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James LaBrie guests as Last Union album finally gets official release

Last Union

Dream Theater singer James LaBrie guests on three sings on the debut album from new Italian prog metal out fit Last Union, who also feature Symphony X bassist Mike LePond and former Helloween/Gamma Ray drummer Uli Kusch. The album is finally getting an official release now that Last Union recently signing a multi-album deal with Rock Of Angels Records.

Last Union were formed by vocalist Elisa Scarpeccio and guitarist Cristiano Tiberi who hooked up with LePond and Kusch after they'd heard the music the pair had been working on.

The band's debut album has been mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren, known for his work with Opeth, Symphony X and Devin Townsend, and will be released shortly. For more information check out the Last Union website.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.