Metal Pioneer, Willie Basse releases his second single “Don’t Waste My Time!” to Active Rock Radio stations nationwide this week. The new single features Ric Parnell on drums (Spinal Tap, Billy Idol) and was mastered at Oasis Mastering in Burbank, CA by Eddy Schreyer (Queen, Iggy Pop, Slayer). “Don’t Waste My Time!” is currently being streamed at www.MySpace.com/WillieBasse
Willie Basse is currently writing material with Geoff Nicholls (Keyboards – Black Sabbath) for his upcoming sophomore effort, which will be recorded in January 2009 with legendary Zeppelin engineer/producer Andy Johns (Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Stones, Blind Faith)
Basse is currently booking a tour to start in December in support of his current album â€œThe Money Grindâ€ which features one of the last recorded appearances of Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo.
Basse’s current band line-up includes: GEOFF NICHOLLS on keyboards (Black Sabbath), drummer BOBBY RONDINELLI (Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Blue Oyster Cult) and guitarist MITCH PERRY (M.S.G., Aerosmith).
Basse is best known for his role as bassist/front man for Sunset Strip Era staples Black Sheep and released their debut album, “Trouble In The Streets” featuring Paul Gilbert on Enigma Records. Powered by the album’s lead single, “Stick! (To My Guns)”, the band quickly hit the road sharing stages with major rock bands like Uriah Heep, Saxon, Great White, WASP, Stryper, LA Guns, Steeler, Keel, Armored Saint, Odin.