Last in Line announces ‘Jericho’

Band drops video for new single “Ghost Town”

Last in Line featuring frontman Andrew Freeman, former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Phil Soussan, Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell, and former Black Sabbath drummer Vinny Appice will release their third studio album, Jericho, on CD and LP on March 31st via earMUSIC. They kick things off with the release of “Ghost Town” and its accompanying music video.

“The song for me describes breaking a cycle from different perspectives. On a personal level it could be family, career or life expectations, putting a person in an unwanted or unwelcome space. On a grander scale it addresses government expectations. Non-sensical, unethical ideas and laws that become the norm, while turning a blind eye to larger problems,” states Freeman.

Despite the past two years of isolation, this record was produced in the best hard rock tradition with great studio performances of an excellent all-star line-up.

“With Last in Line, just as we did with Dio, we cut the basic tracks live,” Campbell says. “It’s important for us to capture the energy of the syncopation of playing together in real time – much like the energy of a live show. This record represents the best of both worlds: the spirit of an energetic band performance, and the more reflective and nuanced qualities of our individual performances, too.”

Last year, Last in Line surprised with a unique version of the Beatles classic “A Day in the Life,” which has been released on a limited 12-inch silver collector’s EP with the same name.

In 2023, Last in Line are at the top of their game. On Jericho, Campbell delivers his signature flamboyant guitar playing, Appice and Soussan shake foundations with their unmistakable grooves, and Freeman’s vocals are just one of the best of his generation.

The 12 tracks boast big guitar riffs and solos, they’re catchy, and full of energy.

“All the musical forces of Last in Line are combined here for a super-powerful new record. Press play and put your seatbelts on!!” Appice exclaims.

CD | LP

  1. Not Today Satan
  2. Ghost Town
  3. Bastard Son
  4. Dark Days
  5. Burning Bridges
  6. Do The Work
  7. Hurricane Orlagh
  8. Walls Of Jericho
  9. Story Of My Life
  10. We Don’t Run
  11. Something Wicked
  12. House Party At The End Of The World

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