Swedish glam metal/sleaze rockers CRASHDIET have released the official music video for their latest single “Electric line”. The track, which features a guest appearance by STEEL PANTHER singer Michael Starris taken from CRASHDIETthe new album of, “Automaton”available now through Cross Folders/Golden Robot Folders. The very first appearance as a guest on a CRASHDIET album, this hymn is a hovering duet between Star and CRASHDIET singer Gabriel Keys.
With regard to the way in which the collaboration with Star came about, CRASHDIET guitarist Martin Doux Told metal roos: “We just had the idea in the studio, like we should have a guest appearance in this song. We met STEEL PANTHER a few years ago and it turns out they had their eyes on us, they liked our music. And we just asked the question to Michael Starr, and he was, like, ‘Yeah, man. Let’s do it.'”
CRASHDIET drummer Eric Young recently announced that he was leaving the group to focus on his “own well-being for a while”. It is temporarily replaced by the old THE ROCKS OF HANOI drummer Kari “Lacu” Lahtinen.
last November, CRASHDIET published “No Man’s Land”the first single from “Automaton”. A story about looking inward and moving forward, no matter the cost, this marked the first new music from CRASHDIET since the release of 2019 “Rust” album.
Keyswho joined CRASHDIET in December 2017, made his recording debut with the band on “Rust”.
CRASHDIET was founded in 2000 by the late singer Dave Lepard and guitarist Mary Goorebetter known as PHANTOMit is Tobie Forge. The group’s debut album in 2005, “Rest in Sleaze”debuted at No. 12 in the band’s home country, but eight months after its release, the 25-year-old Leopard committed suicide. CRASHDIET then recruited the Finnish singer H.Olliver Twisted (CAREFUL LOVE) for his 2007 second album, “The Unattractive Revolution”but after touring to support the LP, Twisted left the group. The group then welcomes simon cruzwhich appeared in the 2010s “Wild Generation” (which reached No. 3 in Sweden) and 2013 “The Wild Playground” (which reached No. 2) before leaving the band in the middle of a Japanese tour in 2015.