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Lee Aaron – Fire and Gasoline is Very Much a Rock Record

May 15th, 2016

Interview by Robert Cavuoto

Lee Aaron - Fire and Gasoline

Lee Aaron – Fire and Gasoline

Ever timeless, seemingly ageless, and artistically fearless, Lee Aaron has sustained a three-decade strong career based on the powerful songwriting and vocal delivery that are at the heart of Lee’s new CD entitled Fire and Gasoline.

Featuring songs like the title track “Fire and Gasoline”, “Wanna Be”, “Heart Fix” and “Bitter Sweet” which evoke the influences of Led Zeppelin, Heart, Bowie, The Runaways and Fleetwood Mac while weaving in and out of Aaron’s unique artistic vision. It is a vision that has led her to sales of close to a million copies in Canada alone, multiple awards and nominations, and a fervent following around the world.

I caught up with Lee to discuss her new CD, surviving the 80s, and navigating her musical past and future!

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LEE AARON Returns With New Album

March 2nd, 2016

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On March 25th, 2016, multi-platinum Canadian rock artist Lee Aaron returns with her hotly anticipated new rock album, Fire and Gasoline.

Ever timeless, seemingly ageless, and artistically fearless, Lee Aaron has sustained a three-decade strong career based on the powerful songwriting and vocal delivery that are at the heart of Fire and Gasoline (Big Sister Records/ILS/Caroline). Featuring songs like the title track Fire and Gasoline, Wanna Be, Heart Fix and Bitter Sweet which evoke the influences of Led Zeppelin, Heart, Bowie, The Runaways and Fleetwood Mac while weaving in and out of Aaron’s unique artistic vision. It is a vision that has led her to sales of close to a million copies in Canada alone, multiple awards and nominations, and a fervent following around the world. Iconic videos for songs like Metal Queen, Whatcha Do To My Body, Hands On and Some Girls Do were staples of MuchMusic in Canada, and continue to rack up massive views on YouTube, bringing Lee Aaron classics to a new generation.

Fire and Gasoline was recorded at Vancouver’s The Farm studio (better known to rock aficionados by its former name, Little Mountain Sound) with acclaimed west coast engineers Ben Kaplan (Mother Mother, Hedley) and vocal engineer/keyboard guru John Webster (Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, The Cult). Their Gold- and Platinum-certified ears give Fire and Gasoline a contemporary sonic sheen while also honouring the energy of the “off the floor” approach of real musicians interacting in real time.

The album is available for pre-order now, here: http://tinyurl.com/je4qzgk

Tom Boy, the first video and single, was penned for Aaron’s daughter and was inspired by the fearless, unself-conscious energy of pre-teen girls. The video features Aaron’s daughter (on guitar) along with her school friends as Aaron’s backing band. “It was incredibly cool watching the girls pick up the song as well as the instruments in an afternoon and give the performance they did. Off camera, we were all eating pizza and clowning around and that joy translated onto the screen. It really captures the essence of the tune.” Lee, a fan of vintage film and video, wanted the girls to have that ‘Jailhouse Rock’ look.

You can view the video here: https://youtu.be/1LgBv3l8Rx4.

Fire and Gasoline is truly a classic rock n’ roll album, with an emphasis on “class”.

This summer Lee Aaron will be performing to crowds of thousands at major music festivals across Canada, and is looking towards select live dates in Europe as well.

Fire And Gasoline Tracklisting:
Tom Boy
Fire And Gasoline
Wanna Be
Bitter Sweet
Popular
50 Miles
Bad Boyfriend
Heart Fix
Nothing Says Everything
If You Don’t Love Me Anymore
Find The Love
For further information, please visit LeeAaron.com

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SWEDENROCK 2011

August 1st, 2011

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Let Me Hear You Scream Sweden Rockkkk.Well the annual roadtrip to Swedenrock by the Finnish Metal Rules.com team is already into it’s 11th year!  The  2011 line up presented a wide range of metal and hard rock in the line-up. Over 70 metal and rock bands offered one hell of an experience for the attendees. Sweden Rock has been successful during the past ten years as the festival has always been sold out. This year wasn’t any exception as the fest was sold out despite the lousy economic situation worldwide and the ticket price had risen a little bit. ver these 11 years of coverage, it has become quite logical for us to give an in depth article of several bands performing at Sweden Rock to all the readers out there. The  weather once again showed positive and negative aspects like in 2010. It either rained or was windy with a little sunshine. But we were there for bands, not for having some beach party crap. Unfortunately, we are not able to cover every bloody band, but hopefully you will have a pleasant reading experience… Enjoy or die!!!

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THE ORIGINAL “METAL QUEEN” LEE AARON TO PLAY AT SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL!

February 12th, 2011
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LEE AARON

The original “Metal Queen”! This monicker was also the name of Lee Aaron’s 1984 breakthrough album, the title track of which in turn being her most classic song. The singer, whose birthname is Karen Greening, released seven hardrock-albums between 1982-94. The earliest ones – like “Metal Queen” – have a certified heavy metal-edge, whereas the later ones – like the bestseller “Bodyrock” (1989) – are slightly more melodic. In later years, Lee Aaron’s singing career has revolved around jazz and blues, with hard rock being seemingly a thing of the past. Until now, that is. In 2011, the original Metal Queen makes her comeback at SRF – her first ever concert on Swedish soil. A bona fide sensation for all fans of genuine 80s metal!


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4-day tickets sold out! – Get your 3-day ticket now!


Confirmed bands so far out of a total of around 70:

Ozzy Osbourne
Judas Priest –
last show ever in Sweden
Whitesnake –
with very special guests
Rob Zombie
The Cult
Saxon
Down
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Thin Lizzy
Helloween
Kansas
Morbid Angel
Styx
Iced Earth
Mr Big
Hawkwind
Molly Hatchet
Rhapsody of Fire
Hardcore Superstar
Stryper
Clutch
Mustasch
Destruction
Overkill
The Haunted
Buckcherry
The Damned
Lee Aaron
Jason & the Scorchers
Five Horse Johnson
Evergrey
FM
Electric Wizard
Doc Holliday
Crashdïet
Moonspell
Agent Steel
Ghost
Dan Reed Band
Walter Trout
Raubtier
Groundhogs
Houston
Mason Ruffner
The Brew
Fläsket Brinner
Rage (Acoustic)

The tickets to Sweden Rock Festival 2011 are now released and you buy them directly online at our homepage.

More information at:
www.swedenrock.com

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