Rock/Metal Ensemble Bring Hard-Hitting Track To Life In Celebration of Bassist Steven G. Knight’s Birthday
April, 2017 (Huntington, NY) — Having hit the road at the beginning of 2017 with none other than former Queensryche founder and vocalist Geoff Tate, hard rock and heavy metal trio Voices of Extreme have announced the release of their brand new video “Call My Name”!
VOICES OF EXTREME are celebrating their bassist Steven G. Knight’s birthday with this new track, which was written and recorded at D-City Studios.
“We wanted to do something special for Steven and let everyone know to join in the celebration of his birthday on April 24 and we figured what better way than to combine it with our brand new release” says Don Chaffin, lead vocalist/guitarist for the band.
Voices of Extreme is a power trio hailing from New York, and is currently planning their summer touring schedule. The band’s history dates back to 2004 with it’s inception and now proudly lists its members as Don Chaffin (Lead Vocalist/Guitarist), Steven G. Knight (Bass) and Bobby Marks (Drums). Steven joined the band in early 2016 and has fortified his position with a powerful ensemble of chops and performance.
“He has a big fat low end groove that just doesn’t quit” says Marks, who himself has lent his mighty backbeat to several national bands throughout the years. Chaffin goes on to say that “Steven is a very special person who is passionate about his music and this band and we know that he will be quite flattered when his fans, family members and friends join him in this birthday celebration!
Born in Long Island New York, Don Chaffin has toured the U.S.A. opening for Godsmack, Foreigner, Disturbed, Alice in Chains, Powerman 5000, Dr. John, Steve Howe of Yes, Robbie Krieger of The Doors , Vanilla Fudge and more. Since 1995, Don has worked hand in hand as co-writer and co-producer with the legendary team of Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz from the Kasenetz and Katz Allstars. Don Chaffin recently lent his formidable pipes to the Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)/ Dan Spitz (Anthrax)-produced debut album (and subsequent tour) from Red Lamb, the band featuring Dan Spitz from Anthrax on guitar. He’s also the man behind the mic for American Mafia, as well as Ram Jam, the band made famous by the hit song “Black Betty.” As a songwriter, Don works closely with hit-making producers like Jerry Kasenetz, Jeff Katz and Jim Bralower. He also recently launched the DIIBand (also with Dan Spitz). In addition, Don has performed countless appearances with projects such as O2 / LUB / John Macaluso Union Radio / Empyreon / and many more.
Bassist Steven G Knight’s career has consisted of playing hard rock, southern rock, country, modern worship music, to acoustic folk. Being self taught and influenced by his older brother at a young age by bands such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Scorpions, Sting, Queensryche and Iron Maiden to a few. This music has left a serious mark on his attitude and skill set of excellence. Fresh out of High School he took the stage with the 1980’s chart hitting Rock band, “Bellicose,” named Z-Rock’s band of the year, with the album, “Love on Ice” was his first major calling. Rolling onward, he’s never stopped as a wanted man playing with Roulette, Outcast, as well as Michael Gott, Robin Hackett, Jerry Audley, Junkyard Mars, Stand2Reason, SuperNova Remnant, Carbon, WOWU2, Rod Black, Jeremy Lynn Woodall and the Grinders, Billy Joe Shaver, Saints and Sinners, and Ashes of Eagles. A staple of the Texas music scene, and so much more.
Drummer Bobby Marks has recorded and toured extensively with many world famous artists, including Dokken, Eddie Money, Joe Lynn Turner, Scarecrow, Arabia, December’s Child, Rage & Beyond and, most recently, Flavor Flav and the Flavortronz. Known for a sexy backbeat and powerhouse delivery, Bobby epitomizes the east coast, hard rock style that continues to be in-demand worldwide. Bobby plays DW drums, pedals and hardware, Paiste cymbals, ProMark sticks and Remo drumheads.
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