Vocalists/multi-instrumentalists Claus Lessmann and Michael Voss (ex-CASANOVA, ex-MAD MAX; producer of acts such as Michael Schenker): a combination that makes rock fans sit up immediately. That’s why Atomic Fire Records are even more excited to announce the signing of the duo and the release of their debut album »Rock Is Our Religion« which is due out on July 22nd, 2022.
Considering the two’s various collaborations – lately as members of PHANTOM V – spread over several decades, the record is way more than a debut: it’s rather a revelation, a bow down to genuine rock packed in 49 minutes of handmade music performed to the point. To get a first idea of »Rock Is Our Religion«, watch the lyric video for lead single ‘Smoke Without A Fire’ (created by Gabriel Management) below
Claus Lessmann comments, “We are very proud and happy to be part of the Atomic Fire Records family, in good company with a lot of great and talented artists and a wonderful and creative team. We had a lot of fun recording and writing these songs and we hope you like them too.”
About the creation of ‘Smoke Without A Fire,’ Michael Voss recalls, “I started to write this song in 1991 on the Maldives and recorded it as a demo for CASANOVA’s »One Night Stand« album. Unfortunately, it didn’t make it on the album, so I re-recorded a draft version again and played it to Claus who really digged it and wrote some superb lyrics and melodies. A real relict and a nearly forgotten jewel from the past transferred into 2022!”
Pre-order the album in the physical format of your choice [CD-jewelcase, coloured vinyl; first edition incl. signed band photo card], pre-save it on your favourite streaming platform or pre-order it digitally to receive ‘Smoke Without A Fire’ instantly now, here: https://lessmannvoss.afr.link/RockIsOurReligionPR