I'm getting ready to order the new Tesla album "Shock" and was curious what my fellow ROCKERS feel about the new release.
Have you listened to the full album yet? If so, let me know what you think! It’s been five years since Tesla released a new album, and guitarist Frank Hannon admits that the veteran hard rockers weren’t in any rush to get back into the studio. “Making records is really, really hard,” he says. “If we didn’t hook up with Phil Collen to produce us, I don’t know if we would have done a new record at all.”
Collen promoted himself for the producer’s job when Def Leppard and Tesla toured together in 2016. Once pre-production was underway, he became something of a sixth member of the band.“Phil was part of the songwriting, and he was with us every step of the way,” Hannon explains. “He had a lot of excitement about what we were doing, and that got us excited about recording again. Shock is as much his as it is ours.”