- KAASIN - Melodic hardrock in the tradition of the great bands from the seventies and early eighties
KAASIN - Melodic hardrock in the tradition of the great bands from the seventies and early eighties
Brand new hard rock band founded by guitarist, JO HENNING KAASIN, collaborator with JOE LYNN TURNER (Deep Purple/Rainbow), GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple/Black Sabbath), DOOGIE WHITE (Rainbow/Michael Schenker), BERNIE MARSDEN (Whitesnake), founding member, guitarist and songwriter with COME TASTE THE BAND.
After 23 years and great success with the album «REIGNITION», feat. JOE LYNN TURNER & DOOGIE WHITE, COME TASTE THE BAND was put on ice in January 2020. Guitarist and main songwriter, JO HENNING KAASIN, then went on to form his own band, simply called KAASIN. He recruited his cousin, STAALE KAASIN from SPIDER and 2020VISION, to handle bass. The band also features the Norwegian singer, JAN THORE GREFSTAD, known for his incredible vocal duties with SAINT DEAMON, HIGHLAND GLORY and TNT.
KAASIN also includes additional musicians, BENJAMIN DEHLI on hammond organ/analog synth and RICK HAGEN from HEX AD on drums.
KAASIN released their debut single & video «RUNAWAY TRAIN» via Stream Peak Music on Friday AUGUST 14th - 2020.
Written by Jo Henning Kaasin, co-written by Vidar Heldal
Recorded and engineered in JUKE JOINT STUDIO, Notodden - Norway.
Produced by Halvor Halvorsen & Jo Henning Kaasin.
Mixed and mastered by Leif Johansen (Phenomena, 21 Guns, A-ha)
Video by Jon Sandersen.
Jo Henning Kaasin – guitar, Jan Thore Grefstad – vocals, Staale Kaasin - bass
Benjamin Dehli - organ & keyboards
Rick Hagan - drums