Tommy Stinson Announces New Solo LP

Check video teaser,
below.

 

By Blurt Staff

 

Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, duh, and current
bass player for Guns N’ Roses and
Soul Asylum) will
release his second solo effort, One Man Mutiny, on his own Done To Death Music label on August
30th.

 

 

“I’m finding it a lot more
interesting to make music these days,” said Stinson, in a statement. “Especially
given the musical climate as of the last few years – there are a lot of people
complaining about how bad it is. I am actually embracing the challenges”. 
Also on the album are Stinson’s fiancée Emily Roberts sings harmonies on many
of the songs and lead on his first ever duet, “Destroy Me,” while her uncle
Chip Roberts’ slide guitar playing flavors the album from beginning to
end. 

 

 

 

The album was produced by Phillip Broussard, Jr. (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Stinson’s 1st solo effort, Village Gorilla Head) and recorded at
Stinson’s Bipolarbear studios in both Los Angeles
and suburban Philadelphia. 
The exception would be “One Man Mutiny,” which was recorded with Guns N’ Roses
members Dizzy Reed and Richard Fortus in the restaurant of
the Conrad Hotel in Brussels, Belgium on a day off from their 2010 European
tour, which was documented on video on Stinson’s website www.tommystinson.com and can also be viewed below.

 

Stinson will play a few shows in May
of 2011 to preview some of the new material as well as old favorites from Bash
& Pop, Perfect, and Village Gorilla HeadHe’ll be backed by a full rock
band which will feature Mike Gent (The Figgs), fiancée Emily Roberts, Tim Schweiger, Jon Phillip (Limbeck) and special
guests.

 

Stinson is also currently helping Soul Asylum put the finishing touches
on their upcoming release and will tour with the group this summer.

 

Dates:

Thursday,
May 19 – Milwaukee, WI at Club Garibaldi’s
Friday, May
20 – Minneapolis, MN at First Avenue
Saturday,
May 21 – Chicago, IL at Double Door
Thursdays
in August – Residency at Bowery Electric in New York City

 

 

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