MOTOR SISTER is a group of musicians whose collective musical pedigrees speak for themselves. Mother Superior founder, guitarist, and vocalist Jim Wilson fronts the band, with Anthrax's Scott Ian on guitar, Pearl Aday on backing vocals, Joey Vera on bass, and John Tempesta on drums.
band presents the first video from "Ride". The video shows the
band recording the song "Fork in the Road". Check out the exclusive
premiere, courtesy of Artist Direct HERE. "Fork in the Road" features a rare glimpse into
the recording of this Mother Superior favorite by MOTOR
The group was originally assembled to jam for Scott Ian's
fiftieth birthday party. Thanks to Scott's wife Pearl Aday, who has been working
on her solo career with Mother Superior front man Jim Wilson for years, all it
took was a quick phone call and the stage was literally set for Scott's dream
gig. "I wanted to cherry-pick a set list of my favorite Mother Superior songs
and get these guys together and have the concert at my house," Ian says of
the event that eventually led to an album.
"[Mother Superior] frontman
Jim [Wilson] was totally into the idea. Pearl was a huge Mother Superior fan
from way back and was in. I asked my good friends Joey Vera (Fates
Warning/Armored Saint) and John Tempesta (White Zombie, The Cult) to be a part
of it because I knew they were both big fans as well and with no hesitation they
said, 'We're in.'"
Wilson, too, was stoked by the opportunity to dust
off some songs he hadn't played since his LA rock trio broke up in the early
2000's after releasing eight albums and playing as Henry Rollins' backing band.
"I definitely didn't need any arm-twisting," he says. "I was totally
flattered and thought it was a great idea. I figured it would be fun and it was
a great opportunity for a new chapter to be established in order to move
The recordings from those two days are what became to be
known as MOTOR SISTER's "Ride". The first single from those
sessions, "This Song Reminds Me of You," is available for to stream,
along with a featurette video on the formation of the band and the process
behind the record, at metalblade.com/motorsister.
be released March 6th in Europe on Metal Blade Records. Pre-orders for the album
are available now at http://www.metalblade.com/motorsister.
02. This Song Reminds Me Of You
03. Beg Borrow
04. Fool Around
05. Get That Girl
06. Head Hanging Low
07. Fork in
08. Little Motor Sister
09. Pretty in the Morning
12. Devil Wind