The hard rock band channels a little vintage glam on their latest track.
When he’s not performing behind former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and serving as the Cult’s ninth bass player overall, Chris Wyse works on his own project, the hard rock outfit Owl. Owl’s third album Things You Can’t See comes out in a few weeks, and in advance of its release we’re pleased to premiere the new track “Star Up”. With its distinct swing the thunderous tune feels more glam rock than modern heavy rock, a welcome respite from the plodding post-grunge sound that has plagued hard rock for the past 20 years.
Star Up’ is about the fantasy behind the celebrity,” Wyse tells PopMatters. “Obsessed fans often makes up an entirely fabricated world, both fearing and loving their muse. Musically this tune was derived and reworked into a full song from an instrumental track called “Degeneration” that was on Owl's self-titled debut release.”
Things You Can’t See will be released 28 July.
Catch the band on tour this month:
7/17 New York, NY @ Lucille's Bar & Grill in BB King’s Blues Club
7/18 Saratoga Springs, NY @Putnam Den
7/19 Providence, RI @Aurora Providence
7/21 Los Angeles, CA @Whiskey A Go Go
7/23 San Jose, CA @Rockbar