wah-wah trombone replacing the traditional guitar on “In My Time of Dying”, or even a surreal lightning-fast sousaphone solo on the funkified version of “Heartbreaker,” Bonerama proves they can rock with the best of them.

Known the world over for its incendiary live performances, Bonerama has been bringing its specialized brand of New Orleans music to the masses for over 20 years. Bonerama is currently comprised of Mark Mullins (trombone, electric trombone and lead vocals), Craig Klein (trombone and lead vocals), Greg Hicks (trombone and vocals), Bert Cotton (guitar), Matt Perrine (sousaphone and electric bass) and Walt Lundy (drums and vocals).

The album comes to you from New Orleans stalwart label, Basin Street Records, the second on the label following 2017’s Hot Like Fire. It was produced by Mark Mullins, Craig Klein and Tracey Freeman, recorded at Music Shed Recording Studios in New Orleans, and features outstanding original artwork re-imagining the classic Zeppelin symbology by Molly Reeves. Buy from Basin Street Records webstore, or get a physical copy to receive the bonus track “The Ocean”!

Buy a physical CD or buy from Basin Street Records directly to receive a free download of “The Ocean.”

Track Listing

  1. Good Times Bad Times
  2. Black Dog
  3. Heartbreaker
  4. Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)
  5. In My Time of Dying
  6. Hey Hey What Can I Do
  7. Four Sticks
  8. Misty Mountain Hop
  9. The Crunge
  10. When The Levee Breaks
  11. The Ocean (Bonus Track) – available exclusively from BasinStreetRecords.com

Personnel

Bonerama

Mark Mullins – Trombone, Electric Trombone, Vocals
Craig Klein – Trombone, Vocals
Greg Hicks – Trombone, Vocals
Bert Cotton – Guitar
Matt Perrine – Sousaphone, Electric Bass
Alex Joseph “A.J.” Hall – Drums, Vocals

Special Guests

Ivan Neville – Organ and Clavinet on “Hey Hey What Can I Do” and “The Crunge”
Michael Mullins – Vocals on “Good Times Bad Times”

Credits

Produced by Mark Mullins, Craig Klein and Tracey Freeman
Recorded by Mike Dorsey at the Music Shed Recording Studios New Orleans
Mixed by Tracey Freeman
Mastered by Jeremy Lubsey at Vlado Meller Mastering
Artwork by Molly Reeves
Production Coordination by Diana Thornton
Booking: BMA Tours

Bonerama Plays King brass instruments, Mesa Boogie guitar amplifiers, One Control pedals, and uses Audix microphones and JH Audio in-ear monitors.

BSR 1602

© ℗ 2019 Bonerama. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Manufactured and printed in the USA.

Thank You

Special thanks to our families, friends and supporters. We love you all!!! -Bonerama

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Reviews

1 review for Bonerama – Bonerama Plays Zeppelin

  1. This is such a cool concept and Bonerama have executed it perfectly. Who else could pull off Led Zepp covers with trombones? Some are close to the originals, others stray far with an unmistakeable New Orleans style flair. All the band members play their asses off as usual; then the crazy high raspy Robert Plant-esque vocals of drummer AJ Hall just kick it up a notch. Also, check out Mark Mullins’ son Michael on Good Times/Bad Times. You need this CD, download or vinyl in your world. If not, your Dad does for Father’s Day, right?

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