Many people know Rex Brown from his iconic work with Pantera and Down. However, there is much more to Rex and a well spring of music. Metal Wani’s Chuck Marshall recently had a chance to talk with Rex about his first solo album called ‘Smoke On This’ which will be available on July 28th.
We dive into some of choice cuts off ‘Smoke On This’ such as “Get Yourself Alright”, “Grace”, and “Buried Alive”. Rex talks about a song “Buried Alive” which describes his life after Pantera & Dimebag’s death; the transition from a guitarist to a singer, explores these tunes and explains how this album reflects his desire to get back to his rock n’ roll roots. He also talks about the genuine nature of the music vibe in Nashville and how that influenced the recording.
In addition to Lance Harvill who co-wrote the album, Rex reveals the musicians who will be joining his band to support the album on the road. He also talks about why this album is pretty good rock n’ roll album in a long time. Finally Rex let us know that Quaker Oats is what he relies on each morning to get his day started off on the right foot.
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