Press – Phil X and the Drills CD Release 2019-06-20T04:40:05+00:00

Phil X and the Drills – Stupid Good Lookings CD Release

Social Media Grabs from the First Show to Support the Mini-Tour

Some of the Photos for the Fan Club and Social Media Support from the First Show

One of the Press Releases – There Were Three

Phil X, now guitarist with Bon Jovi, continues the legacy of his band The Drills with another outstanding collection of newly recorded song that rival the works of the band’s past. With guest appearances, as listed below, the new EP titled “Stupid Good Lookings” offers a high intensity playlist with 6 tracks and more guitar wizardry that most mere mortals can comprehend. After all, its Phil X.

On April 28th, The Drills shared their latest video for the lead single “Something To Say”.

To celebrate and commemorate the release of the recording, The Drills are embarking on a five date mini-tour to bring the songs to the stage. This run of shows will feature Mike Dupke (Dee Snider/WASP/John Mellencamp) on drums. Performances are as follows:

May 9th – West Hollywood, CA – The Whisky A Go-Go (http://www.whiskyagogo.com)
May 10th – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick (https://www.brickbybrick.com/)
May 17th – Scottsdale, AZ – BLK Live (http://blkliveaz.com)
May 19th – Las Vegas, NV – Vamp’d (http://www.vampdvegas.com/)
May 19th – Anaheim, CA – The Parrish Room at the House of Blues (http://www.houseofblues.com/anaheim)

Direct support for the min-tour opening date will be provided by Sunset Strip longstanding icon Dave Keckhut and Made ‘n’ America, (www.made-n-americarocks.com) who will also introduce new songs from their latest release that officially hit the streets a couple months back. The band recently introduced Jay Pinfold of the New Zealand top ten artists Juke Kartel as their drummer and he will perform with the band at the Whisky A Go-Go show.

For the latest details on The Drills and the new release “Stupid Good Lookings,” available for purchase on Friday, May 3rd, visit https://philx.tv/ for complete details.

Have a look below at the track list and the artists involved.

Produced by: Phil X
Mixed by: Chris Lord Alge
Mastered by: Ted Jensen

The track listing is as follows:

01. Something To Say

Guitars and Vocals: Phill X
Bass and Backing Vocals: Daniel Spree
Drums: Matt Chamberlain
Percussion: Everett Bradley
Gang Vocals: Steve Ferlazzo, Joe Lester, Matt Starr & Marq Torien at Atrium Studios – Engineer: Smiley Sean
Guitar overdubs at Kronos Recording – Engineer: Eric Isaacson
Cello: Adrienne Wood – Engineer: Rob Rettberg

02. No Woman Of Mine

Guitars and Vocals: Phil X
Bass and backing Vocals: Daniel Spree
Drums: Abe Laboriel Jr. at Atrium Studios – Engineer: Smiley Sean
Guest Vocalist: Dug Pinnick at Spreeman Studios – Engineer: Daniel Spree

03. Too Much For My Own Good

Guitars and Vocals: Phil X
Bass and backing Vocals: Daniel Spree
Drums: Taylor Hawkins at Grandmaster Studios Hollywood – Engineer: Ross Hogarth
Tenor Sax & Baritone: Doug Dehays
Trumpet & Trombone: Steve Jankowski at Jankland Recording – Engineer: Steve Jankowski
Gang Vocals: Steve Ferlazzo, Joe Lester, Matt Starr & Marq Torien at Atrium Studios – Engineer: Smiley Sean

04. I Want My Money Back

Guitars and Vocals: Phil X
Bass and backing Vocals: Daniel Spree
Drums: Brent Fitz at Hideout Studios Las Vegas – Engineer: Kevin Churko
Assistant Engineer: Tristan Lee

05. Rock And Roll You All Night

Guitars and Vocals: Phil X
Bass and backing Vocals: Daniel Spree
Drums: Glen Sobel
Gang Vocals: Steve Ferlazzo, Joe Lester, Matt Starr & Marq Torien at Atrium Studios – Engineer: Smiley Sean

06. Saddest Girl In The World

Guitars and Vocals: Phil X
Bass and backing Vocals: Daniel Spree
Drums: Randy Cooke / Tamborine: Abe Laboriel Jr.
Gang Vocals: Steve Ferlazzo, Joe Lester, Matt Starr & Marq Torien at Atrium Studios – Engineer: Smiley Sean
Guitar Overdub at the Tone Factory – Engineer Vinnie Castaldo
Cello: Adrienne Wood – Engineer: Rob Rettberg
Wurlitzer & Organ: Steve Ferlazzo
Mellotron: Chris Lord Alge