Corgan, Steve Stevens, Rick Nielsen, and James Young of Styx to appear
on US Version of Enuff Z'nuff's new album Paraphernalia
Rock veterans from bands like the Smashing Pumpkins, Styx, and Cheap Trick
have laid down tracks for the new Enuff Z'nuff album Paraphernalia.
Album was released last year in Japan and has enjoyed major success there.
What does Japan know that the US doesn't? For one that Enuff Z'nuff is
a serious Rock n Roll band, not to be confused with Glam metal bands like
Faster Pussycat and Pretty Boy Floyd.
Enuff Z'nuff first hit the US airwaves and MTV their videos portrayed the
band as glam, most artist of the time aspired for that look. although bands
like Motley Crue and even Ozzy Osbourne who once went for the Glam image
easily shook off the image and moved on to other things. Enuff Z'nuff unfortunately
has been stuck with the label, despite the fact that their music is anything
Z'nuff bassist Chip Z'nuff quips "When you put a cd in you don't see makeup,
you hear music." Once the glam label was stuck on the band they quickly
toned down their image.
will be the bands 9th album released in the US since 1989. Paraphernalia
will be in US Stores on April 20th on the Spitfire/ADA label. The band
recently parted ways with Mayhem records, and hopes Spitfire will do a
better job of promoting the band.
track listing for the US version will also differ from the Japanese release.
The Cheap Trick cover of Everything Works has been re-recorded with Billy
Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins lending his chops to the track. The US
version of the album will also feature two new songs No Place
To Go, and Save me.
Stevens, Rick Nielsen, and James Young of Styx also laid down tracks for
once this album hits the US shores with aid of stars like Corgan, Young,
Nielsen, and Stevens people will put away any preconceived notion of who
Enuff Z'nuff is and give the music a listen. Only then will they discover
that they have been missing out on one of the best Rock bands of the 90's.
a Rock n World Review of Paraphernalia
an Exclusive interview with Chip Z'nuff at the Enuff
the Rock n World Artist Feature for Enuff