Local funky soul band the Howling Diablos have been in the studio with MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer.
“Return Of The Funk Hand" was produced and primarily written by Diablos main man Tino Gross at his Funky D Studios, and he roped in a sparkling array of guests, most notably the MC5's Wayne Kramer on three of the discs 12 tracks. In addition, there’s some cool backing vocals by the Original Vandellas, Vinnie Dombroski of Sponge and Mary Cobra of the Detroit Cobras, plus Mike E. Clark of ICP. There will also be a special edition blue vinyl 45rpm available.
Funky D says, “The release **celebration will be at PJ's Lager House in Detroit's Corktown on Friday,Nov. 29th, a move by the label to give support to one of the city's great rock haunts and have a more intimate free for all. "We love PJ and everyone at the Lager House. That's exactly where we wanted this party "says Linda Lexy, Funky D Records VP and host of the show,"It is also our annual Funky D Holiday Bash, so it's gonna be off the chain!". The shows line up is a Funky D Records showcase starring the Howling Diablos, self-proclaimed hillbilly rock & rollers, Horse Cave Trio and young blues-rock-r&b sensations, The Royal Blackbirds. MC Linda Lexy. Cover is only $8. Doors at 8pm.Follow @City_Slang
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