Kory Clarke Quits Trouble
Singer Kory Clarke (of Warrior Soul fame) has decided to leave Chicago doom metal legends Trouble to start a new project with guitarist Russ Strahan (Pentagram, Land Of Doom) called The Bones of Children.
Clarke had been with the band for four years.
Blabbermouth.net report Clarke as saying: “This metal album will be high energy, with a fresh artistic approach to the genre without the limitations of the over-50-something religious crowd,” Kory laughs. “It will be so nice to be working without the shackles that a previous singer has left behind of a band that is over 30 years old and acts and sounds like it. I like to do progressive, pushing-the-boundary lyrics in an individualistic style. I don’t want to sound like Ozzy, like [Trouble’s] old singer [Eric Wagner] tried to do. I am also glad when I look to my left on stage from now on I will not be seeing ‘Derek Smalls’ in my peripheral vision. [Laughs].” He adds, “I just cannot play with people who are fundamentalist Christians, or too family-oriented to the point that they can’t tour, do records or knock down a few margaritas with me at the bar. This is rock ‘n’ roll, guys, not the Family Channel.” Ooer *hides under tin helmet*.
The Bones of Children will make its debut release available sometime at the end of this year.