Thursday, May 3, 2018

BILL HUDSON Invites Fans To Choose the Name for His New Band!

BILL HUDSON Invites Fans To Choose the Name for His New Band!

In February, BILL HUDSON announced his new band, launching the name contest, receiving around 1500 suggestions. The band members picked up their 10 favorite options, and now the fans have a chance to vote for their favorite name! The voting will be ongoing from the 1st of May and it will end on the 7th of May.

Comments the band:
"We made a post about a month ago asking our fans to suggest a name and have received around 1500 suggestions. Out of those, we have picked our 10 favorite options. You can vote for your favorite name at (unfortunately you do have to join the group to vote). Hopefully we'll have a name by the end of the week :) Samples of our music can be found on the comments."

To refresh your memory, the lineup is:
Bill Hudson: guitars
Christian Eriksson (Twilight Force): vocals
Patrick Johansson (Yngwie Malmsteen): drums
Jimmy Pitts (Eternity's End, Fractured Dimension): keyboards
Mikael Planefeldt (Streamline): bass

Join the group to vote:

Recently U.D.O. and Dirkschneider and Bill Hudson decided to part their ways.

Dirkschneider stated:
"The split is due to a difference in their individual visions for the future, and is without any negative feelings on either side. Bill will now concentrate on his new project, while U.D.O. / Dirkschneider decides on a replacement guitarist."

Says Hudson: "There's not much to add to the band's own statement; we view certain issues differently and so we decided to amicably part ways. I would like to publicly thank this legend named Udo Dirkschneider for allowing me to stand next to him on stage for over 100 shows all around the world. To my friends Sven, Fitty, Andrey and the entire crew: thank you for making me a part of the family. See you guys somewhere soon!"

Please Note, BILL HUDSON is available for studio sessions and guitar clinics. For further information, please contact via email: –

Los Angeles-based guitarist/songwriter Bill Hudson (I AM MORBID, former DIRKSCHNEIDER, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, Circle II Circle, Jon Oliva’s Pain and more) has become a very sought after name in the hard rock world in recent years. Whether he is in Germany headlining the biggest heavy metal festival in the world or in the studio recording guitars for a video game soundtrack, there’s never a dull moment in the life of the Brazilian musician. In the summer of 2015, he made history in Germany, headlining Wacken Open Air, performing in front of 80,000 fans with the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA. Hudson joined the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA also for their winter tour in 2015, performing 52 shows in 6 weeks throughout the US and Canada for an average of 15,000 fans a day. From April 2017 to April 2018 Bill Hudson made part of the DIRKSCHNEIDER line-up, touring widely both America and Europe. Watch Bill Hudson – E.G.O:

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