Oakland, CA-based heavy rock band Electric Sister has released a streaming version of “Drop Dead Legs,” the band’s contribution to TAKE YOUR WHISKEY HOME: A MILLENIUM TRIBUTE TO VAN HALEN 1978-1984 (Versailles Records, October 2012).
Electric Sister’s take on one of Van Halen’s sexiest songs demonstrates not only a reverence to the source material, but the gritty vocals, driving rhythm, and super-charged guitar work the band has become known for.
Other Van Halen homage-payers on TAKE YOUR WHISKEY HOME include Jeff Scott Soto (Journey), Jake E. Lee (Ozzy Osbourne/Badlands), Jimmy Crespo (Aerosmith), Stephen Pearcy (RATT), Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P.), Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath / Heaven & Hell / DIO), Rowan Robertson (DIO), American Dog (featuring members of Dangerous Toys / Salty Dog), and rock acts including Leaving Eden, Takara, Richard Kendrick, Steve Pugh, Fair Warning, and American Hellbilly.
Electric Sister’s standout appearance on the record is just part of an epic year for the band. In addition to releasing a second single and video (“I Want It All”) from the critically acclaimed album THE LOST ART OF ROCK & ROLL, Electric Sister has shared the bill with some of the biggest names in music including Motley Crue and KISS, Slash and Foxy Shazam, and Steel Panther.
TAKE YOUR WHISKEY HOME: A MILLENIUM TRIBUTE TO VAN HALEN 1978-1984 is available in stores now. THE LOST ART OF ROCK & ROLL is available online at iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, 7digital, Spotify and at the band’s website, electricsistermusic.com.
“Drop Dead Legs” streaming track