August , 2014
By Michael Insuaste
The Dead Daisies
The Dead Daisies: New Super Group On The Old Rock Scene
JAM Magazine Interviews Marco Mendoza And Jon Stevens
JAM Magazine speaks with new super group The Dead Daisies as they finish up a month long tour as the opening act for the summers hottest tour KISS and Def Leppard. With their recent release of their new EP that features the hit single "Face I Love," bassist Marco Mendoza and vocalist Jon Stevens take time to speak with JAM Magazine backstage at the Cynthia Woodlands Pavilion in Houston, Texas for a candid and exclusive interview.
The Dead Daisies are a rock band formed in 2012 by New Zealander Jon Stevens (INXS) and Australian David Lowy (Mink). Along with Richard Fortus (Guns N' Roses), the three band members have been joined by a rotation of top rock musicians that have included Darryl Jones (The Rolling Stones), Dizzy Reed (Guns N' Roses), Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy), Charley Drayton (The Cult), John Tempesta (The Cult), Brian Tichy (Whitesnake), Frank Ferrer (Guns N' Roses), Alex Carapetis (Nine Inch Nails), Clayton Doley and Alan Mansfield.
Jon Stevens - Lead Singer
Richard Fortus - Lead Guitarist
David Lowy - RhythmGguitarist
Dizzy Reed - Keyboards
Marco Mendoza - Bassist
Brian Tichy - Drummer